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Minn. House blocks oil safety debate
Explosion leads to building collapse in New York City, 12 injured
Boil orders for water lifted in northwest North Dakota towns
Lawmakers clash over open records bill, but loophole could render it futile
No charges against officer who shot man after chase
University to recruit students to study Bakken impact on wildlife, environment
As oil prices slide, North Dakota sees manufacturing in its future
ND drilling rig count falls below 100
Boil order lifted for some Divide County towns
Officials clarify when cos. are exempt from flaring rule
Holten: That was then; this is now
Letter: Gag amendment for trafficking bill leaves women in the dark
Letter: Why are we voting on discrimination bill?
Letters: Republicans, governor wrong on corporate farming
Other Views: North Dakota farm law changes face test
AppSnap: TripIt alleviates (some) travel stress
Stolen memories: Local family has World War II memorabilia stolen during home invasion
Rural Manvel couple's outdoor birth experience focus of TV reality show
Patrick Hope: Covering the basics
'You've got to learn that kind of patience': Man reflects on wife's dementia diagnosis
Ella Louise (Hepperle) Wood
Numbers on the upswing: Decline in gun tags contributes to success rate jump among ND hunters
Leier: Signs of spring are in the air
Dakota Recreation Report
Hands full from the start: UND’s first round opponent Quinnipac building a strong reputation on college hockey scene
Haussler to retire as Bismarck’s athletic director
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
May 22, 2014
Federal ag spending for 2015 passes committee: Funds would give millions to US producers
A U.S. Senate committee has approved millions in funding for initiatives benefiting North Dakota farmers in 2015. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture negotiated its federal spending plan for the next fiscal year, which passed through the main committee on Wednesday. Sen....
news / agriculture
May 22, 2014 - 11:05pm
May 6, 2014
Senate in stalemate on Keystone XL project
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate agreed on Tuesday to advance a bipartisan energy efficiency bill, but it could die unless lawmakers end a stalemate on how to proceed with the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline project. The Senate voted 79-20 to move toward a debate on the energy...
Energy / Bakken
May 6, 2014 - 11:19pm
November 7, 2012
Heitkamp wins US Senate seat over Berg by slight margin
BISMARCK -- With all but one of North Dakota's precincts reporting, former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp held a razor-thin lead...
November 7, 2012 - 1:44am
June 23, 2012
Senate candidate Heitkamp learns of Dickinson's growth concerns
Democratic candidate Heidi Heitkamp on Friday met with Dickinson officials to hear about the hurdles the city faces as it grows and to discuss...
June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
US Senate candidate wants nuclear plant in North Dakota
FARGO -- A Bismarck man seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate said North Dakota should build a nuclear power plant. Duane Sand, a commander in the U.S. Navy reserve who has served on three nuclear submarines, said Tuesday that the Red River Valley would be an ideal site...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
July 3, 2011
$earching for the $olution
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota's congressional delegation agrees the country needs a comprehensive plan to slash deficits and get a grip on the national debt to stave off the looming fiscal crisis. But Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad and Republicans Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg...
July 3, 2011 - 12:00am
May 12, 2011
U.S. Senate race heats up in ND
BISMARCK -- The race for North Dakota's next U.S. senator is starting to heat up. On Wednesday, North Dakota Democrats publicly encouraged a former state legislator and staffer of Sen. Byron Dorgan to enter the 2012 Senate race. Former Rep. Pam Gulleson, D-Rutland, said it was...
May 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Sen. Hoeven gets committee jobs
BISMARCK (AP) -- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven has been assigned to the Senate's Appropriations, Energy, Agriculture and Indian Affairs committees. Hoeven said Thursday he's also been put on an advisory panel that serves as a policy sounding board for the Republican Senate leadership. The...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Many contenders for Sen. Conrad's open seat
BISMARCK -- State Sen. Tony Grindberg of Fargo has expressed interest in running for the U.S. Senate, adding his name to what will likely become a long list after Kent Conrad announced he is retiring. Grindberg, a Republican representing District 41, sent an e-mail to district party...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
With Conrad retiring, who's North Dakota's next US Senator?
FARGO -- With Sen. Kent Conrad out of the picture, perhaps the right question isn't who will run for his seat in 2012. "Maybe it'd be easier to figure out who isn't going to run for it," state Republican Party Chairman Stan Stein said, laughing. Indeed, the lists of names being...
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Conrad drops bombshell
GRAND FORKS -- The Three Amigos: gone, gone and now going. Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., shocked the state Tuesday by announcing he will not seek...
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
December 5, 2010
Hoeven's exit makes state history
BISMARCK -- John Hoeven will make state history this week as he becomes North Dakota's first governor to voluntarily resign. After 10 years...
December 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
BISMARCK, (AP) -- North Dakota voters elected Gov. John Hoeven to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, making him the state's first Republican senator in a quarter-century. Hoeven coasted past poorly funded Democrat Tracy Potter for the Senate seat now held by retiring Democrat Byron Dorgan....
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am