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Port: Supreme Court ruling could have big implications for school choice policy in North Dakota
The Oxford English Dictionary has a new last word. Bet you can't pronounce it.
A bear mauled a cyclist in the Alaskan woods. His friend came to his rescue.
A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator
Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
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
September 13, 2014
Measure 3 holds many questions for North Dakota: Voters to decide on proposal to overhaul higher ed governance
The highly debated restructuring of North Dakota’s higher education governance system will be placed in the hands of voters this November after years of tension between lawmakers and the State Board of Higher Education. A proposed constitutional amendment, Measure 3, would eliminate...
September 13, 2014 - 5:06pm
September 4, 2014
Report: Measure 3 threat to University System accreditation: Commission says ballot measure creates autonomy, implementation questions
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota University System schools could risk losing accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission if ballot Measure 3 passes in November, a report from the commission indicates. The proposed constitutional amendment, Measure 3, would replace the current eight-member...
September 4, 2014 - 4:27pm
September 3, 2014
ND higher ed board agrees to $136 million in capital projects at NDSU
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education approved more than $136 million in capital project funding requests for North Dakota State University on Wednesday. These requests will go to the Office of Management and Budget for the governor’s recommendation and then to the state...
September 3, 2014 - 8:44pm
September 2, 2014
Accrediting commission gives ND higher ed board favorable review
FARGO — In response to a complaint filed last year, the Higher Learning Commission has issued a favorable review of the North Dakota Board...
September 2, 2014 - 8:41pm
August 19, 2014
Committee backs 3 percent raise for most University System presidents
BISMARCK — A State Board of Higher Education committee recommended across-the-board pay increases of 3 percent for most university presidents in the North Dakota University System. The exception to the rule is Williston State College President Raymond Nadolny, who will receive...
August 19, 2014 - 11:06pm
August 13, 2014
Debate over higher ed measure focuses on risk to accreditation
BISMARCK — Evoking memories of the 2012 diploma mill scandal and suicide at Dickinson State University and more recent missteps by higher education officials, House Majority Leader Al Carlson on Wednesday downplayed fears that a November ballot measure would put the accreditation...
August 13, 2014 - 4:58pm
June 26, 2014
Higher education board approves allocation request, tuition freeze
GRAND FORKS — The State Board of Higher Education is asking the North Dakota Legislature to freeze tuition for two years at all institutions in its 2015-17 budget request, which is significantly higher than its last request. In doing that, the board is asking the Legislature to...
June 26, 2014 - 10:57pm
June 21, 2014
More scholarships needed: Survey says ND student spending loans on basics
GRAND FORKS — Though more North Dakota students borrow money than their counterparts in many other states, most appear to be spending their student loans on basic needs, according to a new survey. Many said that, after paying for tuition, they used the loans to pay for food, rent,...
June 21, 2014 - 6:59pm
June 17, 2014
State Board of Higher Ed looking for budget boost
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education will consider a bigger 2015-17 biennium budget proposal than they did two years ago after its Budget and Finance Committee gave the green light Tuesday. In total, the proposal to fund the base budget, including the continued cost of...
June 17, 2014 - 10:26pm
June 4, 2014
ND leaders weigh cost of tuition freeze
GRAND FORKS — The Higher Education Funding Committee, which is composed of North Dakota legislators, decided to look into how much it would cost to freeze college tuition at a meeting Wednesday in Grand Forks. After the State Board of Higher Education partially blamed 2015’s...
June 4, 2014 - 11:49pm
May 28, 2014
Geologist: Oil and education linked: Tour gives higher ed a glimpse of careers
TIOGA — North Dakota’s higher education leaders got a peek into the oil and gas industry Wednesday to better understand how to prepare workers. Oilfield...
May 28, 2014 - 10:47pm
May 19, 2014
Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: 'Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts
BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper...
May 19, 2014 - 5:20pm
March 5, 2014
ND University System reports 'suspicious activity' on server that stores personal info
BISMARCK — A North Dakota University System server containing the personal information of more than 290,000 former students and faculty was hacked in early February, system officials said Wednesday. Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen said law enforcement has been contacted, and it...
March 5, 2014 - 6:08pm