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Heitkamp, other Democrats facing an election fight in Trump country
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Labor complaint claims degrading practices, discrimination by NDUS leader
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Miller, Ward return to form as Bison men defeat Florida A&M
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Masy Kuntz named to Class B volleyball All-Tournament team
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Donald A. Heiser
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Christmas Storybook Contest
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Jan. 23, declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state's strict Republican-backed...
January 23, 2017 - 8:55am
December 14, 2016
More than 16,000 affidavits filed in North Dakota election
GRAND FORKS — More than 16,000 voter affidavits were filed in this year's general election, according to a survey of North Dakota county...
December 14, 2016 - 5:35pm
September 22, 2016
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
GRAND FORKS—Some Dakota Access Pipeline protesters say they're motivated by "sacred sites" and other Standing Rock Reservation concerns. But a great many really are against fossil fuels in general, and are protesting pipelines in order to keep oil in the ground. Conservatives...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
August 3, 2016
McFeely: Voter ID ruling a major takedown of ND Legislature
FARGO—Fans of mixed-martial arts fighting might appreciate the 29-page ruling handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland this...
August 3, 2016 - 10:32pm
August 1, 2016
Federal judge rules in favor tribal members, blocks N.D. voter ID law
BISMARCK — Recent changes to North Dakota's voter identification laws have placed an "undue burden" on Native Americans and other voters, a federal judge ruled Monday in ordering the state to put its 2012 voter ID laws back into place. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland...
August 1, 2016 - 4:57pm
July 21, 2016
Attorney for Native Americans challenging N.D. voter ID law says Texas ruling ‘enhances our case’
BISMARCK – An attorney for Native Americans fighting recent changes to North Dakota’s voter identification laws said Thursday a federal appeals court ruling this week declaring a similar Texas law to be discriminatory “certainly enhances our case.”
July 21, 2016 - 5:41pm
March 16, 2016
Other Views: North Dakota’s voting system simple as it can get
FARGO — It is easier and more voter-friendly to vote in North Dakota than in nearly every other state. That’s not speculation. It’s the conclusion of organizations and analysts that examine voting systems in the United States. North Dakota, which does not require prior voter...
March 16, 2016 - 9:50pm
April 21, 2015
Legislature passes bill clarifying voter ID requirements
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers have approved legislation clarifying the acceptable forms of voter identification, eliminating the option for college students to vote using a student ID certificate. House Bill 1333 also removes language from state law that allowed the secretary...
April 21, 2015 - 12:11pm
April 7, 2015
Senate strips language allowing voters to use bills, bank statements to prove residency
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Senate stripped language from legislation Tuesday that would have allowed voters to use a bill, bank statement...
April 7, 2015 - 4:57pm
March 11, 2015
ND House defeats student ID bill intended to make voting easier
The North Dakota House defeated a bill requiring the state’s colleges and universities to provide student identification cards with information meant to make it easier for students to vote. Senate Bill 2330, sponsored by Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, would have required identification...
March 11, 2015 - 6:47pm
Letter: It’s time to restore ND’s original, excellent voting system
School kids who break things are required to repair them and “make things right” when teachers enforce the accountability principle of Restorative Justice. When North Dakota’s Republican-dominated Legislature breaks something, they should be held to the same standard. In dire...
March 11, 2015 - 5:36pm
March 9, 2015
Dennis: Stop discouraging, start accommodating students’ votes
How to turn off independent voters and push them toward the other party: If you’re a Democrat, blindly support public-sector unions, even when those unions clearly are working in their own — not the taxpayers’ — interest. And if you’re a Republican, keep on with the Voter...
March 9, 2015 - 7:44pm
March 6, 2015
Students vocal on ID cards for voting bill; Coston says it 'opens the door for terrible things’
BISMARCK — North Dakota college students clashed with campus leaders Thursday over a bill that would require issuing student ID cards with...
March 6, 2015 - 12:46am
February 13, 2015
Pipeline bills advance and the quote that wasn’t
Proposals to strengthen oversight of oil and saltwater gathering pipelines in North Dakota stayed afloat in both chambers of the Legislature this week. As amended Thursday, Senate Bill 2374 states that operators of gathering pipelines installed after April 1, 2016, must file engineering...
February 13, 2015 - 11:42pm
January 29, 2015
Student organization against voter ID legislation: Klein says bill could disenfranchise many
BISMARCK — A representative of the North Dakota Student Association spoke against a bill that would tweak the state’s voter identification law Thursday. Kelsey Klein, governmental relations director for the group, told the House Government and Veterans Affairs Committee that...
January 29, 2015 - 10:23pm