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Press Pass, Sunday, August 28
Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas if elected
Abused and exploited, child migrants in Italy dream of better life
Red River Valley storms produce tornadoes, 3-inch hail
Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
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
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Robert James Zimbrick
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
December 4, 2015
Heitkamp again defends gun legislation vote
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- North Dakota's U.S. senators voted Thursday against expanded background checks for gun purchases a day after a shooting in California that left 14 dead sparked a debate on gun control. The vote, which was tied to a bill to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act...
December 4, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 10, 2015
Local mom rallies for ‘gun sense in America’ on Capitol Hill
FARGO — Cathy Lee will be a face in the crowd today in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., urging Congress to pass “common-sense gun legislation” to help stem the national epidemic of gun violence. Lee, who has a 7-year-old son, belongs to Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
September 10, 2015 - 6:00am
July 23, 2015
Meat labeling compromise proposed
WASHINGTON — New bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday to make country-of-origin labeling (COOL) voluntary “strikes the appropriate balance,” Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Thursday. COOL requires meat to be labeled with the country the animal was born, raised and harvested....
July 23, 2015 - 8:54pm
April 15, 2015
Peterson wants proposed EPA water regulations withdrawn
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn. this week joined others members of the U.S. House to introduce legislation that would require...
News/Nation and World
April 15, 2015 - 5:55pm
March 4, 2015
Essentia in talks to join Sanford Health Plan provider network
FARGO – Essentia Health has not yet joined the provider network for the health insurance plan that will cover an estimated 65,000 North Dakota public employees, retirees and their family members starting July 1. The board of the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System,...
March 4, 2015 - 8:01pm
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
September 9, 2014
Carlson’s bill could give up to $50M to outdoor recreation
BISMARCK — While criticizing a ballot measure that would divert millions of dollars in North Dakota oil tax revenue into a conservation fund, House Majority Leader Al Carlson said he plans to introduce legislation next year that would spend $30 million to $50 million to enhance...
September 9, 2014 - 8:06pm
August 5, 2014
Draft bills aim to ease burden on ND jails
BISMARCK — A group studying ways to take pressure off of North Dakota’s crowded prisons and jails voted Tuesday to advance bills that would give judges more discretion over mandatory minimum sentences and juvenile transfers to adult court and make it a less severe offense to possess...
News/crime and courts
August 5, 2014 - 10:28pm
May 6, 2014
N.D. lawmakers look to remedy dual convictions for DUI, refusal: Revisions being considered to stiffer law that passed last year
BISMARCK — State lawmakers are looking to clear up several areas of a tougher drunken driving law approved last year, including one provision that allows offenders to be convicted for both DUI and refusing a field sobriety test in the same incident. Since the DUI law took...
News/crime and courts
May 6, 2014 - 6:02pm
March 2, 2014
Brock: Legislating morality is better left alone
I was taught and believe that rule No. 1 in business is the customer is always right, and rule No. 2 is to see rule No. 1. That being said, there are some folks you can’t afford to have as customers. I’ve often seen signs on a cash register that often will say, “We reserve the...
March 2, 2014 - 1:22am
September 24, 2013
House votes to cut food stamps
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Sept.
September 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 9, 2013
GOP attempts to split farm bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- U.S.
July 9, 2013 - 10:54pm
April 25, 2013
Attorney general: Final DUI proposal will be tough
BISMARCK -- The state's top attorney said the Legislature's proposal to increase penalties and curb drunken driving "is going to be tough." "I think people who are out drinking and thinking of driving will soon come to recognize this is a serious statute," Wayne Stenehjem said Wednesday....
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
March 31, 2013
FOTB: Missing rural North Dakota; Leaders of landowner group active at Capitol
BISMARCK - Farmers Myron Hanson and Troy Coons miss the rural North Dakota they used to know. That's why they're volunteering their time at the...
March 31, 2013 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
Oil Patch residents want voice in new legislation: Concerns voiced at 'Build a Better Bakken' meeting about water usage, safety
BISMARCK -- Brenda Jorgenson wasn't used to being a public speaker or environmental advocate. But the third-generation farmer and rancher near White Earth is becoming one as she works to prevent oil development from harming the White Earth Valley for future generations. "I've learned...
October 28, 2012 - 12:00am