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Chairman Rick Berg unanimously reelected by North Dakota GOP
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Man fatally struck by SUV while chasing dog ID'd
Prosecutors release no details in hearing for South Dakota teacher charged with abusing disabled student
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota to ask federal agency to intervene in oil-by-rail dispute with Washington
Last hepatitis case against Minot hospital appealed to ND Supreme Court
Growing optimism: Dairy producers see glimmer of hope for milk prices
Protesters say Sanford uncooperative in providing medical marijuana certification to patients
Chinese buffet owners mull closing after flap over caged pigeons found in basement
place a business brief
Port: North Dakota Democratic party: 'Coal is no longer a viable source of energy'
The U.S. becomes top oil producer globally -- The economic and educational cost of oil in the Bakken
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
Growing Together: Why were so many trees and shrubs injured this winter?
Salonen: Peering into the heart, a breathtaking reality
Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Port: Jon Stewart and his sanctimony are a lot of what’s wrong in American politics today
Plain Talk Podcast: Senator Kevin Cramer says political attacks on North Dakota company could scare off bidders for federal contracts
Bender: Everything's just fine with our gun laws, thank you
Commentary: Down on the farm, core values grow
Port: North Dakota is fun, despite what some dumb spam “study” says
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June 4, 2019
Walmart courts high schoolers with perks like free SAT prep
Walmart, the country's largest private employer, is hoping to win over a new group of workers: high school students. The retail giant said Tuesday...
June 4, 2019 - 11:45am
January 2, 2019
District considers revamping testing after decline in ACT scores
Dickinson High School's most recent ACT scores were slightly below state average in each category and were slightly lower than its scores last...
January 2, 2019 - 11:23am
October 17, 2018
Minnesota students rank high on ACT scores, with regional states not too far behind
FARGO—The 2018 graduating class of students in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas scored among the highest in the nation on the ACT,...
October 17, 2018 - 5:38pm
July 10, 2018
Major colleges drop essay test requirement
The SAT and ACT essay tests began with fanfare in 2005, a bid to assess the writing chops of college-bound students under the pressure of a clock....
July 10, 2018 - 9:33pm
June 14, 2018
'Testing is not the be-all and the end-all': University of Chicago eliminates SAT/ACT requirement
The University of Chicago will no longer require ACT or SAT scores from U.S. students, sending a jolt through elite institutions of higher education...
June 14, 2018 - 8:00am
March 7, 2018
17 N.D. school districts get OK to use ACT to test for math, English proficiency
BISMARCK—17 school districts have been given the go-ahead to use the ACT exam in place of a required state math and English achievement...
March 7, 2018 - 5:53pm
February 18, 2016
State weighs options for standardized tests
BISMARCK -- The head of the group that developed North Dakota’s new standardized test addressed concerns from lawmakers Thursday over the exam’s...
February 18, 2016 - 9:38pm
March 25, 2014
DHS Digest: ACT test brings new opportunities
Under North Dakota law, all high school juniors are required to take the American College Test, commonly known as the ACT. The ACT is a rigorous test that lasts about four hours. It consists of four sections and an optional writing section. The English section is first and consists...
March 25, 2014 - 11:12am
August 21, 2013
ND ACT scores below average
FARGO -- Students who graduated from high school in North Dakota may not be adequately prepared for college, according to a report released today...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Error led to ACT do-over for Langdon school
GRAND FORKS -- The Langdon school district is paying for junior high school students to retake tests after their ACT scores were recently found to be invalid, according to school officials. In a recent letter sent to parents, school counselor LeeAnn Knudson said she failed to notify...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
LBJ made mark on landscape 45 years ago today
Efforts to protect delicate and irreplaceable ecosystems, wildlife and landscape were being carried out long ago, with one milestone's birthday...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Pharmacy bill allows foreign
Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D. introduced the Pharmaceutical Market Access and Drug Safety Act Wednesday, which seeks to allow prescription drugs...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 17, 2009
Letter: Demand no vote on Freedom of Choice Act
I am sure the founding fathers of these United States used the Bible as a source of reference to arrive at their conclusions. I am not a great Bible reader but curious as to why the country is in such disarray. The apocalypse seems fitting -- "But as for the cowardly and the unbelieving,...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Obama institutes ethics rules, freezes salaries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's first public act in office Wednesday was to formalize strict new limits on lobbyists operating in his White House and peel back presidential decision-making to allow more public scrutiny. Obama made several moves aimed at creating what...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Homestead Act is on display in Bismarck
BISMARCK -- The first thing visitors will notice about the 146-year-old Homestead Act now on display at the North Dakota Heritage Center: It's in the dark. And no one's going to turn on more lights to enable you to see it better, nor allow flash photography, nor lift the light-blocking...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am