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Minot neurosurgeon's child pornography trial scheduled for Feb. 7
Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA pact soon with Mexico, Canada
Luke Bryan to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl
Former President George H.W. Bush may be moved soon from intensive care
ND study finds challenges in helping elderly stay at home
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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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
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'
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
Always in Season: Owl season approaches
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Thomas F. Murtha
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
January 20, 2017
Capitol notebook: Lawmakers want to lift North Dakota's parking meter ban
BISMARCK — A group of North Dakota lawmakers are seeking to lift the state's ban on parking meters. Sen. Jessica Unruh, R-Beulah, said...
January 20, 2017 - 4:33pm
September 9, 2016
Letter: Dakota Access protesters hurt workers, ignore law
We ought to consider one question when it comes to who is in the right on the Dakota Access Pipeline: What if it was the other way? If the builder of Dakota Access had ignored the legal process and built the pipeline, the public would be inflamed and rightfully so. We would never...
September 9, 2016 - 7:24pm
March 3, 2016
Lawmaker ‘baffled’ by starting point for agencies’ 2017-19 budgets
BISMARCK – State agencies will be asked next month to build smaller budgets for the next biennium, but one lawmaker questioned Thursday why their starting point won’t include the budget cuts made last month to help offset a more than $1 billion revenue shortfall. “To me it looks...
March 3, 2016 - 3:15pm
ND bill aimed at NDSU president would prevent donors from paying expenses
FARGO -- A state legislator has drafted a bill that would ban university foundations from reimbursing or paying the expenses of presidents and vice presidents -- legislation that he said was inspired by North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani. "I don't see why they...
March 3, 2016 - 6:00am
Lawmaker criticizes ND higher ed for waiving tuition for international students
FARGO -- International students are a boon to colleges in part because they tend to pay full out-of-state tuition, college leaders often say. But close to 20 percent of international students attending North Dakota colleges last year received a full tuition waiver, compared with less...
February 3, 2016 - 7:36pm
April 8, 2015
Democrats decry cutting of rail safety program from PSC budget
BISMARCK – Democrats slammed House Republican budget writers Wednesday for stripping a proposed state-run rail safety program from the Public...
April 8, 2015 - 5:03pm
April 6, 2015
Senate passes bill requiring special election to fill U.S. Senate vacancies
BISMARCK – State senators passed a bill Monday requiring a special election to fill a U.S. Senate vacancy instead of allowing the governor...
April 6, 2015 - 4:39pm
February 13, 2015
Senate seat bill draws heated exchange
BISMARCK – After a heated exchange Thursday, a North Dakota House committee narrowly endorsed legislation that would force a special election to fill a U.S. Senate vacancy – a bill Democrats have criticized as a political move to discourage U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp from running...
February 13, 2015 - 12:23pm
January 23, 2015
Bill expanding conceal-carry areas debated
BISMARCK — Gun rights advocates clashed with the medical, hospitality and religious sectors on Thursday over a bill that would allow concealed weapons in churches and forbid doctors from asking patients if they own firearms. House Bill 1241 would remove churches, political functions,...
January 23, 2015 - 12:19am
January 15, 2015
Concealed carry in schools bill is back
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers have again introduced a bill that would allow anyone with a Class 1 concealed weapon permit to carry a firearm in a school, so long as they have the permission of that school’s governing body. House Bill 1195’s primary sponsor is Rep. Dwight...
January 15, 2015 - 12:09am
January 2, 2015
GOP rep’s bill would prevent governor from filling congressional seats
BISMARCK – A Republican state lawmaker says a rumored possible run for governor by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in 2016 “was on my mind” when he drafted a bill that would require a special election to fill a vacant congressional seat instead of allowing the governor to appoint a...
January 2, 2015 - 3:01pm
January 18, 2014
Legislators come out against ‘special places’ proposal
State legislators are coming out with concerns about Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s proposal for protecting certain sites from oil development. Stenehjem presented his list of “extraordinary places” last month to the North Dakota Industrial Commission, of which he is a...
January 18, 2014 - 9:06pm
January 16, 2014
Streyle: Is North Dakota a business-friendly state or not?
North Dakota has a lot of great things going for it. It’s one of the best run states, has a low unemployment rate and thousands of open jobs, rising incomes, is the second-largest oil producing state, has rising tax revenues, and an increasing population. So, why would the North...
January 16, 2014 - 11:38pm
November 25, 2013
Streyle: Board should fire NDSU’s Bresciani
By Roscoe Streyle Recently, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem found that open-records laws were violated when tens of thousands of North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani’s emails weren’t turned over by the university system to comply with a legislative...
November 25, 2013 - 6:17pm