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A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Wentz taking NFL by storm and veterans are taking notice
Defending champion UND earns No. 1 ranking in preseason poll
Local organization provides North Dakota hunting experience for injured veterans from across the nation
Vikings beat the odds, sack Panthers big time
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 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...
News/Nation and World
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
BISMARCK -- Tioga Rep.
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
March 6, 2009
ND legislators not impressed by work comp choice
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's House Republican majority leader says the choice of a new workers compensation director is a big mistake. Gov. John Hoeven appointed former Highway Patrol commander Bryan Klipfel as director of the Workforce Safety and Insurance agency. Fargo Rep....
March 6, 2009 - 2:01pm