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TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
21 more arrested for pipeline protests
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
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 6, 2013
Student loan interest rate showdown returns to Congress
FARGO -- This summer's déjà vu of debate over a popular federal student loan was hardly a surprise after how Congress dealt with it the last time, Jeanne Enebo said. "They did a one-year extension, and we knew we'd be right back here a year later," said Enebo, student financial...
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Getting a Close Up on government
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., fourth from right, is seen Wednesday in his Washington, D.C., office with students from Trinity High School in Dickinson....
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Hoeven calls for streamlined drilling permit process
North Dakota's senior U.S. senator on Wednesday lauded the efforts of a group charged with helping to find ways to quicken the permitting of federal lands for oil and gas drilling in the Bakken. Republican John Hoeven said a recent meeting of the Bakken Federal Executives Group is...
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
Hoeven backs public disclosure requirements for refineries
FARGO -- Public disclosure requirements regarding planned maintenance shutdowns for fuel refineries could help protect consumers from gasoline price spikes, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Wednesday. Hoeven supports legislation, introduced by Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken of...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Senate debates farm bill: Limits crop insurance for high-income farmers, reject sugar amendments
WASHINGTON -- Working on a new farm bill, the Senate last week defeated an amendment to change the sugar program but limited the crop insurance premium subsidies for high-income farmers before putting off further action on the bill until after a Memorial Day break. In a major victory...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 19, 2013
Hoeven: A victory for the Missouri River Basin
This week, we scored a major victory for the people who live and work throughout the Missouri River basin. The U.S. Senate passed the States' Water Rights Act, legislation I introduced and attached to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to bar the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
ND delegation calls on FAA to keep midnight shift at Fargo airport
FARGO -- North Dakota's congressional delegation is calling on the head of the Federal Aviation Administration to preserve 24-hour air traffic control status at Fargo's Hector International Airport. The Fargo tower was listed among those facing a possible reduction in hours of operation,...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Seeking a fair market: Online sales tax bill gains momentum
FARGO -- The U.S.
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
Air base projects 'on track': Pushing UAS activities critical to Grand Forks region, Hoeven says
GRAND FORKS -- Two unmanned aircraft systems projects centered on the Grand Forks Air Force Base are on schedule, according to officials. Sen.
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Heitkamp still mulling background checks
WASHINGTON - North Dakota's senators are on different sides of the political aisle, but they do agree on one thing: The Senate's gun control debate should focus more on dealing with the mentally ill and criminals than on expanding background checks to buy those weapons. "It really...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 9, 2013
ND senators call on Forest Service to expedite Pautre Fire claims
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's director of the Forest Service has agreed to expedite the process for claims for landowners who incurred losses in last week's Pautre Fire in South Dakota and North Dakota, according to a release by the office of Sen.
April 9, 2013 - 6:25pm
April 5, 2013
Painted Canyon may open after all: 'Unexpected savings' offsets costs of staffing
Painted Canyon Overlook could be open by Memorial Day, the superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park said. Valerie Naylor said the popular lookout rest area and tourist attraction, which is a gateway to North Dakota's only national park, could be open by Memorial Day after...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 31, 2013
Sierra Club puts Keystone XL approval chance at 50 percent
A crystal ball capable of predicting the presidential approval of an international pipeline to bring Canada's tar sands oil to Texas refineries has yet to be found as a top official with the Sierra Club this week put the chances at 50 percent. With Republicans -- and some Democrats,...
March 31, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Fighting to open Painted Canyon: Hoeven works with Park Service to keep Badlands overlook site from staying closed
One of North Dakota's highest-ranking officials is throwing his weight behind an effort to open the Painted Canyon Overlook. After Theodore...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Watford City WWII vet receives medals
Donald Diederich knew he had earned medals in World War II. But he never thought he would see them. That changed Tuesday afternoon at the Stark...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am