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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
November 11, 2015
North Dakota's colleges pitch education to laid-off roustabouts
WILLISTON -- North Dakota's public universities have launched a scholarship program to enroll laid-off oilfield workers in energy classes, contending their best path to a new job is learning mechanical and computer skills. The strategy is designed to raise university enrollment...
November 11, 2015 - 6:25pm
October 10, 2015
Liquor law violations up at Moorhead colleges, down at NDSU
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Student liquor law violations were up in 2014 for colleges in Moorhead, but down at North Dakota State University, according to annual security and fire safety reports. Including arrests and disciplinary referrals, alcohol violations were up 29 percent...
October 10, 2015 - 6:00am
September 9, 2015
N.D. regional colleges receive high marks in U.S. News annual rankings
VALLEY CITY, N.D.--Valley City State University was named the top public regional college in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. The publication's annual rankings of best colleges were released Wednesday. Mayville State University also received top marks in that subset...
September 9, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 24, 2015
Hawks, Flickertails and Wooly Mammoths, oh my! Committee members explain some UND nickname choices
GRAND FORKS -- Lowell Schweigert brought up the Wild, the Sooners and the Cornhuskers while he talked about the future of the University of North Dakota's nickname. As a member of the university's nickname committee, he had recently participated in narrowing down thousands of...
May 24, 2015 - 12:00am
April 20, 2015
Meeting to continue UND administration no-confidence discussion postponed
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A meeting to discuss a resolution of no-confidence for University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley and three administrators by the UND Student Senate has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The rescheduling was announced Saturday in a campuswide...
April 20, 2015 - 9:58am
January 26, 2015
N.D.'s 2-year campuses targeted in tuition freeze bill
BISMARCK – State lawmakers heard testimony Monday in favor of two bills that would freeze college tuition rates in North Dakota, with one targeting all 11 public institutions and the other only two-year campuses, where tuition is higher than the regional average. Rep. Mark...
January 26, 2015 - 1:44pm
July 29, 2014
NDUS seeks free online textbooks for students
GRAND FORKS — Students at North Dakota’s state-run colleges will get a break on text-book costs if a pilot program moves forward. Tanya Spilovoy, North Dakota University System director of distance education and state authorization, said the Legislature’s Higher Education Funding...
July 29, 2014 - 10:22pm
July 22, 2014
Legislative committee favors tuition freeze only for two-year colleges
GRAND FORKS — A North Dakota legislative committee on Tuesday recommended that lawmakers fund a tuition freeze at the state’s two-year colleges but left out four-year campuses. The State Board of Higher Education had approved a budget last month calling for a tuition freeze at...
July 22, 2014 - 10:52pm
April 1, 2014
N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students
FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million. The legislation would expand the number of recipients from about 8,000 to 10,000...
April 1, 2014 - 11:06am
March 25, 2014
Magazine: UND outranks NDSU in the famous alumni department
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota is more influential than North Dakota State University. Actually, 8.2 times more influential, according to an online tool Time magazine released last week that compares universities based on their most famous living alumni. “We like...
March 25, 2014 - 12:02am
January 17, 2014
Plan for admissions standards at ND colleges still in the works
BISMARCK — More than a year since it was introduced and approved, a plan to raise admissions standards and enhance student success at the state’s 11 colleges and universities is still under construction. The Pathways to Student Success plan, developed by former Chancellor Hamid...
January 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
January 2, 2014
Bison offensive line key to success
FRISCO, Texas – Sept. 11, 2010, is a day the veteran members of the North Dakota State offensive line will not soon forget. That was the Saturday when Northern Iowa gave them a harsh Missouri Valley Football Conference lesson. It was ugly. The Panthers had a team-record 11 quarterback...
January 2, 2014 - 5:27pm
November 11, 2013
It's official: Grant Olson suffers ACL knee injury, will miss the rest of the season for NDSU's football team
FARGO - It's official. Grant Olson has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee which will end his season and career for North Dakota State's football team. "I don't see that changing," Bison head coach Craig Bohl said during his weekly Monday press conference. Olson,...
November 11, 2013 - 6:23pm
August 1, 2011
Jamestown has reached critical fork in road
Editor's Note: This is the first in a three-part series on the future of Jamestown College athletics that will appear in The Dickinson Press this week.
August 1, 2011 - 10:33pm
Frontier Conference sends letters to 7 schools
The Frontier Conference has its eye on seven new schools. How those schools feel about the Frontier remains to be seen. Dakota Athletic Conference commissioner Lavern Jessen said Thursday the Frontier has sent letters to the conference's four schools that plan to remain in the NAIA...
October 1, 2010 - 12:43am