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SD cracking down on overweight vehicles
Proposed cuts to EPA could have local impact
Dickinson PD warns about the dangers of fentanyl
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Tabs for transplant house
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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
DSU track hoping for help from its reinforcements
PHOTOS: Boston U stuns UND in double overtime in NCAA hockey regional
Boston U's Hickey: 'That atmosphere was insane' in double overtime thriller over UND
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Port: 'A sane person to an insane society must appear insane'
McFeely: Cobb fails to create white enclaves, but he wins at getting attention
Harrop: The Trump 'Faithful' Get the Budget Cuts They Voted For
Erickson: The Hue and Cry Is Tiring
Port: The solution for hatred is not more hatred
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
From shutdown ashes, GOP seeks to expose ACA's flaws
WASHINGTON -- After a bruising defeat over Obamacare in the government shutdown, Republicans hope to regain momentum by exposing how President Barack Obama's administration ran aground trying to launch his signature health care reform law. Three Republican-led committees in the House...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 19, 2013
With shutdown over, farm bill is up next
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown...
October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
October 10, 2013
Cramer: Short-term debt ceiling increase needed
WASHINGTON -- As the government shutdown continued through Wednesday as Republicans and Democrats continued to slug it out politically over budget issues, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said he thinks a short-term solution could be reached soon, giving lawmakers more time to negotiate. "I'd...
October 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill's resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 5, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-run House of Representatives voted to cut spending on food stamps for the poor by $40 billion over 10 years on Thursday, defying a veto threat from the White House in the name of fiscal reform. Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the driving force behind the...
September 19, 2013 - 10:28pm
February 13, 2013
Letter to the Editor: ND Republicans show hand
This session the North Dakota Republican supermajority has shown its hand, and that hand is not a helping one to low-income children across the state. The first shot came when the Republican supermajority voted down HB 1421 that would've spent $550,000 to reimburse school districts...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
Republicans back Dalrymple's budget; Dems want to see more
BISMARCK -- The time is right for North Dakota to invest its bounty from booming energy production and a strong economy, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said as he prepared to unveil his $12.8 billion budget proposal for the next two years. Dalrymple told The Forum on Tuesday it's a "very special...
December 6, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Office-seekers' yard signs disappear in Belfield: Felony's-worth of Dem's propaganda missing
Over the weekend, $325 worth of District 36 Democratic ticket signs were apparently stolen from Belfield and from Rep. Shirley Meyer's property. A sign north of Dickinson near the New Hradec turn off on Highway 22 was also missing Tuesday. The first thefts were a misdemeanor; the...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Border patrol OK'd to bypass environment laws
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally-managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada. Supporters said the measure is...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Legislators get up-close look at oil boom
BISMARCK -- A dozen North Dakota Republican lawmakers spent the past two days touring cities in the Oil Patch to learn more about the oil industry and to hear about the challenges of growth from local officials. Legislators made stops in Stanley, Tioga, Williston, Alexander, Watford...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Republicans aim to unite around Cramer
FARGO -- Republicans were quick to rally behind challenger Kevin Cramer following his win Tuesday in the GOP primary for North Dakota's U.S.
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Minn., ND delegations toe party line on contraception
WASHINGTON -- A battle prompted by the controversy over mandated insurance coverage for birth control might not be settled after a particularly partisan vote Thursday in the U.S. Senate. The Senate halted a controversial amendment that would have given employers and insurers broad...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 26, 2012
'Beat Obama!': District 36 Republicans endorse candidates
Hundreds of people braved icy wind and snow to attend the District 36 Republican Party Convention at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson on Saturday. The party endorsed Kelly Armstrong for North Dakota State Senate, who was up against Ben Simons. In addition, they endorsed...
February 26, 2012 - 12:00am
February 25, 2012
GOP-allied groups see Senate as good bet
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans' clear shot at winning control of the Senate is attracting tens of millions of dollars from GOP-allied outside groups eager to spend on a surer bet than a White House race with a resurgent President Barack Obama and an unsettled GOP field. Republicans...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 26, 2012
'Serious' questions on GOP pipeline bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican bill that would strip President Barack Obama of his authority to decide on a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline raises...
January 26, 2012 - 12:00am