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Cobb says fire at his new home in Nome was arson
National GOP ad campaign to target Heitkamp, other Senate Democrats on Gorsuch vote
Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Fargo-Moorhead metro population steadily grows to 238,124, even as Oil Patch cities shrunk
Supreme Court justice urges legislators to study ND juvenile court system
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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Midgets' honor: Dickinson High’s Moody, Meidinger named to Class A all-state teams
DSU women finish No. 22 in final basketball poll
Blue Hawk baseball swept by Minot
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Port: Governor Burgum is undecided on constitutional carry legislation
Port: #NoDAPL movement’s supposed environmentalists literally trying to cause pipeline leaks
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port's Notebook: Nepotism and an insidious assault on political dissent
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Robert Edward "Bob" Hanson
Edwin "Ed" V Novotny
Herbert H. Gatzke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
State Board of Higher Education
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
December 22, 2014
University presidents won’t get to vote on chancellor
BISMARCK — As the state Board of Higher Education moves forward in its search for a new chancellor, university presidents have a say, but not a vote. That’s a change from previous search committees, and also from the original proposal for this one, which would have included four...
December 22, 2014 - 8:12pm
SBHE files bill to student phone numbers, email addresses private
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — An ad agency’s request for the phone numbers and email addresses of North Dakota college students during the recent campaign season has prompted the State Board of Higher Education to ask lawmakers to exempt students’ contact...
December 22, 2014 - 8:11pm
December 8, 2014
ND governor criticizes plan to close presidential reviews
FARGO — If lawmakers don’t approve an exemption to open records laws for reviews of university presidents — a proposal Gov. Jack Dalrymple recently criticized — the board that oversees the university system likely won’t do more thorough “360” reviews. “My greatest...
December 8, 2014 - 11:43pm
December 5, 2014
University presidents caution against giving next chancellor too much authority
GRAND FORKS — While meetings are being held across the state to see what people want to see in the next North Dakota University System chancellor, two presidents of the two largest schools weighed in on Friday here. University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley and North Dakota...
December 5, 2014 - 9:53pm
11 apply for State Board of Higher Education
GRAND FORKS -- Eleven people have applied for two open positions on North Dakota's State Board of Higher Education, according to the Department of Public Instruction. Two incumbents are leaving the board. Grand Forks attorney Grant Shaft has served two four-year terms, the most...
December 5, 2014 - 9:31pm
December 4, 2014
State Board of Higher Education prefiles legislation restricting some open records, meeting access
GRAND FORKS — The State Board of Higher Education has prefiled legislation to restrict some open records and meetings access, which varies from the original proposal discussed at the board’s last meeting in November. The prefiled legislation would protect records used by the...
December 4, 2014 - 10:05pm
December 2, 2014
N.D. University System seeks Legislature’s approval to block open records
The North Dakota University System is moving to exempt internal draft audits and presidential evaluations from the open records and public meetings...
December 2, 2014 - 10:40pm
October 23, 2014
UND’s Energy, environment research facility names director
GRAND FORKS — Tom Erickson had been named director of the Energy and Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. Erickson served as acting and then interim director after former Director Gerald Groenewold was placed on administrative leave in May and subsequently...
October 23, 2014 - 11:16pm
October 17, 2014
EERC deficit reduction plan approved by board
BISMARCK — A North Dakota Board of Higher Education committee approved Friday a plan to reduce the Energy and Environmental Research Center’s deficit. The center, which is a part of the University of North Dakota and mainly works with private companies, posted a deficit fund...
October 17, 2014 - 11:30pm