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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
December 15, 2013
4-in-10 governor appointments are women
Gov. Jack Dalrymple prompted cries of sexism when he named just one woman to a new 14-member task force on property tax reform this month. But a review of Dalrymple’s full track record of appointments to North Dakota’s various commissions and committees shows he’s close to...
December 15, 2013 - 8:06am
May 19, 2013
Higher ed board torn over Shirvani criticisms
FARGO -- The day after she was grilled at a legislative committee hearing about perceived efforts to discredit North Dakota's higher education chancellor, a member of the board overseeing the system sent an email critical of how her board and staff responded. Kari Reichert wrote...
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Higher ed measure would give power to legislators, board member says
GRAND FORKS -- Although a resolution to replace the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education with a three-member commission might appear to be prompted by recent controversy, board member Grant Shaft said there has been similar legislation every session. "What it really gets...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 28, 2013
Behind the silence: Emails show ND university, college presidents have bristled at Shirvani's leadership
BISMARCK -- Minot State University President David Fuller had some tough talk for presidents of North Dakota's 11 public colleges and universities...
April 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Lawmakers hope for 1 last vote on higher ed structure
BISMARCK -- A proposal to eliminate the State Board of Higher Education was shot down twice Thursday, with lawmakers hoping it comes back up today. House Concurrent Resolution 3047 failed 24-23 in the Senate on Thursday afternoon, and an attempt to reconsider the vote failed later...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
March 21, 2013
Make room for parks: Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission wants closer partnership between developers, park commission
The Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission would like developers to think not only of the first residents moving into the neighborhoods they...
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March 12, 2013
Modest proposals for a stronger higher ed board
If I were the director of the drama playing out in Bismarck this winter, I'd ask the lighting crew to move the spots just a little, away from...
March 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Legislature sees 2nd proposal to eliminate higher ed board
BISMARCK -- Another constitutional amendment to overhaul North Dakota's higher education system is being discussed in the Legislature. Senate Concurrent Resolution 4028, introduced this week by Sen.
March 1, 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
January 10, 2013
Billings County School employee assistance program tabled
MEDORA -- After a lengthy discussion Wednesday night, the Billings County School Board decided to table a decision on whether to implement a new district employee assistance program. Details of plans from three companies -- The Village, Midwest and St. Alexius -- were brought to...
January 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Killdeer school board finds $350,000 after recalculations
KILLDEER -- The Killdeer Public School Board found an extra $350,000 after recalculations. "After recalculating the formula dollars we found...
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
September 12, 2010
Park Board approves preliminary budget
The Dickinson Park Board approved its preliminary 2011 budget, which included an increase of $87,000 in the amount levied compared to last year, said James Kramer, Parks and Recreation director. The preliminary budget, which the board unanimously agreed to on Friday morning, includes...
September 12, 2010 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
About $160,000 in damages
About 305 trees, four structures and more than 3,100 feet of fencing belonging to the Dickinson Park District were damaged during a July 8 tornado,...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
Fairgrounds construction getting underway
Years of planning and discussion about a Stark County Fairgrounds will finally begin to materialize this summer. A groundbreaking is planned during Roughrider Days Fair and Expo, which is a community festival held June 26 to July 5. "We don't have a date yet, but it will probably...
May 30, 2009 - 11:55pm
April 28, 2009
Senate sends property-income tax bill back
BISMARCK -- Senators sent a combined property tax and income tax package back to the drawing board Tuesday, with several saying their vote was "a message to the House" that the proposed tax cuts are issues to be voted on separately. "We have a few days yet," said Sen. Connie Triplett,...
April 28, 2009 - 12:03am