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ISIS is making a comeback in Iraq less than a year after Baghdad declared victory
South Dakota man charged for allegedly stealing thousands from grandmother
Semi driver ID’d in fatal crash on Highway 2 in western North Dakota
Bismarck stalking, child porn case moved to federal court
MGM sues Vegas mass-shooting victims in hopes of limiting liability
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nation and world
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
Treating addiction in a rural area: Small town health center offers big city services
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Sanford drop-off site a boon for breast milk donors
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
Study finds decrease in early deaths in ND
Former Open champions entertain odds of 50-somethings capturing Claret Jug
Badlands bats stagnant at Pierre
Hometown slugger wins All-Star Home Run Derby
Roughriders go winless at Gopher Classic
Twins' Berrios excited to be first-time All-Star
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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May 30, 2018
Central ND school board rejects call to ax superintendent
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — The New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board has voted against a recommendation to fire Superintendent Jill Louters for...
May 30, 2018 - 6:20pm
April 20, 2018
Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
The Dickinson Public School District School Board unanimously moved to make an offer to Dr. Shon Hocker of Cowley, Wyo., to become Dickinson...
April 20, 2018 - 11:35pm
April 12, 2018
Superintendent search enters its final four
The Dickinson School Board will hold three separate meetings Thursday, April 12, interviewing four candidates for the position of superintendent for Dickinson Public School District.
April 12, 2018 - 10:20pm
Superintendent search secrecy sparks objection
The Dickinson Public School Board spent the day Thursday interviewing the four final candidates for the superintendent position of the Dickinson...
April 12, 2018 - 8:46pm
March 18, 2018
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
Dr. Viola LaFontaine has been involved in education for nearly four decades in North Dakota. She has been part of one of the largest school booms...
March 18, 2018 - 10:37am
March 1, 2018
Richland 44 superintendent put on leave amid investigations
COLFAX, N.D. — In the midst of an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct involving boys at the junior and senior high schools in...
March 1, 2018 - 8:08pm
February 26, 2018
School board decides on superintendent salary
The Dickinson Public School Board voted to approve an offer of $210,000 per year as salary for the person who would be chosen for the soon-to-be-vacant superintendent position during a special meeting on Friday. Deciding upon the salary was only a component of the meeting, which also...
February 26, 2018 - 4:48pm
January 19, 2018
'A joint effort': Superintendent attributes long career to supportive spouse
On Doug Sullivan's office wall is the following passage: "A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house...
January 19, 2018 - 4:12pm
November 28, 2017
Fargo schools superintendent Schatz to retire
FARGO — After 32 years working in K-12 education, Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Jeffrey Schatz is retiring at the end of the school...
November 28, 2017 - 9:07pm
August 23, 2013
Grand Forks Schools superintendent: 'I regret my remark" w/ transcript
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nybladh issued an apology Thursday after a Fargo television host said the official used a curse word on the host after an interview. Nybladh said in a press release he regretted his choice of words. "I know the job of...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 22, 2013
Fargo TV host claims Grand Forks schools leader used profanity
GRAND FORKS -- A Fargo television host claims Grand Forks Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nybladh called him an obscenity following a television...
August 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
BIA superintendent departs Spirit Lake
GRAND FORKS -- Rod Cavanaugh, superintendent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs agency at Fort Totten and a key figure in the continuing child protection issue at the Spirit Lake Nation, has taken early retirement, officials confirmed Wednesday. "Yesterday (Tuesday) was his last day,"...
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Baesler secures ballot spot for superintendent of public instruction
BISMARCK -- Kirsten Baesler appeared to have secured a spot on the November ballot in the superintendent of public instruction race Tuesday, but the race for the second spot remained close at press time. Baesler of Mandan had an edge with 36,586 votes, or 37.3 percent, in the nonpartisan...
June 13, 2012 - 12:50am
January 29, 2011
Construction nearly complete
Last spring the Dickinson Public Schools initiated two construction projects that, when completed, will add seven additional classrooms to Lincoln Elementary and four additional classrooms to Jefferson Elementary. Further, both projects include significant improvements to the kitchen...
January 29, 2011 - 12:00am
April 4, 2009
Grant provides security for South Heart School
South Heart School officials say things are more up to par since the school has a new security system and locks. Nearly $3,000 was awarded through Stark County Emergency Management for classroom door locks in February, Riley Mattson, superintendent and elementary principal for South...
April 4, 2009 - 10:47pm