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Flu cases nearly double across South Dakota
Dickinson man purchases sports officials apparel company
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Britain will not seek 'half in, half out' EU deal, May says
Most North Dakota airports take hit last year amid low oil prices, depressed Canadian dollar
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
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'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Kicker lifts Steelers past Chiefs to advance to AFC title game
Rodgers almost speechless after Packers thrilling win to advance to NFC championship
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
Port: The Ringling Brothers Circus has a monument in North Dakota
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
Port: Legislative session has been embarrassing in the early going
Shirley A. Dvorak
Kim F. Krull
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 21, 2015
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
February 25, 2015
Senate approves state funding for early childhood education
BISMARCK – A bill to provide state funding of early childhood education passed its first big test in the North Dakota Legislature on Wednesday. The Senate voted 33-14 to spend $6 million on grants to public and private providers to help cover the cost of preschool for an estimated...
February 25, 2015 - 3:11pm
February 24, 2015
Gov. says yes to surge: Dalrymple signs off on $1.1B for oil impacts, roads
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed an unprecedented $1.1 billion early funding bill Tuesday that will give North Dakota counties, cities...
February 24, 2015 - 10:33pm
February 5, 2015
Amendment cuts mandate for monitoring devices on new N.D. pipelines, puts decision in Industrial Commission’s hands
BISMARCK – A bill that would require monitoring devices on new oil and saltwater pipelines in North Dakota received a proposed amendment Thursday...
February 5, 2015 - 11:42pm
January 31, 2015
Support, apprehension surround civics exam: Putting bill to the test could take work
In two years, North Dakota students will have to take a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from high school. While the legislation...
January 31, 2015 - 11:03pm
January 13, 2015
Majority leader: Senate’s integrity ‘on the line’ in higher ed board confirmations
BISMARCK – Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner says “the integrity of the Senate is on the line” in upcoming confirmation hearings for State Board of Higher Education President Kirsten Diederich and another board member, after a string of controversies within the North...
January 13, 2015 - 11:26pm
North Dakota lawmakers aim to provide fertilizer plant incentives: Legislation would exempt sales tax for construction
GRAND FORKS — A bill introduced in the North Dakota Legislature would provide incentives to construct new fertilizer or chemical processing plants in the state. The proposal, Senate Bill 2035, would exempt sales and use taxes for materials used to construct or expand a fertilizer...
January 13, 2015 - 11:03pm
January 1, 2015
Oil country funding leads legislative session
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers will descend on the Capitol Tuesday to kick off a nearly four-month-long marathon of debates and votes on...
January 1, 2015 - 10:26pm