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fire destroys north dakota church recently purchased by craig cobb


nome, n.d. -- police are investigating after a fire destroyed a church recently purchased by a white supremacist who has tried to created an aryan enclave in another part of the state. white supremacist craig cobb was listed on a recent deed as an owner of the zion lutheran church, located about 70 miles southwest of fargo, cbs affiliate kxmb reports. earlier this week, nome residents told kxmb that it did not appear as if cobb had moved in yet. according to the bismarck tribune, the deed on file for the church dated feb. 21 transferred partial ownership to paul cobb, also known as craig cobb, and lists one other owner. a nome resident told the bismarck tribune that nobody in the town was happy about cobb coming to town “after that deal in leith.”in 2011, cobb started buying run-down prope






fire destroying white supremacist’s church under investigation


a fire that destroyed a north dakota church belonging to known white supremacist craig cobb is under investigation as a possible arson. the zion lutheran church, in nome, north dakota, was recently acquired by cobb, and the church was destroyed by fire wednesday, kvrr, fargo, reported wednesday. the cause of the fire was unknown. after the…






fire destroys historic morrison county church early today; arson suspected


a historic church that has long served as a landmark in morrison county was destroyed by fire early friday.morrison county deputies found the darling township church, which is on hwy. 10, north of little falls, fully engulfed in flames shortly after they were called about 3:15 a.m. the randall fire department kept the fire from spreading to a nearby wooded area but was unable to save the church, which stood for more than 120 years.authorities believe the fire was intentionally set and is being investigated as arson.although the church closed it’s doors for services in 1969, it has long served as a community landmark. if not for the church, most people wouldn’t know they were passing through darling, said darling township supervisor george zilka. “there’s nothing else that marks except i th






longtime north dakota company turned over to employees


fargo, n.d. — one of the oldest manufacturing companies in north dakota has been turned over to its employees.kfgo radio reports (http://bit.ly/2jsianz) that fargo-based hebron brick co. was recently sold to the workers through a process known as an employee stock ownership program.hebron brick president jeff laliberte says former owner rodney paseka wanted to make sure the company remains in north dakota.laliberte says hebron employees didn't know they bought the company until they were told in january. he says the employees don't have to worry about financial responsibilities because the company's earnings go toward purchasing shares for the employees.hebron brick has 171 employees at seven store locations in north dakota, south dakota and minnesota. the company owns manufacturing plants






arson suspected in fire that destroyed old former church


little falls, minn. — authorities say arson is suspected in a fire that destroyed a former church near little falls in central minnesota.morrison county sheriff shawn larsen says the fire at the darling church in darling township was reported around 3:15 a.m. friday. when deputies arrived the church was fully engulfed.while firefighters kept the blaze from spreading into nearby woods, the building was a total loss.the sheriff's office says in a statement that investigators believe the fire was deliberately set, and it's being investigated as arson. the state fire marshal's office is assisting.a reward has been offered of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.a plaque outside the church says it was founded in 1893 as darling immanuel lutheran church and closed






arson suspected in fire that destroyed historic morrison county church


a historic church that has long served as a landmark in morrison county was destroyed by fire early friday.morrison county deputies found the darling township church, which is on hwy. 10, north of little falls, fully engulfed in flames shortly after they were called about 3:15 a.m. the randall fire department kept the fire from spreading to a nearby wooded area but was unable to save the church, which stood for more than 120 years.authorities believe the fire was intentionally set and is being investigated as arson.although the church closed it's doors for services in 1969, it has long served as a community landmark. if not for the church, most people wouldn't know they were passing through darling, said darling township supervisor george zilka. "there's nothing else that marks except i th






