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At least 16 feared dead in fiery Texas hot air balloon crash
First methadone clinic to open in North Dakota
Little is known about cost of Burgum-Stenehjem contest
Montana's economy shrinks as energy, ag contract
City continues to expand water infrastructure
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
North Dakota Legislature
July 19, 2016
Devils Lake-area Republicans appoint Hofstad's successor
CANDO—A semi-retired farmer from Cando will fill a vacant seat in the North Dakota Legislature left by Republican Rep. Curt Hofstad's sudden death last month. District 15 Republicans voted Saturday to appoint Greg Westlind, a longtime friend of Hofstad's, to the seat, just a...
July 19, 2016 - 5:27pm
June 28, 2016
Press Pass: Vang Lutheran Church remembered, Texas abortion law could affect laws in ND, Police Blotter
Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want...
June 28, 2016 - 6:00am
June 23, 2016
Supreme Court strikes down warrantless blood test for DUI suspects in case from North Dakota
States cannot levy criminal penalties against suspected drunk drivers who refuse to submit to a warrantless blood test, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that originated in North Dakota. The decision deals a blow to states such as North Dakota that criminalize the refusal...
News/Nation and World
June 23, 2016 - 8:56pm
June 18, 2016
Devils Lake legislator Curt Hofstad dies at 70
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Devils Lake state Rep. Curt Hofstad has died, according to the North Dakota Governor’s Office. Hofstad, a Republican, had served in the House since 2007. His biography on the Legislature’s website said he was a farmer and had been involved in the Devils Lake...
June 18, 2016 - 9:28pm
June 15, 2016
Longtime GOP lawmaker Kretschmar defeated; Dickinson rep also loses re-election bid
BISMARCK – One of the North Dakota Legislature’s longest-serving Republicans was defeated in his House re-election bid Tuesday, after previously losing the district’s endorsement. Rep. William Kretschmar, an attorney from Venturia who has served in the House for all but four...
June 15, 2016 - 1:01pm
February 4, 2016
Going for another swing: Local Republican legislators announce bid for reelection
A trio of Republican legislators representing part of Dickinson and surrounding areas have jointly announced their bid for re-election this year. Kelly Armstrong, a state senator and Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party along with State Reps. Alan Fehr of Dickinson, and Mike...
February 4, 2016 - 7:57pm
January 5, 2016
Voter registration discussion focuses on verifying residency
BISMARCK – Concerns about verifying where voters live dominated the discussion Tuesday as state lawmakers continue to study whether North Dakota...
January 5, 2016 - 4:25pm
August 10, 2015
State water commission hopes to fund $664 million in projects
BISMARCK — With a record $1.12 billion budget for 2015-17, the State Water Commission plans to tackle $664 million in projects, according to Todd Sando, the state's engineer. Where those dollars are going will be the topic of discussion Wednesday, when Sando will provide the Legislature's...
August 10, 2015 - 7:51pm
August 9, 2015
Communities look to solve day care shortage for parents
PEMBINA — When Jennifer Krom returns to work later this month from maternity leave at GHY International, a Pembina customs brokerage, she’ll...
August 9, 2015 - 5:01am
April 8, 2015
Senate favors new committee to review federal regs
BISMARCK - More than two-thirds of the North Dakota Senate voted Wednesday in favor of creating a state committee to review federal environmental...
April 8, 2015 - 6:46pm
Democrats decry cutting of rail safety program from PSC budget
BISMARCK – Democrats slammed House Republican budget writers Wednesday for stripping a proposed state-run rail safety program from the Public...
April 8, 2015 - 5:03pm
January 9, 2015
Nowatski: Lawmakers to hear about ‘surge’ funding, muskrats and cash for babies
Competing proposals to fast-track more than $800 million for infrastructure projects in the Oil Patch and non-oil producing areas will get their first shake in the Senate Appropriations Committee on Friday, one of several hearings on hot-button issues scheduled next week. Both bills...
January 9, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 16, 2013
Leier: Legislature weighs in
The 2013 North Dakota Legislature dealt with a number of bills related to outdoor recreation and conservation. Some of the discussions in which...
May 16, 2013 - 12:35am
November 10, 2011
ND House rejects new health benefit agency
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota House has defeated a proposal to set up a state-run health insurance exchange. The agencies are part of a new federal health care law. They'll be used to offer subsidized health insurance to small businesses and people who don't have coverage....
November 10, 2011 - 7:10pm
November 9, 2011
House says university may drop Fighting Sioux name
BISMARCK - The North Dakota House voted 63-31 this morning to repeal the state law requiring the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname. The bill now goes to the governor for his signature. Here is the vote breakdown: Yeas: 63 Amerman, Anderson, Beadle,...
November 9, 2011 - 8:52am