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Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
Minot zoo to stay open in winter for first time
Defenders of Wildlife take aim at Corps plan for Yellowstone River, fish
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
North Dakota's Flying Farmer is back at stunts again
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
Steier signs with DSU women's golf
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
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
April 30, 2015
ND higher ed board to cut auditors and attorneys
BISMARCK - The State Board of Higher Education will be cutting 13 employees after a bill passed through the North Dakota Legislature eliminating...
April 30, 2015 - 8:32pm
New North Dakota University System chancellor selected
BISMARCK - Mark Hagerott of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., is going to be the next chancellor of the North Dakota University System. Hagerott and two other candidates, Paul Turman and Robert Donley, interviewed with the board and a search committee at a meeting...
April 30, 2015 - 4:26pm
April 29, 2015
Legislature passes higher ed budget with 2.5 percent tuition cap; other provisions focus on deferred maintenance
BISMARCK - North Dakota legislators agreed to cap tuition increases at 2.5 percent Tuesday morning as part of this year's higher education budget bill. The House passed the bill, which includes more than $876 million in general fund appropriations--down from $896 million last...
April 29, 2015 - 4:16am
April 25, 2015
DSU Presidential Search Committee to meet Friday
The group in charge of finding a president for Dickinson State University will meet Friday. The DSU Presidential Search Committee will hold a meeting at 9 a.m. in Conference Room 107, Klinefelter Hall on the DSU campus, according to the release. Members of the committee will review...
April 25, 2015 - 9:13pm
April 23, 2015
ND chancellor could be selected next week
BISMARCK – The new chancellor of the North Dakota University System could be selected after second-round interviews next Thursday, the system said in a news release Wednesday. “To make the most efficient use of the Board’s and the candidates’ time, there will be an option...
April 23, 2015 - 6:52pm