'much more inspiring': park ridge church gets a makeover


a 50-year-old park ridge chapel recently received a roughly $600,000 makeover paid for by contributions from congregants of the iglesia ni cristo (inc), otherwise known as church of christ.the inc, a global nondenominational christian church that originated in the philippines in the early 20th century, purchased the former protestant episcopal church, located at 1600 n. greenwood ave., in 2012 for $1.5 million, according to inc representatives. ruel salazar, a minister for the church, said worshippers from park ridge and surrounding communities have attended the chapel since it was purchased by inc four years ago.salazar said the park ridge congregation has existed since 1999, and before the greenwood avenue church was purchased, inc worshippers met in an office space controlled by inc and






dakota access oil pipeline activists set fire to building at entrance to encampm


closeskip in skipxembedxshare dakota access pipeline protesters set some of their tents and teepees ablaze wednesday as the deadline loomed to depart their encampment near the standing rock sioux reservation, in what might be seen as a final show of defiance. usa todaythis file photo shows debris piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the dakota access oil pipeline protest camp in southern north dakota.(photo: blake nicholson, ap) 427 connectlinkedinemailmorebismarck, n.d. — the army corps of engineers said it won't extend a wednesday deadline for dakota access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in north dakota, and some of the remaining activists set fire to a building serving as the main entrance to the area.the camp has existed since augus






minnesotan to be north dakota's information technology chief


bismarck, n.d. — north dakota gov. doug burgum has appointed a minnesota man to be the state's chief information officer.shawn riley will head the north dakota information technology department beginning april 17. the agency supports the information technology needs of state government, k-12 education and higher education, and also leads the state's cybersecurity efforts.riley has served in it leadership positions for the past 17 years, most recently with mayo clinic and the mayo clinic health system. he's a native of lanesboro, minnesota, and lives in austin, minnesota.dan sipes had served as interim chief information officer since december. he will return to his roles as the department's director of operations and deputy cio.






woman killed in moorhead apartment fire


moorhead, minn. — a woman has died following an apartment fire in moorhead.assistant fire chief jeff wallin says firefighters found smoke and soot coming from one of the apartments on the lower level of the building wednesday. a woman was found in that apartment and was rushed to sanford medical center in fargo, north dakota where she died.kfgo (http://bit.ly/2ndrrtz ) reports the minnesota fire marshal's office and moorhead police will investigate the cause of the fire.the victim has not been identified.






standing rock protesters in north dakota set fire to protest camp before abandon


follow continuing coverage of the standing rock protests from cbs affiliate kxmb in bismarck.cannon ball, n.d. -- police are arresting dakota access pipeline protesters who’ve failed to meet a deadline to clear a camp on federal land in north dakota.the army corps of engineers ordered all protesters to leave by 2 p.m. wednesday, citing concerns about potential spring flooding. about 150 people met that demand about 1 p.m. when they marched out of the camp. the  morton county sheriff’s department said that between 50 and 75 protesters remained as of 5:30 p.m. central time and they could face arrest, cbs news’ omar villafranca reports. protesters at the dakota access pipeline on feb. 22, 2017, the day police ordered the camp be evacuated.  cbs news with darkness falling, lt. tom iverson said






virginia cop to be retried in shooting of teen at car wash


richmond, va. — a virginia police officer will be tried again for second-degree murder in the off-duty shooting of an 18-year-old man at a car wash.richmond police officer david cobb said he fired in self-defense at paterson brown jr. after the two men got in an altercation in october 2015. officials said brown inexplicably jumped into cobb's friend's car at a car wash and drove it out of the washing bay when the officer told him to get out.a mistrial was declared last june when jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision.the richmond times-dispatch reported tuesday (http://bit.ly/2jrklbq ) that a judge will allow cobb's defense attorney to show jurors a police simulation of a live shooting, to provide a better understanding of the split-second decisions officers must make.






lapd arrests three in connection with 1993 westlake fire that left 10 dead


captionthousands in l.a. protest proposed dakota access pipelinethousands of people gathered sunday in downtown los angeles to protest the proposed $3.8-billion dakota access pipeline, which activists across the country say threatens the water supply and sacred sites of the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota.thousands of people gathered sunday in downtown los angeles to protest the proposed $3.8-billion dakota access pipeline, which activists across the country say threatens the water supply and sacred sites of the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota.






