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Suspect in deadly Toronto van rampage to face court hearing; motive for attack remains unclear
Pruitt to unveil controversial 'transparency' rule limiting what research EPA can use
NRA supporters are blowing up Yeti coolers. Yeti says it's all a big mistake.
Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
crime and courts
nation and world
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
An afternoon of fun: kids fair has a western theme
Saving England's children from the witches: DSU to present "The Witches:" by Roald Dahl
Life on the farm; Judy Hoff writes children's book
Commentary: For Wild, letting GM go was the easy part
Commentary: Wolves say they have to check the tape but fans understand what happened
DSU baseball drops final home game
Yankees tee off on Twins
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
Time to respond to reader feedback
Randy L. Fortin
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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May 11, 2017
NDSU seeks 4 percent tuition increase for 2017-18
FARGO — North Dakota State University is seeking permission to raise tuition rates 4 percent for the 2017-18 academic year to help maintain...
May 11, 2017 - 9:38am
October 27, 2016
New tuition plan aiming to attract out-of-state students could cost NDSU $3.3 million
BISMARCK—The State Board of Higher Education voted to approve a new tuition plan intended to make North Dakota public campuses more attractive...
October 27, 2016 - 6:48pm
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.
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.
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