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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Advice for struggling Wild winger Coyle: shoot the puck
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Thomas F. Murtha
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
November 28, 2016
A sea of red: Surprise results buck trends for Grand Forks legislators
GRAND FORKS — Lois Delmore has seen voters head to the polls plenty of times as a state legislator, but this year was different. “It was a very unusual election cycle,” said Delmore, a Democratic representative serving central Grand Forks since the mid-1990s. She pointed out...
November 28, 2016 - 12:52pm
November 9, 2016
National politics stengthens ND GOP majorities in House, Senate
FARGO — Republicans strengthened their two-thirds majorities in the North Dakota House and Senate on Election Day, knocking out both chambers'...
November 9, 2016 - 8:25pm
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