north dakota highway closed by pipeline protests may reopen


bismarck, n.d. — officials say a north dakota highway may reopen soon after being closed by months of protests over the dakota access oil pipeline.authorities on monday outlined conditions for a phased reopening of state highway 1806 north of cannon ball. a bridge on the highway has been closed since being damaged by fires in october.among the conditions are that the highway is cleaned and debris removed, and that there is no threat from protesters to block the highway. those conditions must be met by next monday.the north dakota department of transportation completed its initial repair work to the backwater bridge last month.opponents contend the $3.8 billion, four-state pipeline might pollute water and damage native american artifacts. dallas-based developer energy transfer partners says






standing rock protesters in north dakota set fire to protest camp before abandon


cannon ball, n.d. -- most of the dakota access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who defied the order in a final show of dissent. playvideocbsnarrests made at dakota access pipeline evacuation many of the protesters at the dakota access pipeline left peacefully, but police arrested those who refused to evacuate nearly two hours after th... the camp has been home to demonstrators for nearly a year as they tried to thwart construction of the pipeline. many of the protesters left peacefully, but police made some arrests two hours after the deadline. north dakota authorities moved in and arrested several holdouts just after 4 p.m., cbs news’ omar villfranca reported. some of






police begin arresting dakota access pipeline protesters for failing to meet dea


share storythe associated presscannon ball, n.d. (ap) — police begin arresting dakota access pipeline protesters for failing to meet deadline to leave north dakota camp.the associated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






the latest: fire destroys building under construction


raleigh, n.c. — the latest on apartment building fire in raleigh, north carolina (all times local):7:40 a.m.a fire that destroyed an apartment building under construction in downtown raleigh, north carolina, also damaged about 10 other nearby buildings, five of them severely.area news outlets reported one firefighter was hurt by shattered glass, but no other injuries have been reported in the blaze that started about 10 p.m. thursday. the fire was under control about three hours later, but firefighters continued to work friday morning on hot spots.several hundred people in the downtown area lost power during the blaze, which toppled a construction crane at the building.about 130 firefighters worked to extinguish the flames. a number of streets in the area were still closed friday morning.






environment activists deny attacking dakota access pipeline


bismarck, n.d. (ap) — environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states to protest the dakota access pipeline say they aren’t responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline.dakota access developer energy transfer partners said in court documents monday that there have been “coordinated physical attacks” along the $3.8 billion pipeline that will carry oil from north dakota to illinois. company officials haven’t responded to ap requests for more details.jay o’hara with the climate disobedience center told the associated press tuesday that climate direct action wasn’t involved, and he isn’t aware of anyone claiming responsibility.in october, climate direct action activists tried to shut valves on oil pipelines in north dakota, minnesota, montana and






minnesota man fatally s hunting coyotes in north dakota


edgeley, n.d. — a minnesota man has died in an accidental shooting while hunting coyotes in north dakota.lamoure county sheriff bob fernandes says 57-year-old ron rechtzigel (ryk'-zig-uhl) of cannon falls, minnesota, was hunting near edgeley when he died tuesday.fernandes says rechtzigel was hunting coyotes with two other men in a field. the sheriff says the weather was poor, with blowing and drifting snow, but he won't say if the victim accidentally s himself with his own rifle or was s by one of the other men.kfgo-am reports the men had hunted coyotes in southeastern north dakota for many years.






boeser's goal lifts north dakota past st. cloud st. 5-2


grand forks, n.d. — north dakota began defense of its national championship with a 5-2 win over st. cloud state in the first round of the national collegiate hockey conference playoffs on friday.brock boeser returned to the lineup after missing two games with an injury and scored what proved to be the game-winner at 16:27 of the second period.boeser, rhett gardner and shane gersich had a goal and assist apiece for north dakota (19-14-3), which won its third straight game for the first time since october.north dakota, playing at home to open the playoffs for the 15th straight year, has won the previous 14 series. the fighting hawks have won four of five games against the huskies this season."we had momentum in the first period and it got away from us in the second but we got it back in the






suspect's lost wallet leads to arrests in vernon hills vehicle burglaries


four people were arrested recently in connection with car burglaries in the new century town subdivision in vernon hills after a lost wallet found by landscapers led investigators to the suspects, police report."our investigation was helped immensely by the citizen who reported the found wallet," said vernon hills police chief mark fleischhauer."it underscores the significance of immediately reporting things that are unusual or suspicious," fleischhauer added. "without that call, additional crimes may very well have occurred before the suspects were identified and apprehended."there had been eight vehicles targeted over a two-day period, feb 14 and 15, with one vehicle burglarized inside a garage while the others were parked outside, according to a police statement, which added that a majo






