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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
August 31, 2016
UND to reinstate men's golf program
GRAND FORKS — UND athletic director Brian Faison announced this morning that the UND men's golf program has secured the necessary external...
August 31, 2016 - 7:34pm
May 28, 2016
UND sees hires alongside layoffs in budget cut process
GRAND FORKS -- From the time interim University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer announced a hiring freeze of sorts and the time he finalized the budget reductions, 34 people were hired at the university. In a campuswide message Feb. 9, Schafer said vice presidents would continue...
May 28, 2016 - 5:42pm
Budget cuts force North Dakota universities to take multi-faceted approach
DEVILS LAKE -- Lake Region State College President Doug Darling has had to make difficult decisions. Lower than projected enrollment at Lake Region State College created a $400,000 budget shortfall, which was followed with a state mandated 4.05 percent cut to the school's 2015-17...
April 28, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 17, 2016
UND cuts look long term while NDSU takes smaller hits
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota's approach to cutting $12.6 million has involved forums, interviews with media, protests and public backlash while budget cuts at the research university one hour to the south have been much quieter. Interim UND President Ed Schafer acknowledged...
April 17, 2016 - 6:00am
April 1, 2016
UND to post budget cut proposals, seek feedback later this month
GRAND FORKS -- The target deadlines have been pushed back for budget proposals at the University of North Dakota. A total of $12.6 million must be cut from the 2015-17 budgets at UND, with $3.1 million of that coming separately from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences budget....
April 1, 2016 - 6:10pm
March 9, 2016
Schafer: Job, program cuts in line with campus priorities are possible
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Interim University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer compared three Hershey's kisses in red, pink and silver wrappers...
March 9, 2016 - 8:39pm
March 4, 2016
Hospitals say patients will feel impact of budget cuts, ND would lose $61 million in federal funds; DHS director says agency was ‘very aware’ of implications
BISMARCK – Recently announced budget cuts in North Dakota have the state’s biggest health care providers saying patient care will suffer and has one lawmaker questioning a state agency’s decision-making. The North Dakota Department of Human Services was forced to slash $54 million...
March 4, 2016 - 6:12pm
March 3, 2016
Lawmaker ‘baffled’ by starting point for agencies’ 2017-19 budgets
BISMARCK – State agencies will be asked next month to build smaller budgets for the next biennium, but one lawmaker questioned Thursday why their starting point won’t include the budget cuts made last month to help offset a more than $1 billion revenue shortfall. “To me it looks...
March 3, 2016 - 3:15pm
February 21, 2016
Despite N.D. budget cuts, some don't expect repeat of 1980s
BISMARCK -- Falling commodity prices and state budget cuts may be prompting some North Dakotans to fear a case of deja vu is coming on. In some ways, the economic slowdown the state is now experiencing mirrors what it went through in the 1980s. That era saw oil prices and farm incomes...
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am
February 17, 2016
ND agencies turn in budget cuts to cover shortfall
BISMARCK – North Dakota agencies stepped up to the chopping block on Wednesday, submitting millions of dollars in budget cuts to help the state weather a projected $1 billion revenue shortfall blamed largely on the effects of sagging crude oil prices. Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered...
February 17, 2016 - 5:24pm
February 13, 2016
Press Pass: Saturday, February 13, 2016
Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
February 13, 2016 - 6:00am
Our View: Cabin replica would show TR Library project is real
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently throughout our region and state. The Good Library could start becoming a reality soon: If the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation gets its way, work could start as early as this...
February 13, 2016 - 12:05am
February 12, 2016
NDSU's $6.4 million budget cut plan sent to system office has just one line
FARGO--Like most state agencies, North Dakota State University is required to come up with 4.05 percent in budget cuts to help cover the state's $1 billion revenue shortfall. For NDSU, that means slicing $6.4 million within the current two-year budget cycle, which ends June 30, 2017....
February 12, 2016 - 8:15pm
Some N.D. agencies start submitting budget cuts as Wednesday deadline approaches
BISMARCK – Wednesday marks the deadline for submitting the largest budget cuts dollar-wise for state agencies in North Dakota history, and more than a dozen agencies had already submitted theirs as of Friday. Among them was the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which is handling...
February 12, 2016 - 2:55pm
February 8, 2016
N.D. water projects safe from budget cuts, but ‘tough prioritizing’ lies ahead
BISMARCK – Roughly a billion dollars’ worth of water projects planned in North Dakota are safe from budget cuts ordered for most state agencies last week, but the state’s chief engineer predicts some “tough prioritizing” during the next budget cycle if oil prices and production...
February 8, 2016 - 4:29pm