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Labor complaint claims degrading practices, discrimination by NDUS leader
Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
ND Health Department wants medical marijuana tracking system proposals
'You're not invincible:' Former Mandan student talks to teens about drinking and driving
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Vail, Brueggeman bond sparks UND's postseason run
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Parise returning to The Ralph this weekend
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald A. Heiser
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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April 11, 2013
DUI bill clears Senate
BISMARCK -- Penalties for drunk driving may soon be ramped up. The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed House Bill 1302, which significantly enhances the penalties, provides funding for education on the effects of binge drinking and incentivizes sobriety, said Sen. Kelly Armstrong,...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Bill changing grand jury petitions passes in state Senate
BISMARCK -- More signatures may soon be required to petition a grand jury to hear allegations of wrongdoing against a public official. On Thursday, the Senate amended then passed House Bill 1451, which now requires 25 percent of electors of the total county's gubernatorial vote...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Voter ID bill passes Senate with changes
BISMARCK -- North Dakota voters may have to present identification before they can cast a ballot at the next election. Senate lawmakers Wednesday passed an amended House Bill 1332 by a 30-16 vote, which will eliminate the voter affidavit process that allows a voter to cast a ballot...
April 4, 2013 - 11:41am
State Medicaid expansion bill sent to Senate for vote
BISMARCK -- Lawmakers on two Senate committees recommended passing the proposed Medicaid expansion program that would provide insurance coverage to an estimated 20,000 North Dakotans who are currently living without. The final recommendation by the Senate Appropriations Committee...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
Crusader against animal cruelty says bill is too weak
BISMARCK -- Kristie Skunberg said Wednesday the amended version of the Legislature's animal cruelty bill is too weak and fails to address creating penalties that fit the crimes against animals. The chairwoman of North Dakotans to Stop Animal Cruelty said in a news release that the...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
North Dakota lawmakers bemoan watered-down drunk driving bill
BISMARCK -- Rep. Ed Gruchalla said the state needs to take a big step when it comes to cracking down on drinking and driving because "people don't pay attention to baby steps." The Fargo Democrat said he thinks the Legislature's approach to beefing up penalties for driving under...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
House committee removes 'Grande Amendment' from anti-abortion bill
BISMARCK -- A small group of lawmakers quickly removed an amendment Tuesday morning from an anti-abortion bill that would have prevented state...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
ND Senate shoots down guns in school measure
BISMARCK -- Senate lawmakers said Thursday that concealed weapons should not be allowed in schools, but they are welcome in churches. The Senate voted 27-18 against House Bill 1215, which would have allowed school boards to decide who can carry a concealed weapon on school grounds....
March 28, 2013 - 2:21pm
March 23, 2013
The Byrd's Nest: Bill to limit crash report info a dangerous proposal
Senate Bill 2310 is a dangerous proposal under consideration in the North Dakota Legislature. Introduced by Sen. Dave Oehlke, R-Devils Lake,...
March 23, 2013 - 1:04am
March 7, 2013
ND higher ed board to review 'disturbing' allegations surrounding Chancellor Shirvani
BISMARCK - The state Board of Higher Education will meet in May to discuss "disturbing information and allegations" regarding embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, including alleged violations of the state's open meetings and open records laws, and possible violations of state Board...
March 7, 2013 - 4:03pm
February 27, 2013
Senate defeats chancellor buyout amendment by a single vote
BISMARCK -- An attempt to provide funding to the State Board of Higher Education to buy out the contract of University System Chancellor Hamid...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
Fighting against domestic abuse: Officials warn of impact of failing to pass VAWA
FARGO -- Officials here said Wednesday that local efforts to reduce domestic violence will suffer if lawmakers don't renew a federal law that...
February 21, 2013 - 12:00am
ND Senate panel urges do not pass on pre-K funding
BISMARCK -- A day after lawmakers and the Department of Public Instruction showed how successful early childhood education is, a Senate committee said "do not pass" to a bill that would provide funding to develop pre-kindergarten programs across the state. The Senate Appropriations...
February 21, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Bill would add protection for homeowners during natural disasters
BISMARCK -- Republican Sen. Spencer Berry said his Fargo home found itself up against rising water during the 2009 flood. With little time to sandbag, the U.S. Corps of Engineers asked for permission to build a dike behind a string of houses, including his, that were vulnerable...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
Money requested to study Killdeer Mountain
BISMARCK -- A proposal in the state Senate seeks to provide $250,000 to do an archaeological study within the Battle of Killdeer Mountain study area, in part due to the encroachment of oil development. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, testified Thursday to the Senate...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am