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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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 21, 2016
Ward County to revisit sheriff’s suspension
BISMARCK – The Ward County Commission on Tuesday will reconsider the status of Sheriff Steven Kukowski after deciding Friday not to follow the governor’s recommendation that he be suspended until a criminal case against him involving an inmate’s death and alleged jail mismanagement...
June 21, 2016 - 9:55am
June 18, 2016
Devils Lake legislator Curt Hofstad dies at 70
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Devils Lake state Rep. Curt Hofstad has died, according to the North Dakota Governor’s Office. Hofstad, a Republican, had served in the House since 2007. His biography on the Legislature’s website said he was a farmer and had been involved in the Devils Lake...
June 18, 2016 - 9:28pm
June 16, 2016
NDSU to offer early retirement buyouts to cope with budget woes
FARGO -- North Dakota State University is seeking employee buyouts, a move to reduce the school’s budget to cope with the state’s sagging...
June 16, 2016 - 9:21pm
Ward sheriff suspended over inmate death, but exploring his options
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple has suspended Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski until a criminal case against him involving the death of an inmate is resolved, but Kukowski is exploring his options, his attorney said Thursday. Special Prosecutor Seymour Jordan charged Kukowski...
June 16, 2016 - 8:57pm
More budget cuts, special session possible as ND tax revenues fall short again
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s bleak budget outlook suffered another blow Thursday with a report that state tax revenues came up $36.4 million short in May, increasing the chances of additional budget cuts and making it likely the state will drain the remaining $75 million from a rainy...
June 16, 2016 - 1:39pm
June 8, 2016
Candidates weigh in on Trump’s ‘racist’ comments about judge
BISMARCK – Two Republicans fighting for the GOP nomination for governor said Wednesday they don’t agree with Donald Trump’s accusations...
June 8, 2016 - 7:05pm
June 4, 2016
Feds dismiss foreign campaign contribution allegations against ND politicians
GRAND FORKS -- The Federal Election Commission has dismissed allegations against North Dakota Republican leaders and a political action committee over foreign campaign contributions that were refunded after Grand Forks Democrats filed a complaint. The commission reviewed allegations...
June 4, 2016 - 10:03pm
Democrats worried about property tax relief in tough budget times
North Dakota Democratic leaders are raising alarms about whether the state will be able to continue to provide property tax relief during tough fiscal times, but others don't appear worried. The state has eased property taxes, which are levied by local governments, through a 12 percent...
June 4, 2016 - 9:57pm
June 3, 2016
GFH: Schafer’s independence extends to party politics
GRAND FORKS -- The state’s Republican heavyweights are standing with their favorite candidates as the North Dakota gubernatorial primary looms. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem already has garnered support from outgoing Gov. Jack Dalrymple and John Hoeven, the former North Dakota...
June 3, 2016 - 10:59pm
June 2, 2016
Outgoing UND president reflects on successes, plans to champion new budget
GRAND FORKS -- With deep budget cuts, angst among students and administrators and an athletic nickname transition behind him, interim University...
June 2, 2016 - 8:35pm
May 31, 2016
Letter: Stenehjem support of economic development important
Wayne Stenehjem understands the peaks and valleys of North Dakota’s economy. He knows that when the economy hits a valley we tighten our belts. That is what Gov. Jack Dalrymple is asking state agencies to do and Wayne supports that effort. Stenehjem also understands that the Legislature,...
May 31, 2016 - 5:15pm
May 27, 2016
Lake Oahe land transfer under fire
LAKE OAHE -- The former wildlife chief for North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department says a possible transfer of excess land around Lake Oahe to private landowners lacks transparency and would be unfair to the thousands of outdoorsmen and women who use the lakeshore for hunting and...
May 27, 2016 - 6:20pm
May 26, 2016
Unfinished wells remain the wild card for ND
BISMARCK – While greeting oil industry leaders Wednesday, North Dakota’s governor passed along a request from his budget director: “Right...
May 26, 2016 - 5:29pm
May 23, 2016
Lower costs urged as stakeholders chart course for future of ND higher ed
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple and other speakers urged those crafting a long-range plan for higher education in North Dakota to hold down...
May 23, 2016 - 4:36pm
May 4, 2016
Gov. Dalrymple orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposals
BISMARCK – State agencies that were forced to shave 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered Wednesday in budget guidelines that call for reductions for the first time since 2002. Dalrymple cited reduced...
May 4, 2016 - 4:51pm