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Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Pipeline protesters 'cautiously optimistic,' will stay in camps
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
UPDATED: Death toll in California loft fire rises to 30
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Titans boys basketball team's athleticism should carry it through tough region
Trinity girls basketball taking on new roles, playing styles
Big stage, big performance for UND
NELSON: Experience counts, ask Richmond
KOLPACK: Tough guy Stumpf is playing at an all-American level
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Esther E. Will
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
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 University System
September 24, 2015
DSU enrollment down 11 percent from last fall
Dickinson State University released a 2015 fall semester enrollment of 1,317 on Thursday -- an 11 percent drop from previous fall. Enrollment was nearly steady compared to the 2015 spring semester, increasing by four students, according to North Dakota University System data....
September 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
August 21, 2015
NDUS launches oil, energy educational initiative
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota University System is starting a new initiative to raise awareness of existing educational opportunities for oilfield and other energy workers in the western part of the state. "Bakken U: Energizing through education" will be a collaborative effort...
August 21, 2015 - 2:08pm
August 17, 2015
Our View: Dickinson State must identify its ideal president
Forty-seven people want to be the next president of Dickinson State University. Surely one of those applicants is the outstanding and strong-willed leader capable of revitalizing the university, growing enrollment, establishing consistency, clarity and honesty with the community,...
August 17, 2015 - 9:59am
August 13, 2015
Dickinson State campus fees for online classes draws attention of lawmakers
BISMARCK -- The charging of fees to Dickinson State University distance education students for campus services they may never use was scrutinized Thursday as part of an update on a past performance audit. One legislator suggested that the issue could be dealt with by the next...
August 13, 2015 - 5:20pm
August 10, 2015
Higher Education Committee discusses national, state trends of postsecondary degrees
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education President David Longanecker advised members of the North Dakota Legislature’s Higher Education...
August 10, 2015 - 11:58pm
August 5, 2015
NDUS Chancellor meets to discuss relationship of business, education
Retention of workers, particularly youthful ones, was a theme used often in a meeting between new North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark...
August 5, 2015 - 11:57pm
August 4, 2015
Our View: Ozbun an ideal choice for DSU interim president
Dickinson State University was looking for a volunteer to serve as its interim president. The State Board of Higher Education found perhaps the best one in North Dakota for the job. On Tuesday, the board appointed Jim Ozbun as interim president of DSU a day after D.C. Coston announced...
August 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Ozbun named Dickinson State interim president
The State Board of Higher Education voted to appoint Jim Ozbun, the former president of North Dakota State University, as interim president of...
August 4, 2015 - 7:16pm
Coston stepping down as DSU president on Aug. 15
D.C. Coston is stepping down as Dickinson State University’s president on Aug. 15. In an email sent to DSU staff Monday evening and obtained...
August 4, 2015 - 9:43am
July 14, 2015
State pushes to improve student success
BISMARCK — North Dakota is launching efforts to move the state from the back of the class when it comes to students participating in advanced placement courses and to reduce the need for remedial coursework in college. The state ranked behind all other 49 states and the District...
July 14, 2015 - 11:06pm
June 13, 2015
North Dakota university president raises to be reviewed Monday
BISMARCK -- A committee will discuss and forward a 2016 State Board of Higher Education board operating budget and proposed salary increases for university and college presidents next week. Three percent salary increases are being recommended for all of the state’s university...
June 13, 2015 - 12:07am
June 8, 2015
Board of Higher Ed committee talks audit tracking
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education Audit Committee discussed compliance and auditing issues at length in a meeting Monday. Using a new tracking tool, North Dakota University System employees can now track the 107 audit issues that have yet to be fully resolved from...
June 8, 2015 - 11:20pm
May 25, 2015
AG’s office seeks attorneys for NDUS
GRAND FORKS — The Office of the North Dakota Attorney General is hiring six legal positions to oversee the 11 institutions governed by the State Board of Higher Education. This comes after a statute passed during the recently completed legislative session eliminated the board’s...
May 25, 2015 - 10:09pm
May 15, 2015
Board of higher ed approves tuition increases for ND universities, colleges
By Grace Lyden Forum News Service BISMARCK — The state Board of Higher Education approved a budget proposal Thursday that includes a 2.4 percent tuition increase at North Dakota State University in Fargo with similar percentage increases at most state universities and colleges. The...
May 15, 2015 - 3:31pm
May 1, 2015
DSU searches for ‘visionary leader’
The lengthy process of finding a new president for Dickinson State University began taking shape Friday morning. An 11-member search committee,...
May 1, 2015 - 7:25pm