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Trump makes early move on restricting abortions around the world
Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties
Alec Baldwin to host 'Saturday Night Live' for record 17th time
Name revealed for 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' chapter
Former ND teacher pleads guilty in sexual assault, sex with minor case
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'
Wild reassign F Gabriel
Make it 6: Vikings’ Barr named to Pro Bowl
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title
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
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
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
December 6, 2014
Omdahl: Measures drew more voters than partisan races
Not having access to polls to track issues during the recent election campaign, a couple of measures caught me by surprise. The surprises were not in the partisan elections but on the eight ballot measures. The know-it-all didn’t know it all. For example, I expected Measure 1 (personhood)...
December 6, 2014 - 5:07pm
November 5, 2014
Voters reject 'right to life' Measure 1
FARGO – A controversial proposal to add a “right to life” amendment to North Dakota’s constitution was rejected by voters Tuesday. ND...
November 5, 2014 - 1:22am
October 30, 2014
Full serving of measures: ND election features 8 statewide initiatives, the most in 25 years
GRAND FORKS - When North Dakota voters go to the polls Tuesday, they’ll find a ballot containing eight statewide measures, the most in a quarter...
October 30, 2014 - 7:45pm
October 14, 2014
Both sides encouraged by Measure 5 results
BISMARCK – Spokesmen for the campaigns supporting and opposing Measure 5 both said they were encouraged by poll results published Sunday that found the contest over the proposed conservation fund in a statistical dead heat. The poll of 505 randomly selected adults, commissioned...
October 14, 2014 - 12:03am
September 23, 2014
Letter: Measuring the measures
Only five times in the past three decades have voters been presented with eight or more ballot measures. The 2014 election has eight covering a broad array of issues. North Dakota citizens hold an opportunity to exercise their right within the democratic voting process. The method...
September 23, 2014 - 10:36pm
September 17, 2014
Funds OK’d for overtime, temporary help in N.D. secretary of state’s office
BISMARCK – Secretary of State Al Jaeger got permission Wednesday to move more money into his budget for overtime and temporary staff as his office continues to experience what he called “unprecedented” demand for services brought on by North Dakota’s thriving economy. Jaeger...
September 17, 2014 - 4:29pm
September 6, 2014
Voters to decide on 8 measures
BISMARCK — North Dakota voters will decide in November on ballot measures that would create a conservation fund supported with oil tax revenue and require schools to start classes after Labor Day, bringing the total number of measures on the Nov. 4 ballot to eight, Secretary of...
September 6, 2014 - 12:15am
September 5, 2014
Big pharmacies knock on door of oil-rich North Dakota
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's oil boom has fueled a construction bonanza for new supermarkets, restaurants and clothing stores. But try finding a Rite Aid, Walgreens or other national pharmacy chain in the state, the fastest-growing economy in the nation, and you'll be largely out of...
September 5, 2014 - 1:22pm
August 22, 2014
Pharmacy ownership measure approved for Nov. 4 ballot
BISMARCK – An initiated measure aimed at changing North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership law has been approved for the Nov. 4 ballot, Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Friday. The measure’s sponsoring committee needed the signatures of 13,452 qualified voters to get the...
August 22, 2014 - 11:38am
August 18, 2014
Omdahl: Ballot measures spice up November election
With a number of challenging and contentious measures on the November ballot, North Dakota voters may be lured to the polls in a “ho hum” nonpresidential year election. Repeating the nature of the seven measures on the ballot is important because thousands of voters will show...
August 18, 2014 - 7:22pm
January 23, 2014
Other Views: Proposed measures insult North Dakota
Two quixotic campaigns to put tax/budget measures on the North Dakota ballot are reminders of one of President Ronald Reagan’s signature lines: “Well, there you go again …” Well, there they go again. Two separate efforts are underway. One would eliminate the property tax....
January 23, 2014 - 10:09pm
November 28, 2013
Will laws-by-petition turn ND into California? Recent run of ballot initiatives concerning to some
FARGO — North Dakota’s bulging budget surplus produced in part by the oil bonanza has sparked interest in ballot drives for spending initiatives or tax cuts. North Dakotans have never been bashful about taking their concerns to voters in the form of ballot measures, whether by...
November 28, 2013 - 8:31pm
July 24, 2008
Companies may face reporting mandate on measures
BISMARCK -- Corporations and other businesses whose employees are assigned to work for or against initiated measures in North Dakota may have to report the labor costs as in-kind political contributions, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Wednesday. Stenehjem issued the opinion...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
Initiated measures face deadlines
BISMARCK -- Sponsors of a North Dakota tax cut initiative say they'll meet a July 21 deadline to get their measure on the ballot, despite typographical errors that state officials say could give some taxpayers an even bigger break than sponsors planned. Not to worry, sponsors say;...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am