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A continuing problem: Drug crime has not gone away since the oil boom
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Heitkamp, national experts talk human trafficking at UND
Kevin Cramer quiet on Senate intentions, lags Heitkamp in fundraising
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71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Camo for a cause: A benefit for veterans
Celebrating German culture; St. Joseph's to serve German dinner
Artist prepares for upcoming show
UCI to honor Martha Namyniuk
Connecting people with services
The playmaker: If there's a will, there's a way to catch it for Urzendowski
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison punter Jackson Koonce
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Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
Commentary: UND spent over $16,000 on consulting in athletics department which produced no written reports
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
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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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
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October 17, 2017
ND won't approve additional health care premium increases
BISMARCK—North Dakota's insurance commissioner will deny additional health insurance rate increases after President Donald Trump's decision...
October 17, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 13, 2017
Consumers lose out in Trump's decision to cut off insurer subsidies, ND insurance commissioner says
BISMARCK—President Donald Trump's decision to cease health insurer subsidies under the Affordable Care Act could raise premiums in North...
October 13, 2017 - 5:16pm
September 29, 2017
Port: Audio: Godfread says Medica leaving Obamacare exchange 'a sign of things to come'
Yesterday Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread ripped Congress for their inaction on healthcare reform while announcing that the insurance company...
September 29, 2017 - 3:19pm
September 28, 2017
Medica likely pulling out of ND insurance exchange next year
BISMARCK—Citing uncertainty around federal subsidies for health insurers, Medica will not offer individual coverage through North Dakota's...
September 28, 2017 - 7:14pm
August 11, 2017
ND insurers request sharp premium increases for individual plans
BISMARCK—Citing increasing costs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has requested a nearly 24 percent average premium increase for...
August 11, 2017 - 3:09pm
August 3, 2017
Discontinuing health insurer subsidies would raise premiums, ND insurance commissioner warns
BISMARCK—Discontinuing federal subsidies to health insurers established by the Affordable Care Act would upset markets and raise premiums,...
August 3, 2017 - 6:45pm
June 22, 2017
ND insurance commissioner asks for end to California coal divestment initiative
BISMARCK — The North Dakota insurance commissioner urged a California official this week to cease an initiative that calls for insurance...
June 22, 2017 - 1:42pm
May 9, 2017
Port: Insurance commissioner says lawmakers should have saved more days for health care issues
I had Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread on my radio show yesterday to talk about the health care reform debate taking place in Washington D.C....
May 9, 2017 - 9:44am
October 19, 2016
Our View: Four for ND state offices
In races for four state constitutional offices on the North Dakota ballot, the best choices are incumbent Julie Fedorchak for public service commissioner, incumbent Kelly Schmidt for treasurer, incumbent Kirsten Baesler for superintendent of public instruction and newcomer Jon Godfread...
October 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
August 30, 2016
Dickinson educators view documentary about reforming traditional learning
Some documentaries never have the opportunity to be offered a spot on Netflix. Ted Dintersmith turned down the opportunity to have his documentary,...
August 30, 2016 - 10:21pm
March 11, 2016
ND Chamber head Godfread weighs in on man camp issue
WILLISTON — The Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce rarely weighs in on local matters, but when it’s an election year and the North Dakota Commissioner of Insurance seat is open, recognition in the community usually proves beneficial. Standing at 6-feet-11-inches, Government...
March 11, 2016 - 3:03pm
January 19, 2016
NDGOP chairman stresses party unity when dust settles
BISMARCK – As battles loom within the Republican Party over endorsements for a number of statewide and legislative contests, including a three-way race for governor, the state GOP chairman is urging unity when the dust settles. “We’re going to fight. We’re going to debate....
January 19, 2016 - 4:25pm
January 13, 2016
Godfread launches bid for insurance commissioner
BISMARCK -- Affordability of insurance, competition in the marketplace and accessibility in the North Dakota insurance commissioner’s office...
January 13, 2016 - 6:18pm
November 1, 2014
Stakes are high for Measure 5
BISMARCK — It’s the $130-million-a-year question for North Dakotans on Tuesday’s ballot, and supporters and opponents have pumped more than $6.5 million into campaigns trying to convince voters to answer the question in their favor. Both sides have accused each other of misleading...
November 1, 2014 - 8:05pm
State organizations mistakenly listed as opposing ND Clean Water amendment
FARGO — Several state organizations were improperly included in a list of agricultural interests aligned in a coalition against the proposed Clean Water, Parks and Wildlife Amendment. The state entities are associate, nonvoting members of the North Dakota Ag Coalition, a longstanding...
August 1, 2014 - 10:55pm