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Former labor secretary elected to lead Democratic party
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
There's a new top concern for vehicle owners, study shows
Pushing past barriers: Program aims to foster empowering female relationships
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Dickinson High gymnastics wins second straight team title
Titans’ big second half leads to win over Killdeer
DHS boys hockey team's season ends with loss to Fargo Davies
Despite furious comeback, Blue Hawks upset by VCSU in NSAA semis
Jost, Boeser come through as UND beats Omaha
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Faith conversations: Former presidential speechwriter to keynote women's conference
Donna Mae Hewson
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
Three killed in mobile home fire in Carrington
July 22, 2014
Race for North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner is all about oil
TOWNER — North Dakota’s biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state’s agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new wells and pipelines. With a Legislature that...
July 22, 2014 - 4:55pm
July 15, 2014
Democratic challengers to PSC accuse Republicans of ‘governing by emergency’
FARGO — Two Democratic challengers vying for seats on the state’s Public Service Commission are accusing the Republican incumbents of “governing by emergency” and of failing to lead when it comes to rail access and safety. Sen. Tyler Axness, D-Fargo, and Todd Reisenauer were...
July 15, 2014 - 5:56pm
June 10, 2014
N.D. voters approve earlier deadline for filing initiated petition signatures
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said a ballot measure approved by voters Tuesday that sets an earlier deadline for filing initiated petition signatures will strengthen the process for citizens trying to change state law...
June 10, 2014 - 11:30pm
June 7, 2014
Fire chief will challenge Killdeer mayor
KILLDEER — Killdeer’s fire chief is challenging Dan Dolechek, who’s been mayor of the city for eight years. Chuck Muscha, though, isn’t new to city politics — he was on the City Commission for 14 years. Muscha said he thought about running for mayor in the past, and now,...
June 7, 2014 - 11:27pm
June 6, 2014
Petion circulation file date debated: Jaeger, Measure 1 critics discuss moving up ND filing deadline
BISMARCK — North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger supports the lone measure on Tuesday’s statewide ballot as a proactive way to safeguard the integrity of the state’s petition process. Critics, including Jaeger’s Democratic opponent in the November election, April Fairfield,...
June 6, 2014 - 11:58pm
Six running for two South Heart School Board spots
The ballot for the South Heart Public School Board is crowded this year, with six people running for two openings. But the wide playing field is a good thing, candidates said. Board Vice President Jesse Olson is running for re-election alongside five other hopefuls: first-time candidates...
June 6, 2014 - 11:35pm
June 4, 2014
Four run for two spots on Bowman City commission
BOWMAN — Voters will pick between four candidates — two of them incumbents — as their Bowman City commissioner during the primary election on Tuesday. The commission passes city ordinances and adopt resolutions in accordance with state laws. The two open positions are city...
June 4, 2014 - 11:52pm
May 28, 2014
Stark Co. Sheriff candidates start campaigns early
Both candidates for Stark County Sheriff are guaranteed to move on past next month’s primary elections, but neither current Sheriff Clarence Tuhy nor his opponent, Dickinson Police Det. Terry Oestreich, is treating the vote lightly. The two law enforcement veterans will face off...
May 28, 2014 - 10:49pm
May 1, 2014
Candidates for U.S. House, state ag commissioner races debate for first time
BISMARCK — North Dakota candidates for Congress and state agriculture commissioner squared off in the first statewide debates of the election year Thursday night in Bismarck. Ryan Taylor, a cattle rancher and former state senator from Towner whose 2012 gubernatorial bid fell short,...
May 1, 2014 - 11:39pm
April 16, 2014
Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge
U.S. Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Collin Peterson of Minnesota started 2014 with big fundraising advantages over their challengers for the November election. Democratic challenger and state Sen. George B. Sinner, who didn’t start fundraising in North Dakota until he...
April 16, 2014 - 1:51pm
April 8, 2014
Late rush of Democrats adds to legislative contests: 19 districts have both parties on ballot
BISMARCK — A late rush of Democrats filing for office means North Dakota voters will see contested races in all but five of the 24 legislative districts on the ballot in the June 10 primary election. All odd-numbered districts are up for election this year, for a total of 72 seats. The...
April 8, 2014 - 10:01pm
April 2, 2014
NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement
BISMARCK — DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his bid for the U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s Republican state convention a party official said Wednesday. Executive Director Jason Flohrs said Hendrickson...
April 2, 2014 - 9:39pm
March 29, 2014
Sinner accepts Democratic nomination for Congress: Former governor draws contrast with Cramer
FARGO — George B. Sinner and Kevin Cramer both grew up in Cass County but took divergent career paths that now are colliding in the race for...
March 29, 2014 - 9:10pm
March 28, 2014
‘Not a rubber stamp:' Taylor promises to be a voice for North Dakota farmers at Democratic convention
FARGO — Ryan Taylor promised Friday to be a voice for farmers and other North Dakotans instead of a “rubber stamp” for runaway energy development...
March 28, 2014 - 11:13pm
March 27, 2014
Kubik announces District 37 campaign
Back in 2000, Dick Cheney famously chose himself as George W. Bush’s running mate after chairing a vice presidential candidate search committee for Bush. Though not on the same scale politically, Dickinson’s Mandy Kubik, chair of District 37 for the North Dakota Democratic NPL...
March 27, 2014 - 11:42pm