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More than 20 protesters arrested Saturday near Dakota Access Pipeline
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
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
Live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois, 6 p.m. Saturday
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
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
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
State of the State address leads off session
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple will open the legislative session Tuesday with a State of the State address that will highlight North Dakota’s progress, opportunities and challenges, he said. Dalrymple said the 141 members of the 64th Legislative Assembly also will hear about...
January 1, 2015 - 10:21pm
November 13, 2014
ND Senate Republicans re-elect leaders
BISMARCK —North Dakota Senate Republicans re-elected their leaders without opposition Wednesday night. Dickinson Sen. Rich Wardner will again serve as Senate majority leader. Jamestown Sen. Terry Wanzek was re-elected as president pro tempore, and Sen. Jerry Klein of Fessenden...
November 13, 2014 - 1:42pm
November 5, 2014
GOP sweeps District 37: Steiner re-elected, Lefor enters Legislature in landslide
District 37 will remain solidly Republican in the next legislative session. Lone Democratic candidate Mandy Kubik received 14.8 percent of Tuesday’s...
November 5, 2014 - 1:51am
November 3, 2014
Dickinson leaders review challenges, opportunities ahead during State of the City
By now, the estimates of Dickinson’s future growth are well-tread. Anywhere from 38,000 to 50,000 residents will live in the city by 2020,...
November 3, 2014 - 5:49pm
October 18, 2014
Kubik faces Steiner, Lefor for Dickinson House seat
District 37 has been solidly Republican for as long as memory can serve, but one Democratic-NPL candidate is trying to change that in next month’s Legislative election. Mandy Kubik, an event planner with roots in Dickinson, will go up against incumbent Rep. Vicky Steiner and first-time...
October 18, 2014 - 6:17pm
October 11, 2014
Building prices get a bump in the Bakken
As the energy industry brings more and more money to western North Dakota, counties and contractors are finding that when building up infrastructure to meet the demand, their dollar doesn’t go as far. In pitching legislative proposals to get more money to the West, this so-called...
October 11, 2014 - 9:18pm
October 4, 2014
Letter: Surge funding does little to help Minot or Ward County
Sen. Rich Wardner’s “surge” in state funding to oil-impacted areas will only hurt Ward County and Minot. Instead, the Legislature should pass on to impacted governments the 5 percent oil production tax, paid by the oil companies who own the leases in lieu of property taxes. For...
October 4, 2014 - 11:32pm
October 2, 2014
Letter: Dickinson needs a new middle school
Tuesday we vote for one thing: A new Dickinson Public middle school. Dickinson has always provided an excellent standard of education for our children. To continue this standard of quality, we encourage each voter to support the “Vote Yes” bond issue as Hagen Junior High can...
October 2, 2014 - 11:23pm
September 24, 2014
GOP lawmakers pitch 60/40 split of oil production tax revenue to address local needs
BISMARCK – Western North Dakota counties struggling to keep pace with oil and gas development would more than double their current take of...
September 24, 2014 - 6:38pm