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Sales tax petition has 225 signatures
DSU department recognized with two national awards
Sharing the love: Meeting focuses on how local communities, TRNP can grow together
Former Valley City superintendent to lead Richland 44
Legislators dig for budget figures from addiction recovery office
crime and courts
nation and world
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
place a business brief
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
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
Hurdling into history: Trinity’s Knopik sets school record in 110-meter hurdles
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
DHS tennis drops battle to Williston
Former DSU coach Roger Huffman leaves legacy behind
Janz joins DSU women's basketball
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Emma J. Jaeger
James E. Schloss
James Stewart Peterson
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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January 31, 2014
Farm bill nears final stretch, presents new choices for producers
By Cali Owings Forum News Service FARGO — North Dakota lawmakers championed progress on a bipartisan farm bill throughout the state Friday. During meetings with the state’s agricultural groups in Fargo and Bismarck, Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp outlined the bill’s...
January 31, 2014 - 6:21pm
December 19, 2013
Obama administration says US debt ceiling could be hit in Feb.
By Jason Lange Reuters WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned Congress on Thursday that the government could run out of borrowing authority needed to help pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not swiftly raise the federal debt ceiling. “I respectfully...
December 19, 2013 - 9:21pm
December 18, 2013
Grant to help cover land costs for new school in Watford City
BISMARCK — The state Land Board on Wednesday approved another round of energy impact grants for schools and colleges in western North Dakota, including nearly $1.4 million for the McKenzie County Public School District to purchase land for a new school in fast-growing Watford City. Williston...
December 18, 2013 - 10:46pm
December 10, 2013
WSI closes book on failed $17.1M software project
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s workers’ compensation agency has closed the book on a bungled software project that cost $17.1 million but produced few tangible results, and the state is still considering legal action against the company contracted to do the project. Workforce...
December 10, 2013 - 7:24pm
December 7, 2013
How Conrad, Dorgan spent millions left in their war chests
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan left politics with millions of dollars saved up for campaigns that never happened. Their money didn’t just disappear. Together, Dorgan and Conrad used more than $1.4 million of their old campaign cash to support...
December 7, 2013 - 8:35pm
December 5, 2013
With 4 rounds still to go, requests for Outdoor Heritage Fund grants already exceed $30M limit
BISMARCK — The dozen board members who will recommend which projects deserve grants from North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund have their work cut out for them after the fund, which is limited to $30 million every two years, received 76 applications totaling nearly $35 million...
December 5, 2013 - 9:25pm
Economist recommends regional legacy trust for oil-impacted counties
Echoing what a former Minnesota politician hinted at in Dickinson last month, a rural development and resource economist from a national firm said Thursday that it might be time to set up a regional legacy trust fund specifically for western North Dakota. Speaking as part of a webinar...
December 5, 2013 - 7:52pm
December 4, 2013
Killdeer school reps. discuss funding options with board
MANNING — Killdeer Public School students, fundraisers and officials visited the Dunn County Commission meeting here Monday to check in on...
December 4, 2013 - 8:34pm
November 22, 2013
High-ranking USDA official warns of impact on export programs from lack of long-term farm bill
MANDAN – The lack of a long-term federal farm bill is jeopardizing foreign trade offices and programs that have contributed to the best five-year run of agricultural trade in U.S. history and allowed North Dakota to more than double its exports of farm products since 2006, farmers...
November 22, 2013 - 8:04pm
November 21, 2013
Dickinson Ambulance Service receives $183K in grant funds
Emergency medical services are essential, whether it is in a city or a rural area. Having a skilled emergency medical technician crew can mean the difference between life and death when traveling to a hospital. That’s why the North Dakota Legislature changed the rules to include...
November 21, 2013 - 9:11pm
November 20, 2013
Turtle Mountain tribe seeks state help with popular Jack Rabbit Road
BISMARCK — Officials from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa approached state lawmakers on Monday about helping the tribe find money to rebuild a popular road that serves eight schools but is becoming a safety hazard. Built in 1976-77, Jack Rabbit Road runs through the heart...
November 20, 2013 - 6:40pm
November 12, 2013
$8.3M approved for ND counties hit by early winter storm
BISMARCK – Seven counties in southwestern North Dakota will receive more than $8.3 million in federal and state funds to help them recover from a severe winter storm Oct. 4-5, with most of the money going to rural electric cooperatives for permanent repairs to downed power lines...
November 12, 2013 - 6:09pm
November 10, 2013
Job Service one of few ND agencies to see budget drop in past decade
BISMARCK — If there’s one loser amid the state’s huge government spending spree, it’s Job Service North Dakota. The state’s portal for job openings, unemployment insurance and labor market information is one of just a handful of state agencies whose general fund appropriations...
November 10, 2013 - 9:19am
Biggest bumps in budget all have links to oil boom
BISMARCK — Put North Dakota’s state spending surge under the microscope, and you’ll find winners and bigger winners. The price of North Dakota’s government has risen by nearly $9 billion since 2001 — $5.1 billion of that in state general fund money. Though the growth has...
November 10, 2013 - 9:18am
November 9, 2013
ND budget triples in a decade
BISMARCK — The growth in North Dakota’s economy, fueled by oil in the west and agriculture in the east, has enabled an explosion in state...
November 9, 2013 - 8:59pm