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The new election year norm: North Dakota voters to consider several ballot measures
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
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ND's Cara Mund, current Miss America, blasts pageant organization in letter
Community calendar of events for Aug. 17, 2018
Gold Star families to be honored with Honor Ride
Mobile Food Pantry coming to Carrington, New Rockford
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February 18, 2018
Murky Marsy's Law: Clarity sought for prosecutors, public access
BISMARCK—Critics of Marsy's Law say its ambiguity for prosecutors is leading to withheld public information, while those attorneys say they want more clarity on the victim rights law. While Marsy's Law enshrines victim's rights in the state constitution, representatives of the...
February 18, 2018 - 6:36am
February 5, 2018
8 ways to prepare for big tax law changes this filing season
The federal tax overhaul put in place by Republicans has produced an unusual show of bipartisanship now that tax season is here: We are a nation...
February 5, 2018 - 11:50am
January 14, 2018
Push to curb vehicle idling gains little steam in frigid ND, Minnesota
In April 2015, members of Girl Scout Troop 34001 went before the Grand Forks City Council to request that council members enact an ordinance...
January 14, 2018 - 2:45pm
December 28, 2017
California towns scramble to prepare for legal marijuana on Jan. 1
NIPTON, Calif. - In the high desert of eastern California, where a two-lane road and the rail tracks cross, sits a cluster of buildings that...
December 28, 2017 - 11:02pm
August 11, 2017
Port: Report shows where you get divorced in North Dakota could have a big impact on child custody outcomes
North Dakota has had a long-running debate over shared parenting. Multiple ballot measures, and multiple legislative efforts, over the years...
August 11, 2017 - 9:16am
May 7, 2014
Clearing up areas of new DUI law
BISMARCK — State lawmakers are looking to clear up several areas of a tougher drunken driving law approved last year, including one provision that allows offenders to be convicted for both DUI and refusing a field sobriety test in the same incident. Since the DUI law took effect...
May 7, 2014 - 7:51am
November 29, 2013
Laws by petition: Run of ballot initiatives concerning to some
FARGO — North Dakota’s bulging budget surplus produced in part by the oil bonanza has sparked interest in ballot drives for spending initiatives or tax cuts. North Dakotans have never been bashful about taking their concerns to voters in the form of ballot measures, whether by...
November 29, 2013 - 6:33am
November 1, 2013
Adoption group calls for US laws to stop online child trading
Nov 1 - A study by a major U.S.
November 1, 2013 - 10:00pm
Several hundred new ND laws now on the books
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- It takes more to be a felonious thief in North Dakota. A new measure that goes into effect on Thursday makes it a felony if a thief steals $1,000 worth of property. The limit used to be $500. Until Thurday, someone writing a $500 bad check could be prosecuted...
August 1, 2013 - 10:33am
DUI laws take effect today
FARGO -- Stiffer drunken driving penalties that take effect today in North Dakota are expected to put more DUI offenders behind bars and force more into a sobriety program, but Cass County Jail and law enforcement officials say they will monitor the new laws' effects before making...
July 1, 2013 - 6:11am
February 7, 2013
Senate poised to renew Violence Against Women Act
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is poised to rewrite the federal government's principal anti-domestic abuse law with new protections for gays, lesbians, immigrants and Native American women. A vote to reauthorize the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, expected to come late Thursday or...
February 7, 2013 - 4:30pm
May 1, 2012
Review of city ordinances continues
It might be time to change the ordinance that prohibits snowball fights and kite flying on the streets of Jamestown. The prohibition against these things may still stay in place but the reference to activities spooking horses or teams may be removed from the books. A committee...
May 1, 2012 - 6:59am
November 12, 2011
N.D., Minn. laws: Child sex abuse must be reported
The child sex abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University has focused national attention on the legal and moral obligations of officials to report evidence of suspected abuse. In North Dakota, "state law requires mandatory reporting for personnel who work with children," said...
November 12, 2011 - 7:23am
August 1, 2011
New N.D. laws take effect today
BISMARCK -- About 300 new state laws take effect in North Dakota on Monday, including the mandatory use of the Fighting Sioux nickname and the texting-while-driving ban. The latest batch of laws approved by state lawmakers earlier this year affects people across the state. Here...
August 1, 2011 - 6:51am
May 18, 2010
Auto dealers fight to avoid new laws
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's 18,000 auto dealers are trying to cut themselves a deal in the Senate, seeking exemption from proposed consumer regulations that would police how they write car loans. The dealers argue that when it comes to lending to car buyers, they are mere intermediaries...
May 18, 2010 - 7:53am