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Investigators say all sex offenders treated the same, but some studies find female criminals face lighter sentences
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases Closed for Aug. 19-25
Symposium attendees Ted-set on plans for Roosevelt library in Dickinson
Corps tries to balance free speech, permit rules as pipeline opponents dig in for winter
N.D. Legacy Fund tops $4 billion in less than six years
crime and courts
nation and world
Relief arrives for U.S. shale firms as OPEC folds in price battle
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Veeder: Teething baby changes life on the road for musician mom
Cheering on the team
Bruins show might, sweep Blue Hawks volleyball
Fewer pheasants in forecast for North Dakota's upcoming season
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
Scoreboard of September 30, 2016
The Ralph to sell national championship ice
Port: State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
Mitzel: Dialogue helps us understand
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Jared Bertin Lewton
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
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.” Seven members of the Turtle...
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
January 23, 2015
Another ND voter ID proposal emerges
GRAND FORKS - Another Grand Forks legislator has introduced a bill to tweak North Dakota's voter identification law. State Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, introduced a bill Thursday that would require student photo identification cards provided by North Dakota universities to include...
January 23, 2015 - 5:16pm
November 4, 2014
ND secretary of state fielding comments about voter ID, campaigning
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Secretary of State’s office was fielding some comments and complaints Tuesday about Election Day campaigning and voter identification. At one polling site in Grand Forks, a couple of University of North Dakota students were sent to get a student...
November 4, 2014 - 5:49pm