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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
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 12, 2016
Other Views: Pipeline protest must end
Fargo—Patience among law enforcement personnel and the people of North Dakota is running thin over the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's pipeline protest in Morton County. The rule of law has been trampled by the protesters and their illegal encampments on federal and private lands...
October 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
October 1, 2016
N.D. Legacy Fund tops $4 billion in less than six years
BISMARCK — Less than six years after North Dakota residents voted to sock away oil and gas tax collections for future generations, the Legacy Fund has topped $4 billion in value, a "phenomenal" feat the state's chief investment officer said speaks to the state's fiscal conservatism....
October 1, 2016 - 11:29am
August 26, 2016
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
BISMARCK — North Dakota leaders are signaling a growing willingness to use earnings from the state's $3.8 billion Legacy Fund to shore...
August 26, 2016 - 8:03pm
December 2, 2015
As low oil prices sting Legacy Fund, lawmakers debate spending earnings
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s trust fund for oil and gas tax revenues could take a $212 million hit if slumping crude oil prices linger through June 2017, state lawmakers were told Wednesday as they continued to debate how much of the Legacy Fund’s earnings should be available to...
December 2, 2015 - 4:26pm
August 13, 2015
Legacy Fund principal likely safe from spending in 2017, leaders say
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers will likely keep their hands off the state’s $3 billion-plus Legacy Fund when it becomes available for spending in 2017, GOP and Democratic legislative leaders agreed Thursday. But while the fund’s principal is probably safe from spending,...
August 13, 2015 - 5:50pm
June 15, 2015
New investment strategy paying off for $3.2B Legacy Fund
BISMARCK – A more diversified investment strategy is paying off for North Dakota’s $3.2 billion trust fund for oil and gas tax revenue, bringing a higher rate of return for the state but also higher fees paid to investment managers, officials said Monday. After management fees...
June 15, 2015 - 11:46pm
May 19, 2015
Other Views: Governor’s Legacy bill veto was right call
FARGO -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s veto of an attempted manipulation of the healthy Legacy Fund sends two strong messages. First, the Legislature’s overreaching power grab stunts won’t stand. Second, the wishes of North Dakota voters will stand if the governor has anything...
May 19, 2015 - 10:38pm
May 1, 2015
Other Views: Governor’s veto protects Legacy Fund
It didn’t make huge headlines this week, but North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s veto of an attempt by the Republican leadership of the House to usurp executive authority was noteworthy in that it embodied all the elements of the long-running power struggle between the governor’s...
May 1, 2015 - 10:18pm
April 28, 2015
Veto of Legacy Fund legislation will stand
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s veto of a bill that would have barred the governor from considering money from the state’s Legacy Fund...
April 28, 2015 - 7:53pm
April 27, 2015
House overrides governor’s veto of Legacy Fund bill; Senate still must act
BISMARCK – The House Republican supermajority clashed Monday with GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple over what to do with earnings from the Legacy Fund...
April 27, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 4, 2015
Thumbs down for Legacy Fund change: Committee says ‘do not pass’ in 15-4 vote
BISMARCK — House lawmakers gave a cool reception Wednesday to legislation that would let North Dakota voters decide whether to change how money is spent from the nearly $3 billion Legacy Fund they created. Members of the House Appropriations Committee voted 15-4 to give the proposal...
March 4, 2015 - 10:22pm
Baby bank: $5,000 nest egg for newborns being weighed for study
BISMARCK – The sponsor of a bill that originally would have established a $5,000 nest egg for each North Dakota newborn defended the idea before...
March 4, 2015 - 10:19pm
February 24, 2015
Senate kills bill to create Legacy Fund foundation, OK’s study resolution
BISMARCK – State senators scrapped a bill Tuesday that would have created a foundation to help guide the future of North Dakota’s Legacy Fund, but approved a resolution calling for a study of how to reinvest and spend the fund’s earnings. Senate Bill 2344 would have created...
February 24, 2015 - 1:52pm
February 19, 2015
Resolution calls for harder look at use of Legacy Fund
BISMARCK — A Senate committee was told Thursday that studying the Legacy Fund and how to maximize investment of future earnings will help benefit...
February 19, 2015 - 9:23pm
February 5, 2015
ND lawmaker proposes foundation to manage Legacy Fund
BISMARCK — A bill debated in a North Dakota Senate committee would set the first biennial priority for a new foundation: developing a comprehensive plan for building a top-notch primary and secondary education system for the state. Senate Government and Veterans Affairs Committee...
February 5, 2015 - 11:58pm