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R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse
SD Capitol notebook: Democrats accuse Republicans of abusing system, assigning committees to ensure bill outcomes
Devils Lake officer involved in July shooting of unarmed suspect fired
Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as US ambassador to United Nations
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Cold temperatures take toll on cattle herds
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Grand Forks, Fargo medical marijuana dispensaries will have same supplier
Minnesota company plans gold exploration in Black Hills
Leak causes brine spill at northwest North Dakota well site
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New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
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EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
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Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
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Measles outbreak prompt state lawmakers to reconsider religion exemptions for vaccines
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November 5, 2013
KLJ hired by state to study oil, gas industry
Bismarck-based engineering firm KLJ has been tapped by North Dakota lawmakers to commission a new study on where the oil and gas industry is headed in the state.
November 5, 2013 - 5:16pm
August 1, 2013
UND students deploy balloons to gather data
GRAND FORKS -- A crowd of University of North Dakota graduate students shielded their eyes Wednesday morning as they watched a weather balloon...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 14, 2013
Study to evaluate greater role for ND pharmacists
FARGO -- Caregivers' best efforts to treat costly chronic diseases can suffer when patients fail to take their medications as prescribed. Nationally, the prescription drug compliance rate is estimated at 50 percent, according to researchers. An initiative to give North Dakota pharmacists...
April 14, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Lawmakers want to see study aimed at protecting Theodore Roosevelt National Park
BISMARCK -- Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas' tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development. Sen. Jim Dotzenrod, D-Wyndmere, has introduced...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 7, 2013
Study aimed at protecting national park
BISMARCK - Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas' tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development. Sen. Jim Dotzenrod, D-Wyndmere, has introduced...
March 7, 2013 - 4:59pm
February 8, 2013
Money requested to study Killdeer Mountain
BISMARCK -- A proposal in the state Senate seeks to provide $250,000 to do an archaeological study within the Battle of Killdeer Mountain study area, in part due to the encroachment of oil development. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, testified Thursday to the Senate...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
Dunn Co. dust control: Commissioners OK further research using $97K left over from grant
MANNING -- The Dunn County Commission decided during its meeting Wednesday at the Dunn County Courthouse in Manning to pursue research into dust...
February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
November 25, 2012
Has the Bakken boom had a spillover effect throughout the state?
FARGO -- Employment in the heart of North Dakota's Oil Patch has soared by about 50 percent over the past three years. Workers have been streaming to the oil fields and associated job sites, lured by an average annual wage of $89,730, more than double the state average of $41,778. For...
November 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2012
Study ties oil, gas production to Midwest earthquakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oil and gas production may explain a sharp increase in small earthquakes in the nation's midsection, a new study from the U.S.
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 27, 2012
Has oil affected ND mule deer? Foundation to research and offer answer
Mule Deer Foundation representatives want to engage in a study that will determine what influence the oil industry is having on the area's mule deer population. Marshall Johnson, the Mule Deer Foundation's regional director for North Dakota and Montana, said the foundation is not...
January 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2011
The real bat man coming to Dickinson for research
Batman and Robin are well known as superheroes. But there is a different Batman and Robin traveling the Midwest. Working with bats might seem...
July 21, 2011 - 12:00am
July 26, 2009
White House releases health care study
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama, citing a new White House study suggesting that small businesses pay far more per employee for health insurance than big companies, said Saturday the disparity is "unsustainable -- it's unacceptable." "And it's going to change when I sign...
July 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Volunteers come forward for mineral study
BISMARCK (AP) -- State health officials say enough volunteers have signed up to study the health effects of an asbestos-like mineral used widely on roads in western North Dakota. Terry O'Clair, who heads the air quality division for the state Health Department, said 33 people signed...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Mineral could be hazardous Health Department looks for area volunteers to take part in study
A mineral that occurs naturally in several gravel pits in Stark, Dunn and Billings counties is the subject of a study. The mineral is also in gravel used on area roads. Scott Radig, from the North Dakota Department of Health, appeared before the Stark County Commission Thursday to...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 28, 2009
State Hospital study rejected
BISMARCK -- The Senate on Friday rejected a Fargo legislator's request to study transferring the State Hospital's property in Jamestown to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Even though Senate Concurrent Resolution 4025 states twice that its purpose is to look...
February 28, 2009 - 11:25pm