the latest: officials offer services as pipeline camp closes


bismarck, n.d. — the latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the dakota access pipeline construction site in north dakota (all times local):6:30 a.m.authorities in north dakota are offering assistance and services to dakota access pipeline protesters as they close a longstanding encampment near the standing rock sioux reservation.up to 300 people remain at the camp, down from thousands at the protest's peak. the army corps of engineers has ordered the camp closed at 2 p.m. wednesday, citing the dangers of impending spring floods.north dakota state officials have set up a travel assistance center. they're offering personal kits, water and snacks, health assessments, bus fare for protesters to travel home, and food and hotel vouchers.they're planning to start buses from the camp t






man convicted in cartel killing loses appeal in north dakota


fargo, n.d. — a man convicted of murder in a north dakota drug conspiracy case tied to a major mexican cartel has lost his appeal after asserting that his lawyers did a poor job and one of them was too chummy with a federal judge.u.s. district judge ralph erickson of north dakota sentenced gabriel martinez to life in prison in 2008 for the shooting death of lee avila of east grand forks, minnesota. the killing was tied to the violent arellano felix cartel based in tijuana, mexico.martinez said in his appeal that defense attorney thomas dickson told him erickson "owed him favors" and martinez should take a plea deal rather than go to trial.u.s. district judge jeffrey viken of south dakota heard the appeal because erickson was called to testify.






ap fact check: burning tent p o at protest site is fake


bismarck, n.d. (ap) — reports that police in north dakota raided and set fire to the site of a pipeline protest en pment are false, and the picture posted of burning tents is a fake, too.both police and a protest leader confirmed friday that authorities never set fire to tents at the protest p on feb. 1. they also said that the p o of burning tents posted on some websites and shared on social media is from a 2007 hbo movie, “bury my heart at wounded knee,” a drama about native americans in the western u.s. in the 19th century. messages left with hbo were not returned.snow and hay bales were digitally added to the fake p o, and it was cropped to remove an actor on a horse.demonstrators have gathered for several months to protest plans for the 1,200-mile dakota access pipeline. dallas-based






standing rock protesters in north dakota set fire to protest camp before abandon


follow continuing coverage of the standing rock protests from cbs affiliate kxmb in bismarck.cannon ball, n.d. -- police are arresting dakota access pipeline protesters who’ve failed to meet a deadline to clear a camp on federal land in north dakota.the army corps of engineers ordered all protesters to leave by 2 p.m. wednesday, citing concerns about potential spring flooding. about 150 people met that demand about 1 p.m. when they marched out of the camp.hundreds of law enforcement officers from several states were on hand to handle any arrests. some of the last remnants of the dakota access pipeline protest camp went up in flames wednesday as opponents of the project set fire to makeshift wooden housing ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land where they have been tryin






north dakota company to close 15 machinery dealerships


west fargo, n.d. — titan machinery inc. is closing 15 dealerships, including stores in minnesota, north dakota and south dakota, as part of a restructuring plan.the west fargo-based company is consolidating those stores with nearby titan dealerships. titan says customers will still be able to get parts, service rental and support at those stores that remain open.stores affected include redwood falls and thief river falls in minnesota along with arthur, kintyre, kulm and mayville in north dakota and milbank and redfield, south dakota. other closings are planned in iowa and nebraska.chief marketing officer jeff bowman tells kfgo-am (http://bit.ly/2kudjmc ) the company is working to serve customers better and become more efficient.titan runs a network of agricultural and construction equipmen






police: man suspected of wounding 2 detroit officers caught


detroit — police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and wounding two detroit officers in an exchange of gunfire that also left the suspect wounded, authorities say.the officers were conducting a narcotics investigation wednesday night on the city's west side when they approached a man who was "acting fidgety," police chief james craig said. the man pulled out a gun and fired before the officers returned fire, craig said.one officer was shot in the neck and "the early diagnosis is he's going to be ok," craig said. the other officer was shot in the ankle and body armor stopped two bullets to the chest, he said. officers gathered at the detroit hospital awaiting updates on their condition."tragedy has struck again in the city of detroit regarding detroit's finest," craig said. "the goo






