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Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Illinois man sentenced to nine months in celebrity hacking case
Gov. Dayton reveals he has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
Trump plans to keep Comey as FBI director, source says
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky Conference
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
January 18, 2017
Higher education leaders brace for budget cuts in ND
BISMARCK -- In opening his presentation to a legislative committee Wednesday, Jan. 18, North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani...
January 18, 2017 - 5:34pm
January 13, 2017
Bill would prevent North Dakota state agencies from filling vacant spots
BISMARCK — North Dakota state agencies would be prevented from filling open positions for the next few months under a bill introduced by...
January 13, 2017 - 1:42pm
January 4, 2017
Proposed North Dakota budget forecast shows nearly $2 billion drop in general fund revenues
BISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers are preparing to tighten their belts in the early days of the 2017 legislative session.
January 4, 2017 - 4:59pm
December 31, 2016
North Dakota lawmakers, new governor prepare for session
BISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers will gather here Tuesday, Jan. 3, to mark the beginning of another legislative session after a year that...
December 31, 2016 - 5:21pm
July 29, 2016
N.D. legislative leaders want 'very narrow' focus on budget fix in special session
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers will descend on the Capitol next week for only the 15th special session in state history, with leaders...
July 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
July 21, 2015
Holmberg joins national unmanned aerial systems committee
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- State Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, has accepted an invitation to serve on a national unmanned aerial systems steering committee. The National Conference of State Legislatures is working with the organization's transportation program on a "public-private...
July 21, 2015 - 8:42pm
May 5, 2015
ND Legislature looks ahead to studies as special session decision looms
BISMARCK – With the possibility of a special session still looming, North Dakota lawmakers will soon turn their gaze toward more than 100 studies...
May 5, 2015 - 7:18pm
April 28, 2015
Holmberg to chair legislative management again
BISMARCK - North Dakota state Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, was re-elected by his colleagues to chair the Legislative Management Committee...
April 28, 2015 - 7:41pm
April 16, 2015
Senate caps tuition increase at 2.5 percent in higher ed budget
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the leadership position of Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks. BISMARCK – State senators endorsed a North Dakota University System budget on Wednesday that caps tuition at 2.5 percent for the next...
April 16, 2015 - 12:33pm
January 23, 2015
Another ND voter ID proposal emerges
GRAND FORKS - Another Grand Forks legislator has introduced a bill to tweak North Dakota's voter identification law. State Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, introduced a bill Thursday that would require student photo identification cards provided by North Dakota universities to include...
January 23, 2015 - 5:16pm
July 22, 2014
Legislative committee favors tuition freeze only for two-year colleges
GRAND FORKS — A North Dakota legislative committee on Tuesday recommended that lawmakers fund a tuition freeze at the state’s two-year colleges but left out four-year campuses. The State Board of Higher Education had approved a budget last month calling for a tuition freeze at...
July 22, 2014 - 10:52pm
April 5, 2014
ND Senator wants higher ed funds tied to teaching
GRAND FORKS — A state senator from Grand Forks is crafting a bill that would require North Dakota’s public universities to dedicate a portion of their state funding for instructional purposes only. Sen. Ray Holmberg said Friday that the proposal would force universities to be...
April 5, 2014 - 11:24pm
February 11, 2014
Higher education leaders to testify on lab UND bought for $9.8M: Lawmakers to scrutinize deal, building occupancy
GRAND FORKS — State higher education officials will testify to a legislative committee today regarding last year’s sale of a research facility to the University of North Dakota. The Research, Enterprise and Commercialization building, owned by the UND Research Foundation, was...
February 11, 2014 - 11:28pm
May 19, 2013
After the legislative session, it's study time
GRAND FORKS -- Despite grumbling from some conservative Republicans, Sen.
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am