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A Texas council member who advocated for banning Islam in schools refuses to resign
A British woman left a nasty note on an ambulance. Turns out, that's a crime.
Trump encourages Pennsylvania Republicans to challenge new congressional districts
Effort to raise ND oil tax not moving forward this year, backer says
Man charged with stealing Terra-cotta thumb during ugly sweater party
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Greater North Dakota Chamber names new leader
KFC restaurants in the UK have a problem. They don't have chicken.
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
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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
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
'The Badlands Girl,' a western film produced in North Dakota
She didn't expect her video of a screaming Delta passenger would go viral - now she feels bad
Looking at life through the lens of war: DSU to present "Time Stands Still'
So they meet again: US, Canada again face off for women's hockey gold
Louisville basketball will vacate 2013 men's title as NCAA upholds ruling
How a not-very-good skier ended up skiing at the Olympics
US men's hockey advances to quarterfinals with win over Slovakia
Third quarter smothering lifts Bowman County over Tigers
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Donald & Angela
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
Guild Mortgage serves local 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
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June 29, 2016
Beach breaks city council election tie with a coin toss
The Beach City Council decided a tie in its election results Tuesday night by flipping a coin. Mayor Walt Losinski said Wednesday that Jeanne Larson was awarded the third vacant spot on the council, winning a coin toss against Bob Schmeling. Both received 121 votes in the June 14...
June 29, 2016 - 5:53pm
November 11, 2015
Gladstone special assessments reset
GLADSTONE -- The process of issuing special assessments to Gladstone residents to pay for a city street project will essentially be reset, but...
November 11, 2015 - 11:44pm
September 9, 2015
Belfield delves into street-funding options
BELFIELD — The Belfield City Council continued to mull over options for funding its street and water project at its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The project is to be partially funded through voter-approved special assessments.
September 9, 2015 - 6:35pm
November 26, 2014
Belfield special assessment delayed
BELFIELD — There were more questions than answers at a Belfield City Council meeting to consider a proposed special assessment to fund street...
November 26, 2014 - 12:05am
November 6, 2013
Medora City Council supports four-lane Highway 85
In a unanimous vote Wednesday at its monthly meeting, the Medora City Council moved to issue a resolution in support of the proposed expansion of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane corridor from Belfield to south of Watford City. “I think safety is paramount at this time,” said...
November 6, 2013 - 11:01pm
October 18, 2013
Grand Forks city attorney finds no ethics violation by council member
GRAND FORKS - Actions by Grand Forks City Council member Doug Christensen did not pose a conflict of interest according to state law or city code, according to City Attorney Howard Swanson. In a letter sent to Mayor Mike Brown on Thursday, Swanson reviewed allegations that Christensen...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
September 26, 2013
Medora City Council approves updated TRMF building plan
MEDORA -- A modified version of a plan to tear down an historic building that was denied by the Medora Planning and Zoning Board earlier this month has been approved by the town's City Council. During a board of adjustment meeting Tuesday night, the council unanimously approved a...
September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 3, 2013
Medora receives 4 applications for public works position
Following the resignation last month of former Medora city Public Works Director Michael Tank, the City Council on Tuesday discussed options for a replacement during its regular monthly meeting. After advertising the position, the city received four applications before the June 28...
July 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Proposed LED marquee in Medora becomes thorny issue
MEDORA -- A vote to approve a digital replacement for Medora's marquee sign outside the city's Community Center building was tabled Tuesday after an at times contentious City Council debate. At issue was whether the city should be allowed to create a variance for the placement of...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Belfield hotel passes 1st hurdle
Western North Dakota is the place to be, a Minnesotan businessman told the Belfield Planning and Zoning Board on Tuesday during its meeting in City Hall when he pitched the idea to build a 90-room hotel in town. Brett Erdmann, president and CEO of New Leaf Hospitality, which is based...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Myran sworn in as Taylor's mayor
TAYLOR -- Russ Myran was officially sworn-in Tuesday as Taylor's new mayor for a four-year term, after being elected through write-in votes this month. Myran, along with the two newly-elected councilmen, Ronald Luff and Aaron Gjermundson, were all sworn-in at the organizational meeting...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Name draw settles Gladstone City Council election
GLADSTONE -- The tie for the Gladstone City Council election was settled Tuesday with the draw of a name at the community center, but the results could be meaningless, officials said. The council Tuesday went into executive session for more than 30 minutes before a special meeting...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Who will be Taylor's next mayor? Write-in candidate unsure if he will accept position
Russ Myran, a two-term Taylor city councilman, received the most write-in votes in last week's mayoral election, but he doesn't know if he will accept the position. "I'm a little surprised that I haven't gotten a call from someone to see if I would accept," he said. "I didn't file...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 3, 2012
3 run for Medora council
Three Medora residents are running for two positions on the Medora City Council. Ben Brannum is up against incumbents Denis Joyce and John Tczap...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am
4 run for 3 seats on Beach City Council
Newcomer Maria Marman is vying for one of three seats on the Beach City Council along with incumbents Jeanne Larson, Mark Benes and Wade Walworth. Marman,...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am