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SEC: Investors lost $62 million on bogus Bakken housing
Woman who donated kidney to brother files restraining order against him
ND Legislature looks ahead to studies as special session decision looms
Woman pleads guilty to meth charges
UND nickname committee set to sift through submissions prior to public vote
crime and courts
nation and world
Minn. mining company files for bankruptcy
EOG Resources to resume fracking if oil hits $65 a barrel
Refinery ramps up: Dakota Prairie Refining begins producing fuel from Bakken crude oil
Bloomberg: Trader Andy Hall says oil prices reached turning point
Businesses move past chaos: As oil prices stay low, Dickinson stores begin feeling slowdown’s effect
Brain health: What can you do to keep your thinker healthy?
Journeying the Narrow Path
Patrick Hope: The biggest sleep
On Star Wars day, a cereal tribute that is here to stay
All is ‘write’ with Helma: 99 year old discovers writing, poetry talent and other ways to grow
Rebel keeps rolling: Richardton-Taylor senior sets another PR, Titans nab 2 new qualifiers
Minot Ryan take two from Dickinson
DSU track and field sweeps weekly honors
Minnesota bids to host 2020 championship
Midgets beat Demons for first West Region win
Holten: Be adept at word art
Jacobs: Oil anxiety became theme of legislative session
Other Views: Bipartisan bill blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ overreach
Brock: Oil Patch changing, but oil industry will still be here
Zaleski: Legislature got a lot done, but ...
Britt W. Owens
Donald J. "Don" Kostelecky
Carole Elizabeth Weyer
Frank Titus Benson
December 7, 2013
How Conrad, Dorgan spent millions left in their war chests
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan left politics with millions of dollars saved up for campaigns that never happened. Their money didn’t just disappear. Together, Dorgan and Conrad used more than $1.4 million of their old campaign cash to support...
December 7, 2013 - 8:35pm
December 15, 2011
SD senators disagree on oil pipeline approval time
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- South Dakota's two U.S. senators disagree on whether language speeding up approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline should be included in a bill seeking to extend a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits. House Republicans passed a version that includes a...
December 15, 2011 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Senate sends property-income tax bill back
BISMARCK -- Senators sent a combined property tax and income tax package back to the drawing board Tuesday, with several saying their vote was "a message to the House" that the proposed tax cuts are issues to be voted on separately. "We have a few days yet," said Sen. Connie Triplett,...
April 28, 2009 - 12:03am
April 22, 2009
Senate OKs Smith for board despite critics
BISMARCK -- The Senate confirmed Wahpeton attorney Richie Smith for a second term on the state Board of Higher Education on Wednesday despite some senators using the occasion to bash the board and the University System. Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, voted to confirm but "with...
April 22, 2009 - 11:12pm
April 10, 2009
Campus gun measure defeated
BISMARCK (AP) -- Senators narrowly defeated a proposal to allow North Dakota's college students to keep guns in campus apartments, with the bill's critics saying school policies already work well to regulate firearms. Some of North Dakota's public colleges have storage centers for...
April 10, 2009 - 11:34pm
April 2, 2009
Letter: Senators busy working on bills
Greetings from your District 36 senator. I would like to give you an update for the month of March. We have come to the time where we have taken action on most of the House bills. This is the beginning of the time when the pressure is somewhat off for all senators who are not on...
April 2, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Senate deletes state income tax rebates
BISMARCK -- The proposed North Dakota $100 million state income tax rebate for this year is gone. At least, as far as the state Senate is concerned. But senators still favor a state income tax reduction, much as Gov. John Hoeven and several other lawmakers have proposed this session....
March 20, 2009 - 11:01pm
March 12, 2009
Letter: Urge senators to vote for unamended Bill 1572
In a speech given in Paris in 1910, President Roosevelt famously stated, "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
March 12, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Senate rebuffs changes to redistricting
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota senators decided they should keep the power to draw their own districts, rejecting two proposed constitutional amendments that would have given the task to independent commissions. If legislators keep control of redistricting, voters can punish their...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Legislators distrust pharmacy bill onslaught
BISMARCK -- State senators are being bombarded by hundreds of identical e-mails from people urging them to vote for the pharmacy ownership bill. The thing is, the bill isn't even in the Senate and may never get there. That's one of several factors that have made some lawmakers...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 18, 2009
State budget breakdown
If there were any of Sen. Rich Wardner's, (R-Dickinson) former students in attendance at Coffee with the Legislators, they may have experienced a bit of a flashback. Wardner educated the public with a breakdown of the state's proposed budget and where that money comes from in the...
January 18, 2009 - 12:00am