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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 at 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
January 17, 2017
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Not once but twice during his campaign last year Governor Doug Burgum signed pledges to oppose increases in the state’s taxes and fees. In...
January 17, 2017 - 2:34pm
April 12, 2016
Abortion law costs North Dakota $245,000 in legal fees
BISMARCK -- The state of North Dakota will pay $245,000 in attorney’s fees after losing a challenge to an abortion law passed by the Legislature in 2013. The money will go to the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, which provides legal representation to the Red River...
April 12, 2016 - 9:52pm
September 23, 2015
N.D. lawmakers blast higher ed officials over Williston State fee increases
BISMARCK – State lawmakers hammered higher education officials Wednesday over a 65 percent increase in student fees at Williston State College, raising concerns about how students are being charged for a new wellness center and threatening to cut funding if things don’t improve....
September 23, 2015 - 11:42pm
September 3, 2015
Lawmakers question whether board tried to circumvent tuition cap with WSC fee increase
BISMARCK – Some North Dakota lawmakers are miffed that the state Board of Higher Education allowed Williston State College to increase student fees by more than 65 percent for this school year, saying it could be viewed as a back-door move to sidestep the tuition cap approved by...
September 3, 2015 - 5:31pm
August 13, 2015
Dickinson State campus fees for online classes draws attention of lawmakers
BISMARCK -- The charging of fees to Dickinson State University distance education students for campus services they may never use was scrutinized Thursday as part of an update on a past performance audit. One legislator suggested that the issue could be dealt with by the next...
August 13, 2015 - 5:20pm
May 18, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt National Park eyes set to increase fees
As part of a national initiative, Theodore Roosevelt National Park has proposed increasing entrance and camping fees for park-goers. If passed, visitor fees would increase from $10 to $25 per vehicle and from $20 to $50 for an annual pass. Camping fees would increase anywhere from...
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm
November 6, 2013
State threatens legal action against Stark Co. in road use fees dispute
The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Stark County are at odds over which should get the fees from two overweight truck violations, and the state...
November 6, 2013 - 6:19pm
October 11, 2013
Athletics at NDSU, UND subsidized heavily by schools, students
FARGO -- North Dakota State University's athletics program needs millions of dollars each year from the school and its students to get by. Despite consecutive national football championships and surging ticket sales, the Bison received $6.2 million from the school to help balance...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
October 7, 2013
Increase in fees likely for Southwest Water Authority customers
Indications are likely that Southwest Water Authority customers of are going to see an increase in water usage fees next year after the Southwest Water Authority Board of Commissioners were briefed Monday on preliminary options for a 2014 budget during its regular monthly meeting....
October 7, 2013 - 6:39pm
April 15, 2013
North Dakota, IRS waving fees for late tax filing
After getting hammered by one of the biggest spring snowstorms in the state's history, some North Dakotans are catching a break. Because of inconveniences stemming from last weekend's winter storm -- which dumped well over a foot of snow in the southwestern part of the state and...
April 15, 2013 - 3:38pm
April 5, 2013
Better bang for the buck in North Dakota, Minnesota for higher ed
GRAND FORKS -- The cost of attending colleges and universities in eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota are still mostly on the low end compared to similar institutions nationwide, according to the U.S.
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
North Dakota hunters, fishers push to increase own license fees
BISMARCK -- North Dakota outdoorsmen are willing to come to the rescue of the state's Game and Fish Department as its reserve fund is running...
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
November 3, 2012
Crew camp fees vary by county: Zoning board may consider change to Stark County toll
Want to build a crew camp in North Dakota? Better research the county for its assessment of fees because each county is different. That was the finding presented to the Stark County Planning and Zoning Board on Thursday by County Planner Steve Josephson, who was asked by the board...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Audit: NDSU, UND inappropriately spent student fees
FARGO -- Students applying to North Dakota State University's graduate school bought an $11,000 first-class ticket to India for the school's dean for a recruiting trip, and the University of North Dakota's graduate school applicants indirectly bought five iPads for university employees...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 18, 2011
Site calculates cost of college
VALLEY CITY -- The state Board of Higher Education began its show-and-tell on student fees Thursday by demonstrating a website that outlines tuition and other costs for certain high-cost college programs such as pharmacy and nursing. A North Dakota law passed earlier this year requires...
November 18, 2011 - 12:00am