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Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Blotter: Two Dickinson residents arrested for criminal trespassing
U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area
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Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
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James "Jim" Basic
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
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
April 6, 2015
Senate passes oil tax formula bill without Dems’ amendment
BISMARCK – A bill designed to return a bigger share of oil tax revenue to counties, cities, schools and townships unanimously passed the Senate...
April 6, 2015 - 8:42pm
March 4, 2015
Schneider and Onstad: Democrats’ proposals make steady progress
North Dakota’s 64th Legislative Assembly is finishing crossover, a legislative halftime of sorts that marks the midpoint of our state’s 80-day session. Far from a game of Democrats versus Republicans, legislators of both parties are on the same team. Our shared goal should be...
March 4, 2015 - 5:58pm
February 5, 2015
ND lawmaker proposes foundation to manage Legacy Fund
BISMARCK — A bill debated in a North Dakota Senate committee would set the first biennial priority for a new foundation: developing a comprehensive plan for building a top-notch primary and secondary education system for the state. Senate Government and Veterans Affairs Committee...
February 5, 2015 - 11:58pm