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MontanaGrow turns rocks into fertilizer
South Dakota Sen. Rounds concerned Republicans could lose Senate majority
Fire chief to train dog, himself in search and rescue tactics
Investigation continues into pipeline death of Minnesota man
Police Blotter: Referee punched in the face during soccer game
crime and courts
nation and world
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Dickinson State cross country looks to carry momentum after last season's success
Quarterback Siemian to start for Broncos
Titans QB Jones comfortable in new role
Twins lose 11th straight, fall to Cleveland in 10th
DeLuca iffy for Eastern Washington game in two weeks with shoulder injury
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
good bad and ugly
Mathew A. "Snow Shoe" Peterson
Anton "Tony" Leo Meeks
Clive Mathias Kuppler
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
January 21, 2015
Skogen: Privacy change would improve NDUS evaluations
BISMARCK — A bill proposing a less-open hiring process and performance evaluations for the higher education chancellor and university presidents was debated Wednesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 2134, which relates to the chancellor and presidential...
January 21, 2015 - 6:54pm
December 22, 2014
University presidents won’t get to vote on chancellor
BISMARCK — As the state Board of Higher Education moves forward in its search for a new chancellor, university presidents have a say, but not a vote. That’s a change from previous search committees, and also from the original proposal for this one, which would have included four...
December 22, 2014 - 8:12pm
SBHE files bill to student phone numbers, email addresses private
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — An ad agency’s request for the phone numbers and email addresses of North Dakota college students during the recent campaign season has prompted the State Board of Higher Education to ask lawmakers to exempt students’ contact...
December 22, 2014 - 8:11pm
December 10, 2014
DSU hosts chancellor search talk: Participants want someone to keep NDUS out of scandals
The search for the new North Dakota University System chancellor has started. On Wednesday evening, a group of Dickinson State University students,...
December 10, 2014 - 11:20pm
December 4, 2014
State Board of Higher Education prefiles legislation restricting some open records, meeting access
GRAND FORKS — The State Board of Higher Education has prefiled legislation to restrict some open records and meetings access, which varies from the original proposal discussed at the board’s last meeting in November. The prefiled legislation would protect records used by the...
December 4, 2014 - 10:05pm
December 2, 2014
N.D. University System seeks Legislature’s approval to block open records
The North Dakota University System is moving to exempt internal draft audits and presidential evaluations from the open records and public meetings...
December 2, 2014 - 10:40pm
November 20, 2014
Skogen: DSU’s financial rating dropped because of Foundation affiliation
Editor's Note: This story previously misstated that Dickinson State University's affiliation with the DSU Foundation could cause the Higher Learning Commission to look into reviewing its accreditation. It was updated at 2:25 p.m. Thursday with additional clarifying comments from North...
November 20, 2014 - 9:31pm
November 15, 2014
Reviews: Possible conflicts of interest with DSU Foundation
The most recent review of the Dickinson State University Foundation suggests the organization may have violated ethical standards and used millions of dollars in restricted funds to cover operating expenses, but a former board member says the report does not tell the full story. According...
November 15, 2014 - 10:29pm
November 5, 2014
Search for new University System chancellor begins today
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education will take initial steps today toward selecting a new chancellor. The meeting is the first since North Dakota voters rejected Measure 3 on Tuesday, which would have changed the state’s governance of higher education. Interim Chancellor...
November 5, 2014 - 9:23pm
October 22, 2014
WSC president will remain on leave until Nov. 19
BISMARCK — Williston State College President Raymond Nadolny, who was placed on leave last week for alleged misconduct involving alcohol, has completed a medical evaluation and is taking about a month off for medical leave, North Dakota University System Interim Chancellor Larry...
October 22, 2014 - 9:37pm
October 11, 2014
NDUS says open records requests politically motivated
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota University System has had to review thousands of documents for what they think are politically motivated open records requests. North Dakota open records law states public entities, such as the University System, must provide copies of any kept records,...
October 11, 2014 - 6:40pm
The debate over higher ed commission continues
GRAND FORKS — People are opposed to changing the structure of higher education governance in the state, but the debate continues as the November vote on the issue draws closer. Measure 3 would amend the state constitution and replace the existing eight-member State Board of Higher...
October 11, 2014 - 12:30am
October 3, 2014
How did North Dakota get to Measure 3? Contentious relationship among SBHE, university presidents and state Legislature
GRAND FORKS — The future of higher education in North Dakota is in the hands of voters this November. Voters will decide whether to replace...
October 3, 2014 - 10:30pm
October 2, 2014
Higher education board approves strategic plan
WAHPETON — The governing body of higher education in the state approved a new five-year strategic plan at a meeting Thursday, but plans to...
October 2, 2014 - 10:29pm
September 17, 2014
Meredith: Lawmakers think consultant was referring to Bresciani
FARGO — The interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System said on Wednesday that some legislators believe a consultant was referring to North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani when the consultant spoke of one or more unnamed college presidents challenging...
September 17, 2014 - 11:26pm