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June 15, 2019
Former U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., talks about his life after leaving office during an interview Friday, May 10, 2013, in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Chairman Rick Berg unanimously reelected by North Dakota GOP
6 hours 30 min ago
June 14, 2019
Former South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard poses with a bronze statue of himself unveiled Friday, June 14 in Pierre's Capitol Rotunda. The statue is to be displayed on Pierre's Trail of Governors. The child of deaf parents, Daugaard and his statue are signing "I love you" in American Sign Language. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
Statues of former-Gov. Daugaard, two others unveiled for Pierre's Trail of Governors
June 14, 2019 - 6:02pm
Wyatt Gilbertson, 19, received his certificate as a wind energy technician this weekend at LRSC, and is in the final stage of getting a job in the industry in Hettinger, ND. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
A North Dakota panel called for 5,000 megawatts of wind power by 2020. The state is falling short
June 14, 2019 - 4:29pm
North Dakota Labor Commissioner Erica Thunder sits in her office at the state Capitol Thursday, June 13, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service.
A Millennial in management: Thunder takes over top job in North Dakota Labor Department
June 14, 2019 - 12:51pm
June 13, 2019
SD, FEMA open disaster recovery centers in Pine Ridge, Yankton after springtime floods
June 13, 2019 - 6:42pm
The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Cheyenne River police escort alleged Keystone XL trucks off reservation; TC Energy denies allegations
June 13, 2019 - 5:54pm
Jack McDonald speaks with friends and family before being recognized for work on First Amendment issues with the Liberty Bell Award from the State Bar Association of North Dakota at the Delta by Marriott in Fargo on Thursday, June 13, 2019. David Samson / The Forum
Attorney receives ND bar association's Liberty Bell award for First Amendment advocacy
June 13, 2019 - 5:41pm
June 12, 2019
Walking up Main Street, the procession protesting against the Keystone XL pipeline makes its way to the Andrew W. Bogue Federal Courthouse in downtown Rapid City on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Adam Fondren / Rapid City Journal
SD switches course in federal court defense , says 'riot boosting' bill only applies to riot participants
June 12, 2019 - 8:15pm
President Donald Trump tours the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy plant, an ethanol producer, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Tuesday, June 11, with Democrat presidential hopefuls also making appearances around the state.
Trump, without evidence, says polling shows him ahead in every state surveyed
June 12, 2019 - 5:13pm
File photo of Gov. Doug Burgum talking about his vision for North Dakota on Thursday, April 19, 2018. David Samson / The Forum
Burgum to chair Western Governors' Association
June 12, 2019 - 3:58pm
Trump administration grants North Dakota's request for disaster declaration
June 12, 2019 - 3:22pm
North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak explains the panel's decision to reject a siting permit for a wind farm in the state's northwest corner Wednesday, June 12, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Citing wildlife impacts, North Dakota regulators deny siting permit for Burke County wind farm
June 12, 2019 - 2:47pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate for president, speaks at a campaign event in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, June 11, 2019. Biden and President Donald Trump both traveled to the key early voting state of Iowa on Tuesday, trading attacks in sharply personal terms and giving the country a preview of what a general election match-up between the two men might look like. (Rachel Mummey/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Joe Biden delivers scathing address on Trump, and the president fires back
June 12, 2019 - 8:02am
June 11, 2019
Chris Jones, far left, director of the North Dakota Department of Human Services, answers questions on Tuesday in Bismarck from county employees and officials about the state's mandated transition to up to 19 "human service zones" for social services. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Budgeting process a question as North Dakota counties form 'human service zones’
June 11, 2019 - 6:35pm
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minn., in this image released on Oct. 11, 2016.   Courtesy Climate Direct Action/Handout via REUTERS
ACLU watching new North Dakota pipeline law ‘very closely’
June 11, 2019 - 5:22pm