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Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads
Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505327","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposals State agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002. Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle. Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505328","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said. An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop. "It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night. Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicide The death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office. A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report. SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey? [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505335","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program. The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested. Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup. Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near. The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505321","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND
When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposals State agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002. Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle. Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505328","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said. An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop. "It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night. Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicide The death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office. A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report. SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey? [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505335","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program. The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested. Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup. Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near. The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505321","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505327","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposals State agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002. Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle. Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says
Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said. An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop. "It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night. Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicide The death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office. A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report. SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey? [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505335","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program. The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested. Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup. Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near. The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505321","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505327","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposals State agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002. Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle. Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505328","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said. An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop. "It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night. Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicide The death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office. A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report. SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey?
Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program. The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested. Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup. Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near. The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads
Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505327","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council.Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposalsState agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002.Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle.Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505328","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said.An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop."It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night.Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicideThe death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office.A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report.SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey?[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505335","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program.The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested.Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup.Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near.The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505321","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND
When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council.Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposalsState agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002.Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle.Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505328","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said.An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop."It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night.Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicideThe death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office.A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report.SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey?[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505335","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program.The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested.Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup.Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near.The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505321","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505327","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council.Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposalsState agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002.Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle.Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says
Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said.An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop."It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night.Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicideThe death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office.A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report.SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey?[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505335","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program.The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested.Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup.Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near.The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.Here’s some of our top stories from Thursday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Real estate agents advise people to be cautious of online ads[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505321","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Millions of people across the country comb through the Craigslist’s online classifieds daily looking for deals. But for a few people in the Bakken, a deal advertised on the site that seemed too good to be true actually was. Rhonda DeHaan, a Watford City real estate agent, recently had photos of one of her properties stolen and used on Craigslist post. The post claimed to be renting out a 1,293-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home for $750 a month in the newly constructed Pheasant Ridge subdivision in Watford City. The house’s listing price is $325,000. Oil group relishes ‘rare opportunity’ of Trump visit to ND[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505327","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]When Donald Trump visits North Dakota later this month, the leader of the state’s oil industry group hopes to hear something different than what has been said on the rugged campaign trail. “I’m hoping now that he focuses now on more policy-driven issues rather than the combative nature of multiple candidates vying for the nomination,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council.Governor orders 10 percent cuts in state agencies’ budget proposalsState agencies that were forced to slash 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday in releasing budget guidelines for 2017-19 that call for reduced budgets for the first time since 2002.Dalrymple cited reduced oil drilling activity and a severe shortfall in sales tax revenue as factors behind his request for general fund budgets at 90 percent of what was appropriated to agencies for the current two-year cycle.Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2505328","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Early March oil production numbers show that North Dakota will likely drop below 1.1 million barrels per day for the first time since June 2014, the state’s top oil regulator said.An official update will be released next week, but Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms told an oil industry group in Williston he expects to see a “severe” production drop."It's going to be bad,” Helms told the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute Tuesday night.Dickinson native's fatal fall from I-94 Fargo overpass ruled suicideThe death of a 28-year-old Fargo man who reportedly jumped off a highway overpass into traffic in January has been ruled a suicide, according to a report released this week by the Cass County Coroner's Office.A witness told police she saw the man, Cody Kadrmas, dive headfirst off the 45th Street South bridge onto Interstate 94 on Jan. 21, according to a Fargo Police Department report.SCHLOSSMAN: What does the future hold for college hockey?
Arizona State is trying to lock down conference affiliation for its new Division I men's hockey program.The top two candidates are the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Big Ten has informed the Sun Devils that it is not interested.Signs right now are pointing to the NCHC as the most likely landing spot, but there's no question that Arizona State's arena situation is a hangup.Dickinson mayoral debate to feature Decker, Landblom and Oltmanns at City Hall Dickinson voters will get a chance today to see their mayoral candidates in action as the June election grows near.The mayoral debate, the first of a series of city and county debates to be held by the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Dickinson City Hall and be moderated by state North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, of Dickinson.

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