dakota access oil pipeline doesn’t faze big rail shippers


bismarck, n.d. (ap) — the two biggest railroads shipping oil from north dakota don’t seem particularly concerned that the dakota access pipeline may be about to come online, as oil makes up only a small percentage of their business in the state.the pipeline could begin operating as soon as next week, despite an unresolved legal dispute involving two native american tribes seeking to shut it down. at capacity, it will be able to transport half of the oil production of north dakota, the nation’s no. 2-producing state behind texas.that isn’t likely to be a big concern for the state’s dominant rail shippers, bnsf railway and canadian pacific railway, which ship more coal and commodities such as grain than crude.the pipeline’s developer, texas-based energy transfer partners, said in court docum






monster fire blazes in downtown raleigh, n.c.


raleigh, n.c. -- firefighters are battling a huge five-alarm fire in downtown raleigh, cbs affiliate wncn-tv reports.the fire was first reported shortly after 10 p.m.the fire main building involved in the fire is under construction, but has spread to other buildings, according to raleigh fire officials. no injuries are yet reported and there are no indications that anyone is trapped inside the building, officials said.big blaze burns in downtown raleigh, north carolina on night of march 16, 2017 wncn-tv wncn posted video of a particularly stunning moment:wncn chief meteorologist wes hohenstein reports the smoke from the blaze is appearing on radar:the red cross was mobilizing volunteers to help people displaced by the blaze. a local church was opening as a shelter downtown.the cause of the






minnesota man dies in kitchen fire day before birthday


austin, minn. — a southern minnesota man has died in a kitchen fire the day before his birthday.austin fire chief jim mccoy says 58-year-old michael james langan died in the house fire just outside of austin on thursday night.the mower county sheriff's office says langan's son, 19-year-old dakota langan, called 911. mccoy says firefighters and sheriff's deputies arrived to see dakota langan trying to escape the fire through a bedroom window. authorities broke more gl in the window and pulled him out.the son was taken to mayo clinic-austin with apparent smoke inhalation and minor injuries from trying to get out the window.friday would have been michael langan's 59th birthday.the post-bulletin (http://bit.ly/2kx0joq ) reports the state fire marshal's office is investigating.






police arrest suspect in shooting of 2 detroit officers


detroit — a 60-year-old man suspected in the shooting of two detroit police officers has been arrested and the officers are in stable condition, the police chief said thursday.the officers were conducting an investigation in an area where narcotics are sold wednesday night on the city's west side when they approached a man who was "acting fidgety," police chief james craig said. the man pulled out a gun and fired before the officers returned fire, craig said.one officer was shot in the neck and "the early diagnosis is he's going to be ok," craig said. the other officer was shot in the ankle and body armor stopped two bullets to the chest, he said. craig said the officers were in stable condition thursday morning."tragedy has struck again in the city of detroit regarding detroit's finest,"






north dakota beats no. 1 denver 1-0 in frozen faceoff semis


minneapolis — austin poganski scored the only goal of the game in the third period as north dakota beat no. 1-ranked denver 1-0 friday in the national collegiate hockey conference frozen faceoff semifinals.poganski's game-winner at 2:30 of the third period extended the fighting hawks' (21-14-3) winning streak to a season-best five games and snapped the pioneers' (28-7-4) winning streak at 13 games.und also won five straight games to start the season.north dakota's first frozen faceoff semifinal win after three straight losses sends it to saturday's final where it plays minnesota duluth. the bulldogs beat the defending national champions all four games in the regular season.north dakota goalie cam johnson made 21 saves, including a game-high nine in the third period.denver goalie tanner jai






north dakota officials plead with last protesters to leave


cannon ball, n.d. — public officials in north dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the dakota access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave so authorities can resume cleaning up the premises without any further arrests.most of the campers marched out of the area ahead of wednesday's 2 p.m. deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities arrested 10 people who defied the order in a final show of dissent. north dakota gov. doug burgum said none of the law enforcement officers left the main highway outside the camp."they will have every opportunity again to leave tomorrow without arrest," burgum said wednesday evening, referring to an estimated 25 to 50 people remaining at the camp.burgum said law enforcement will decide thursday morning what to do about any remaining protest






