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Operating base divides private security from DAPL protesters
'We're losing ground': U.S. high schoolers fall behind world peers in math, study says
Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and baby
News report: Heitkamp is Trump's top choice for Agriculture secretary
Twin bombing outside Istanbul soccer stadium kills 15, wounds dozens
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nation and world
Producers agree first global oil pact since 2001
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
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
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
Bison ground game, stingy defense defeat South Dakota State in quarterfinals
Live blog: SDSU at NDSU in FCS quarterfinals
Blue Hawks top Bruins to open all-time series
NDSU-SDSU Football Showdowns
MILLER: Scoring depth makes UND dangerous
Port: Who is holding Big Protest accountable?
OMDAHL: Pipeline delay perpetuates rumor mill
BROCK: Baby it's cold outside!
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
Grayson Thomas Kuhn
John R. Metz
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...
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...
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...
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