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Heated Twitter comments follow ND legislative forum
'It didn't look right,' says teen who helped save toddler at Fargo hotel pool
First bill in years will benefit North Country Trail that runs from NY to ND
Gas prices expected to make springtime increase soon
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
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
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Trinity finishes home schedule in fashion
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
April 5, 2014
GOP looks into Red River flood control
MINOT — In a split vote before adjourning Saturday, delegates to the North Dakota GOP State Convention approved the party resolutions for 2014. They include calls to repeal Obamacare and audit the Federal Reserve and support for a constitutional ballot measure in November that...
April 5, 2014 - 11:49pm
Cramer gets GOP blessing: RNC chairman says North Dakota ‘paving the way’ for US to go from blue to red
MINOT — North Dakota Republicans sent a clear message to U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer on Saturday: No hard feelings. With a resounding “aye,”...
April 5, 2014 - 11:47pm
April 4, 2014
Republicans stream into Minot for GOP state convention
MINOT — Republicans from across the state began rolling into the “Magic City” on Friday for the North Dakota GOP State Convention. As of 6 p.m., 980 delegates and 25 alternates were signed up for the convention, with most expected to register this morning at the State Fair...
April 4, 2014 - 10:44pm
April 3, 2014
Brandenburg: Goehring being unfairly attacked by Farm Bureau
I cannot begin to express how disappointed I am in the negative, mean-spirited and personal attacks the Judy Estenson campaign and a small group of North Dakota Farm Bureau insiders, led by Eric Aasmundstad, have launched against North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. Doug...
April 3, 2014 - 6:44pm
April 2, 2014
Atlanta firm to pay fine for robocalls: Phone calls made on behalf of ND Farm Bureau pertaining to ag commissioner’s race
BISMARCK — An Atlanta-based company that made robocalls this week on behalf of the North Dakota Farm Bureau to gauge support for three candidates in the race for state agriculture commissioner has agreed to pay a $500 fine for violating a state law prohibiting such calls, the attorney...
April 2, 2014 - 5:49pm
April 1, 2014
Ag commissioner endorsement to cap GOP state convention
BISMARCK — Like any good party planner, the North Dakota Republican Party has saved the biggest splash for the end of its state convention this weekend in Minot. The endorsement for state agriculture commissioner, which has incumbent Doug Goehring pitted against challenger Judy...
April 1, 2014 - 6:09pm
March 28, 2014
‘Not a rubber stamp:' Taylor promises to be a voice for North Dakota farmers at Democratic convention
FARGO — Ryan Taylor promised Friday to be a voice for farmers and other North Dakotans instead of a “rubber stamp” for runaway energy development...
March 28, 2014 - 11:13pm
March 15, 2014
Republicans give Rep. Johnson a final sendoff: Cramer: ‘Nancy is the best of the best’
A virtual who’s who of the North Dakota Republican Party was in Dickinson on Saturday, in part to sendoff District 37 Rep. Nancy Johnson as...
March 15, 2014 - 11:27pm
March 14, 2014
Ryan Taylor calls for balance against oil in campaign for ag commissioner
FARGO — A cattle rancher and former state senator threw his cowboy hat into the race for state agriculture commissioner Friday, saying he wouldn’t be a “rubber stamp for out-of-state oil barons.” Ryan Taylor of Towner announced he is seeking the Democratic-NPL endorsement...
March 14, 2014 - 9:20pm
March 1, 2014
Hundreds comment on ‘extraordinary places’ proposal: Industrial Commission could decide on policy as early as Monday
BISMARCK — If the North Dakota Industrial Commission decides not to act on a proposed “extraordinary places” policy Monday, it won’t be because of a lack of public input. The three-member commission has received more than 500 letters and emailed comments on the proposal since...
March 1, 2014 - 1:00am
February 20, 2014
Taylor considering run for ag commissioner
BISMARCK — A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture commissioner, a job currently held by a Republican who faces a challenge for the GOP endorsement. Democrat Ryan Taylor of Towner said...
February 20, 2014 - 12:08am
February 19, 2014
Taylor considering run for ag commissioner
BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture...
February 19, 2014 - 11:48am
February 15, 2014
State lacks policy for exit interviews: HR consultant: ‘Not a good idea’ for supervisors to interview employees ‘not a good idea’
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — For state government agencies in North Dakota, following the rules for employee exit interviews is easy — because there are no rules. State government has no standard policy for conducting exit interviews, said Ken Purdy, a manager...
February 15, 2014 - 11:37pm
Ag Department ex-staffer says exit interviews ‘a sham’: Commissioner Doug Goering’s office lost more than one-fifth of employees to turnover last year
BISMARCK — A former staffer involved in a controversy over what state Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has called “politically incorrect”...
February 15, 2014 - 11:37pm
February 12, 2014
Goehring would run in primary ‘if forced’
FARGO — Doug Goehring, who faces a challenger for the Republican endorsement to keep his job as North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner, will run for the GOP nomination in a primary if necessary. Goehring said Wednesday that he will seek the Republican endorsement for a second...
February 12, 2014 - 11:13pm