A political committee funded by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has paid for an advertising blitz in support of candidates trying to unseat incumbent Republican lawmakers, including House Appropriations Chairman Jeff Delzer.
State spill investigation manager Bill Suess told Forum News Service the recent heavy rain and snowfall means the river is running fast and at a high volume, so the fertilizer will likely dilute in the water.
Michael Standaert, who most recently was employed as a correspondent based in China with the Bloomberg Industry Group, was hired by North Dakota News Cooperative to work on in-depth stories for newspapers in the state.
The eight-member Board of Higher Education oversees the North Dakota University System, which encompasses 11 public universities and colleges including North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota.
After spending more than $3.2 million on political donations during the 2020 election cycle, campaign finance records filed last week indicate Republican Gov. Doug Burgum is making moves to be a major political donor again in 2022.