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Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested, refusing to answer questions, police say
George H.W. Bush hospitalized the day after funeral for his wife, Barbara
TRNP to hold community engagement meetings
crime and courts
nation and world
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
An afternoon of fun: kids fair has a western theme
Saving England's children from the witches: DSU to present "The Witches:" by Roald Dahl
Life on the farm; Judy Hoff writes children's book
Building leadership skills; students graduate from program
DSU baseball drops final home game
Yankees tee off on Twins
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Midgets girls tennis falls to Bismarck Century
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
Time to respond to reader feedback
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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March 14, 2009
Major flooding expected this spring in N. Dakota
Emergency management officials in Fargo and Grand Forks are ordering pumps, topping off levees and planning dikes after forecasters predicted record flooding this spring along the Red River Basin. "The magnitude of the expected flooding has not been seen in several years," the National...
March 14, 2009 - 6:45am
March 13, 2009
ND flu cases top 700
North Dakota's Health Department is reporting 712 confirmed cases of the flu this week. That's up from 521 last week. Health officials say all but eight of North Dakota's 53 counties have reported flu activity this week and 13 people have been hospitalized. Cass County reports 139...
March 13, 2009 - 6:07am
March 9, 2009
Fire marshals want slow-burning cigarettes in ND
BISMARCK (AP) -- Fire officials say North Dakota should join the ranks of states that require slower-burning cigarettes. The North Dakota Senate's Finance and Taxation Committee is reviewing the bill. It says all cigarettes sold in North Dakota must be made so they don't keep burning...
March 9, 2009 - 6:51pm
Value of ND 'budget stabilization' fund sinks
It's a good thing North Dakota's state budget has plenty of cash, because the value of a $200 million reserve set aside by the Legislature two years ago has been sinking along with the nation's financial markets. The shortfall has become caught up in the Legislature's debate about...
March 9, 2009 - 6:11am
March 6, 2009
ND legislators not impressed by work comp choice
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's House Republican majority leader says the choice of a new workers compensation director is a big mistake. Gov. John Hoeven appointed former Highway Patrol commander Bryan Klipfel as director of the Workforce Safety and Insurance agency. Fargo Rep....
March 6, 2009 - 2:01pm
March 3, 2009
Corps says 4 ND dams screened for safety
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers says four dams in North Dakota are among the 600 nationwide that are being screened through a new public safety process. The corps says the Garrison, Bowman Haley and Snake Creek dams have been classified as presenting a low risk to the...
March 3, 2009 - 8:34am
March 2, 2009
ND tops in honey production
FARGO (AP) -- North Dakota ranks first in the nation for honey production for the fifth straight year. The Agriculture Department says honey production last year in the state totaled 35.1 million pounds, up 13 percent from the previous year. North Dakota and California typically...
March 2, 2009 - 9:50am
February 19, 2009
ND drunken driver testing program may be expanded
BISMARCK (AP) -- A program that requires regular breath testing of suspected drunken drivers could be expanded statewide. Under the program, someone arrested for more than one drunken driving offense could be required to undergo breath testing twice a day. If the person has been...
February 19, 2009 - 11:00am
February 18, 2009
Tax cut for pull tabs in ND House
BISMARCK (AP) -- Pull tab gambling tickets have won a tax break in the North Dakota House. The state levies a 4.5 percent tax on the sale of pull tabs. Pull tab buyers open the tickets to see if they win a money prize. The House voted 85-8 on Wednesday to cut the tax rate to 3...
February 18, 2009 - 9:37am
February 17, 2009
ND drivers required to be more sober than boaters
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota law says boaters, hunters and snowmobilers can be a bit drunker than someone who's driving a car. The state House has decided to keep things that way. Six years ago, the Legislature lowered the legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers from 0.10 percent...
February 17, 2009 - 4:34pm
Parents may be charged if ND students skip school
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's Senate says parents of students who repeatedly skip school could find themselves facing criminal charges. Senators voted 44-3 on Monday to approve toughening North Dakota's anti-truancy law.
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 13, 2009
House wants to mandate slow-burning cigs in ND
BISMARCK (AP) -- Cigarettes sold in North Dakota may have to meet a new standard to make them burn more slowly so they're less likely to start fires. The North Dakota House voted 80-12 to approve legislation to ban the sale of regular cigarettes starting in August 2010. Any cigarettes...
February 13, 2009 - 7:00pm
February 9, 2009
ND not immune from job struggles
Patrick Case decided to return to his native North Dakota after he was laid off from his job as a used car lot manager in Florida 13 months ago. "The...
February 9, 2009 - 7:07am
February 5, 2009
Eye docs want ban on bottle rockets
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota eye doctors are pressing for a state ban on bottle rockets. They say the rockets are dangerous and can cause eye injuries and fires. The North Dakota Senate's Political Subdivisions Committee is handling the proposal. Bottineau optometrist Paul Dunderland...
February 5, 2009 - 1:00pm
January 26, 2009
Eagle survey scrubbed due to weather
BISMARCK(AP) -- The state Game and Fish Department says an annual survey of eagles has been cancelled because of weather. Biologist Patrick Isakson says it's the first time in the 23-year history of the count that it's been cancelled. The survey is taken each year along the Missouri...
January 26, 2009 - 9:30am