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Hettinger, N.D., man killed in rollover near Gladstone, ND
State budget still on track for negative ending balance, even after budget cuts and fund transfers
Oil slips as focus shifts to details of OPEC deal
Emerado, ND, man struck by Amtrak
California shooting shows police ill-equipped to handle mentally ill
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Labor of love
Jimmies earn sweep in Aberdeen
UJ men move up to second
Comets hand Jimmies first fall loss
KEEPING PACE: Jamestown plays to draw with Bismarck
Letter to the editor: Funding already exists for anti-tobacco programs
How Measure 4 would affect low-income smokers
Letter to the editor: Jamestown could learn from VC’s recycling center’s operation
Letter to the editor: Proposal raises questions on water project
Measure 4 is an end-around on ND's legislative process
Julie Ann "Merna" VenHuizen
Helena Flemmer Jeske
Trillium kicks off UJ’s Performing Arts Series
Great Stories of the Great Plains: 1903 Jamestown crowd nearly lynches police officer
Make time for breakfast
The fantastic flight of the monarch butterfly
Simplified French onion soup recipe is perfect for home cooks
Community calendar of events for Sept. 28, 2016
F-M Icelandic Klub offers scholarships
Parent-teacher conferences set
Marion native receives MSUAA's Golden Award
Stetson LeRoy Berg
JP and Judy Wiest
Media, officials: New Jersey train crash kills three, injures more than 100
July 2, 2016
Exploited children bill signed
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama has signed a U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar bill to help recover missing and exploited children. The Minnesota Democrat said that about 200,000 American children are abducted by family members each year. Klobuchar said the new law "help provide police...
July 2, 2016 - 6:39am
May 17, 2016
Transportation funding for Minnesota being discussed Monday
ST. PAUL -- Transportation funding is being discussed at the highest levels of Minnesota government Tuesday, a sign of progress as lawmakers must finish passing legislation by midnight Sunday. Republicans who control the House announced Tuesday their latest plan, which would take...
News/Nation and World
May 17, 2016 - 12:38pm
November 2, 2013
Gay rights legislation gains bipartisan support
WASHINGTON — Gay rights advocates from both parties are newly upbeat about the prospects for Senate passage of legislation that would bar employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The outlook for the Employment...
News/Nation and World
November 2, 2013 - 11:00pm
May 13, 2013
A look at N.D. DUI reform
FARGO -- After losing his son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter in a crash caused by a drunk driver last summer, Tom Deutscher prays that North Dakota's tougher DUI law works. Deutscher, who became an outspoken advocate for strengthening drunken driving laws in the wake of the crash,...
May 13, 2013 - 6:56am
March 15, 2013
New bill intended to curb Jamaica lottery scams
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Jamaican officials said Thursday that they are hopeful new legislation will finally result in a stream of convictions and lengthy sentences for fraudsters behind a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that has swindled mostly elderly Americans out of their retirement...
March 15, 2013 - 12:01am
April 4, 2012
Obama signs insider trading ban by lawmakers
The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama signed legislation Wednesday barring members of Congress, the president and thousands of federal workers from profiting from nonpublic information learned on the job, calling it an embodiment of the fundamental American...
April 4, 2012 - 5:00pm
November 1, 2011
Farm bill payments to change
When budget-cutters get serious about reducing federal spending, farm expenditures are sure to take a hit. Negotiations are under way now on a new farm bill. Farm-state congressmen and senators will be among those on the cut-spending bandwagon. It will be their task, however, to target...
November 1, 2011 - 7:08am
June 15, 2010
Conrad introduces bill for spreading highway funds to rural states
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., has introduced the Rural Mobility and Access for America Act, bipartisan legislation that would require a fair distribution of highway funds to rural states. The bill is important to states like North Dakota that require infrastructure upgrades to take full...
June 15, 2010 - 1:45pm
June 4, 2010
Letter to the editor: Legislation that Pomeroy supported will help families
As we reflect over this Memorial Day week on and the sacrifices that our men and women in uniform have made for us, I thought it would be important to let the people of this state know of a piece of legislation that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation...
June 4, 2010 - 7:26am
May 14, 2010
NDFU supports new legislation
North Dakota Famers Union is in support of the American Power Act after Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., announced provisions that would benefit the state's agriculture industry on Thursday. "North Dakota Farmers Union believes the legislation is a positive...
May 14, 2010 - 7:48am
April 27, 2010
N.D. health care hearing draws Dem objections
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Democrats say a planned legislative hearing on the new federal health care bill is stacked with people who opposed the measure. The Legislature's Industry, Business and Labor Committee is holding the hearing Wednesday in the Heritage Center on...
April 27, 2010 - 8:55pm
January 12, 2010
Congress still can improve legislation
There's not much hope for major changes in Congress' health care bill as it moves toward final passage, but some incremental improvements surely can be made. One is for the House to adopt the Senate's proposal to devote $500 million a year to bridge the "valley of death" that prevents...
January 12, 2010 - 7:03am
January 5, 2010
Democrats will bypass format, lawmakers haul compromise
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House and Senate Democrats intend to bypass traditional procedures when they negotiate a final compromise on health care legislation, officials said Monday, a move that will exclude Republican lawmakers and reduce their ability to delay or force politically troubling...
January 5, 2010 - 8:32am
December 30, 2009
Letter to the editor: United States needs a comprehensive energy policy
I'm responding to Tom Magin letter published Dec. 14 in The Jamestown Sun concerning federal cap-and-trade legislation. I oppose Waxman-Markey, the cap-and- trade bill now before Congress, as well as a recent Environmental Protection Agency ruling concerning carbon dioxide regulation....
December 30, 2009 - 7:38am
November 20, 2009
Conrad: Health care bill is a step forward
BISMARCK (AP) -- Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., says the health care bill before the U.S.
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November 20, 2009 - 8:12am