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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
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
May 18, 2015
Spill bill gets second look: Big leak from small pipeline puts focus on saltwater lines
Legislators will work with industry to come up with better safeguards for saltwater lines in North Dakota after a 4-inch line caused the biggest saltwater spill of this oil boom. The magnitude of that spill -- 3 million gallons -- may put more focus on these smaller water lines. The...
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
April 29, 2015
GOP leaders say goals met despite low oil prices
Dem-NPL leader say lawmakers rushed an oil tax cut, and unfinished business won't be forgotten.
April 29, 2015 - 7:48pm
Session adjourns without finishing bill on public employee health benefits
BISMARCK – State lawmakers adjourned Wednesday without passing their final bill, setting up the possibility of a special session to resolve...
April 29, 2015 - 7:07pm
April 27, 2015
Legislature to work late today with hopes of finishing Tuesday
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers will work late today with hopes of closing out the legislative session on Tuesday, the 77th day of the maximum...
April 27, 2015 - 11:21am
April 24, 2015
Session likely to wrap up Monday or Tuesday after missing 75-day goal
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers recessed for the weekend with hopes of concluding the session on Monday or Tuesday, saving three or four...
April 24, 2015 - 1:44pm
April 23, 2015
‘We’re getting close’: GOP leaders still hope to wrap up session this week, but prepared to come back Monday
Correction: A previous version of this story mistakenly identified Rep. Mark Sanford as a Democrat. He is a Republican. BISMARCK – With...
April 23, 2015 - 7:54pm
April 21, 2015
Wardner and Carlson: It’s time to end the trigger
Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This couldn’t be further from the truth in North Dakota as it relates to the oil industry. The massive amount of uncertainty that has been caused by our archaic oil tax policies...
April 21, 2015 - 6:40pm
House approves new oil tax formula; debate centered on short-term stability vs. long-term loss
Updated Monday, 8:40 p.m. BISMARCK – House lawmakers voted 57-32 Monday to eliminate price-based oil tax breaks and set a lower tax on...
April 21, 2015 - 8:06am
April 17, 2015
Republicans propose adjusting oil taxes to hedge against lower crude prices
BISMARCK – Republicans introduce a late-session bill Friday that would hedge against low crude prices by eliminating price-based tax breaks...
April 17, 2015 - 5:07pm
April 6, 2015
Senate passes oil tax formula bill without Dems’ amendment
BISMARCK – A bill designed to return a bigger share of oil tax revenue to counties, cities, schools and townships unanimously passed the Senate...
April 6, 2015 - 8:42pm
April 3, 2015
Dems propose ‘contingency’ oil funding amendment
BISMARCK - Democrats will offer an amendment on the oil production tax distribution bill Monday that would increase the share oil-impacted political...
April 3, 2015 - 7:48pm
March 27, 2015
Wardner OK with House’s oil tax formula, but seeks other changes to bill
BISMARCK – A bill that’s anticipated to be one of the most debated of the legislative session is headed for an overhaul next week, but not...
March 27, 2015 - 8:00pm
March 25, 2015
Lawmaker’s open records request to NDSU yields 100,000 pages of emails, could take two years
BISMARCK – An open records request targeting a North Dakota State University official produced about 100,000 pages of emails that could take more than two years to redact, an attorney said, as state lawmakers consider a bill that would strip them of their anonymity when making such...
March 25, 2015 - 6:28pm
March 23, 2015
DSU’s legislative budget proposed to decline
BISMARCK - Dickinson State University is experiencing a decrease in legislative funding due to a decline in student enrollment, said Larry Skogen,...
March 23, 2015 - 10:35pm
March 20, 2015
Life of a legislator: From dawn to dusk and beyond, leaders’ hours filled with work for the people
BISMARCK — By 7 a.m. Monday, Sen. Kelly Armstrong was already at the North Dakota Capitol Building, checking countless emails, looking through...
March 20, 2015 - 10:27pm