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Obama vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress
Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald Trump
New York Times endorses Clinton in White House race
Sterling man dies after rollover
1 killed, 1 injured in collision near New Salem
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Park board approves $600K ballpark renovations
No. 5 Titans football looks for second straight upset at St. Mary's
Night Hawks shut out Bulldogs
Wells, Grant County-Flasher top Beach
DHS girls cross country 4th, boys 5th in Rapid City
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
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
November 7, 2013
$35.4M Housing Incentive Fund already depleted
BISMARCK — More than $35 million approved by state lawmakers last spring to spur construction of affordable housing for essential workers and low-income residents has already been committed, leaving no available funding until 2015 and demonstrating the pent-up demand for affordable...
November 7, 2013 - 8:42pm
October 18, 2013
With US government reopened, conservative groups dig in
WASHINGTON -- The conservative wing of the Republican Party spent no time licking its wounds after failing to roll back Obamacare as part of...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
No limit placed on first round of Outdoor Heritage Fund grants
BISMARCK -- The panel that will recommend which projects receive grants through North Dakota's new Outdoor Heritage Fund decided Thursday not to cap the dollars that will be awarded during the first grant round, despite one member warning an expensive multi-year project could quickly...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2013
Heitkamp on Senate debt limit deal: 'The adults are taking charge'
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's U.S. senators both said Wednesday they supported the deal reached between Senate leaders to end the partial government...
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Killdeer school reps ask for help funding new sports complex
MANNING -- Representatives from Killdeer Public School asked Dunn County commissioners Wednesday for help updating the school district's sports complex. The school wants to replace the field grass with turf, upgrade lighting, and improve the stands and concessions infrastructure,...
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2013
Veterans await shutdown resolution
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due.
October 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 11, 2013
NDSU President Bresciani says school 'out of the woods' financially
FARGO -- Three years ago when Dean Bresciani took over as president of North Dakota State University, the school's financial situation was so dire it risked losing its accreditation. During his annual State of the University address Thursday, Bresciani shared the details of the financial...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am