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China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Tioga woman killed in western ND SUV-semi crash
Melania Trump released from hospital, returns to White House in 'high spirits'
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ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
Fargo Assembly closing three plants in ND
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ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
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November 5, 2014
Jaeger downs Fairfield, Riemers for Secretary of State
BISMARCK — Incumbent Republican Al Jaeger won another term as North Dakota secretary of state in Tuesday’s general election. Jaeger carried the state with 141,380 votes compared to Democratic challenger April Fairfield’s 73,260. Libertarian candidate Roland Riemers gathered...
November 5, 2014 - 1:45am
October 30, 2014
Fairfield blames secretary of state for failure of technology project: Jaeger defends his work for the state
FARGO — April Fairfield, Democratic candidate for secretary of state, once again criticized her opponent for not doing enough to speed up the technological advancement of his office. Fairfield called Secretary of State Al Jaeger “stuck in the past” for what she described as...
October 30, 2014 - 10:45pm
October 25, 2014
Service at heart for ND secretary of state race: 3 candidates want Jaeger’s seat
BISMARCK — Both major party candidates for secretary of state agree the office is vitally important and currently very busy. “We’re not the only agency feeling (North Dakota growing pains) it,” said Al Jaeger, the Republican incumbent for the position. “When the registration...
October 25, 2014 - 7:25pm
October 20, 2014
Letter: ND deserves a secretary of state who knows it’s the 21st century
North Dakota was named the best state for young Americans by Business Insider Magazine. We have the lowest unemployment rate in the country, and have been named one of the best places to live for people in their 20s. Unfortunately, at a time of amazing growth and opportunity for...
October 20, 2014 - 6:15pm
September 26, 2014
Fairfield continues to criticize Jaeger over voter ID law
FARGO — Expired driver’s licenses will be acceptable forms of identification at the polls, Secretary of State Al Jaeger wrote in an email to county auditors this week. Jaeger said he sent the email as a clarification to address confusion among county auditors over the state’s...
September 26, 2014 - 12:15am
September 23, 2014
Incumbent secretary of state, challenger clash over voter ID law
FARGO — Secretary of State Al Jaeger defended himself against criticism from his Democratic challenger over the state’s voter ID law in a debate here on Tuesday. Democratic-NPL candidate April Fairfield criticized as unnecessary and harmful the voter ID law passed by the Legislature...
September 23, 2014 - 10:51pm
August 20, 2014
Fairfield: North Dakota must embrace innovation
North Dakota has the most robust economy in the nation. As the initial access point for business in North Dakota, the secretary of state’s office needs 24/7 online and on-time business services that are simplified, streamlined, modernized and more responsive to the needs of our...
August 20, 2014 - 11:25pm
July 10, 2014
Jaeger touts ‘Easy as Pie’ voter education campaign: Fairfield afraid law will disenfranchise voters
BISMARCK — North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said few people tried to vote in the recent primary election without the proper identification. He credited that fact to the “Easy as Pie” voter education campaign that included television and cable spots, commercial and...
July 10, 2014 - 10:30pm
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 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
May 28, 2014
Petition for extension: Secretary of state challenger urges ‘no’ vote on June ballot measure, Jaeger defends it
BISMARCK — The Democratic candidate for secretary of state joined a conservative activist Tuesday in urging North Dakota voters to reject a...
May 28, 2014 - 10:56pm
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 26, 2014
Fairfield comes out swinging in secretary of state’s race: Democratic-NPL hopeful blasts Jaeger for voter ID law, office hours
BISMARCK — Former state lawmaker April Fairfield fired a barrage of criticism at North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Tuesday as she announced her candidacy for the office, saying the Republican’s 22-year record “has been one of incompetence and mismanagement.” Fairfield,...
March 26, 2014 - 9:47pm