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Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
'House of Cards' Season 5 sets premiere date
Anti-Trump protests turn violent ahead of inauguration
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
October 2, 2014
North Valley Arts Council financial troubles preceded director’s resignation
GRAND FORKS — The North Valley Arts Council board of directors had questioned former executive director Marie Strinden about the nonprofit’s finances the day before she submitted her resignation Aug. 28. Also, the Grand Forks Herald discovered errors in NoVAC financial statements...
News/crime and courts
October 2, 2014 - 10:53pm
September 17, 2014
Longtime employee Berg hired as ND Historical Society director
BISMARCK — Claudia Berg, a 33-year employee of the State Historical Society and coordinator of the nearly completed $51.7 million expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center, was picked Wednesday to lead the agency after current Director Merl Paaverud retires Nov. 14. The State...
September 17, 2014 - 11:24pm
November 7, 2013
Liversage named director of Fargo VA Medical Center
FARGO — Lavonne Liversage has been named the new director of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center here. Liversage, who assumes her new position...
November 7, 2013 - 9:43pm
November 6, 2013
RESP selects interim executive director after former director resigns
The Roughrider Education Services Program unanimously elected governing board member Maurice “Mo” Hardy as its interim director pending approval...
November 6, 2013 - 9:23pm
September 23, 2012
Little Owl out as Spirit Lake social services director
GRAND FORKS -- Mark Little Owl, hired in mid-August by the Spirit Lake Tribe to restore its embattled social services department, will not continue...
September 23, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
When the lights look lonely
Now that the exhilaration of Christmas is over the question is whether we can remain sane from now until snow turns to slop, trees sprout buds, dandelions bloom, baseballs fly off spring training bats, students start cramming and the Easter Bunny hides eggs in every nook and cranny...
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
April 4, 2009
Obama's war in Afghanistan
History is full of ironies, but none greater than this. In February 1989, then-Deputy CIA Director Robert Gates helped arm freedom fighters in Afghanistan with cash, weapons and intelligence to chase out Soviet troops. As Gates wrote in his memoirs, when the last Soviet soldier left...
April 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Former workers' comp director sentenced
BISMARCK - Former workers' compensation director Charles "Sandy" Blunt was given a deferred sentenced this afternoon for misusing funds at the agency. The judge ordered him to a two-year sentence with deferred imposition, meaning Blunt won't spend time in prison if he meets terms...
February 25, 2009 - 1:03pm
North Dakota aeronautics director on leave with pay
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, calling the task "unpleasant," put its director, Gary Ness, on administrative leave with pay during a Thursday morning meeting, with its chairman saying he suspected Ness' current legal trouble "a medical issue." The vote was unanimous. Ness...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
Bommarito is new N.D. GOP executive director
BISMARCK -- Michael Bommarito is the new executive director for the North Dakota Republican Party and his predecessor, Mike Schatz, is now a deputy director. The party made the announcement Tuesday. Bommarito began the job Monday. Schatz, of New England, remains on the staff as...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
UND hires Faison as athletic director
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota is entering uncharted waters in the fall as its athletic department will make the move to NCAA Division I competition. As an athletic administrator, Brian Faison has sailed in Division I waters for decades. His experience as an athletic...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
Legislative leader calls for outside interim director to get WSI back on track
FARGO -- Rep.
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am