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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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 state legislature
January 14, 2014
Helms under fire by state’s Democrats: Legislative minority leaders say oil regulation, promotion duties should be split
By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service BISMARCK — North Dakota is “ill-served” by an oil regulator who is also charged with promoting development,...
January 14, 2014 - 10:57am
North Dakota's finances exceed expectations, oil is significant, but not only factor
BISMARCK -- North Dakota is again on its way to building up a state surplus of hundreds of millions of dollars. The general fund's projected ending balance for June 30, 2013, is $383.2 million, a jump from the $51 million ending balance projected when the Legislature adjourned this...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2011
North Dakota oil counties get boost
BISMARCK -- North Dakota lawmakers wrapped up the special session on Friday after providing millions of dollars in additional disaster relief and repealing a law requiring the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname. Oil country also got a boost. Deemed by...
November 12, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Western ND issues wait for green light at special session
BISMARCK -- North Dakota legislators shot down a variety of bills suggested for discussion this week, including several aimed at western North Dakota. During a special session, legislators need to propose bills to Republican-controlled delayed bills committees before their issues...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
North Dakota coyote numbers up, hunters happy, hunting allowed year-round, no $100-a-head bounty
The number of coyotes roaming North Dakota is up from last year, which might be exciting for hunters, but bad for livestock producers. After...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
Legislators ready to change Sioux nickname law, Grand Forks delegation wants to move on
GRAND FORKS -- When the 2011 North Dakota Legislature approved legislation that gave the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname the weight of law, the 12-member delegation representing Grand Forks and the university broke with the majority. Citing concerns about potentially...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 19, 2011
4 ND senators competing to succeed Stenehjem, Dickinson's Wardner throws hat in for top spot
BISMARCK (AP) -- Four North Dakota Republican state senators are competing to succeed Bob Stenehjem as the Senate's GOP majority leader, and an election is expected before the Legislature's special session begins in November, lawmakers said Thursday. Rich Wardner of Dickinson; Tony...
August 19, 2011 - 12:00am
July 29, 2011
Dickinson to receive $5M in first round of oil-impact grants announced Thursday
BISMARCK -- State officials authorized nearly $54 million in grants on Thursday to help oil-impacted cities with infrastructure needs. The state's three largest cities in oil country -- Dickinson, Williston and Minot -- received $21 million after submitting $48.9 million in project...
July 29, 2011 - 11:56am
July 1, 2011
North Dakota awards $3.9 million in oil impact grants
BISMARCK -- For North Dakota's oil and gas producing counties, Thursday was like waking up on Christmas Day and finding out how generous Santa was this year. The state Board of University and School Lands approved $3.9 million in grants to 253 oil-impacted townships and fire/ambulance...
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
May 11, 2011
Legislature passes new child porn law
BISMARCK -- Employees who see child pornography on a co-worker's computer will soon be required under law to report it. North Dakota legislators passed Senate Bill 2233 this session requiring anyone with knowledge or suspicion of child pornography on a workplace computer to report...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
Schafer doesn't want 3rd term
BISMARCK -- Former Gov. Ed Schafer said Wednesday he is not interested in serving again as North Dakota governor. Conservatives have pointed to a possible gubernatorial run in 2012 for Schafer, who has been vocal about his concerns about the North Dakota Legislature's spending this...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
Remembering former state Rep. Frank Wald
Former Rep. Francis J. "Frank" Wald, R-Dickinson, passed away shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday at his home in Dickinson. He was 76. Wald was a...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
Republicans promote Legislature's results
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota Republican lawmakers fanned out Tuesday to promote the work of the 2011 Legislature, which approved income tax...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
2011 Legislature wraps up
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Legislature finished its work early Thursday evening after passing hundreds of new laws and approving $4 billion in general fund spending over the next two years. The last day wasn't without hiccups, as legislators disagreed over the Game and Fish and...
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
North Dakota Legislature passes commerce budget
BISMARCK -- North Dakota lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to the state Commerce Department budget, restoring Centers of Excellence and providing child care funding. The Commerce Department's budget provides $3.1 million for child care grants for workforce development, quality...
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am