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New York lawmakers meet to address police shooting of unarmed man
France's Hollande made left-wing voters feel betrayed- ex-partner
Kenya kills militants after bus ambush that killed 28
South Korea holds winning hand as Japan gambling bill dies
nation and world
Jays dig deep
Peterson says he won't use switch anymore
Deacons advance in state volleyball tournament
Peterson says he won't use switch anymore
Imperials roll to win
Letter to the editor: Extending HTC would benefit all N.D. residents
Letter to the editor: Maintaining road ditches is appreciated by many people
Bravo to nurse who helped save boys’ lives
Truck weight violations continue to be an issue
Letter to the editor: When Republicans are beat, they blame everyone else
Cordelia "Cordy" Larson Wegner
William (Bill) Meier
Irene A. Martel
Thomas Edward Joyce
Walleye Chowder tops soup category
Cranberry sauce and baked brie in puff pastry star of appetizer buffet
UPC community service set Saturday
Art event at First Congregational UCC
Lutheran services receive support
Jamestown site of Surround the State in Song event
Community calendar of events for Nov. 22, 2014
Community calendar of events for Nov. 20, 2014
Grocery bingo set Friday at Montpelier school
FFA chapter at JVCTC receives handbooks
Engagement - Voeltz, Thomas
Births for Nov. 20, 2014
Births for Nov. 10, 2014
Births - Nov. 8
Births - Nov. 7
April 6, 2014
After skipping process in 2012, Cramer gets GOP nod for House
MINOT, N.D. – After bypassing the convention process two years ago, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer received the North Dakota Republican Party’s unanimous endorsement at the GOP State Convention on Saturday in Minot. Cramer faces a challenge from Democratic state Sen. George B. Sinner...
news / state
April 6, 2014 - 10:49am
February 26, 2014
GOP Senate candidate defends Use of 'wetbacks' slur as 'normal as breathing air'
A U.S. Senate candidate is facing fierce criticism after saying ranchers should be free to shoot "wetbacks" on sight, using a derogatory term that the candidate describes as "normal" in his home state. Texas Republican Chris Mapp, who is challenging Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in...
news / nation and world
February 26, 2014 - 1:00am
September 20, 2012
Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands lobbying gig
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September 20, 2012 - 3:00pm
August 25, 2012
Grand Forks House candidate withdraws from race
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A Republican state House candidate from Grand Forks is withdrawing from the race. The Grand Forks Herald reports that Josh Schreiner is bowing out because of personal medical issues. The 22-year-old University of North Dakota student won the GOP primary...
August 25, 2012 - 7:00pm
August 8, 2012
Romney says Obama favors 'culture of dependency'
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) -- Republican Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama on Tuesday of ditching a long-standing work requirement for welfare recipients, accusing him of fostering a "culture of dependency" and backing up the charge with a new television commercial. White...
nation and world / news
August 8, 2012 - 12:01am
June 10, 2012
McCain floats Hoeven as possible vice president candidate
FARGO - Former North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven was elected Sen. Hoeven in 2010. Two years later, could he be elected Vice President Hoeven? John McCain thinks so. Hoeven might be a long shot for Mitt Romney's pick in the 2012 race, but the man who was in Romney's shoes four years...
June 10, 2012 - 2:00pm
May 1, 2012
Ariz. Sen. John McCain to speak at ND GOP event
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Arizona senator and Republican presidential candidate John McCain has agreed to speak at a North Dakota Republican event in June. Republicans are holding their annual "roundup" in Fargo June 8-9. North Dakota Republican spokesman Matt Becker says McCain will...
May 1, 2012 - 6:30pm
April 4, 2012
Romney takes Wisconsin, Maryland, DC
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington D.C., with time left over to swap charges with President Barack Obama. "Four more years?" Romney asked sarcastically...
nation and world / news
April 4, 2012 - 1:00am
April 1, 2012
Brian Kalk wins ND GOP US House endorsement
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- It took three ballots, but Brian Kalk is the favored North Dakota Republican candidate for the U.S. House. Now Kalk will be running against Republican rival Kevin Cramer in the GOP U.S. House primary in June. Both men are members of the North Dakota Public...
April 1, 2012 - 5:00pm
March 31, 2012
Unrest over ND GOP national convention delegates
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Supporters of Republican presidential candidates Ron Paul and Rick Santorum aren't happy with the North Dakota GOP's process for choosing national convention delegates. More than 100 people want to be delegates to the national Republican convention in August...
March 31, 2012 - 10:00pm
ND GOP delegates backing Berg for US Senate run
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Republicans have started their state convention by endorsing Rick Berg for the U.S. Senate. Berg had no opposition Saturday. Bismarck businessman Duane Sand has been challenging Berg for convention support. But Sand decided to drop out, and he...
March 31, 2012 - 8:00pm
Hamm gets ND Republican backing for insurance job
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Republicans are sticking with Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm as their choice for North Dakota's top insurance regulator. At the North Dakota GOP state convention Saturday, delegates endorsed Hamm for re-election. He had no opposition. Hamm is a lawyer...
March 31, 2012 - 7:00pm
Familiar GOP name gets boost for ND state auditor
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Longtime North Dakota state auditor Robert R. Peterson has Republican backing for his fifth term. A Peterson has held the job since 1972. The incumbent's father retired in 1996 after holding the position for 24 years. Robert R. Peterson was elected to take...
March 31, 2012 - 6:00pm
Dalrymple thwarts challenge, gets ND GOP backing
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple easily won the endorsement of Republican convention delegates to run for his first term in the job. Dalrymple beat Fargo architect Paul Sorum on Saturday for the backing of GOP delegates. The vote was 1,128 to 478. Dalrymple...
March 31, 2012 - 5:00pm
March 15, 2012
Candidate cited for drinking to stay in race
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota House candidate from Grand Forks says he'll stay in the race after being cited earlier this month for underage drinking. The Grand Forks Herald reports that 19-year-old John Mitzel is a Republican candidate in a Grand Forks district that...
March 15, 2012 - 9:00pm