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Kennedy logs more than 100 travel days since taking office; overall expense close to $30,000
Coachman camper towed by Alberta family a complete loss after rolling on I-94 outside Valley City
Jury finds Iowa man guilty of running over SD police officer
She was fired for an anti-Muslim tirade toward 3 Somali women. Now, they plan to help her get re-hired
NDSU still working to resolve fire safety violations
crime and courts
nation and world
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
West Fargo wins shootout with Royals
Vikings QB Bridgewater focused on 'one day at a time'
UND hockey lands commitment from Fargo defenseman
Vikings' Wright says comments from naysayers sometimes fire him up
McKinnon leaves Vikings practice with undisclosed injury
Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Editorial: $500 for litter, but only $125 for 100 mph?
McFeely: Shirvani sycophants should admit they were wrong
McFeely: Former ND chancellor Shirvani resigns as president of Iowa College
Jeanne Marie (Gast) Kessel
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Jeanne M. Kessel
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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