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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
May 5, 2014
Task force proposal would require revisiting voter-approved levies every 10 years
BISMARCK – North Dakota residents would get to revisit voter-approved property tax levies 10 years after they take effect, under a proposal working its way through the governor’s Task Force on Property Tax Reform. The change would give county and city residents an automatic...
May 5, 2014 - 5:06pm
April 28, 2014
Dalrymple won’t call special session for western ND needs
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple will not call state lawmakers to Bismarck for a special session to address needs in booming western North Dakota, his office announced Monday. Top legislative Democrats called for a special session in late February for infrastructure needs and...
April 28, 2014 - 6:24pm
April 7, 2014
ND considers policy changes for funding water projects
North Dakota officials are taking a fresh look at the policy for the state’s share of water projects at a time when coffers are flush and needs are massive. The state Legislature’s interim Water Topics Overview Committee will hear testimony for cost-share policy revisions when...
April 7, 2014 - 8:36pm
April 3, 2014
Brandenburg: Goehring being unfairly attacked by Farm Bureau
I cannot begin to express how disappointed I am in the negative, mean-spirited and personal attacks the Judy Estenson campaign and a small group of North Dakota Farm Bureau insiders, led by Eric Aasmundstad, have launched against North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. Doug...
April 3, 2014 - 6:44pm
April 2, 2014
NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement
BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a party official said Wednesday....
April 2, 2014 - 2:54pm
April 1, 2014
N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students
FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million. The legislation would expand the number of recipients from about 8,000 to 10,000...
April 1, 2014 - 11:06am
March 31, 2014
Killdeer’s Voigt joins District 39 race for dems
With just weeks before the filing deadline, Democrats now have a hat in the District 39 race. Killdeer woman Maddison Voigt has joined the race to represent the district in the North Dakota House of Representatives. According to the website meritpages.com, Voigt recently attended...
March 31, 2014 - 4:51pm
March 12, 2014
New oil and gas rules take effect April 1
BISMARCK – New oil and gas rules that include oversight over 18,000 miles of gathering pipelines have received final approval and will take effect April 1. Changes to the state’s oil and gas regulations approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in December were presented...
March 12, 2014 - 1:28pm
March 11, 2014
Other views: Triplett proves Legislature not owned by oil
A verbal spanking administered to a Bismarck-based engineering firm provides a glimmer of hope that the North Dakota Legislature has not yet become a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil and gas industry. Sen. Connie Triplett, D-Grand Forks, let fly at KLJ because the company has not...
March 11, 2014 - 6:32pm
March 10, 2014
Dalrymple: Special session decision in April
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Monday he expects to decide sometime in April whether to call the state Legislature into special session to address pressing needs facing cities and counties affected by western North Dakota’s oil bonanza. And while he wouldn’t say which...
March 10, 2014 - 11:29pm
February 24, 2014
Democrats seek special session to address western N.D. needs
BISMARCK – Democratic-NPL Party lawmakers asked Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Monday to call a special legislative session to address infrastructure and other needs facing counties and cities in North Dakota’s Oil Patch. “We cannot wait until the 2015 session to address...
February 24, 2014 - 10:46am
February 22, 2014
In the off-year: Oil country plans for next session
In the Oil Patch, a lot can change in a day. When the Legislature reconvenes next January, it will have to address what’s changed in two years. Legislators say funding for the oil-impacted western region of North Dakota is getting better, but it’s not quite enough to catch up....
February 22, 2014 - 11:19pm
February 12, 2014
Meyer: Allow Democrats to have say in Legislature
I’ve often heard that one definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Maybe it is a stretch, but I think that defines our approach to funding infrastructure needs in the Bakken. I was somewhat surprised to see an article that the...
February 12, 2014 - 6:21pm
February 11, 2014
District 37 GOP endorses 3 candidates
Three individuals have been endorsed by District 37 Republicans to represent the party on the June primary ballot for the state legislature. Sen. Rich Wardner, Rep. Vicky Steiner, and Dickinson Park Board President Mike Lefor have been selected, according to a release sent out last...
February 11, 2014 - 9:14pm
January 29, 2014
Letter: Where are the good people in the Legislature?
Where are all the good people? There must be good, honest people who will sit on a citizen Legislature and make decisions based on what’s good for the state, and not to serve their own interests. I’m fed up with legislators who encourage more and more oil activity because that’s...
January 29, 2014 - 9:25pm