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European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
N.D. men charged in theft of about $8,700 worth of grain
Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
Sex offender changes address
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FINAL FOUR Jamestown sweeps Davies for spot in Class A semifinals
Top-seeded Loboes start strong, earning victory in Class B volleyball quarterfinals
Emergency eye surgery steals volleyball away from Central Cass freshman, but not a state tournament appearance
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
Our Redeemers sweeps Trinity in Class B volleyball quarterfinals
Tooting your own horn could help others
Letter to the editor: The wealthy don’t need tax cuts
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: #NoDAPL activist on trial claims there should be no consequences for protecting water
Henry "Hank" Fietzek
Harry A. Schulz
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Trinity seeking food donations
First Baptist continues refugee mission
Senior Menu, Activities Nov. 6-10
Mission fundraiser lunch at Methodist church
Community calendar of events for Nov. 17, 2017
Duel in the Dirt finals return to Jamestown Civic Center
Christmas review show salutes Frank Sinatra
Community calendar of events for Nov. 16, 2017
CP Holiday Train stopping in Carrington, Harvey
Jim & Babe Boyd
December 30, 2016
Illinois budget woes reignite with spending deal's imminent lapse
CHICAGO - Illinois is poised to re-enter a budgetary limbo on Sunday with the expiration of temporary spending authority for the state's cash-strapped universities and fraying human services network.
December 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
December 28, 2016
6 saving and money-making ideas to help you bounce back from the holidays
FARGO – When the holidays finally come to an end, many are left with new treasures, full bellies and, unfortunately, debt that reflects the...
December 28, 2016 - 8:00am
November 14, 2016
Tough but necessary
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If you talk with agricultural bankers, economists and accountants, as I often do, you keep hearing the same thing: farm family living expenses need to come down. The experts are right. Many, perhaps most, farm families need to spend less on themselves. No,...
November 14, 2016 - 6:42am
August 10, 2016
Trump underspends Clinton on TV ads, relying on social media
Republican Donald Trump, a former reality TV star, has yet to spend a dime on television advertising for his White House campaign against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, who has spent $52 million, NBC News said on Tuesday. Adding the money laid out by outside groups supporting the...
August 10, 2016 - 5:52am
June 22, 2016
Spending increases not likely for Stutsman County 2017 budget
For the second consecutive year the Stutsman County Commission has set a 3 percent limit on increases for all tax levies with no spending increases likely for the 2017 budget.
June 22, 2016 - 7:06am
February 3, 2016
Pentagon chief plan to buy high-end ships, fighters
SAN DIEGO - Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday said the U.S.
February 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
January 5, 2015
Changing nickname for UND mascot costing more than expected
Finding a new nickname for the University of North Dakota is proving to be a costly endeavor.
January 5, 2015 - 8:13am
December 27, 2014
MasterCard holiday spending report shows electronics weak, lodging strong
Consumers spent actively on lodging and restaurants during the holiday season, while sales of electronics were flat, reflecting an ongoing shift toward spending on "experiences" rather than goods, MasterCard said in a holiday spending report. Overall retail sales grew 5.5 percent...
December 27, 2014 - 7:51am
December 11, 2014
Congress reaches deal for $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill
WASHINGTON - Congressional negotiators unveiled a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill that aims to avoid a government shutdown at midnight on Thursday and punts an immigration showdown between Republicans and President Barack Obama until February. As the funding deadline loomed,...
December 11, 2014 - 7:08am
November 15, 2013
There’s money to spread around to all needs of N.D.
In his Nov. 9 letter to the editor, Stanley Mayor Mike Hynek churned out a muddled discourse opposing the proposed North Dakota Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks constitutional amendment. Although I admire his sincere fervency to improve local infrastructure integrity and retain positive...
November 15, 2013 - 7:11am
N.D. spends to address real needs
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead As predictable as a mosquito infestation in July, the regular cast of buzzing critics has been having a stinging-good time with The Forum’s Sunday examination of the increase in North Dakota government spending. Self-defined conservative bloggers...
November 15, 2013 - 7:09am
January 6, 2013
McConnell: Time to confront 'spending addiction'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says that "absolutely the tax issue is behind us" as a result of the "fiscal cliff" deal and that it's now time to focus solely on confronting what he calls "our spending addiction." He says it shouldn't require a crisis...
January 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 29, 2012
State's reserves will define Legislature
The oil boom in western North Dakota, along with higher-than-expected sales and income tax collections, are beefing up North Dakota state government's financial reserves. Expectations are that by June 30, 2013, the state will be sitting on a $2 billion nest egg.
June 29, 2012 - 6:12am
May 18, 2011
Dalrymple vetoes parts of 2 spending bills
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has vetoed parts of two spending bills that affect the state Water Commission and budget office. Dalrymple on Wednesday rejected a proposal to require remote metering of some industrial water usage. A related provision set...
May 18, 2011 - 6:45pm
April 10, 2011
White House: Obama to lay out spending plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One budget deal down, President Barack Obama and Congress began to pivot Sunday from the painful standoff over this year's spending to a pair of defining debates over the nation's borrowing limit and the election-year budget. Much will be revealed at midweek,...
April 10, 2011 - 7:55pm