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Recession or recovery? Economists say ND may be at turning point
Gladstone man charged with animal cruelty and neglect
'I am an addict'
Emergency responders help those experiencing their worst days
Immigration detainees in Grand Forks have already surpassed 2016 totals
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Five myths about beer
I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
Kindred's Brandt wins state pole vault championship
DHS freshman Sabrosky places 8th in triple jump
Midgets top Mandan in pitcher's duel
Chorro qualifies for finals at NAIA meet
DHS softball beats second-seeded Century
BROCK: Gianforte could learn a lot from Kevin Cramer
Port: Thank the government for protecting you from low milk prices
Port: Sen. Heitkamp condemns 'dark money' in politics despite it paying for ads touting her re-election
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Port: In defense of the smoky back room
Abbot Brian Wangler, OSB
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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