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Press Pass: Fossil dig, Beach man charged with murder, High Chapparral hopes to make its mark north of Dickinson
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
ND receives funds to bolster border security, prepare for possible terrorism
Minot police identify woman who passed counterfeit bill
crime and courts
nation and world
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
TransCanada formally seeks NAFTA damages in Keystone XL rejection
VIDEO: Local students prepare for 'The Frog Prince'
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Jorda anchoring Roughriders’ defense at third base
Roughriders split with Fargo Post 400
Twins’ late rally falls short at White Sox
Suddenly, Timberwolves are an alluring free-agent destination
Minnesota players, coaches remember Summitt’s legacy
Port: AG says Williston broke open meeting law during man camp ban talks
Holten: Your purpose in life
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
Ahlin: Collins, Heitkamp win praise in Senate gun control debate
Marcil: Extraordinary power, magic in roots and wonder of home
good bad and ugly
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Lonny R. Tachenko
Charles Clinton Bush
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
April 23, 2013
In maiden Senate speech, Heitkamp urges collection of sales tax on Internet purchases
GRAND FORKS -- In her maiden speech Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., called for the federal government to "level the playing field" and allow states to collect sales taxes on Internet sales. The Marketplace Fairness Act, of which Heitkamp is a...
April 23, 2013 - 12:01pm
April 17, 2013
Heitkamp still mulling background checks
WASHINGTON - North Dakota's senators are on different sides of the political aisle, but they do agree on one thing: The Senate's gun control debate should focus more on dealing with the mentally ill and criminals than on expanding background checks to buy those weapons. "It really...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 3, 2013
Extension vote on farm bill by Congress bad step for ag?
GRAND FORKS -- Farm group leaders are upset that Congress extended the current U.S. farm bill instead of passing a new one. They say the extension...
January 3, 2013 - 12:00am
November 18, 2012
'Fiscal cliff' a dangerous dive for North Dakota: State ranks No. 6 in the nation for the impact of tax hikes
FARGO -- A North Dakota family of four earning $84,896 could pay $4,825 more in taxes in 2013 than they did in 2011 if Congress and President...
November 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Farm bill fumble?: ND farm group leaders say Congress dropped the ball
FARGO -- Frustration. Disappointment. Uncertainty. Those are the words that area farmers and farm group leaders are using to describe their reaction to the failed effort to pass a new farm bill before the Sept. 30 deadline. Some producers are particularly concerned about the future...
News / North Dakota
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 13, 2012
This election year could remove SW ND presence from Congress: Local officials confident in ballot choices
While some think it's nice to have someone from the region in Washington, D.C., local officials have confidence in any North Dakotan sent to...
News / North Dakota
September 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
State politicians lay blame as farm bill stalls in Congress
FARGO -- Members of Congress are heading home this weekend for a five-week holiday, leaving the 2012 farm bill in limbo. North Dakota politicians -- regardless of party labels -- aren't happy. But their universal disappointment isn't stopping them from pointing fingers and laying...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2012
Watch: A do-nothing Congress exacts high costs
For many, there is little concern about the current do-nothing Congress; they figure at least it's not doing harm. But there is another way to look at the inability of this Congress to do anything of consequence. By not taking action on issues that bear heavily on Americans' financial...
July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
GOP voters mulling House pick; Poll finds Dem. Gulleson trailing both Kalk, Cramer
FARGO -- Six months out from the general election, a Republican seems poised to win North Dakota's U.S. House seat this year, but a significant...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 13, 2012
From Hettinger to Washington, D.C.: Rick Berg wants common sense legislation
U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., used to wrestle his competition for the Black Devils in Hettinger. Now, after trading in his '70s-style outfit for...
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
April 8, 2012
Tea partyers trying to retire Sens. Lugar, Hatch
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Sen. Richard Lugar sounded wistful in his gratitude when he thanked supporters packed in the skybox of the Indiana Pacers'...
April 8, 2012 - 12:00am
One year later: Giffords will soon face decision about future
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- The signals are strong. One year after being shot in the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on a mission to return to...
January 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2011
Sen. Hoeven to visit Dickinson Thursday
Sen. John Hoeven will be in Dickinson Thursday to take public comments and give an overview of his work in Congress. The manufacturing competitiveness update and town hall will be at SolarBee at 2:30 p.m., according to a press release. Hoeven will talk about his work to promote...
local / News
August 23, 2011 - 11:39am
August 3, 2011
Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport parking lot project could be stalled by partial FAA shutdown
The Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport parking lot may be getting a new look this fall.
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Sen. Byron Dorgan says goodbye to Congress
Never mind Byron Dorgan's leadership of the Red River Valley Research Corridor. His power to fund much-needed flood protection projects in...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am