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Second threat of violence prompts ND school to send students home
Dickinson state lawmaker seeks Cramer's seat in 'scrappier' House
Board of Higher Education authorizes NDSU to retain law firm for construction lawsuit
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
crime and courts
nation and world
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Luciel (Bares) Kreitinger
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
October 1, 2015
Board votes to reduce fees at Williston State College
BISMARCK – Students at Williston State College will pay less in mandatory fees next semester after the State Board of Higher Education decided to roll back substantial fee hikes this fall that had some lawmakers questioning whether the two-year college was trying to skirt tuition...
October 1, 2015 - 11:52pm
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