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Rodriguez lawyers: Jurors heard false evidence in Sjodin murder case
Supreme Court rules that warrant is needed to access cell tower records
UND president receives positive evaluation from NDUS chancellor
Evaluation reveals some dissent about NDUS chancellor's performance
Judge orders 476 pounds of marijuana inadmissible during trial due to behavior of North Dakota deputy
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Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
After Supreme Court ruling, Fargo business owner says 'It's great to have an even playing field'
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
Projections show South Dakota winter wheat yield up 90 percent from 2017
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Big Sticks end skid at Spearfish
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
Sabres select Swedish defenseman with draft's top pick: Incoming UND freshman taken No. 26
Knights doubled up in doubleheader: Garrison takes down Belfield-South Heart in SW Sub-Regional clash
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
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March 15, 2009
ND loves those earmarks
If you have an advantage, never give it up. That is an iron rule in politics. So before North Dakota joins the anti-earmark hysteria sweeping Washington, we need to consider the great advantage the state has been enjoying under this budget-inflating practice. All three members of...
March 15, 2009 - 12:00am
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