BISMARCK — Education, health and law enforcement officials voiced concerns Monday about a bill that would limit the collection and sharing of data on North Dakota school students, saying it...
BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund are shining the spotlight on North Dakota’s second-to-last ranking in state park acreage and the fact it hasn’t added a new state park since the 1980s as examples of why the growing state needs to spend more on parks and recreation.
BISMARCK — A flurry of construction activity in North Dakota generated more than 1 million requests to locate underground utilities last year, and state regulators are increasingly digging in their heels when contractors violate the state’s call-before-you-dig law.
BISMARCK — If the North Dakota Industrial Commission decides not to act on a proposed “extraordinary places” policy Monday, it won’t be because of a lack of public input. The three-member commission has received more than 500 letters and emailed comments on the proposal since delaying a decision at its Jan. 29 meeting to allow for more feedback. “I’ve been inundated with calls, a few emails, messages. Every time I seem to be at some public event, I’m being pulled aside and people are talking to me,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who sits on the commission with Gov.