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Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
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
January 30, 2014
Higher education board seeks college presidents’ input on student success plan
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education will seek feedback from the presidents of the state’s colleges and universities before revising its plan to enhance student success at state schools. Stakeholders at all levels indicated they support goals outlined in...
January 30, 2014 - 10:39pm
January 25, 2014
Skogen cites challenges ‘of biblical proportions’ for education
FARGO — Education faces challenges “of biblical proportions,” the North Dakota University System’s leader said Saturday at conference of educators and public employees in Fargo. Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen noted an increased rate of technological change, “exploding”...
January 25, 2014 - 9:49pm