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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
September 14, 2013
Conservation proponents highlight new ND amendment
GRAND FORKS -- Proponents of an amendment that would dedicate a small portion of North Dakota's existing oil and gas extraction taxes for natural resources and conservation say the retooled measure is an improvement from a similar proposal that was scuttled last year because of irregularities...
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
NDUS leaders, NDSU Student Government oppose funding formula amendments in bill
BISMARCK -- North Dakota University System leaders are calling on lawmakers to restore the state's higher education budget in the wake of new amendments that could trim millions of dollars from what campuses will receive over the next two years. In a message Wednesday to members...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
Amendment would fund milk for low-income youth
BISMARCK -- An amendment to the K-12 education funding bill in the state Senate adds enough money to pay for daily milk or juice breaks for schoolchildren from low-income families statewide, Sen.
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
NDSU officials say abortion 'gag rule' would limit research
FARGO -- North Dakota State University officials -- including President Dean Bresciani -- said Thursday that an amendment passed by state lawmakers could stall medical research across the state. The amendment added to Senate Bill 2368, approved by the House on Thursday, prohibits...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 28, 2013
Constitutional amendment would eliminate higher ed board, create elected position
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's higher education system for the last 75 years could become a thing of the past under a plan being discussed in the Legislature. House Concurrent Resolution 3042, introduced by Rep.
February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
July 15, 2012
Women's group has strong roots in North Dakota
FARGO -- North Dakota may be a considered conservative in the ballot boxes, but when it comes to leading the way for equality, the state has consistently moved forward. The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley remains both a strong advocate and educator on issues of voting...
July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Voters favor Measure 1 despite 2008 failure
GRAND FORKS -- Measure 1, which would amend the state Constitution to allow legislators to be appointed to statewide office, appeared headed for victory Tuesday night. As of 10:38 p.m., the measure had 82,250 "yes" votes and 55,817 "no" votes with 395 precincts reporting. The...
June 13, 2012 - 12:52am
Measure 3 support not enough; Religious amendment to state constitution rejected
FARGO -- North Dakota voters weighed in on whether the state needed to bolster religious freedom in Tuesday's statewide election. As of 10:38 p.m. Tuesday, 395 of 426 precincts had released ballot results with 36.1 percent voting yes and 63.9 percent voting no. Those early and...
June 13, 2012 - 12:48am
August 17, 2011
Official OKs measure to ban limits on farming
BISMARCK (AP) -- Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment that would restrict regulation of North Dakota farming and ranching may begin gathering the 27,000 signatures they need on petitions to put the idea on the ballot, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Tuesday. The amendment...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Constitutional experts seem all the rage
One of my colleagues -- herself both an editor and a member of the bar (the legal bar and not the type of bar other journalists have been known to prop up) -- remarked the other day that suddenly every Joe in the country has become an authority on the Constitution. It is true.
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Beastly treatment for beauties
Anybody who expects this column to lampoon beauty-pageant contestants has another think coming. Last time I made a satirical thrust in that direction, two women whose friendship I treasure coolly informed me they'd been Rodeo Queens of their respective county fairs. Did I have a problem...
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
In a squeaker, city votes down amendment to half-percent sales tax
DICKINSON - By a margin of less than 60 votes, Dickinson residents rejected Tuesday an amendment to the city's half-percent sales tax ordinance that would have given the Dickinson City Commission the ability to spend the proceeds on large-scale community projects. "What we did today...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Letter - Sales tax amendment allows Dickinson to remain progressive
To the editor: Our community is fortunate to have strong, visionary leadership. Under their guidance, we have very limited special assessments, we maintain a future fund for future financial stability and provide amenities to southwestern North Dakota to improve our quality of life. Not...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Local group opposes amendment to Dickinson's half-percent sales tax
DICKINSON - A group of city residents called the Dickinson Watchdogs has organized to fight the proposed amendment to the city's half-percent sales tax. About 50 people met Monday to discuss the amendment that will appear on the June 10 ballot.
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Forum delves into proposed sales tax amendment
DICKINSON - The Dickinson City Commission on Thursday responded to the public's questions and concerns about the proposed amendment to the city's sales tax ordinance. "It's not a new tax. It's a proposal that grants the city commission greater latitude regarding the spending of the...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am