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Grand Forks woman made 'normal' gun purchase before killing family
ND sheriff, cleared of meth conspiracy and bribery, gets 25 days of home confinement
Mount Rushmore to undergo facelift, but not the faces themselves
ND man found guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend
Package left at ND courthouse causes evacuation
crime and courts
nation and world
Rain hasn't moved drought needle: Williston snagged a little rain overnight, but too little to change drought status
Bakken executives project 'disciplined approach' as ND oil activity ramps up
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
Zinke emphasizes partnering with oil industry at ND conference
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
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
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
Kicker Kai Forbath 'shocked' when Vikings drafted his potential replacement, Daniel Carlson
White Sox catcher receives 80-game PED suspension
Commentary: Like a cockroach, Shirvani's career can't be killed
Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
The harsh taste of gold
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Commentary: Podcast: NDGOP Chairman says 'party will take a look at' background checks for candidates
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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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Gov. Jack Dalrymple
December 12, 2016
ND legislative leaders wary of revenue forecast for 2017-19 budget
FARGO—Republican legislative leaders are a bit more gloomy about North Dakota's revenue prospects than those built into Gov. Jack Dalyrmple's...
December 12, 2016 - 12:35pm
February 6, 2016
Crew-camp unit finds new life housing inmates at N.D. transitional facility
BISMARCK – A 185-foot-long housing unit that once provided temporary space for workers in North Dakota’s Oil Patch is getting a fresh start...
February 6, 2016 - 12:05am
January 28, 2016
Big cuts to oil impact grants loom for local agencies, Land Board hears recommendation to cut $140M appropriation by more than half
BISMARCK – A fund that provides grants to local agencies impacted by oil and gas development in western North Dakota is on track to collect less than half of the nearly $140 million that lawmakers appropriated for 2015-17, forcing officials to consider scaling back the program....
January 28, 2016 - 4:50pm
January 23, 2016
With possible budget cuts for state, UND could face even larger shortfall
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota’s budget shortfall may soon become even larger -- up from $5 million to $11 million. With oil prices tumbling and the state's revenue falling short of its projections, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said he may be forced to make a 2.5 percent budget...
January 23, 2016 - 3:54pm
December 18, 2015
Despite oil slump, Dalrymple says budget won’t change much
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple said he expects the final executive budget proposal he submits before leaving office to be in line with past budgets, despite the current revenue downturn and potential for cuts in the upcoming biennium. Dalrymple told the Bismarck Tribune editorial...
December 18, 2015 - 5:48pm
December 15, 2015
GOP leaders hinting at Legacy Fund fight in 2017
BISMARCK -- Lawmakers say they expect a major debate next session over the use of dollars from a multibillion oil tax dollar trust fund, as the governor says he may consider using some of the earnings from the fund in his 2017-19 budget. Gov. Jack Dalrymple told the Bismarck Tribune...
December 15, 2015 - 9:33pm
August 26, 2015
Industry not expected to meet next flaring goal, seeks delay
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s oil and gas industry and the state’s top oil regulator are asking a panel to delay the next goal for reducing the flaring of natural gas, citing unforeseen circumstances including a glut of cheap gas, stalled infrastructure projects and difficulty obtaining...
August 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
Jacobs: Dalrymple out! Now what?
GRAND FORKS -- During the legislative session, I began telling people that I was pretty sure Jack Dalrymple would run for re-election as governor...
August 26, 2015 - 8:00pm
August 14, 2015
As governor mulls ‘community experts,’ transition program puts teachers-to-be in classroom right away
BISMARCK — As North Dakota’s teachers union raises concerns that a proposed rule allowing school districts to hire “community experts” for hard-to-fill positions will lower standards, a program more than a decade old has allowed college grads interested in going back to school...
August 14, 2015 - 11:04pm
August 11, 2015
Board modifies, passes exception to teacher licenses
BISMARCK -- A proposal to allow community experts to teach in hard-to-fill positions cleared a hurdle Monday with the state teacher licensing board, despite teachers' objections. The draft rule would allow school districts that cannot fill a teaching opening to apply to the board...
August 11, 2015 - 4:57pm
August 4, 2015
‘Community experts’ proposed as stopgap to ND teacher shortage
BISMARCK – With just a few weeks until school starts and dozens of teaching jobs still open across the state, North Dakota’s teacher licensing agency wants to give school districts the authority to hire “community experts” for the classroom as a stopgap measure. The Education...
August 4, 2015 - 6:03pm
July 7, 2015
Construction start close for Grand Forks UAS park
GRAND FORKS — With a memo line reading “Grand Sky UAS Park,” Gov. Jack Dalrymple presented a check Monday for $5.6 million to Grand Forks County. The state funds will allow construction crews to get in the ground as early as next week to begin building the estimated $25 million...
July 7, 2015 - 11:20pm
June 30, 2015
Batch of new ND laws take effect starting today
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — More than 100 pieces of legislation approved by North Dakota lawmakers earlier this year will take effect today, including a change that will send a greater share of oil production tax revenue back to local governments and some more...
June 30, 2015 - 11:07pm
Eight key speakers to kick off 50th anniversary show in Medora
MEDORA — It’s been 50 years since the Medora Musical began, a milestone most shows never see. And while there has been a buzz about the...
June 30, 2015 - 10:50pm
June 24, 2015
SBHE to give students right to attorney in proceedings
The State Board of Higher Education is revising its policy to comply with a new state law regarding student disciplinary proceedings. In April, Gov.
June 24, 2015 - 11:48am