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Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
October 22, 2016
Drew Wrigley, former U.S. attorney and ND's second in command, mulls life after office
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley, a lanky figure in a suit and spotted red tie, was bright-eyed on a recent Friday as he strode...
October 22, 2016 - 9:23pm
October 15, 2016
Understanding Measure 2: Dealing with K-12 education protection, funding
North Dakota's oil reserves have been helping support K-12 education for decades. The Foundation Aid Stabilization Fund was created to help ensure...
October 15, 2016 - 3:51pm
September 28, 2016
North Dakota doesn't monitor cities for fiscal distress, report says
BISMARCK—A new study says the state of North Dakota doesn't monitor local governments for signs of fiscal distress, but state officials said cities, towns and counties here generally practice sound budgetary management. The Pew Charitable Trusts report, released earlier this...
September 28, 2016 - 7:04pm
August 8, 2016
N.D. House candidate in Grand Forks accused of DUI
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A candidate for the North Dakota House was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in late July. Emily...
August 8, 2016 - 3:14pm
August 4, 2016
N.D. legislative leaders to propose reforms to avoid future shortfalls
BISMARCK — After dealing with the fallout from a budget forecast that has missed the revenue mark by nearly $1.4 billion, North Dakota legislative leaders said Thursday they plan to propose reforms next session aimed at preventing similar situations in the future. Lawmakers...
August 4, 2016 - 5:57pm
August 3, 2016
N.D. Senate sends bill fixing $310M budget shortfall to House after rejecting Democrats' amendments
BISMARCK — Senate Democrats made impassioned pleas Wednesday for restoring funds cut from drug addiction treatment, property tax relief...
August 3, 2016 - 5:31pm
July 29, 2016
N.D. legislative leaders want 'very narrow' focus on budget fix in special session
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers will descend on the Capitol next week for only the 15th special session in state history, with leaders...
July 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
July 21, 2016
Democrats lay out ‘compassionate and strategic’ plan to erase budget shortfall in front of ND special session
FARGO – Democratic lawmakers laid out a plan Thursday to erase the state’s projected $309.5 million budget shortfall in a way they said would...
July 21, 2016 - 7:37pm
July 13, 2016
McFeely: Democrats were right about ND's budget
FARGO—The average age of the three Republicans talking at a news conference Wednesday, July 13, in the state Capitol was 69. Which makes...
July 13, 2016 - 7:13pm
June 15, 2016
Votes by Democrats helped Burgum but weren’t the difference, observers say
BISMARCK – State Sen. George Sinner didn’t need to see the results of Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary to know that a lot of Democrats voted...
June 15, 2016 - 6:24pm
June 4, 2016
Democrats worried about property tax relief in tough budget times
North Dakota Democratic leaders are raising alarms about whether the state will be able to continue to provide property tax relief during tough fiscal times, but others don't appear worried. The state has eased property taxes, which are levied by local governments, through a 12 percent...
June 4, 2016 - 9:57pm
September 9, 2015
With Heitkamp out, who will Dems run for governor?
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Democratic-NPL Party lost its top contender for the 2016 governor’s race Wednesday with U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s announcement that she won’t run, but party leaders have said they’ve been actively recruiting candidates for governor even while...
September 9, 2015 - 12:11pm
May 1, 2015
Scneider, Onstad: Republicans no longer deserve majority
As we write this column, legislators are vacating the capitol. The halls are getting quiet. Colleagues are saying their goodbyes after adjournment sine die. But rather than having finished their work, the members of the Republican majority are leaving town with no budget in place...
May 1, 2015 - 10:17pm
April 29, 2015
GOP leaders say goals met despite low oil prices
Dem-NPL leader say lawmakers rushed an oil tax cut, and unfinished business won't be forgotten.
April 29, 2015 - 7:48pm
April 21, 2015
Tribal chairman proposes amendments to oil tax rate change
Democratic lawmakers say a late-session bill that would lower the state's oil extraction tax by 30 percent will cost the state $6 billion in...
April 21, 2015 - 8:07pm