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N.D. land department restructures high-level officials, undergoes business process review after audits
Hettinger man killed after semi truck rolls near Gladstone
N.D. budget still on track for negative ending balance, even after budget cuts and fund transfers
1 killed, 74 injured in N.J. train crash
Historic ranch in ND Badlands fetches more than $3.3 million
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
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Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
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Clean Water Wildlife and Parks Amendment
September 6, 2014
Voters to decide on 8 measures
BISMARCK — North Dakota voters will decide in November on ballot measures that would create a conservation fund supported with oil tax revenue and require schools to start classes after Labor Day, bringing the total number of measures on the Nov. 4 ballot to eight, Secretary of...
September 6, 2014 - 12:15am
August 29, 2014
New oil forecast shows proposed conservation fund would receive $259 million in 2015-17
BISMARCK — A new forecast released Friday gives a clearer picture of how much of North Dakota’s oil tax revenue would go into a proposed conservation fund on the November ballot. If voters approve the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks amendment, it will create a conservation fund...
August 29, 2014 - 1:50pm
August 27, 2014
Letter: Amendment would give North Dakota new state parks
As we approach this Labor Day weekend, I am reminded that North Dakotans work hard and we play hard. The time we as North Dakotans have to enjoy our nice spring and summer weather is precious to us. When we have the opportunity of nice summertime weather, many North Dakotans get out...
August 27, 2014 - 3:57pm
August 14, 2014
Letter: Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment would do so much for ND
Maybe some readers out there have heard of the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. I would like to point out how important this measure is for our state. The Clean Water Amendment would be helpful in keeping North Dakota a prime destination for tourism, hunters and fishers...
August 14, 2014 - 5:58pm
August 13, 2014
Sides debate ND conservation measure at Chamber summit
BISMARCK — Supporters and opponents of a proposed ballot measure that would funnel millions of North Dakota oil tax dollars into a conservation fund locked horns in their first public debate Wednesday, arguing the fund’s cost, governance and potential impacts to farmers and ranchers. Sponsors...
August 13, 2014 - 11:54pm
August 5, 2014
Education groups join push against outdoor fund
BISMARCK – If petitions delivered to state officials Monday check out, North Dakota voters will vote this fall on a politically divisive proposal to set aside some oil-tax money to protect natural areas and wildlife. Members of North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks...
August 5, 2014 - 8:56am
Conservation backers turn in petitions
BISMARCK -- A potentially expensive and contentious campaign over a proposed statewide conservation measure came one step closer to reality Monday when measure proponents submitted their petitions with signatures. The group’s filing with the North Dakota Secretary of State’s...
August 5, 2014 - 8:55am
August 4, 2014
Zaleski: Undermining voters is a losing strategy
When it comes to respecting voters, the group calling itself “North Dakotans for Common Sense Conservation” has all but jettisoned common sense in favor of a curiously offensive strategy. It’s destined to fail. A coalition led by the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce has mounted...
August 4, 2014 - 6:16pm
Letter: Protect our water with conservation amendment
“Why do you put up with the weather in North Dakota when there are so many better places to live?” That is a question I have heard many times since I moved to this great state nearly 40 years ago. My answer has always been the same: We have outdoor recreation opportunities here...
August 4, 2014 - 6:12pm
July 31, 2014
N.D. Ag Coalition joins opposition to Clean Water amendment
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Ag Coalition has voted unanimously to oppose the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment that would create a conservation fund using oil tax revenues. The Ag Coalition consists of more than 40 organizations with a direct interest in agriculture,...
July 31, 2014 - 2:59pm
July 18, 2014
Clean Water amendment backers will skip State Fair forum
BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund that would draw from North Dakota oil tax revenue are gathering petition signatures at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, but they’ve declined to publicly debate the measure’s merits with the coalition group opposing it. Sponsors...
July 18, 2014 - 11:50pm
Minnesotans to ND: Don’t wait to work out details of outdoors amendment
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesotans entering their sixth year of a fund that pays for a variety of outdoor projects have some advice for their North Dakota neighbors who this fall may decide to implement a similar fund: Work out spending details early. One of the few major problems encountered...
July 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
Supporters say Clean Water petition on track for vote
GRAND FORKS — Supporters of North Dakota’s Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment say they’re on track to gather the 27,000 petition signatures required by early August to get the measure on the November ballot. “We’re ahead of schedule with signatures,” said Steve...
June 18, 2014 - 10:22pm
June 14, 2014
Ad blitz to hit before conservation measure hits ballot
BISMARCK — Before a proposed measure to divert millions of dollars from oil tax revenue for a conservation fund has even gained enough signatures for a spot on the ballot in November, organizations on both sides of the debate are gearing up to bring their fight onto the airwaves. North...
June 14, 2014 - 10:45pm
June 10, 2014
Group claims signatures for conservation measure gathered illegally at polling sites
BISMARCK – A group opposing a proposed measure that would set aside millions of dollars in North Dakota oil tax revenue to create a conservation...
June 10, 2014 - 5:23pm