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Former 'Apprentice' contestant files defamation suit against Trump
ND House passes bill to limit governor bonuses
Trump adviser says parts, not all, of NATO are obsolete
U.S. Bancorp says Andy Cecere to succeed Richard Davis as CEO
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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
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'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Bo Jackson expresses concern for Panthers' Newton
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
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
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
January 8, 2009
Dorgan with Game and Fish
Sen. Byron Dorgan, (D-N.D.) said he agrees with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department on the elk situation at Theodore Roosevelt National...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am