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Obama vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress
Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald Trump
New York Times endorses Clinton in White House race
Sterling man dies after rollover
1 killed, 1 injured in collision near New Salem
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Hope Christian Academy holds its annual Pumpkins in the Patch
Harvest Festival to be held Oct. 1 at DSU
Public invited to attend autism task force meeting
New England native nominee for U-Mary Homecoming Queen
Fall Into Downtown event is Saturday afternoon
Regina M. Bruha
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
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
August 9, 2016
Trump underspends Clinton on TV ads, relying on social media
Republican Donald Trump, a former reality TV star, has yet to spend a dime on television advertising for his White House campaign against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, who has spent $52 million, NBC News said on Tuesday. Adding the money laid out by outside groups supporting the...
News/Nation and World
August 9, 2016 - 11:17pm
April 27, 2015
House passes bill capping college tuition hikes at 2.5 percent in each of next two years
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota House passed a higher education funding bill Monday night with a 2.5 percent cap on tuition increases. House Bill 1003 includes almost $903 million in general fund spending. The legislation bars the State Board of Higher Education from increasing tuition...
April 27, 2015 - 10:35pm
January 3, 2015
Big spending expected for F-M flood protection
FARGO — Spending on the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project is expected to accelerate this fiscal year to an amount nearly three times larger than what’s been spent so far. Most of the $224.2 million budgeted for fiscal year 2015 will go toward dikes along the Red River in...
January 3, 2015 - 6:52pm
December 11, 2014
No government shutdown: Extension approved to consider spending
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill to avert a government shutdown on Thursday less than three hours before a midnight deadline, overcoming strenuous Democratic objections to controversial financial provisions. Shortly after...
December 11, 2014 - 9:28pm
November 9, 2013
ND budget triples in a decade
BISMARCK — The growth in North Dakota’s economy, fueled by oil in the west and agriculture in the east, has enabled an explosion in state...
November 9, 2013 - 8:59pm
October 17, 2013
Overcoming financial hurdles
FARGO -- We know we should save more, spend less and pay down debt, but something stands in our way. Financial hurdles can derail the best intentions with our money.
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Hypocrisy in North Dakota spending
Did you know we are putting more money than required into the legacy fund? We have so much money, our government does not want the public to know. Al Carlson was blaming the $800 million impact of Measure 2 Wednesday as if the sky was going to fall. The Legislature would have been...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 24, 2013
Lawmakers want clarity in university system spending
BISMARCK -- A Fargo lawmaker hopes to provide more clarity to funding within the North Dakota University System. Rep. Joe Heilman, R-Fargo, said questions popped up during the 2012 Interim Education Committee after the university system hired a new internal auditor and compliance...
January 24, 2013 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
ND ranks high in spending for standardized testing
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota is among the states that spent the most on standardized testing with $69 spent per student last year, according to a national report released Thursday. The Brown Center on Education Policy found North Dakota's spending trailed only Delaware, Alaska, Hawaii...
December 1, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Measure 5 spending tops $1 million
GRAND FORKS -- The Humane Society of the United States and its legislative fund have contributed more than $675,000 to the campaign supporting passage of Measure 5 on the North Dakota general election ballot. According to campaign finance reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
NDUS chancellor: Student fee expenditures 'common place'
BISMARCK -- Many of the issues raised in a scathing audit of how North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota have spent student fees are simply "common practice" in higher education and not a sign of problems, North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Audit: NDSU, UND inappropriately spent student fees
FARGO -- Students applying to North Dakota State University's graduate school bought an $11,000 first-class ticket to India for the school's dean for a recruiting trip, and the University of North Dakota's graduate school applicants indirectly bought five iPads for university employees...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Military spending fight hits foreign oil, biofuel
ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) -- Some 100 nautical miles northeast of Oahu in the Pacific Ocean, a fleet of U.S.
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Stark County jail, road dept. go over budget
An increase in local inmates at the Southwest Multi-County Correction Center caused the jail to go over its 2011 budget, officials said Wednesday. The...
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
March 12, 2009
Four-time champion Buser takes Iditarod lead
TAKOTNA, Alaska (AP) -- Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser breezed through the tiny town of Takotna, spending less...
March 12, 2009 - 12:32am