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ND Senate approves bill that reduces oil spill reporting
Burgum vetoes employee bonus bill, which had strong support from lawmakers
Coteau des Prairies Lodge to showcase ND ag products
Local legislators discuss plans for the last half of session
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
ND native who once made 2,750 consecutive free throws dies
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Port: Congressman Cramer says Planned Parenthood video showing protesters turned back by cops was a “stunt”
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Pates: Juggernaut McM Inc. farm ends in epic fail
Port: We desperately need more information on refugee resettlement in North Dakota
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
January 23, 2017
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.” 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