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Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
Judge prohibits ND from forfeiting Lake Sakakawea oil royalties to private ownership
John Lohman, believed last surviving member of Forum's 1957 Pulitzer-winning tornado coverage, dies at 82
Trial under way for ND man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend to death
Oil company comes forward after discovering five unreported ND spills
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Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Sue Anderson leaves her footprints in the arts
Sue Anderson reflects on her teaching career
Andrew Rohwedder retires as technology educator
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Berrios pitches eight strong innings in win over Tigers
Caps shut out Lightning to force Game 7
Gardenhire's return is good for Tigers and baseball
DHS tennis season ends in Play-In loss to Williston
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
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Department of Health
May 2, 2018
Income eligibility raised for ND families with children with special medical needs
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Department of Health has announced new income levels for children who receive special health services. Income levels have increased based on changes in the federal poverty levels, according to a news release. Effective Tuesday, a family of four will be...
May 2, 2018 - 10:44am
March 1, 2018
N.D. kindergarten vaccination rates increase
BISMARCK—North Dakota kindergarten vaccinations rates continue to rise. The North Dakota Department of Health's 2017-18 kindergarten immunization rates have remained at about 94 percent for all required vaccines, the department reported Thursday, March 1, in a news release....
March 1, 2018 - 5:30pm
January 12, 2018
Flu hospitalizations spike across N.D.
BISMARCK—North Dakota hospitals are responding to a spike in flu-related visits in recent weeks, mirroring a current nationwide trend and...
January 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
November 19, 2017
Oilfield waste facility proposed for McKenzie County in western ND
BISMARCK — Officials in McKenzie County say they want to better understand the risks of a proposed oilfield waste facility that would involve...
November 19, 2017 - 5:50pm
September 16, 2017
North Dakota Health Department wrongfully demoted longtime employee, administrative law judge says
BISMARCK - North Dakota Department of Health officials “wrongfully demoted” a longtime microbiologist two years ago, an administrative law...
September 16, 2017 - 8:43am
August 24, 2017
Interest intensifies as administrative rules for ND medical marijuana finalized
BISMARCK — Interest is growing in dispensing medical marijuana as the North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Medical Marijuana...
August 24, 2017 - 8:22pm
August 2, 2017
147 page report outlines violations by Hettinger nursing home
Residents of Western Horizons Care Center, a nursing home in Hettinger, are in "immediate jeopardy," according to a report issued in early June by the North Dakota Department of Health and made public Friday. The 147-page report cited 37 violations of Health Department code that included...
August 2, 2017 - 7:44pm
June 24, 2016
Fired employee who filed sexual harassment claim sues ND Health Department for retaliation
BISMARCK – A North Dakota Department of Health employee who was fired after complaining about sexual harassment in the workplace is suing the agency in federal court for retaliation, and a $40,000 settlement was reached with another employee who claimed age discrimination and retaliation....
June 24, 2016 - 4:54pm
May 4, 2016
GFH: Too little enforcement of Bakken wastewater rules
Sure, compliance is better than enforcement when it comes to environmental law, as the North Dakota Department of Health declares. When oil drillers ship their product without spilling it and safely dispose of fracking wastewater and other byproducts as well, that’s terrific. The...
May 4, 2016 - 12:08am
February 24, 2016
McKenzie County landfill could be first to take radioactive waste under new ND rules
WILLISTON, N.D. – An oilfield landfill south of Williston is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under...
February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
Department of Health responds to brine spill in Dunn County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County. The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas production -- was released from a pipeline...
February 24, 2016 - 9:48am
January 15, 2016
Autopsies drop in ND for first time since ’07
BISMARCK –- After a steep rise that forced North Dakota to provide more help to the state medical examiner, the number of autopsies performed in North Dakota fell last year for the first time since 2007, a trend expected to continue because of the slowdown in oil activity. Department...
January 15, 2016 - 4:17pm
August 26, 2015
Letter to the editor: Dept. of Health chose oil finances over health of North Dakotans
David Glatt, the North Dakota Department of Health and the state Health Council chose oil’s finances over the health and safety of western North Dakota’s residents and the value of water, air, land and wildlife. By raising picocurie limits, the Department of Health spit in the...
August 26, 2015 - 8:00pm
August 15, 2015
Survey aims to see if agencies adequately support LGBT needs
FARGO — The North Dakota Department of Health said this week it is conducting a survey to see if agencies which support victims of domestic violence and rape are doing enough to meet the needs of LGBT people. "It is important for the health department to learn where and what the...
August 15, 2015 - 11:49pm
June 30, 2015
ND Department of Health unveils Mobile Medical Unit given by Minnesota
BISMARCK – North Dakota health officials say a rolling emergency room provided by Minnesota and unveiled here Tuesday will boost the state’s ability to respond to emergencies, natural disasters and other events when hospital rooms aren’t available.
June 30, 2015 - 2:04pm