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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
November 23, 2016
ND attorney general says state can start tapping Legacy Fund earnings in 2017
BISMARCK, N.D. — Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion clarifying when North Dakota can start tapping earnings from the...
November 23, 2016 - 7:03pm
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