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Trump's pick for National Security Council to step down over plagiarism claims
Authorities arrest wife of Orlando nightclub gunman
Pinke: Rise above depression
Farm Bureau maintains support for conservation, nutrition in farm bill
After Vatican controversy, McDonald's helps feed homeless in Rome
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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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Kicker lifts Steelers past Chiefs to advance to AFC title game
Rodgers almost speechless after Packers thrilling win to advance to NFC championship
Mavericks halt Timberwolves' three-game win streak
Wentz looks forward to recharging after taxing year
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
Port: Legislative session has been embarrassing in the early going
Swift: Life is not so 'Rosy' with new Roomba
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Shirley A. Dvorak
Kim F. Krull
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
August 24, 2012
Sen. Conrad: Spirit Lake 'a rudderless ship'
GRAND FORKS -- Saying that the Spirit Lake Nation "seems to be a rudderless ship" lacking the leadership necessary to deal with a crisis in child protection on the reservation, Sen.
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Conrad learns about Dickinson's St. Joe's expansion
U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., left, listens Wednesday while Reed Reyman, president and CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center, explains...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Sen. Conrad advances legislation to crack down on military service liars
WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., introduced a bill in 2005 that would penalize people who lied about military service or falsely claimed to have been awarded a military medal, he said lawmakers knew there could be a constitutional challenge. The Stolen Valor Act sailed...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Officials: Senate's farm bill promising; Belfield hosts one of six forums to discuss the legislation
BELFIELD -- The U.S. Senate's version of the 2012 farm bill looks promising to the North Dakota Farmers Union, the union's president, Woody Barth, told local farmers Tuesday at a public forum at the pavilion in Belfield. "We're overall happy with the Senate's version of the farm...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Countrywide won influence with discounts: Sen. Kent Conrad among congressmen treated to VIP loan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation's foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2012
Senator: Devils Lake close to stability
FARGO (AP) -- The flood fight continues on a northeastern North Dakota lake that has been described as a slow-growing monster, but one of the state's U.S. senators said a series of remedies are making a difference. Republican Sen. John Hoeven, who appeared with Democratic Sen. Kent...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
April 3, 2012
Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar visits Dunn County Lodge in oil country
April 3, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Interior secretary to visit ND
BISMARCK -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will visit North Dakota next week, a spokesman for the federal agency confirmed Thursday. Department of the Interior spokesman Adam Fetcher could not provide details of the visit, but multiple North Dakota government sources said Salazar...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 18, 2012
Sen. Conrad receives praise
GRAND FORKS -- In his final address to the Democratic-NPL Party before his retirement later this year, Sen.
March 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
Dems ready to 'fight back'
GRAND FORKS -- After a rough outcome of the 2010 election, U.S.
March 17, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Residents react to proposals intended to thwart piracy
In the last 24 hours, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., was hit with a stream of comments from people saying lawmakers have "gone too far," said Don Canton, communications director for Hoeven. Canton said the general attitude of the public seems to be that the Protect IP Act and Stop Online...
January 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 7, 2012
Sen. Conrad's dog Dakota in remission
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad's popular dog, Dakota, is in remission after a four-month battle with cancer. Dakota, a bichon frise, was diagnosed with lymphoma in early September and has been undergoing medical treatments since, Conrad said. The odds of Dakota...
January 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2011
Conrad visits Dickinson
Sen. Kent Conrad sat down with officials from Marathon Oil in Dickinson Wednesday morning to talk oil and natural gas. "They said that clearly we need additional investment in roads," Conrad said after the meeting. "I told them I'm trying to get, in the next highway bill, a recognition...
August 25, 2011 - 11:54pm
August 24, 2011
Conrad: 'That's my decision' not to run, Senator 'flattered' by Facebook appeal, but says his Senate service will end next year
FARGO -- Sen. Kent Conrad said Tuesday he's "flattered" by a Facebook appeal urging him to seek another term, but it won't change his plans to retire from the Senate. "I announced in January that I would not be seeking re-election next year, and that's my decision," he said during...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
With Conrad retiring, who's North Dakota's next US Senator?
FARGO -- With Sen. Kent Conrad out of the picture, perhaps the right question isn't who will run for his seat in 2012. "Maybe it'd be easier to figure out who isn't going to run for it," state Republican Party Chairman Stan Stein said, laughing. Indeed, the lists of names being...
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am