THE NEW FORTY Unacceptable losses
The suicide rate of active duty military membersis up to about one a day. Whenwe add this to the 18 veteran suicides a day that have been documented overthe past few yearswe should be horrified. One a... Posted on 6/9/12 at 9:22 PM
REGGIE TALES Good-Bye Kent, Regis
This morning, within about an hour of each other, two prominent, national heavyweights decided to announce that they were retiring from their current positions. North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad and TV... Posted on 1/18/11 at 11:50 AM
FARGO — With Election Day less than four weeks away and North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race in a dead heat, candidates will be looking to their parties’ most popular figures in the state to help woo undecided voters.
FARGO — Sen. Kent Conrad, flanked by hospital administrators and a representative of the state’s doctors, on Friday scolded anyone suggesting it would be easy to restore increased Medicare payments to North Dakota medical providers if the health reform law is repealed.
GRAND FORKS — The U.S. Interior Department has dispatched additional personnel to help the Spirit Lake Sioux Nation deal with child protection problems on the North Dakota reservation, North Dakota Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad said Friday.
GRAND FORKS — Saying that the Spirit Lake Nation “seems to be a rudderless ship” lacking the leadership necessary to deal with a crisis in child protection on the reservation, Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., said he will call Interior Secretary Ken Salazar “and ask him to send in a team” to do what needs to be done.
U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., left, listens Wednesday while Reed Reyman, president and CEO of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center, explains a concept site diagram depicting plans for a new hospital and medical office in Dickinson that was part of the hospital’s 2013 fiscal year budget.
WASHINGTON — When Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., introduced a bill in 2005 that would penalize people who lied about military service or falsely claimed to have been awarded a military medal, he said lawmakers knew there could be a constitutional challenge.
BELFIELD — The U.S. Senate’s version of the 2012 farm bill looks promising to the North Dakota Farmers Union, the union’s president, Woody Barth, told local farmers Tuesday at a public forum at the pavilion in Belfield.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation’s foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to a House report.
FARGO (AP) — The flood fight continues on a northeastern North Dakota lake that has been described as a slow-growing monster, but one of the state’s U.S. senators said a series of remedies are making a difference.
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar made three major speculations after touring Dunn County Lodge on Monday: residential camps should be referred to as “crew camps,” not “man camps;” water fracturing is OK; and while North Dakota is a role model for the country, there are problems that need attention.
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