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FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Midgets’ offense overwhelms Fargo North in opener
High school football roundup: Wegh collects five touchdowns in Wildfire victory
Late score, second-half defense carries Raiders over Night Hawks
Smoak, Martin bash Blue Jays past Twins
ESPN analyst Brown thinks FCS is the right level for the Bison
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
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
June 15, 2016
Votes by Democrats helped Burgum but weren’t the difference, observers say
BISMARCK – State Sen. George Sinner didn’t need to see the results of Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary to know that a lot of Democrats voted...
June 15, 2016 - 6:24pm
May 23, 2016
Dorgan, Sinner endorse Hillary Clinton
BISMARCK -- The Hillary Clinton campaign announced the endorsement of former high-ranking public officials from North Dakota on Monday -- just...
May 23, 2016 - 10:48pm
September 9, 2015
With Heitkamp out, who will Dems run for governor?
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Democratic-NPL Party lost its top contender for the 2016 governor’s race Wednesday with U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s announcement that she won’t run, but party leaders have said they’ve been actively recruiting candidates for governor even while...
September 9, 2015 - 12:11pm
February 17, 2015
Enhanced licenses bill passes ND Senate
BISMARCK —The North Dakota Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday to provide enhanced driver's licenses, a move that proponents said could make it more convenient for citizens to cross the Canadian border. The bill, Senate Bill 2148, was passed 45-2 Tuesday. Only Sen. Connie...
February 17, 2015 - 10:48pm
February 11, 2015
Sinner accuses chairman of ‘tactic’ to derail sales tax exemption on clothing
BISMARCK — A Fargo Democrat proposing a sales tax exemption on clothing accused a Republican committee chairman Wednesday of pushing an amendment to make the bill less likely to pass the full chamber. Sen. George Sinner is the prime sponsor of Senate Bill 2223, which would eliminate...
February 11, 2015 - 10:16pm
January 22, 2015
Sinner proposes N.D. rail safety committee; PSC member says it’s unnecessary
BISMARCK – In the wake of a fatal train-bus crash near Larimore and several other recent rail mishaps in North Dakota, a Democratic lawmaker called Thursday for the creation of a rail safety committee to study and recommend upgrades to railroad crossings. State Sen. George Sinner...
January 22, 2015 - 2:30pm
October 28, 2014
Looking for bigger voice in ND: Libertarian Seaman seeks wins eventually, exposure in short term
FARGO — Robert “Jack” Seaman, the Libertarian candidate for U.S. House in North Dakota, has trailed in every poll this election season, but he remains defiantly optimistic. “I think I could win, I really do,” he said Tuesday, a week before Election Day. In most of the...
October 28, 2014 - 11:16pm
October 27, 2014
Ag chairman defends Cramer on farm bill delays
FARGO – Battling Democratic accusations that he tried to derail the farm bill last year, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., is getting help from his House Agriculture Committee chairman. In a conference call with reporters Monday, Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., contended that what might...
October 27, 2014 - 10:14pm
October 25, 2014
Sinner, Cramer battle for House seat
FARGO — George B. Sinner said he blames the gridlock in Washington on extremists in both the major parties and he wants to replace one of those extremists. The Fargo banker and freshman state senator has repeatedly portrayed his rival for North Dakota’s sole seat in the U.S....
October 25, 2014 - 9:43pm
October 24, 2014
Letter: Sinner’s family background qualifies him for Congress
Candidate George B. Sinner has the qualifications, background, humbleness, dedication, good work ethic and common sense to be our voice for North Dakota in Washington, D.C. For decades, the Sinner family has given dedicated public service in many forms to North Dakota. The candidate’s...
October 24, 2014 - 6:13pm
October 23, 2014
Libertarian Seaman to visit Dickinson
This year’s race for a seat in the House isn’t just Republican vs. Democrat. Also vying to represent North Dakota is Libertarian Jack Seaman, spurred to run for the first time in next month’s election, he said, by “pure frustration.” “I got fed up,” the third-party...
October 23, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 21, 2014
Sinner wants to ban lying in political ads
FARGO — George B. Sinner, North Dakota’s Democratic candidate for U.S. House, hopes to outlaw dishonest political ads. Tuesday, he said if he is elected Nov. 4 to the state’s sole House seat, he would work on legislation to have the Federal Election Commission require candidates...
October 21, 2014 - 8:04pm
Dorgan: Sinner a new leader who will make a difference
For more than a half-century, North Dakotans have had an independent tradition of selecting both Republicans and Democrats to serve as senators and representatives in Washington, D.C. No other state seems to split their votes between the political parties quite as often as North...
October 21, 2014 - 4:45pm
October 15, 2014
Democrats attack methods of Forum Communications poll
FARGO — North Dakota Democrats went on the offensive Tuesday to attack the accuracy of a new poll showing the Republican incumbent with a comfortable lead in the agriculture commissioner’s race. Democrats assailed the methodology of a Forum Communications poll showing Republican...
October 15, 2014 - 8:17pm
October 13, 2014
Cramer: No time for complacency despite poll numbers
FARGO – Though a recent poll shows Republican Kevin Cramer with an overwhelming lead in the U.S. House race, the incumbent congressman said he won’t be complacent. The problem with being ahead in the polls, he said, is it could cause some of your supporters to think they don’t...
October 13, 2014 - 11:02pm