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Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
Ruling: Suspended sheriff can question former prosecutor, but not governor
Protesters urge Hoeven to reject Senate GOP health reform bill
Grand Forks' Alerus Center gets ready for new leadership
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
UND remains confident in Summit League despite IUPUI move
UND, Montana schedule future non-conference football matchups
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Port: NDSU President Bresciani finally figured out how to keep his mouth shut
Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Judith J. Jackson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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July 1, 2014
ND responds to challenge on gay marriage ban
FARGO — North Dakota's top leaders have asked a U.S. District Court judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed last month challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage. In a motion filed on Tuesday to dismiss the case, North Dakota's Solicitor General Douglas Bahr argued that the U.S....
July 1, 2014 - 6:36pm
June 6, 2014
ND same-sex marriage ban challenged: Seven couples argue state law on same-sex marriage is discriminatory
FARGO — Seven couples filed a lawsuit Friday challenging North Dakota’s ban on same-sex marriage and asserting the state must recognize such...
June 6, 2014 - 3:55pm
May 22, 2014
Mayors group for gay marriage gets first ND member: Thompson’s Hippen has son who came out to her five years ago
THOMPSON — The mayor of Thompson has joined a national group of mayors supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage. On Thursday, Karyn Hippen became the 400th mayor to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, and the first mayor from North Dakota in the group. “I was in favor...
May 22, 2014 - 10:27pm
Couple asks judge to overturn same-sex marriage ban
Four Montana couples asked a federal judge on Wednesday to overturn a state constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage, the latest challenge to bans on same-sex matrimony that have been struck down by a string of U.S. courts. The lawsuit brought by four gay and lesbian couples...
May 22, 2014 - 4:43pm
May 18, 2014
ND same-sex marriage ban challenge may be coming
FARGO — The nationwide flood of court cases challenging states’ bans on same-sex marriage may be on its way to North Dakota. A Minneapolis-based attorney working with a South Dakota couple to challenge that state’s ban said he’s discussed a potential lawsuit with several...
May 18, 2014 - 12:20am
March 2, 2014
Brock: Legislating morality is better left alone
I was taught and believe that rule No. 1 in business is the customer is always right, and rule No. 2 is to see rule No. 1. That being said, there are some folks you can’t afford to have as customers. I’ve often seen signs on a cash register that often will say, “We reserve the...
March 2, 2014 - 1:22am
December 14, 2013
Same-sex couples are turning to Crookston, Minn.
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Mark Beedy and Mark Pope live in Thief River Falls, but the same-sex couple traveled to the Polk County office building in Crookston for their marriage license and their marriage ceremony. “Most weddings are held in churches or in courthouses,” Beedy said....
December 14, 2013 - 1:39pm
December 12, 2013
Same-sex marriage prompts legal questions
BISMARCK – If that same-sex marriage in Minnesota or Iowa doesn’t work out, you can always marry the opposite sex in North Dakota. You don’t even have to get a divorce first. At least that’s North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s interpretation of state law, according...
December 12, 2013 - 1:02pm
August 2, 2013
Minnesota's gay marriage debate not over
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- More than 100 same-sex couples across Minnesota married soon after it became legal Thursday, setting off celebrations big...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2013
Big, small gatherings usher in gay marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages for the first time. "I am proud that Minnesota ... is in the forefront," Gov. Mark Dayton said before Minnesota joined Rhode Island...
August 1, 2013 - 9:32am
Big, small gatherings usher in gay marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages for the first time. "I am proud that Minnesota ... is in the forefront," Gov. Mark Dayton said before Minnesota joined Rhode Island...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
July 28, 2013
Grand Forks women will be first same-sex couple married in Polk County
GRAND FORKS - Though Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage, not North Dakota, that won't stop Grand Forks residents Katie Craig and Mary Gonzalez...
July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Moorhead's Clay County Courthouse to hold midnight same-sex marriage ceremony Aug. 1
MOORHEAD, Minn. - Clay County is gearing up to allow same-sex couples to marry in civil ceremonies as soon as the law allowing gay marriages takes effect Aug. 1. Clay County will start accepting applications for a civil marriage license by same-sex couples July 17, J. Bonnie Rehder,...
June 28, 2013 - 1:19pm
May 13, 2013
Tears of a different sort flow after historic gay marriage vote
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Tears of sadness that rolled down faces of gay Minnesotans and their supporters two years ago became tears of joy today as Minnesota senators voted to allow same-sex couples to wed. Senators voted 37-30 Monday to remove a state law that bans same-sex marriage....
May 13, 2013 - 10:37am
May 9, 2013
Minnesota House votes to allow gay marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota is a vote and a signature away from becoming the 12th state to allow gay marriage. The House voted 75-59 today to eliminate an existing gay-marriage ban in state law. A Senate vote comes Monday and Gov.
May 9, 2013 - 1:14pm