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Grand Forks man sentenced for rape, assault
Missing teen found dead near rural western South Dakota home
DMS students win at National History Day
Opioid manufacturers, marketers targeted in new round of ND lawsuits
Suicide bombers kill at least 30 in northeastern Nigeria
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nation and world
Trump's $16 billion farm bailout criticized at the WTO
New central South Dakota ethanol plant reaches full speed
A teenager didn't come home. An iPhone app led her mother to a ravine
As insulin costs soar, American diabetics drive to Canada
Next-generation wireless: Will some areas be left behind when 5G arrives in region?
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
A camp of faith and friendships; Camp ReCreation underway at Richardton
It's time for the Medora Car Show
A column: The stars aligned that day
Vintage Market visits Dickinson; vendors display anything old, unusual or reclaimed
The Monday Mark: Bring Your Dog to Work Day can be fun — if you plan ahead
Moo-ving and grooving: Badlands continues dominant run with win over Fremont
Porcello, Red Sox blank Twins
Berger's walk-off fuels Roughriders in series win over Glendive
Montana extends Badlands Bowl dominance with blowout over North Dakota
DHS’s Yoder competes at New Balance Nationals Outdoor
Port: Heitkamp preaches moderation to national Dems even as state party moves further left
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
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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March 9, 2019
High school graduation rates on the uptick in North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — After a slight dip in the 2015-16 school year, North Dakota’s four-year graduation rate for high schoolers grew last school...
March 9, 2019 - 5:12pm
July 19, 2018
Number of English learner students grows in North Dakota
BISMARCK — The number of students learning English as a second language in North Dakota schools has grown steadily in recent years, topping...
July 19, 2018 - 5:19pm
June 7, 2018
Innovative Education conference touts changes in ND schools
HUNTER, N.D.—Gov. Doug Burgum wants North Dakota "to be the most envied place" in the world, and that starts with sharing innovations in...
June 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
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
December 24, 2017
ND school performance 'dashboard' getting update
BISMARCK, N.D. — An update in the works for North Dakota's online "school dashboard" will offer parents and taxpayers an easier way to look up information on how their area's schools and school districts are performing. State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said the dashboard...
December 24, 2017 - 2:58pm
April 11, 2017
ND Department of Public Education pushes forward with project to increase Native American education
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—Spirit Lake elder Oliver Gourd Sr. wants to keep his people's culture alive. He worries they will lose their native Dakota language, with younger generations speaking it only as a second language. He also wants people to understand the damage Native American...
April 11, 2017 - 9:39pm
March 12, 2017
Educators react to ND education innovation bill
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — For North Dakota educators, 2015 marked the end of the No Child Left Behind Act and replaced it with the Every Student...
March 12, 2017 - 3:21pm
February 28, 2017
Baesler praises Fargo's Advanced Placement test success
FARGO — The Fargo School District was praised this week for successfully broadening the reach of its Advanced Placement classes. Superintendent...
February 28, 2017 - 5:55pm
October 27, 2016
ND student scores rank in top five in national science exam
BISMARCK — North Dakota's fourth- and eighth-graders ranked in the top five among states in a national science exam, the superintendent...
October 27, 2016 - 6:12pm
March 7, 2016
N.D. initiative aims to boost number of students taking Advanced Placement exams
BISMARCK--The state Department of Public Instruction announced Monday that all North Dakota high school students can now take one Advanced Placement test in English, mathematics or science--including computer science--with the cost paid for by the state. Low-income high school students...
March 7, 2016 - 11:30pm
March 2, 2016
GED students pass high school equivalency test retroactively
BISMARCK -- A reduction in the score needed to pass the General Educational Development test means that 100 North Dakotans who previously did not succeed over the past two years will receive the credential. The change announced earlier this year applies to test takers nationwide who...
March 2, 2016 - 6:09pm
February 16, 2016
Baesler promotes Matzke to assistant superintendent of ND schools
BISMARCK – State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler has promoted a Department of Public Instruction manager to the job of assistant superintendent...
February 16, 2016 - 11:49am
August 12, 2015
Baesler supports hiring community experts to help in teacher shortage
BISMARCK -- North Dakota state Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler expressed support for hiring community experts to help fill a shortage of teachers during a monthly state Republican Party chairman's luncheon held Tuesday at the Bismarck Radisson. In addition,...
August 12, 2015 - 9:38am
May 21, 2015
DPI seeks public comment on state equity plan
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and state Superintendent Kirsten Baesler are seeking public comment on a state equity plan aimed at ensuring that all students have good teachers. The U.S. Department of Education has required states to submit their...
May 21, 2015 - 3:06pm
April 15, 2015
House kills bill proposing education foundation to accept private donations
BISMARCK – House lawmakers warned about the potential for big corporations to wield their influence over North Dakota classrooms as they scrapped...
April 15, 2015 - 8:14pm