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Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
April 29, 2016
Governor to deliver budget guidelines without tax increases
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple will deliver guidelines to state agency heads next week for his final budget crafted as governor. The North Dakota Office of Management and Budget said in a memo to state agency heads that Dalrymple’s 2017-19 budget guidelines will be delivered at...
April 29, 2016 - 6:48pm
April 28, 2016
Land Board urges changes in wake of critical Trust Lands audit
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Thursday directed the head of the state’s Department of Trust Lands to make dozens of changes recommended in recent critical audits, whether the agency agrees with them or not. Dalrymple and the other four members of the state Board of University...
April 28, 2016 - 5:35pm
April 27, 2016
S&P: Oil-producing U.S. states continue to face fiscal pressure
SAN FRANCISCO -- Persistent low oil prices continue to strain budgets in states like Alaska, Louisiana, Oklahoma and North Dakota, which rely on oil production taxes to fill government coffers, Standard and Poor's said in a report on state budgets on Wednesday. "Oil-producing states...
April 27, 2016 - 5:31pm
April 8, 2016
Port: Dalrymple correctly shot down special session demand
MINOT — As has become an election year tradition, North Dakota Democrats called for a special session of the Legislature to address budget...
April 8, 2016 - 11:11pm
April 5, 2016
Dalrymple rejects Dems’ request for special session
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Tuesday rejected a request from Democrats to call lawmakers back to Bismarck to undo $50 million in recent budget cuts, saying it’s unnecessary and the budget plan for the coming year is “just fine.” Democrats sent a letter to Dalrymple last...
April 5, 2016 - 5:52pm
April 2, 2016
Medical emergency interrupts Dalrymple speech at ND GOP convention
The convention came to a standstill Saturday morning when a delegate had a medical emergency on the floor of Scheels Arena. During Gov. Jack...
April 2, 2016 - 2:41pm
March 24, 2016
Dalrymple: Progress, not crisis, continues in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- As your governor, I wanted to address some of the recent statements made about the economy of North Dakota and the state’s budget....
March 24, 2016 - 5:51pm
March 23, 2016
Governor will wait to rule on sheriff’s job until inmate case over
BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple has accepted a recommendation to delay acting on a petition to remove Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski until the criminal case involving the death of an inmate has concluded. The governor accepted Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s recommendation...
March 23, 2016 - 3:35pm
March 20, 2016
Port: Has Jack Dalrymple checked out?
MINOT, N.D. -- “Dalrymple was a steady hand on the tiller during the state's economic boom, but is he ready for an era when there isn't a bottomless...
March 20, 2016 - 6:17am
March 9, 2016
State Engineer Todd Sando announces retirement
BISMARCK – State Engineer Todd Sando informed the State Water Commission on Wednesday that he will retire by the end of June, capping a 31-year...
March 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
March 8, 2016
Group pushes back timeline on raising $1 million for governor’s residence
BISMARCK – A group trying to raise $1 million in private donations to help pay for a new North Dakota governor’s residence is pushing back its timeline by a few months, but co-chairman Jim Poolman remains confident the money will materialize despite the state’s economic downturn....
March 8, 2016 - 3:02pm
March 4, 2016
Hospitals say patients will feel impact of budget cuts, ND would lose $61 million in federal funds; DHS director says agency was ‘very aware’ of implications
BISMARCK – Recently announced budget cuts in North Dakota have the state’s biggest health care providers saying patient care will suffer and has one lawmaker questioning a state agency’s decision-making. The North Dakota Department of Human Services was forced to slash $54 million...
March 4, 2016 - 6:12pm
March 3, 2016
Prosecutor asks that Dalrymple remove Ward County sheriff from office
MINOT, N.D. -- A special prosecutor who has filed three charges against the Ward County sheriff relating to the death of a jail inmate has now asked that he be removed from office. State’s attorney Seymour Jordan requests in a complaint given to Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem...
March 3, 2016 - 6:21pm
Lawmaker ‘baffled’ by starting point for agencies’ 2017-19 budgets
BISMARCK – State agencies will be asked next month to build smaller budgets for the next biennium, but one lawmaker questioned Thursday why their starting point won’t include the budget cuts made last month to help offset a more than $1 billion revenue shortfall. “To me it looks...
March 3, 2016 - 3:15pm
February 16, 2016
ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills
BISMARCK – North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost...
February 16, 2016 - 6:45pm