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GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories, still cutting jobs
UPDATE: DAPL protest occurs Monday with 3 arrested, some say in response to MLK Day
Minnesota nun and former ND teacher who wrote to murderers dies at age 106
In SD, Yankton Sioux police consider cutting 911
Oilfield workers receive checks for unpaid wages from industry donor
crime and courts
nation and world
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
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'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
Port: The Ringling Brothers Circus has a monument in North Dakota
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Thomas F. Murtha
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
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
Burgum releases budget plan to legislative leaders calling for more cuts than Dalrymple
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