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Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
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Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
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Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
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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
Clean Water Wildlife and Parks Amendment
January 30, 2015
Groups want more for outdoor fund: Lawmaker concerned about falling oil prices
BISMARCK — A proposal to raise the cap on North Dakota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund by $20 million drew strong support from conservation groups and others Friday, but a Bismarck lawmaker questioned whether cuts should be considered given the state’s financial outlook amid slumping...
January 30, 2015 - 10:34pm
November 1, 2014
Stakes are high for Measure 5
BISMARCK — It’s the $130-million-a-year question for North Dakotans on Tuesday’s ballot, and supporters and opponents have pumped more than $6.5 million into campaigns trying to convince voters to answer the question in their favor. Both sides have accused each other of misleading...
November 1, 2014 - 8:05pm
October 24, 2014
Pro-Measure 5 ad features T.J. Oshie: Controversy on Clean Water amendment continues to grow
GRAND FORKS — Backers of a conservation ballot measure in North Dakota recently released a TV commercial featuring former University of North Dakota hockey player and St. Louis Blues winger T.J. Oshie, as controversy surrounding Measure 5 ads ramps up. “Measure 5 will provide...
October 24, 2014 - 11:12pm
October 23, 2014
Measure 5 backers file complaint over ads by oil industry group: Campaigns on conservation issue continue to pick at each other’s ads
BISMARCK – Backers of a North Dakota ballot measure that would create a conservation fund with oil tax revenue complained Thursday that the American Petroleum Institute’s campaign ads against the measure violate state law. Steve Adair, chairman of the measure’s sponsoring...
October 23, 2014 - 6:15pm
October 22, 2014
Letter: What does conservation cost?
Having worked in the conservation field for decades, including 18 years in North Dakota, I am familiar with the cost of voluntary conservation programs. I wanted to shed light on this topic, since it has become central to the debate swirling around Measure 5, the Clean Water, Wildlife...
October 22, 2014 - 6:19pm
Measure 5 debate comes to DSU
Only three dozen people came out Tuesday for a debate on Measure 5 in Dickinson, but the event for one of the most controversial votes on November’s...
October 22, 2014 - 12:23am
October 21, 2014
Clean Water amendment backers accuse oil lobbyist of ‘dirty tricks’
FARGO — North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife & Parks accused an oil lobbying group of using “lies and dirty tricks” to try to defeat...
October 21, 2014 - 8:02pm
October 15, 2014
Educational leaders worry Measure 5 could threaten funding for schools
BISMARCK — Leaders of groups representing North Dakota school administrators spoke out Wednesday against a November ballot measure that would create a conservation fund with oil tax revenue, saying it could threaten school funding. “We frankly stand very firmly opposed to Measure...
October 15, 2014 - 8:20pm
October 14, 2014
Direct mail ad for Measure 5 used South Dakota Badlands
Images of the wrong state’s Badlands were used on a direct mail advertisement paid for by the proponents of North Dakota’s Measure 5, the...
October 14, 2014 - 2:04pm
Monke: The difference between ‘want’ and ‘need’ in North Dakota
Growing up, my family taught me about needs and wants. If we went to the store and I saw a toy I wanted, my parents would ask me, “Do you really need that toy, or do you just want it?” Of course, usually I just wanted it. And why not? Someone else was paying for it. The trouble...
October 14, 2014 - 11:36am
October 11, 2014
Letter: Really? North Dakota should spend $3 million a week on conservation for 25 years?
I’m going to borrow a bit from Saturday Night Live here for a second in response to a recent interview by Steve Adair. When opponents of Measure 5 said they are concerned about the measure’s mandate that 75 percent to 90 percent of the fund be spent each year, Steve Adair said,...
October 11, 2014 - 9:23pm
Letter: API diminishes what Measure 5 would accomplish
The American Petroleum Institute is sponsoring their own website, www.noon5.org, to smear North Dakota’s new conservation initiative, the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. API is a big-time, Washington, D.C., lobbying group for big oil. So far, they have dumped more than...
October 11, 2014 - 9:20pm
Poll: ‘Yes’ vote on Measure 5 has a slight lead, ‘too close to call’
BISMARCK — With billions of dollars in oil tax revenue at stake and millions in campaign funds already committed, Measure 5 is shaping up to...
October 11, 2014 - 9:15pm
Letter: Conservation amendment would benefit farmers
I wasn’t born in North Dakota, I chose North Dakota. Moving to Cavalier in my high school years from North Carolina, I quickly fell in love with the hunting in North Dakota. I have stayed in North Dakota, raised a family here and expect to retire here. North Dakotans have a unique...
October 11, 2014 - 12:41am
Letter: Measure 5 is serious cash coming out of North Dakotans’ pockets
We hear a lot of big numbers being thrown around in the news these days — so often that we may have become desensitized to them, I’m afraid. But make no mistake, North Dakota, $4.8 billion — the amount of money that Measure 5 could siphon away from our state tax rolls — is...
October 11, 2014 - 12:36am