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Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
'We have lost all what money can buy': Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica
In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'
Art that is skin deep: Tattoo expo paints legendary portrait of ND
Twitter suspends 300,000 accounts tied to terrorism in 2017
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Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
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Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
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Change of venue for campfire
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Defensive dilemmas:Blue Hawks use bye week to make improvements
Dickinson High swimming and diving 10th at UND meet
Dickinson High cross country teams place 7th in Bismarck
Dickinson State women’s golf 4th at Jamestown
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Jacobs: Incumbency matters in ND, but it's no guarantee for reelection
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
Port: Poll show more North Dakotans want to see Senator Heitkamp replaced than re-elected
How reading can make you healthier and happier
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
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State Board of Higher Education
May 25, 2015
AG’s office seeks attorneys for NDUS
GRAND FORKS — The Office of the North Dakota Attorney General is hiring six legal positions to oversee the 11 institutions governed by the State Board of Higher Education. This comes after a statute passed during the recently completed legislative session eliminated the board’s...
May 25, 2015 - 10:09pm
April 29, 2015
Legislature passes higher ed budget with 2.5 percent tuition cap; other provisions focus on deferred maintenance
BISMARCK - North Dakota legislators agreed to cap tuition increases at 2.5 percent Tuesday morning as part of this year's higher education budget bill. The House passed the bill, which includes more than $876 million in general fund appropriations--down from $896 million last...
April 29, 2015 - 4:16am
April 14, 2015
Senate confirms retiring superintendent for State Board of Higher Education
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Senate confirmed retiring Hazen schools superintendent Michael Ness to a four-year term on the State Board of Higher...
April 14, 2015 - 5:58pm
April 9, 2015
SBHE committee talks about adding cyber security program at UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The State Board of Higher Education Academic and Student Affairs Committee discussed adding and changing a handful of academic...
April 9, 2015 - 6:32pm
DSU presidential search committee assembled
The North Dakota University System announced Thursday the chair and 11 members of a search committee that will assist in identifying candidates...
April 9, 2015 - 6:16pm
March 19, 2015
Other Views: Don’t close chancellor discussion
The cool reception that greeted a bill to close state Board of Higher Education discussions about hiring and firing the North Dakota University System chancellor was justified, even if a few of the chilly legislators were merely indulging their chronic higher ed animosity. That absurd...
March 19, 2015 - 8:06pm
March 17, 2015
Senate confirms Stemen, Hacker for State Board of Higher Education
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Senate unanimously confirmed Nicholas Hacker of Bismarck and Greg Stemen of Fort Ransom to four-year terms on the State Board of Higher Education on Tuesday. Gov. Jack Dalrymple appointed the two men to the board in January. Hacker is president...
March 17, 2015 - 7:52pm
March 13, 2015
Higher ed panel OKs NDUS' 2015 Student Affordability Report
BISMARCK - The cost of attending college in North Dakota increased in the last year, and students are continuing to accumulate more debt. This data comes from the North Dakota University System's 2015 Student Affordability Report, which was approved by the State Board of Higher...
March 13, 2015 - 7:59pm
March 3, 2015
Higher ed board approves sale of Foundation apartments to DSU
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Board of Higher Education approved Dickinson State University’s proposal to seek revenue bonds to purchase three residential apartments from the Dickinson State University Foundation. Sean Smith, a Bismarck attorney appointed as receiver to control...
March 3, 2015 - 9:24pm
February 27, 2015
North Dakota college presidents could be forced to undergo 360 reviews
BISMARCK – Public university presidents in North Dakota won’t face comprehensive 360-degree reviews in upcoming performance evaluations, but they might have to under a bill that’s already passed the House. At a meeting of the state Board of Higher Education on Thursday,...
February 27, 2015 - 9:09pm
SBHE to discuss DSU Foundation assets on Tuesday
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota Board of Higher Education meeting that ran late on Thursday will continue on Tuesday. Board members tabled a motion to authorize Dickinson State University to issue revenue bonds to acquire three student housing units from the DSU Foundation. The attempt...
February 27, 2015 - 9:08pm
February 23, 2015
GOP senators defeat bill on college students’ contact information
BISMARCK – The phone numbers, email addresses and home addresses of students at North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and universities will remain open records after state senators killed a bill Monday prompted by a Republican-friendly ad agency’s actions last election season. Senators...
February 23, 2015 - 3:32pm
SBHE begins search for new chancellor
BISMARCK — Applications are currently being accepted for the North Dakota University System’s next chancellor. The new chancellor will replace Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen, who has served in the position since June 2013 when the State Board of Higher Education controversially...
January 23, 2015 - 12:47am
January 21, 2015
Skogen: Privacy change would improve NDUS evaluations
BISMARCK — A bill proposing a less-open hiring process and performance evaluations for the higher education chancellor and university presidents was debated Wednesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 2134, which relates to the chancellor and presidential...
January 21, 2015 - 6:54pm
January 13, 2015
Majority leader: Senate’s integrity ‘on the line’ in higher ed board confirmations
BISMARCK – Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner says “the integrity of the Senate is on the line” in upcoming confirmation hearings for State Board of Higher Education President Kirsten Diederich and another board member, after a string of controversies within the North...
January 13, 2015 - 11:26pm