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Change or distraction? Petition seeks to rewrite constitutional language on who can vote
Moose collision a reminder for motorists to watch out
How many bald eagle deaths from a ND wind farm can wildlife officials accept?
Illuminated, handwritten Bible on display in Wahpeton
Retired raptor center co-founder continues rehabilitating birds
crime and courts
nation and world
If you're a Facebook user, you're also a research subject
ND tourism officials not yet worried about tension with Canada
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
Heitkamp touts progress on farm bill to farmers' roundtable
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
Grandpa discovers love of woodworking, toymaking
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
Motter wants to check in with 'pitching ace' Guyer
GF Central sweeps Nd individual state trap shooting championships, Devils Lake grabs team title
Koepka staves off Fleetwood charge to win U.S. Open
Indians avoid sweep by Twins with 4-1 win
World Cup roundup: Mexico not intimidated, stuns Germany 1-0
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Pro-Life is Our Life
Commentary: Email Says Trump set to visit Fargo in June
Commentary: Television station says Heitkamp allies misrepresented Cramer’s comments on their broadcast
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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
January 4, 2016
More than 200 North Dakota teacher positions still unfilled after ‘community experts’ program falls flat
BISMARCK – Halfway through the school year, more than 200 teaching jobs remain vacant in North Dakota’s public schools after a “community experts” pilot program aimed at easing the state’s teacher shortage failed to fill a single slot. State Superintendent of Public Instruction...
January 4, 2016 - 3:18pm
January 2, 2016
North Dakota prepares to develop plans under sweeping education act
BISMARCK -- A new federal education law that dramatically changes North Dakota's approach to education will soon be developed over the next year. North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and others are gathering this month for a meeting related to the Every Student Succeeds...
January 2, 2016 - 10:49pm
October 28, 2015
North Dakota students improve reading ranking on ‘nation’s report card’
BISMARCK – North Dakota students in the fourth and eighth grades improved their national reading rankings on the test known as the “nation’s report card,” state Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler said Wednesday. Results from 2015 National Assessment of...
October 28, 2015 - 2:40pm
October 27, 2015
Baesler pleased with ‘honest assessment’ of ND students
BISMARCK – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler said she is pleased with test scores released Tuesday from the new North Dakota State Assessment showing 46 percent of students proficient in English and 40 percent in math, but added there is a “tremendous...
October 27, 2015 - 11:11pm