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Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Blotter: Two Dickinson residents arrested for criminal trespassing
U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
James "Jim" Basic
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
July 6, 2016
Burglary of South Dakota U.S. senator’s office appears to be minor
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The office of U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in downtown Sioux Falls was broken into Tuesday night and a suspect has been arrested....
News/Nation and World
July 6, 2016 - 11:18pm
October 16, 2015
With UAS progress, return of tankers to GFAFB a possibility, Hoeven says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Thursday he's convinced the growing unmanned aircraft systems activity at Grand Forks Air Force Base has made it more relevant on the national scene. Earlier that day, Hoeven attended a groundbreaking for a $10 million facility...
October 16, 2015 - 6:00am
September 29, 2015
Heitkamp urges Castro to help ease trade
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In rare meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and a small group of lawmakers encouraged the president to work on human rights and other efforts that could loosen trade with that country, including North Dakota agricultural exports....
September 29, 2015 - 5:46pm
September 15, 2015
Grafton state senator mulling run for governor
GRAFTON — North Dakota Sen. Tom Campbell is mulling a run for governor. The businessman and farmer said Tuesday he is forming an exploratory committee for a potential run, adding his name to a list of potential candidates who may replace outgoing Gov. Jack Dalrymple in 2016. Campbell,...
September 15, 2015 - 6:50pm
July 28, 2013
Father of DUI victim asks senator to resign
GRAND FORKS -- A man who became an advocate for tougher drunk driving laws in North Dakota after losing family members to a drunk driver is asking...
July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 2, 2013
Former Sen. Dorgan stays busy, writes thrillers
GRAND FORKS -- In "Gridlock," a political thriller due out in July, one of the novel's main characters -- a genius scientist with the dark good...
June 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 17, 2013
Sen. Heitkamp visits Head Start
Head Start/Early Head Start director Sharon Hanson, left, discusses some of the issues her program has with the influx of people coming to the...
January 17, 2013 - 12:00am
December 16, 2012
From 'cleanup girl' to senator: Heitkamp talks of working class roots, large family
GRAND FORKS -- There is pride in Heidi Heitkamp's eyes and voice as she talks about working construction as a teenager and tough summer jobs...
December 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
ND senator proposes fracking legislation
WILLISTON -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven announced Tuesday he will introduce this week new hydraulic fracturing legislation that would give...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Dickinson Sen. George Nodland: I'm retiring
District 36 Sen. George Nodland, R-Dickinson, will not seek a second term, he announced Thursday. "I've been in involved in civic groups and...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
Conrad: 'That's my decision' not to run, Senator 'flattered' by Facebook appeal, but says his Senate service will end next year
FARGO -- Sen. Kent Conrad said Tuesday he's "flattered" by a Facebook appeal urging him to seek another term, but it won't change his plans to retire from the Senate. "I announced in January that I would not be seeking re-election next year, and that's my decision," he said during...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Senator withdraws commerce secretary nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire abruptly withdrew his nomination as commerce secretary Thursday, citing "irresolvable conflicts" with President Barack Obama's handling of the economic stimulus and 2010 census. "We are functioning from a different set...
February 12, 2009 - 2:50pm
February 7, 2009
Letter: Senator shares insight
Greetings from your District 36 senator. I would like to give you an update on my state Senate activities for the month of January. I have been assigned to two committees. The first committee is the Industry, Business and Labor Committee which meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday....
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Dorgan: Bakken study is nearly complete
GRAND FORKS -- The U.S. Geological Survey is nearing completion of a research project that is attempting to quantify how much oil is contained in the Bakken shales formation and how much of it is recoverable. The study is expected to be completed by late April, said Sen. Byron Dorgan,...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Dorgan is hopeful for accord
GRAND FORKS -- Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said Thursday during an appearance here that he hopes an agreement on the stalled farm bill will be reached soon. "I am cautiously optimistic," Dorgan said during an interview.
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am