the latest: last protesters say they're committed to staying


cannon ball, n.d. — the latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the dakota access pipeline construction site in north dakota (all times local):8:15 a.m.one of the dakota access pipeline opponents still at a camp on federal land that was closed by north dakota authorities says the protesters are committed to staying.ed higgins, from lowell, massachusetts, says lakota elders will call for a meeting with law enforcement to state their belief that the camp is on land that rightfully belongs to native americans.authorities closed the camp wednesday ahead of spring flooding, and most protesters left peacefully then.higgins says 200 people remain in large tents at the camp, and "haven't come out to show our faces."gov. doug burgum says only between 25 and 50 people remain. he has encou






tyson pedro vs. paul craig live round-by-round coverage


tyson pedro is an undefeated australian who has won all of his fights in the first round. he has relied primarily on submissions of late. paul craig is an undefeated scottish competitor who also has finishes in all of his victories and likewise mostly on the ground. that makes for an interesting light heavyweight matchup. round 1. craig throws a series of kicks early. he clinches but pedro counters with a hard knee to the body that stuns craig. craig uses a beautiful throw to take down pedro but pedro pops right back up. craig lands some punches from the clinch while pedro continually utilizes his knees. craig lands a nice uppercut as they separate. pedro drops craig with a straight punch and lets craig back up. craig seems okay but eats another straight punch. pedro follows with hard knee






north dakota officials plead with last protesters to leave


cannon ball, n.d. (ap) — public officials in north dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the dakota access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave so authorities can resume cleaning up the premises without any further arrests.most of the campers marched out of the area ahead of wednesday’s 2 p.m. deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities arrested 10 people who defied the order in a final show of dissent. north dakota gov. doug burgum said none of the law enforcement officers left the main highway outside the camp.“they will have every opportunity again to leave tomorrow without arrest,” burgum said wednesday evening, referring to an estimated 25 to 50 people remaining at the camp.burgum said law enforcement will decide thursday morning what to do about any remaining pr






nearly 70 cats removed from vacant home in craig – the denver post


craig, colo. — sixty-eight cats have been removed from a vacant house in the northwest colorado town of craig.the craig daily press reports (http://bit.ly/2lyucmj ) that a majority of the cats had to be euthanized due to their large numbers and feral nature.law enforcement is not releasing the name of the home owner who allowed the cats in the house and no charges were pressed.the owner contacted the craig police department and craig animal shelter in december to ask for help removing the cats, which he thought numbered about 30 at the time.animal shelter owner kelly hepworth says the owner waited too long in having the cats removed.hepworth says all but about six of the cats have to be euthanized because they are beyond being adoptable.___information from: craig daily press, http://www.cr






police: man suspected of wounding 2 detroit officers caught


detroit (ap) — police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and wounding two detroit officers in an exchange of gunfire that also left the suspect wounded, authorities say.the officers were conducting a narcotics investigation wednesday night on the city’s west side when they approached a man who was “acting fidgety,” police chief james craig said. the man pulled out a gun and fired before the officers returned fire, craig said.one officer was shot in the neck and “the early diagnosis is he’s going to be ok,” craig said. the other officer was shot in the ankle and body armor stopped two bullets to the chest, he said. officers gathered at the detroit hospital awaiting updates on their condition.“tragedy has struck again in the city of detroit regarding detroit’s finest,” craig said. “th






deadline extension to leave dakota access oil pipeline protest camp not granted


this file photo shows debris piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the dakota access oil pipeline protest camp in southern north dakota.(photo: blake nicholson, ap) 45 connectlinkedinemailmorebismarck, n.d. — the army corps of engineers said it won't extend a wednesday deadline for dakota access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in north dakota.the camp has existed since august and at times has housed thousands of people who supported the concerns of sioux nations that the $3.8 billion pipeline to carry north dakota oil through the dakotas and iowa to a shipping point in illinois threatens the environment and sacred sites. dallas-based developer energy transfer partners disputes those claims.with flooding expected this spring, the corps on