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Minn. House blocks oil safety debate
Explosion leads to building collapse in New York City, 12 injured
Boil orders for water lifted in northwest North Dakota towns
Lawmakers clash over open records bill, but loophole could render it futile
No charges against officer who shot man after chase
University to recruit students to study Bakken impact on wildlife, environment
As oil prices slide, North Dakota sees manufacturing in its future
ND drilling rig count falls below 100
Boil order lifted for some Divide County towns
Officials clarify when cos. are exempt from flaring rule
Holten: That was then; this is now
Letter: Gag amendment for trafficking bill leaves women in the dark
Letter: Why are we voting on discrimination bill?
Letters: Republicans, governor wrong on corporate farming
Other Views: North Dakota farm law changes face test
AppSnap: TripIt alleviates (some) travel stress
Stolen memories: Local family has World War II memorabilia stolen during home invasion
Rural Manvel couple's outdoor birth experience focus of TV reality show
Patrick Hope: Covering the basics
'You've got to learn that kind of patience': Man reflects on wife's dementia diagnosis
Ella Louise (Hepperle) Wood
Numbers on the upswing: Decline in gun tags contributes to success rate jump among ND hunters
Leier: Signs of spring are in the air
Dakota Recreation Report
Hands full from the start: UND’s first round opponent Quinnipac building a strong reputation on college hockey scene
Haussler to retire as Bismarck’s athletic director
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
October 27, 2014
Your Guide to North Dakota Measures
Planning to vote Nov. 4 in North Dakota but not sure what those ballot measures are about? Here’s a quick guide to the proposed changes. If approved, Measures 1 through 5 make changes to the state’s constitution; Measures 6-8 would change state law. Measures 1 through...
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October 27, 2014 - 7:11pm
August 5, 2014
Late-school backers to file petition
BISMARCK — Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that if approved would force North Dakota school districts to start school after Labor Day say they have more than enough signatures to get the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot. A post Tuesday on the Facebook page “Start ND School...
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August 5, 2014 - 9:55pm
June 3, 2014
Jaeger says yes to pharmacy measure for circulation
BISMARCK — Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that would change North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership law to allow national retailers such as Wal-Mart and Walgreens to operate pharmacies in the state can begin circulating their petition for signatures, Secretary of State Al Jaeger...
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June 3, 2014 - 11:36pm
June 12, 2013
Measures listed for 2014 ballots
BISMARCK -- So far, North Dakota voters have one ballot measure to vote on in the June 2014 primary election and four during the November 2014 general election. Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Tuesday released how five ballot measures approved by the Legislature will be listed on...
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June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
Court rejects effort to put medical pot back on ballot
FARGO -- A court challenge to put medical marijuana to a vote failed Wednesday when the North Dakota Supreme Court rejected the case. The court's denial means elections officials around the state can go ahead and print an estimated 400,000 to 450,000 ballots for the Nov.
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Activists claim success for anti-tobacco campaign
BISMARCK (AP) -- Supporters of an initiative campaign that would ban smoking in North Dakota bars, motels and other workplaces turned in 21,000...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Measure would provide 911 funding if passed Nov. 2
Bowman and Slope Counties have measures on their Nov. 2 ballots that would extend a 50 cent increase to the emergency service communication fee.
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
House kills tobacco plan implementation
BISMARCK -- The Legislature's implementation of a voter-approved tobacco measure was thrown into question Thursday when the House killed a bill appropriating money for the programs. The vote to kill Senate Bill 2063 was 69-24. The Legislature must appropriate money to the tobacco...
April 9, 2009 - 10:58pm
April 8, 2009
N.D House changes voters' tobacco law
BISMARCK -- Backers of last year's successful tobacco control initiated measure say the state House is defying the will of voters by deleting part of the program passed in the November election. House members, insisting they're improving what voters approved, voted 57-34 along party...
April 8, 2009 - 11:18pm
June 11, 2008
Measure to help N.D. legislators get state jobs is beaten
BISMARCK -- Since statehood, North Dakota's constitution has barred legislators from taking many appointive full time state positions. North Dakota voters decided Tuesday to keep it that way. With 71 percent of the state's 528 precincts reporting, 58 percent of voters had rejected...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Ballot measure aims to create tobacco prevention program
FARGO -- Former North Dakota Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp announced a proposed ballot measure Tuesday that would create a tobacco prevention and control program using funds that start rolling into the state this year from its settlement with the tobacco industry 10 years ago. Heitkamp...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am