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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
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
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
August 26, 2016
Education reform documentary to be screened at DSU
BISMARCK—North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler is inviting North Dakotans to attend one of the free showings...
August 26, 2016 - 11:57am
July 12, 2016
Dickinson principal to lead N.D. teacher licensing board
BISMARCK – A Dickinson elementary school principal will take over Wednesday as executive director of North Dakota’s teacher licensing board...
July 12, 2016 - 5:09pm
June 14, 2016
Primary turnout strong statewide with precincts left to report
BISMARCK -- More than 125,000 ballots were cast in the North Dakota primary election as of 10:40 p.m. Tuesday. The North Dakota Secretary of State's website showed 125,855 ballots cast, or about 22 percent of the state's estimated voting age population, with 386 of the 432 precincts...
June 14, 2016 - 11:14pm
May 25, 2016
North Dakota education leader gathers input from teachers to prepare for move from Common Core standards
GRAND FORKS -- In an age where students have access to information with the click of a mouse, teachers should use tools to design learning experiences instead of lessons in an effort to ensure students are ready for the next step in their careers, North Dakota's schools superintendent...
May 25, 2016 - 8:41pm
May 18, 2016
Transgender bathrooms are a local issue, school superintendent says
FARGO -- The issue of whether transgender students should be allowed to use the bathrooms of their choice should be decided at the local level,...
May 18, 2016 - 8:03pm
May 6, 2016
Port: Baesler claims shift away from Common Core not campaign choice
On Tuesday, Kirsten Baesler, Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction, announced her department would begin the process of developing...
May 6, 2016 - 12:40am
May 3, 2016
Baesler: ND replacing Common Core with new standards for math, English
BISMARCK – North Dakota teachers will rewrite the state’s math and English standards in the coming months to replace the politically charged...
May 3, 2016 - 4:05pm
March 7, 2016
N.D. initiative aims to boost number of students taking Advanced Placement exams
BISMARCK--The state Department of Public Instruction announced Monday that all North Dakota high school students can now take one Advanced Placement test in English, mathematics or science--including computer science--with the cost paid for by the state. Low-income high school students...
March 7, 2016 - 11:30pm
February 18, 2016
State weighs options for standardized tests
BISMARCK -- The head of the group that developed North Dakota’s new standardized test addressed concerns from lawmakers Thursday over the exam’s...
February 18, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 16, 2016
Baesler promotes Matzke to assistant superintendent of ND schools
BISMARCK – State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler has promoted a Department of Public Instruction manager to the job of assistant superintendent...
February 16, 2016 - 11:49am
January 22, 2016
Math teacher will challenge for state superintendent nomination
BISMARCK – A high school math teacher announced Friday he plans to run for North Dakota’s state superintendent of public instruction to “fix...
January 22, 2016 - 1:14pm
January 14, 2016
Small districts see big need for teachers: Schools try creative ways to fill vacancies
MUNICH -- For one year, Munich Public School students couldn't take a technology class because the district couldn't find someone to teach it....
January 14, 2016 - 6:00am
January 12, 2016
Baesler to seek re-election as state superintendent
BISMARCK -– State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler announced Tuesday she will seek a second four-year term. Baesler will...
January 12, 2016 - 3:32pm