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Potential sites for TR presidential library narrowed to 2
Dickinson, other ND residents top chart of financial health
Update: Three killed in McKenzie County crash identified
Pasta Power! International companies learn about pasta at Fargo's Northern Crops Institute
Update: Man killed in car, oil tanker truck collision
crime and courts
nation and world
Tumbling oil prices slam profit at Exxon Mobil, Chevron
Expo showcases some cost-saving measures while oil prices remain low
Planning and Zoning Board approves wind data tower permit
Oil companies slash spending, jobs as prices slide for second time
U.S. Senate energy panel votes to lift oil export ban
Gardening: More than a hobby, a way of life
Farmers' market a cornucopia of vegetables, breads and more
Fladeland-Rodne to wed Aug. 8
Beach to celebrate Spirit of the West
Little Texas mixes traditional country with a splash of rock: concert to highlight Spirit of the West
Chiefs stay alive, defeat Bismarck and West Fargo
Shelhamer grabs photo finish for second feature win
Sundell goes through Hell for Champions Ride Saddle Bronc Match victory
Fargo Post 2 rallies for spot in title game
Bison tickets sell out in under an hour
Veeder : Wishing for solid ground in an unfamiliar place
Monke : Casual outrage is the new normal
Omdahl : More ‘Important Voices’ needed in Bismarck
Benson: Hip-hop and Alexander Hamilton
Holten: Is this the dawn of a new era?
Alvin Ambrose Kuntz
April 22, 2009
Senate OKs Smith for board despite critics
BISMARCK -- The Senate confirmed Wahpeton attorney Richie Smith for a second term on the state Board of Higher Education on Wednesday despite some senators using the occasion to bash the board and the University System. Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, voted to confirm but "with...
April 22, 2009 - 11:12pm
March 19, 2009
Smoking ban fails
A resolution that would have banned tobacco on all North Dakota state university campuses failed to get a second motion at the State Board of Higher Education meeting held Thursday in Bismarck. The decision as to whether or not all tobacco, including smokeless, would be banned from...
March 19, 2009 - 11:16pm
February 5, 2009
Legislators want control over college tuition setting
BISMARCK -- Higher education has become a "black hole" with an "unquenchable appetite for money," a legislator said Wednesday, arguing that's caused tuition rates to spike in the past 10 years. Lawmakers should take control of setting tuition rates at the state's colleges and universities,...
college / education
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Legislators have greater role in choosing N.D. higher ed board
FARGO -- The process for selecting Board of Higher Education members is more political than it once was, North Dakota's Supreme Court chief justice said Wednesday. Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle, who serves on the five-member committee that selects nominees, said the addition of...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Paulsen won't have second term on higher ed board
BISMARCK -- The Chancellor Potts controversy came back to bite John Q. Paulsen on Tuesday and, as a result, he won't be getting a second term on the state Board of Higher Education. A state nominating committee declined to nominate Paulsen, of Fargo, and he'll leave the board when...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Four more apply for higher ed board
BISMARCK--The state's former adjutant general is among four additional applicants for the state Board of Higher Education. Retired Maj. Gen. Michael Haugen of Fargo was among those who met a 4 p.m. Wednesday deadline to apply for the board. The other three new applicants are Gordon...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Higher ed budget is approved
BOTTINEAU -- North Dakota's Board of Higher Education during a meeting here Thursday voted 6-1 to approve the university system's biennial budget request, but not be-fore significant discussion about how board members would like the budgeting process to look different in the future. Thursday's...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Nominations are being taken for higher ed board
BISMARCK -- The nominating committee for the state Board of Higher Education is taking nominations for the board position now held by John Q. Paulsen of Fargo, whose term expires June 30. He is eligible for reappointment to a second four-year term and said he'll seek reappointment. "I...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am