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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
September 8, 2015
Other Views: Use targeted approach on out-of-state tuition
GRAND FORKS -- It’s great that North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education is hearing about the benefits of lowering the tuition rate for nonresidents. But before the board goes too far down that road, here’s hoping somebody mentions the costs. Preferably in this context: If...
September 8, 2015 - 6:02pm
August 17, 2015
Other Views: Smart tuition strategies can ease labor shortage
GRAND FORKS -- With its 25,000 job openings, should North Dakota give tuition breaks to out-of-state students to encourage them to study and work here? The answer is yes — if the proposals are targeted, fully evaluated and shown to be likely to succeed. Lawmakers shouldn’t say...
August 17, 2015 - 6:38pm
May 15, 2015
Board of higher ed approves tuition increases for ND universities, colleges
By Grace Lyden Forum News Service BISMARCK — The state Board of Higher Education approved a budget proposal Thursday that includes a 2.4 percent tuition increase at North Dakota State University in Fargo with similar percentage increases at most state universities and colleges. The...
May 15, 2015 - 3:31pm
May 8, 2015
President uses graduation address to promote free community college tuition
WATERTOWN, S.D. — It’s all about family. That’s what President Barack Obama emphasized makes America strong when he spoke on Friday during...
May 8, 2015 - 11:26pm
April 22, 2015
UND students, Kelley plan on better communication
GRAND FORKS — A controversy over tuition models seemed to come to a close Wednesday night when the University of North Dakota Student Senate...
April 22, 2015 - 10:16pm
April 16, 2015
Senate caps tuition increase at 2.5 percent in higher ed budget
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the leadership position of Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks. BISMARCK – State senators endorsed a North Dakota University System budget on Wednesday that caps tuition at 2.5 percent for the next...
April 16, 2015 - 12:33pm
March 30, 2015
UND mulls three new tuition model options
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota is considering changing the tuition model as soon as the fall of 2016, according to documents...
March 30, 2015 - 8:24pm
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
February 25, 2015
House targets higher ed auditors, attorneys: Legislation to freeze tuition fail in state
BISMARCK — Frustrations with missteps by the North Dakota University System played out in the House on Wednesday as lawmakers voted to eliminate the system’s internal auditor and attorney positions and move those functions to other state agencies. Members voted 60-32 to hire...
February 25, 2015 - 10:16pm
January 30, 2015
Bill allowing N.D. lawmakers to set college tuition passes House
BISMARCK – A bill that would shift the power to set college tuition rates at North Dakota’s 11 public campuses from the state Board of Higher Education to the Legislature passed the House of Representatives on Friday. House Bill 1303 passed on a vote of 59-31, with four members...
January 30, 2015 - 3:40pm
January 26, 2015
N.D.'s 2-year campuses targeted in tuition freeze bill
BISMARCK – State lawmakers heard testimony Monday in favor of two bills that would freeze college tuition rates in North Dakota, with one targeting all 11 public institutions and the other only two-year campuses, where tuition is higher than the regional average. Rep. Mark...
January 26, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 21, 2015
VIDEO: Bill would give lawmakers power to set ND college tuition, fees
BISMARCK — Debate over who should set tuition rates and fees at North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and universities began Wednesday as a committee heard testimony on a bill that would shift power from the state Board of Higher Education to the Legislature. Rep. Kim Koppelman,...
January 21, 2015 - 10:48pm
September 30, 2014
SBHE to mull admission standards: Plan would pull back on Shirvani-era admission proposal, set broad goals
BISMARCK — The state Board of Higher Education is likely to approve a new strategic plan for the North Dakota University System on Thursday, a step that took more than six months of study with help from an outside consultant. The board has made an effort to distinguish its new...
September 30, 2014 - 9:32pm
April 5, 2014
More bang for your buck: Study: Investment in college education shows best regional returns at NDSU
FARGO — North Dakota State University students may be getting the best bang for their buck, according to a new report that calculates the return on investment at different colleges. PayScale, a salary analysis site, used salary data from alumni to rank colleges and universities...
April 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
April 3, 2014
Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU
GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there,...
April 3, 2014 - 10:54pm