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Red River Valley weather looks set to cooperate with Thanksgiving travels
Lululemon comes to Fargo: Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
Oilfield waste facility proposed for McKenzie County in western ND
Minot now in planning stages for possible diversion channel to avert floods
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
crime and courts
nation and world
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
American Crystal piles record-high tons
Deadline approaches for hay assistance
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Devoted owners do anything to keep pets healthy
All grownups need reminders about younger self
Getting a dog might just save your life
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bison get No. 2 seed for FCS playoffs, host winner of NAU, San Diego
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Too tall, too dominating: Nebraska's strong start leads to 92-70 win over UND
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UND handles UMass fight, cruises to 82-52 victory
Thielen is Vikes' feel-good story
Truex claims EcoBoost 400, Series title
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter: Get something ‘constructive done’
Letter: Learning is a team sport
Letter: Small Business Saturday highlights year-round impact of shopping small
Elizabeth "Betty" Zent
Mardelle J. (McGee) Considine
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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December 21, 2016
ND sues to block new federal coal mining rule
BISMARCK — The state of North Dakota is suing the federal government to halt a stream protection rule that state officials say usurps their...
December 21, 2016 - 6:05pm
Heitkamp announces committee assignments
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) will retain her roles on five Senate committees, her office announced Wednesday, Dec. 21. Heitkamp will continue to serve on the committees on agriculture, nutrition and forestry; banking, housing and urban affairs; homeland security...
December 21, 2016 - 5:27pm
December 10, 2016
News report: Heitkamp is Trump's top choice for Agriculture secretary
FARGO — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is President-elect Donald Trump's No. 1 choice for Agriculture secretary, POLITICO reported Saturday,...
December 10, 2016 - 8:27pm
August 17, 2016
Tribal leaders tell senators of trauma on their lands, in people
BISMARCK—At a hearing on trauma among Native Americans on Wednesday, tribal leaders asked North Dakota's senators to consider the potential...
August 17, 2016 - 9:13pm
May 28, 2016
Opiate crisis 'ravaging our families,' but two bills in Congress could help
FARGO--Congressional leaders from North Dakota and Minnesota are backing bills that would help stem the tide of a nationwide epidemic of opiate and heroin abuse and overdose that has claimed thousands of lives in the U.S. and has reared its head locally. At least 10 people have died...
May 28, 2016 - 11:15pm
December 4, 2015
Heitkamp again defends gun legislation vote
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- North Dakota's U.S. senators voted Thursday against expanded background checks for gun purchases a day after a shooting in California that left 14 dead sparked a debate on gun control. The vote, which was tied to a bill to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act...
December 4, 2015 - 5:24pm
November 25, 2015
Heitkamp: Export-Import Bank crucial for North Dakota businesses
WAHPETON, N.D. -- The head of a Wahpeton-based company that employs about 200 people said the operation could lose as much as 60 percent of its...
November 25, 2015 - 2:39pm
September 29, 2015
Heitkamp urges Castro to help ease trade
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In rare meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and a small group of lawmakers encouraged the president to work on human rights and other efforts that could loosen trade with that country, including North Dakota agricultural exports....
September 29, 2015 - 5:46pm
September 12, 2015
New American's journey from violence-filled Sudan to Heitkamp internship anything but typical
WASHINGTON -- At first glance, Mohy Omer seems like your typical ambitious college graduate with a political science degree: He's got congressional internships under his belt and is looking for a job in the nation's capital. But when you hear Omer's story, you realize that the...
September 12, 2015 - 10:06pm
September 11, 2015
Heitkamp talks to fifth-graders about patriotism, sacrifice, and remembering terrorist attacks
FARGO — Patriotism, service and sacrifice for others are pretty abstract ideas for fifth-graders. But to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, they're ideas...
September 11, 2015 - 10:33pm
September 5, 2015
Heitkamp says Canadian border understaffed, shortchanged
PEMBINA — The nation’s northern border is being shortchanged when federal border protection resources are allocated, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp contends. In July, Heitkamp, D-N.D., introduced the Northern Border Security Review Act, which would require the Department of Homeland Security...
September 5, 2015 - 10:09pm
September 3, 2015
On Snapchat, opponents of Iran nuclear deal target Heikamp
FARGO — We’re used to seeing attack ads on TV, in newspapers and on websites. But on Snapchat? The popular smartphone app, used mostly to send silly pictures overlaid with bits of text, was recently used by a right-leaning nonprofit to bolster opposition in North Dakota to President...
September 3, 2015 - 5:00am
August 14, 2015
Delegation weighs Iran nuclear deal during recess
GRAND FORKS — A month after it was reached, some members of the North Dakota and Minnesota congressional delegations are still mulling whether to support the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting international sanctions. But some, like Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.,...
August 14, 2015 - 5:28pm
July 23, 2015
Meat labeling compromise proposed
WASHINGTON — New bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday to make country-of-origin labeling (COOL) voluntary “strikes the appropriate balance,” Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Thursday. COOL requires meat to be labeled with the country the animal was born, raised and harvested....
July 23, 2015 - 8:54pm
January 12, 2015
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp mum on possible run for governor in 2016
FARGO — North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp gave a firm non-answer Monday when asked whether she plans to run for governor in 2016. "What I’m doing right now is trying to figure out how I can get things done for North Dakota in the United States Senate," she said at...
January 12, 2015 - 10:07pm