North Dakota

Petition To Trump: Merge Dakotas Into 'MegaKota'

"i think itd be pretty cool to have a state called MegaKota so yeah," reads Dillan Stewart's online petition addressed "to Donald trump" to combine North Dakota and South Dakota that's reaching 5,000 signatures.

Arrests Made as Protesters Cleared From Dakota Camp

About 50 police in riot gear, aided by National Guardsmen, moved slowly through the camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, checking structures for any of the several dozen protesters who had stayed beyond the Wednesday deadline to evacuate.

Protesters Ready for Stand-Off Over Dakota Pipeline

Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land.