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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Hunting license change means less local business
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
April 5, 2014
Party leaders warn against complacency at GOP convention
MINOT – Republican leaders warned against complacency as they celebrated the party’s successes at the beginning of the GOP State Convention on Saturday in Minot. “If we act like we’re in first place, we’ll soon be in second,” state party Chairman Bob Harms said. Gov....
April 5, 2014 - 12:04pm
April 4, 2014
Republicans: Calif. regulations block state oil boom
WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers said on Friday over regulation has prevented a shale oil boom in California and if eased, could boost production in the state and reduce its dependence on foreign energy. With more than an estimated 15 billion barrels of oil, according to the U.S....
April 4, 2014 - 10:49pm
April 2, 2014
NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement
BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a party official said Wednesday....
April 2, 2014 - 2:54pm
April 1, 2014
Ag commissioner endorsement to cap GOP state convention
BISMARCK — Like any good party planner, the North Dakota Republican Party has saved the biggest splash for the end of its state convention this weekend in Minot. The endorsement for state agriculture commissioner, which has incumbent Doug Goehring pitted against challenger Judy...
April 1, 2014 - 6:09pm
March 22, 2014
Monke: Democrats can’t afford to wait for candidates
The way things are shaping up, western North Dakota’s legislative elections are going to be one-horse races. There is a little more than two weeks remaining until the April 7 filing deadline for party candidacy in the 2014 election and the Democrat-NPL party hasn’t had a single...
March 22, 2014 - 10:41pm
March 21, 2014
Tipping the election scale: Local Democrat, GOP leaders sound off on upcoming western North Dakota primaries
Republicans dominate the political landscape in western North Dakota. Nonetheless, the Democratic-NPL Party is attempting to make inroads during...
March 21, 2014 - 7:42pm
March 15, 2014
Republicans give Rep. Johnson a final sendoff: Cramer: ‘Nancy is the best of the best’
A virtual who’s who of the North Dakota Republican Party was in Dickinson on Saturday, in part to sendoff District 37 Rep. Nancy Johnson as...
March 15, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 19, 2014
Taylor considering run for ag commissioner
BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture...
February 19, 2014 - 11:48am
February 12, 2014
Harms: Senate needs more compromise than farm bill
In a recent letter, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp talked about the frustration felt around the country that “politicians in Washington, D.C., couldn’t work together” and that fixing that problem was “why I wanted this job.” She holds up the recently passed farm bill as an example...
February 12, 2014 - 6:20pm
February 11, 2014
District 37 GOP endorses 3 candidates
Three individuals have been endorsed by District 37 Republicans to represent the party on the June primary ballot for the state legislature. Sen. Rich Wardner, Rep. Vicky Steiner, and Dickinson Park Board President Mike Lefor have been selected, according to a release sent out last...
February 11, 2014 - 9:14pm
Republicans seek Keystone XL approval; foes vow to risk arrest
WASHINGTON — Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed to risk arrest at protests against the controversial project. President Barack Obama will have the final say on whether to allow the pipeline that...
February 11, 2014 - 6:13pm
Cruz urges broad Republican focus on energy
WASHINGTON - Republicans should think beyond their support of the Keystone XL pipeline for other ways to encourage U.S. energy production, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, a potential 2016 White House contender and Tea Party favorite, said on Monday. Cruz, who has been criticized by some...
February 11, 2014 - 10:34am
February 10, 2014
Attempted ouster in ag post shows Farm Bureau’s political ambitions
BISMARCK – Eric Aasmundstad stepped down from the helm of the North Dakota Farm Bureau in 2011 with a vow that the organization he led for 12 years would get more political. By any measure, the conservative-leaning agricultural trade group has followed through. And in a state...
February 10, 2014 - 10:45am
February 6, 2014
Murdock: GOP should skip amnesty, pass Obamacare replacement
Obamacare continues to unravel, even more thoroughly than its harshest critics could have hallucinated. Now, rather than chop the GOP in two by enacting comprehensive immigration reform, House Republican leaders should divide Democrats by scheduling incremental votes on pro-patient...
February 6, 2014 - 6:56pm
February 3, 2014
Other views: In praise of GOP flexibility on the Farm Bill
The Left has its blind spots. One of them came into plain view last week: After the State Department concluded — again — that neither blocking nor approving the Keystone XL pipeline would significantly affect greenhouse-gas emissions, key anti-Keystone activists vowed … to fight...
February 3, 2014 - 6:31pm