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North Dakota officials, advocates testify for trafficking legislation
Man formerly of N.D. pleads guilty to California charge of smuggling dying immigrants in trunk
Dickinson teen reported missing
Trafficking bills to be heard today
Here's your sign
N.D. oil producers aim to cut radioactive waste bills
Oil spill reported in Bottineau County
Tanks overflow, cause oil spill near Williston
Enbridge project director: Pipeline could be in jeopardy
Natural gas generation coming to MDU Lewis and Clark site
Holten: You need to march in the band
Letter: Improve outdoor heritage for the future
Letter: Time to raise tobacco taxes
Other Views: Think twice before letting lawmakers set tuition
Benson: Self-government and modernity
Faulx: Where to watch some of this year’s Oscar nominees
Monke: Movies for guys to watch … for free
Doctors see more cases of ‘Text Neck’
Eric Church to play Grand Forks
A place set apart: St. Wenceslaus Church renovation nears completion, dedication set Jan. 17
Mark J. Huschka
Ina Mae Heick
Floyd D. Daley
New paint jobs for Sherwin-Williams: ‘The better finish’ store moves to north Dickinson
Patrick Hope: A Link to the Past: The Hub
Journeying the Narrow Path
Jackie Hope: Who’s driving the Mystery Machine?
Hull: Shine your light!
NFL-Patriots' Brady has a cold, expects to be fit for Super Bowl
Former NFL players who started football young at more risk of memory problems -study
Brady might be best quarterback of Super Bowl era
NFL investigators reach out to Columbia physics department
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
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