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Automated appointments: Grand Forks firms use text, email for reminders
Some rural Minnesota businesses embrace solar to control energy costs
Dickinson residents help out their neighbors during recent snowstorm
No discussion of Cabinet job in Trump meeting, Heitkamp says
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Cougars' boys basketball depth has them pondering the next step
Heart River girls basketball team has room for improvement
Dickinson High gymnasts enter season younger but just as hungry for success
Is Wild's Dubnyk the NHL's best goaltender?
All-Star Game winner no longer tied to World Series in new MLB deal
SULLIVAN: Read the School District Profile
OUR VIEW: Helping one another through a blizzard and keeping our kids safe online
RUGY: A holiday recipe for government growth
STOSSEL: Drain the Swamp!
BENSON: Billy Graham and C. S. Lewis
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
January 25, 2013
Department of Ed upholds DSU fine for enrollment-related violations
Dickinson State University officials this week received news that the U.S. Department of Education has denied an appeal for a $32,500 fine for enrollment reporting infractions, they announced today. The infractions occurred during the 2010 and 2011 academic years, according to an...
January 25, 2013 - 3:58pm
September 18, 2012
State ag leaders want school lunch changes
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is calling on the federal government to revise new standards for school meals. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring introduced the policy statement that was approved by the group during...
September 18, 2012 - 12:42pm
August 23, 2012
Gas leaks found in 2 Dickinson schools
A staffer at Heart River Elementary School found a gas leak Wednesday, forcing students and teachers to evacuate on the first day of class, Dickinson Fire Department Chief Robert Sivak said. A gas leak was also found at Trinity Elementary West on Tuesday in a routine fire inspection,...
August 23, 2012 - 9:05am
August 1, 2012
New ND chancellor examining system leadership
New chancellor examining system leadership By Amy Dalrymple Forum Communications WILLISTON, N.D.
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
North Dakota schools miss bullying policy deadline
BISMARCK -- Two dozen school systems did not meet the Sunday deadline for turning in school bullying policies as ordered by state law. The Department of Public Instruction received 205 policies before the deadline and received Dickinson Catholic Schools' policy on Monday for a total...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Ohio school withholds diploma because of cheering
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A suburban Cincinnati high school is withholding a graduate's diploma and requiring community service as punishment for what it describes as overly boisterous cheering by his family during his graduation ceremony. Mount Healthy City Schools Superintendent Lori...
June 6, 2012 - 11:43am
February 28, 2012
Some southwest ND schools, including Halliday, unhappy bar keeps getting raised with test
North Dakota education officials are worried a test mandated through the No Child Left Behind Act is hurting North Dakota schools. In response,...
February 28, 2012 - 12:00am
House majority leader : Change needed in oversight of ND higher ed
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Legislature needs to be more engaged with higher education in light of recent issues involving the state's universities, House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday. Carlson plans to appear before the interim Higher Education Committee on Friday in Bismarck...
February 28, 2012 - 12:00am
January 14, 2012
Dickinson residents can help name school
As has been regularly reported, the Dickinson Public Schools is proceeding with construction of a kindergarten to fifth grade elementary school in northwest Dickinson. Construction is scheduled to begin in April with the facility scheduled to open in the fall of 2013. This facility...
January 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
ND higher ed board reviews president pay raises
MINOT (AP) -- North Dakota's Board of Higher Education is considering pay raises for its college presidents. The board is meeting Thursday at Minot State University.
June 16, 2011 - 7:55am
Pa. teacher strikes nerve with 'lazy whiners' blog
FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A high school English teacher in suburban Philadelphia who was suspended for a profanity-laced blog in which she called her young charges "disengaged, lazy whiners" is driving a sensation by daring to ask: Why are today's students unmotivated -- and what's...
February 16, 2011 - 7:01am
December 10, 2010
Shields Valley adopts 4-day school week
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) -- The Shields Valley school board has voted to try a four-day school week for two years, starting next fall. The board emphasized the switch is intended to increase academic performance and attendance, and any financial savings are a secondary concern. Superintendent...
December 10, 2010 - 10:15am
November 27, 2009
About 450 attend community feast
The smells of ham, turkey and all the trimmings wafted through the halls of Trinity High School Thursday as community volunteers served enough...
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
A lot to be proud of
There is still much to come -- a lot of snow left to melt, and in this winter of our discontent, maybe even more snow to fall. Roads will be underwater and rivers and streams will swell some more before it's over. But, so far, North Dakotans have done themselves proud. Fargo Mayor...
April 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
3 oil field workers killed in accidents
Three men have died in Wyoming's oil fields over the past month or so. Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan says 54-year-old Charles MacLachlan, of Mannford, Okla., died at a drilling rig site north of Shoshoni on Dec. 31. The coroner's report says MacLachlan was crushed by a trailer...
February 2, 2009 - 7:55am