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New government leaflets tell peaceful Swedes to be prepared for war
Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
Judge prohibits ND from forfeiting Lake Sakakawea oil royalties to private ownership
John Lohman, believed last surviving member of Forum's 1957 Pulitzer-winning tornado coverage, dies at 82
Trial under way for ND man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend to death
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Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
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Lighting change required for wind farms
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
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Sue Anderson leaves her footprints in the arts
Sue Anderson reflects on her teaching career
Andrew Rohwedder retires as technology educator
LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics
Berrios pitches eight strong innings in win over Tigers
Caps shut out Lightning to force Game 7
Gardenhire's return is good for Tigers and baseball
DHS tennis season ends in Play-In loss to Williston
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore
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Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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May 4, 2018
Audit to examine complaints involving finances at North Dakota State College of Science
FARGO—Higher education leaders voted to hire an independent audit firm to review complaints concerning finances, space utilization and...
May 4, 2018 - 7:16pm
August 28, 2016
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
MINOT -- “The Department of Human Services is not properly monitoring or suspending providers and notifying parents after confirmed knowledge...
August 28, 2016 - 1:00am
May 17, 2016
SBHE Audit Committee looks for leverage
BISMARCK -- The State Board of Higher Education Audit Committee voted to change a policy allowing it more leverage to get university audits completed. A law passed during the 2015 Legislative Session made the State Auditor's Office responsible for external audits and left $300,000...
May 17, 2016 - 5:51pm
April 19, 2016
Audit says state employees took free meals, drinks from investment firms
BISMARCK – Still bruised from two critical audits in February, the state Department of Trust Lands took another clubbing Tuesday in a broader performance audit that found employees crossed ethical lines by accepting free meals and drinks from investment firms managing state assets....
April 19, 2016 - 4:27pm
January 29, 2015
SBHE chief auditor resigns after investigation
BISMARCK — An upper level official with the North Dakota University System who was placed on administrative leave has signed a release agreement and resigned. Timothy Carlson, the chief auditor for the system, was placed on paid leave in November after an investigation accused...
January 29, 2015 - 10:24pm
January 5, 2015
N.D. Game and Fish will try to recover improper payments made to 174 employees
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s attorney general has directed the state Game and Fish Department to try to recover more than $37,000 in erroneous payments made to 174 employees for meals and travel expenses, with legal action still possible if the funds aren’t recovered, according...
January 5, 2015 - 5:27pm
November 15, 2014
Reviews: Possible conflicts of interest with DSU Foundation
The most recent review of the Dickinson State University Foundation suggests the organization may have violated ethical standards and used millions of dollars in restricted funds to cover operating expenses, but a former board member says the report does not tell the full story. According...
November 15, 2014 - 10:29pm
September 4, 2014
Report: Measure 3 threat to University System accreditation: Commission says ballot measure creates autonomy, implementation questions
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota University System schools could risk losing accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission if ballot Measure 3 passes in November, a report from the commission indicates. The proposed constitutional amendment, Measure 3, would replace the current eight-member...
September 4, 2014 - 4:27pm
September 2, 2014
Accrediting commission gives ND higher ed board favorable review
FARGO — In response to a complaint filed last year, the Higher Learning Commission has issued a favorable review of the North Dakota Board...
September 2, 2014 - 8:41pm
August 19, 2014
Report says Canada railway audit inadequate before Quebec derailment
LAC-MÉGANTIC, Quebec — The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker...
August 19, 2014 - 11:37pm
July 9, 2014
UND, NDSU contest parts of audit
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s two biggest universities don’t do enough to make sure students accurately report their residency status, the State Auditor’s Office found. North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota, among other state schools, don’t require...
July 9, 2014 - 11:02pm
May 15, 2014
DSU still struggles with reporting student enrollment, audit finds
Two years after a performance audit highlighted issues with inflated enrollment at Dickinson State University, improvements are still needed on how the school reports its student enrollment, a report recently released by the North Dakota state auditor shows. The operational audit,...
May 15, 2014 - 3:41pm
July 27, 2012
NDUS chancellor: Student fee expenditures 'common place'
BISMARCK -- Many of the issues raised in a scathing audit of how North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota have spent student fees are simply "common practice" in higher education and not a sign of problems, North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Audit: NDSU, UND inappropriately spent student fees
FARGO -- Students applying to North Dakota State University's graduate school bought an $11,000 first-class ticket to India for the school's dean for a recruiting trip, and the University of North Dakota's graduate school applicants indirectly bought five iPads for university employees...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
International student policy to change after DSU trouble
BISMARCK -- The State Board of Higher Education is working to tighten admission policies for international students after fake transcripts and bogus degrees became evident at Dickinson State University. On Wednesday during its meeting at Bismarck State College, the board approved...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am