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A doctor laced his ex-girlfriend's tea with abortion pills and got three years in prison
China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Tioga woman killed in western ND SUV-semi crash
Melania Trump released from hospital, returns to White House in 'high spirits'
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ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
Fargo Assembly closing three plants in ND
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ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps
Host Arizona shuts out Bison in NCAA softball regional
Harvick continues strong NASCAR season with All-Star win
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Commentary: In defense of Joel Heitkamp
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
Commentary: At least it wasn’t a nuke this time
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June 10, 2016
Students gravitate to online courses, legislators talk higher ed facilities
VALLEY CITY --Many students taking classes at colleges and universities in North Dakota are doing so online. At the 11 North Dakota University System institutions, 47 percent of students take at least one distance course, which is defined as a class delivered via video, online, or...
June 10, 2016 - 4:32pm
September 11, 2015
Legislator-cop wants apology from colleagues accused of ‘making out’
ST. PAUL -- A Democratic state representative with a long police career wants apologies from two Republican Minnesota lawmakers who accused a park ranger of lying after he claimed they were kissing in an Eagan park. A park officer ticketed State Reps. Tim Kelly of Red Wing and...
September 11, 2015 - 6:19pm
August 27, 2014
Legislators get Day 2 of Oil Patch tour: Local leaders hope to show guests a dose of reality
WATFORD CITY — When legislators and local government leaders in the Oil Patch make their case for more funding in the next legislative session,...
August 27, 2014 - 10:26pm
Refining the final touches: Dakota Prairie Refinery on track to open later this year
After almost three years since development, design and construction began, the Dakota Prairie Refinery southwest of Dickinson is about 80 percent...
August 27, 2014 - 10:26pm
February 12, 2014
UND research facility purchase questioned by state legislators
BISMARCK — Lawmakers Wednesday questioned University of North Dakota and state higher education officials on the university’s purchase of a research facility from a university-affiliated foundation last fall. UND purchased the struggling 5-year-old Research, Enterprise and Commercialization...
February 12, 2014 - 11:10pm
November 14, 2013
NDSU student leaders voice concerns with lawmakers
FARGO — North Dakota State University student leaders had the ears of several local lawmakers during a luncheon Thursday. NDSU student government...
November 14, 2013 - 8:55pm
August 22, 2013
State representatives: Legislators have not done enough to help
Saying state legislators have not done enough to ease the strain on western North Dakotans brought on by the oil boom, some community members let two politicians know their feelings during a roundtable discussion Wednesday in Dickinson. A handful of community leaders and citizens...
August 22, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Skarphol says he's one of the anonymous lawmakers seeking emails
BISMARCK -- Rep. Bob Skarphol, the state lawmaker who called a hearing this spring to highlight what he called an "effort to discredit" then-Chancellor...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Higher ed measure would give power to legislators, board member says
GRAND FORKS -- Although a resolution to replace the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education with a three-member commission might appear to be prompted by recent controversy, board member Grant Shaft said there has been similar legislation every session. "What it really gets...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
Shirvani accused of misleading legislators
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota University System staff member says Chancellor Hamid Shirvani presented misleading information to legislators to make...
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Bill targets out-of-state speeders: Tioga legislator seeks incentive for Oil Patch workers to slow down
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January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 30, 2012
Oil leaders tout efficient tech: ND, SD legislators join dozens on tour of Bakken
TIOGA -- Drilling rigs that can walk and hydraulic fracturing techniques that recycle water were highlighted Wednesday during a legislative tour of the Oil Patch. As North Dakota's oil production matures, companies are becoming more efficient and using technologies that reduce the...
August 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Voters favor Measure 1 despite 2008 failure
GRAND FORKS -- Measure 1, which would amend the state Constitution to allow legislators to be appointed to statewide office, appeared headed for victory Tuesday night. As of 10:38 p.m., the measure had 82,250 "yes" votes and 55,817 "no" votes with 395 precincts reporting. The...
June 13, 2012 - 12:52am
April 24, 2009
Legislators toil in confrence commitees
With its 80-day deadline looming on May 6, the North Dakota Legislature has a lot to accomplish in just a few days. Over 100 bills still remain in conference committee and local legislators say it's time to buckle down and get the job done. "We've finally got really a sense of urgency...
April 24, 2009 - 11:24pm
March 21, 2009
WHAT TO DO WITH STIMULUS FUNDS?
During the last of three "Coffee With Your Legislators" events Saturday, what to do with stimulus package money seemed to take center stage....
March 21, 2009 - 9:41pm