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Senate sets votes to reopen government
North Dakota legislators renew efforts to bring whole state into Central time
Supreme Court lets Trump's restrictions on transgender troops take effect
Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship
Trump prepares two versions of State of the Union address as shutdown tensions escalate
crime and courts
nation and world
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
Lego collecting delivers huge (and uncorrelated) market returns
Gophers coach Whalen signs endorsement deal with Bell Bank
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
place a business brief
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
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
How MLMs - multilevel marketing schemes - are hurting female friendships
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Klaman comes through: Junior scores twice as Midgets collect wins on back-to-back nights
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Jan. 22
Patriots power over Midgets
Bismarck Century dominates Dickinson girls
Kubas posts double-double as Titans down Miners
Plain Talk Podcast: Ranching group's members back bill ending posting requirement to keep hunters off private land
Plain Talk Podcast: If the voters cast their ballots for bad policy, does that suddenly make it good policy?
Port: What a miserable week for American journalism
Commentary: Trump is dealmaker who can't seem to make deal
Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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January 10, 2019
Opponents of ND constitutional amendment proposal lambaste 'arrogant' attempt to shift power
BISMARCK — Opponents of a proposal to alter the process for amending the North Dakota constitution hammered the idea as an effort to undermine...
January 10, 2019 - 5:41pm
November 14, 2018
Marsy's Law adds 'very little' to state statute, ND lawmakers' review concludes
BISMARCK - North Dakota lawmakers of the interim Judiciary Committee have no recommendations for Marsy’s Law after a study brought about last...
November 14, 2018 - 6:18pm
August 16, 2018
North Dakota lawmaker warns Legacy Fund is a 'huge target' for ballot measures
BISMARCK — A North Dakota lawmaker warned the state's $5.5 billion Legacy Fund could be targeted through the initiated measure process...
August 16, 2018 - 2:09pm
May 23, 2018
ND ballot measure commission wraps work, forwards four proposals
BISMARCK — A panel examining North Dakota's ballot measure system forwarded four proposals Tuesday, May 22, but efforts to amend the policy-by-petition...
May 23, 2018 - 12:09pm
April 2, 2018
ND lawmakers debate relaxing public notice requirements as newspaper reps protest
BISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers examined a bill draft Monday, April 2, that newspaper representatives warned would keep people in the dark about government actions but proponents said could cut costs by easing public notice requirements. The proposed legislation would allow...
April 2, 2018 - 5:07pm
March 9, 2018
ND ballot measure panel to examine proposals to tweak process
BISMARCK — A North Dakota committee plans to examine more than a dozen proposals later this month to alter the state’s ballot measure process....
March 9, 2018 - 11:38am
September 26, 2017
ND commission examines out-of-state funding of ballot measures
BISMARCK—It's unclear how policymakers can address out-of-state money flowing into North Dakota ballot measure campaigns, two members of...
September 26, 2017 - 8:57pm
March 28, 2017
North Dakota House seeks changes to proposed initiated study commission membership
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House approved changes to a proposed commission tasked with studying the state's initiated measure process,...
March 28, 2017 - 7:03pm
February 10, 2017
Measuring up: Amid debate over medical marijuana, initiated measure process may receive scrutiny
BISMARCK — The message from some who testified against proposed changes to North Dakota's new medical marijuana law was clear: State lawmakers...
February 10, 2017 - 6:03pm
North Dakota Senate votes down bill to amend state law to reflect legal gay marriage
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate voted down legislation to update state law with gender-neutral language Tuesday, Jan. 10, about 18 months...
January 10, 2017 - 5:27pm
January 3, 2017
North Dakota legislative committee to consider gender neutral language
BISMARCK — A North Dakota legislative committee will consider amendments to almost three dozen sections and subsections of state law to...
January 3, 2017 - 2:59pm
June 23, 2016
Supreme Court strikes down warrantless blood test for DUI suspects in case from North Dakota
States cannot levy criminal penalties against suspected drunk drivers who refuse to submit to a warrantless blood test, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that originated in North Dakota. The decision deals a blow to states such as North Dakota that criminalize the refusal...
June 23, 2016 - 8:56pm
June 6, 2016
‘Pretty nasty number’: Researchers estimate beds for growing N.D. prison population will cost $485M by 2025 unless policy action taken
BISMARCK – Researchers working with North Dakota lawmakers on ways to reduce prison spending and reinvest the savings unveiled a “sobering” estimate Monday: Without policy action, the cost of contracting beds for the state’s growing prison population will total $485 million...
June 6, 2016 - 3:13pm
September 13, 2014
Measure 3 holds many questions for North Dakota: Voters to decide on proposal to overhaul higher ed governance
The highly debated restructuring of North Dakota’s higher education governance system will be placed in the hands of voters this November after years of tension between lawmakers and the State Board of Higher Education. A proposed constitutional amendment, Measure 3, would eliminate...
September 13, 2014 - 5:06pm