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Local schools have their first day of classes on Wednesday
Italy rescuers toil through night seeking quake survivors as death toll hits 159
Solar eclipse set for next August
Thompson voters reject school project second time in year
Protesters say they’ll stay at camp until pipeline stopped
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Other Views: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
good bad and ugly
Terry "Dick" Bullinger
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
December 26, 2013
Heitkamp sponsors bill to keep disabled vets in their homes
WASHINGTON — In an effort to ensure America’s disabled veterans receive all of the care they need to make sure their lives are of the best quality, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., along with Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., introduced in the Senate the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform...
December 26, 2013 - 8:48pm
December 20, 2013
Oil, gas permit streamlining bill heads for Obama’s desk
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill that will streamline permitting for drilling on federal lands is headed for President Barack Obama’s desk, and congressional sponsors say the White House supports it. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., introduced the bill in the House, and Sens. Heidi Heitkamp,...
December 20, 2013 - 7:49pm
Lobby says will push Congress, president on crude exports
WASHINGTON — The U.S. oil industry’s powerful lobbying arm said Friday it will push Congress and the Obama administration to consider lifting a ban on crude oil exports in the new year as domestic production is due to hit a record in 2016. U.S. crude oil exports are heavily restricted...
December 20, 2013 - 6:48pm
December 19, 2013
Obama administration says US debt ceiling could be hit in Feb.
By Jason Lange Reuters WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned Congress on Thursday that the government could run out of borrowing authority needed to help pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not swiftly raise the federal debt ceiling. “I respectfully...
December 19, 2013 - 9:21pm
December 18, 2013
Thune suggests Keystone XL approval could be linked to national debt ceiling
MITCHELL, S.D. — Congressional Republicans might try to stall an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling until the Obama administration clears the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. John Thune told reporters Wednesday. “There are some things Republicans would...
December 18, 2013 - 9:40pm
December 13, 2013
ND delegation: Farm bill could come in early January
A farm bill won’t become reality before the first of the year, but all three members of the North Dakota political delegation on Friday sounded optimistic that legislation would be agreed upon early next month. “This thing is very close to being done,” said Sen. Heidi Heitkamp,...
December 13, 2013 - 11:23pm
December 6, 2013
Hoeven: Farm bill may not come until 2014
HETTINGER — Predicting that a farm bill may not become reality until next year, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., addressed members of the state’s farming and ranching community here Friday morning. “What I’m pushing for is to get it out onto the floor for a vote in the next couple...
December 6, 2013 - 10:18pm
November 22, 2013
High-ranking USDA official warns of impact on export programs from lack of long-term farm bill
MANDAN – The lack of a long-term federal farm bill is jeopardizing foreign trade offices and programs that have contributed to the best five-year run of agricultural trade in U.S. history and allowed North Dakota to more than double its exports of farm products since 2006, farmers...
November 22, 2013 - 8:04pm
October 30, 2013
Heitkamp’s first Senate bill proposes Commission on Native American Children
BISMARCK — The first bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since taking office in January would create a commission to study poverty, child abuse, drug abuse and other issues facing Native American children and recommend ways to improve services to them. Heitkamp, D-N.D.,...
October 30, 2013 - 12:28pm
October 29, 2013
Sinner, son of former ND governor, a possible challenger for Cramer
FARGO – Democrat George B. Sinner is considering challenging Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., for North Dakota’s lone congressional seat.
October 29, 2013 - 10:38am
October 28, 2013
Congress eyes milk prices, politics in farm talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.
October 28, 2013 - 9:54am
October 26, 2013
ND senators optimistic on passage of farm bill
FARGO — North Dakota’s U.S. senators are optimistic Congress will pass a new farm bill because savings it could deliver will help forge a federal budget compromise.
October 26, 2013 - 8:27pm