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During lunch period earlier this month at Red Trail Elementary School, kindergarten students, from left, Nixon Neuberger, Beauen Kincaid, Mallory York and Jersery Mathern gather their eating utensils and napkins before sitting down to eat in the school's cafeteria. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota lawmakers look to address disparities in K-12 funding
9 hours 40 min ago
May 17, 2019
Alex Hilzendeger, left, and Norton Lovold hold a banner in front of boxes of petitions outside the state capitol in Bismarck TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune
'From nothing': North Dakota officials prepare to appoint ethics commission
May 17, 2019 - 1:38pm
May 16, 2019
Matt Eidson, elected to ND House from District 43
North Dakota lawmaker says he'll be 'middle of the road' while reporting for news outlets
May 16, 2019 - 1:24pm
May 15, 2019
Protesters and patient escorts stand outside of North Dakota's only abortion provider, the Red River Women's Clinic in downtown Fargo, on Wednesday, May 15. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota no stranger to pushing limits of Roe v. Wade
May 15, 2019 - 8:10pm
Rob Port
Port: North Dakota Republicans cannot keep relying on the incompetence of Democrats
May 15, 2019 - 6:00am
May 13, 2019
Green beans are among the home-canned foods are debated for sale under proposed rules from the North Dakota Department of Health. Courtesy photo / Pixabay
North Dakota health council to review proposed cottage food rules
May 13, 2019 - 8:10pm
North Dakota State Auditor Josh Gallion, center, listens to Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, left, during a meeting at the state Capitol Monday, May 13, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Wardner: No special session over North Dakota auditor restrictions
May 13, 2019 - 12:56pm
LeAnn Harner, a goat dairy farmer from Oliver County, testifies in opposition to Senate Bill 2269 during a hearing in front of the Senate Agriculture Committee on cottage foods at the state Capitol in Bismarck in February.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota cottage foods dispute returns to rules process
May 13, 2019 - 6:00am
May 12, 2019
Jim Shaw
Shaw: And now for the dubious achievement awards
May 12, 2019 - 10:00am
May 9, 2019
State Auditor Josh Gallion presents his Governor's Travel and Use of State Resources report to members of the Legislative Audit and Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Bismarck Tribune photo
Lawmakers or voters may dial back restrictions on North Dakota auditor
May 9, 2019 - 1:11pm
A 14-member committee with nine voting members will study access to public and private lands for hunting, trapping, fishing and related issues in North Dakota and provide recommendations regarding a land access database during the 2019-21 interim. North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo
North Dakota Game and Fish highlights outdoors legislation
May 9, 2019 - 6:20am
May 8, 2019
Rep. Mike Brandenburg, R-Edgeley, right, discussed proposed changes to wind generation tax revenue at a meeting of the Energy Development and Transmission Committee in the state Capitol in 2018. In back are Sen. Jim Dotzenrod, D-Wyndmere, center, and Rep. Corey Mock, D-Grand Forks. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota lawmaker lashes out against fellow legislator in meeting over wind turbines
May 8, 2019 - 3:05pm
LeAnn Bertsch, director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, presents her department's 2019-21 budget to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Friday, March 15. The budget proposes a $750,000 pilot project for pretrial services in North Dakota. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
After prison reshuffle debate, North Dakota corrections system head looking ahead to legislative study
May 8, 2019 - 10:29am
May 7, 2019
North Dakota Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford speaks during an event kicking off the state's census efforts at the state Capitol Tuesday, May 7, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
After population growth 'onslaught,' North Dakota lieutenant governor optimistic for 2020 census
May 7, 2019 - 1:54pm
May 6, 2019
Sen. Jerry Klein, R-Fessenden, is introducing Senate Bill 2269 to bring what he says is clarification and consistency to existing laws regulating cottage food law. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Top North Dakota lawmaker worries about micromanaging auditor's office
May 6, 2019 - 3:03pm