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FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Midgets’ offense overwhelms Fargo North in opener
High school football roundup: Wegh collects five touchdowns in Wildfire victory
Late score, second-half defense carries Raiders over Night Hawks
Smoak, Martin bash Blue Jays past Twins
ESPN analyst Brown thinks FCS is the right level for the Bison
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
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
June 19, 2016
Chelsea Clinton announces birth of son
NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton, daughter of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, announced on Saturday the birth of her second child with husband Marc Mezvinsky. Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky was born on Saturday to Clinton and her investment...
News/Nation and World
June 19, 2016 - 12:16am
May 21, 2015
Bill would expand training to identify human trafficking victims
BISMARCK – A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress on Thursday would expand on a pilot program that has trained health care providers at sites in North Dakota and four other states in how to identify and protect human trafficking victims. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., who...
News/Nation and World
May 21, 2015 - 5:28pm
February 9, 2015
Bill limiting K-12 data sharing draws support and resistance
BISMARCK — Education, health and law enforcement officials voiced concerns Monday about a bill that would limit the collection and sharing of data on North Dakota school students, saying it could threaten practices ranging from gathering information on registered sex offenders to...
February 9, 2015 - 11:19pm
December 26, 2013
Heitkamp sponsors bill to keep disabled vets in their homes
WASHINGTON — In an effort to ensure America’s disabled veterans receive all of the care they need to make sure their lives are of the best quality, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., along with Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., introduced in the Senate the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform...
December 26, 2013 - 8:48pm
October 17, 2013
Heitkamp on Senate debt limit deal: 'The adults are taking charge'
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's U.S. senators both said Wednesday they supported the deal reached between Senate leaders to end the partial government...
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Bill to spare US economy from debt crisis also delivers favors
WASHINGTON -- The last-minute bill to avert a potentially catastrophic U.S.
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
September 8, 2013
ND farmers flying into D.C. to push for farm bill
Everyone has to eat. That's the motto southwest North Dakota farmers Jim Kerzman and Bob Kuylen have, and it's the sentiment they're taking with them to Washington, D.C., this week as part of the National Farmers Union's annual fly-in event to lobby members of Congress to support...
September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
AG challenges added complaint in abortion case
BISMARCK -- A district court judge who verbally committed last month to upholding a lawsuit challenging a 2011 abortion law should not allow a supplemental complaint to be added to the suit before he officially rules on the case, the attorney general's office said Wednesday. Judge...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2013
Attorney general: Final DUI proposal will be tough
BISMARCK -- The state's top attorney said the Legislature's proposal to increase penalties and curb drunken driving "is going to be tough." "I think people who are out drinking and thinking of driving will soon come to recognize this is a serious statute," Wayne Stenehjem said Wednesday....
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
DUI bill clears Senate
BISMARCK -- Penalties for drunk driving may soon be ramped up. The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed House Bill 1302, which significantly enhances the penalties, provides funding for education on the effects of binge drinking and incentivizes sobriety, said Sen. Kelly Armstrong,...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Bill would add protection for homeowners during natural disasters
BISMARCK -- Republican Sen. Spencer Berry said his Fargo home found itself up against rising water during the 2009 flood. With little time to sandbag, the U.S. Corps of Engineers asked for permission to build a dike behind a string of houses, including his, that were vulnerable...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Sexual orientation rights bill fails again
BISMARCK -- Senate lawmakers shot down a bill Thursday that would have given gay and lesbian North Dakotans the weight of state law behind legal battles against employers or landlords who discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. Senate Bill 2252 failed by a close 21-26 vote....
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
ND takes another look at sexual discrimination bill
BISMARCK -- Zachariah Roe was coaching debate at Fargo North High School in 2010 when he decided to change his sexual identity to match how he...
February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
February 3, 2013
Bill seeks to raise the bar for citizen grand jury petitions
BISMARCK -- A bill in the North Dakota House seeks to change the process for citizen-initiated grand juries, a statute few were aware was on the books until Dunn County residents petitioned to investigate the governor last year. Rep.
February 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
House committee hears bill to target out-of-state speeders
BISMARCK -- As he took to the podium, Rep. Bob Skarphol, R-Tioga, chuckled, "It's very obvious to you folks what precipitated this from coming about." He was addressing the House Transportation Committee on House Bill 1189, which would give law enforcement discretion to determine...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am