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Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
Nicolas Peralez sentenced to 10 years for stabbing death
Dickinson Museum Center builds regional exhibit with visitors’ help
Police Blotter: Fireworks found in port-a-potty
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Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Scoreboard of July 28, 2016
Twins’ Duffey gets tagged in loss to Braves
Beulah walks-off against Devils Lake in Legion A first round
Dickinson Volunteers roughed up by defending champ Wahpeton in Legion A opener
Big bats help Minot down Roughriders in American Legion Class AA tournament
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
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Margie R. Strom
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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
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
September 26, 2014
Fairfield continues to criticize Jaeger over voter ID law
FARGO — Expired driver’s licenses will be acceptable forms of identification at the polls, Secretary of State Al Jaeger wrote in an email to county auditors this week. Jaeger said he sent the email as a clarification to address confusion among county auditors over the state’s...
September 26, 2014 - 12:15am
June 30, 2014
ACLU, Fargo nonprofit urge Jaeger to expand new ND voter ID requirements
BISMARCK — The American Civil Liberties Union is urging Secretary of State Al Jaeger to expand what it calls his “exceedingly narrow” interpretation of North Dakota’s new voter ID law to allow voters to use more forms of identification, warning the law could disenfranchise...
June 30, 2014 - 10:31pm
June 28, 2014
Omdahl: Is voter ID program worth $700K?
During the 2014 election cycle, North Dakota will be spending $700,000 on advertisements to remind voters that they now need an ID to vote and that ID voting is as “easy as pie.” The first defense for spending this huge sum of money is that it is federal money. If this money...
June 28, 2014 - 11:51pm