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Harvey Weinstein charged with rape and other abuse charges in sexual assault cases
Paul Manafort's Virginia trial delayed two weeks
Supreme Court won't hear excessive force case involving North Dakota rancher
A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have no idea what it is.
Ferguson resigning as ND GOP executive director
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JHS tennis falls in state-qualifying match
TOUGH START: Mandan tops Blue Jays at WDA tourney
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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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Community calendar of events for May 25, 2018
Mitchell native who was at Iwo Jima returns home for Memorial Day
Community calendar of events for May 24, , 2018
A robot submarine found the 'Holy Grail of shipwrecks'
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
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Marriage Licenses for May 18, 2018
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May 2, 2018
County sets limits for preliminary 2019 budget
The Stutsman County Commission set the tone for the preliminary 2019 budget with all departments asked to keep budgets at 2018 spending levels or lower.
May 2, 2018 - 6:59am
April 26, 2018
ND legislators hear cutting court budget 'would absolutely have a hit'
BISMARCK — State legislators of the interim Justice Reinvestment Committee heard Thursday that certain potential budget cuts for next biennium...
April 26, 2018 - 7:19pm
Campus cuts questioned: Deeper cuts called “incongruent” with the ND goals
GRAND FORKS — Some North Dakota higher education leaders have begun calling for urgency in fighting a potential continuation of budget...
April 26, 2018 - 6:48pm
April 20, 2018
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
BISMARCK—As Gov. Doug Burgum outlines plans to reinvent North Dakota's budgeting process, Democrats are calling for a bipartisan commission to be involved. Burgum announced this week he's asking most state agencies to identify spending cuts of 5 to 10 percent for the next two-year...
April 20, 2018 - 9:13pm
April 19, 2018
With potential budget cuts looming, Gov. Burgum suggests cutting operational costs in higher ed
GRAND FORKS—A day after his budget guidelines hinted at future cuts to higher education, Gov. Doug Burgum described part of his vision...
April 19, 2018 - 8:08pm
April 18, 2018
Early budget indicates 'significant impact' for ND higher ed
GRAND FORKS—The governor's early budget guidelines could mean a higher education cut of more than $50 million, deepening reductions handed down last spring to the North Dakota University System. Tammy Dolan, NDUS chief financial officer and a vice chancellor, said the 10 percent...
April 18, 2018 - 8:12pm
With reduced reserves, Burgum calls for cuts in state agency budgets
BISMARCK — Warning previous financial woes cut deeply into the state’s reserves, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum asked agencies to craft smaller...
April 18, 2018 - 4:22pm
April 3, 2018
UND's Kennedy, 'duly corrected and chastised,' apologizes for criticizing Legislature's funding
GRAND FORKS—An email exchange late last week between UND President Mark Kennedy and a state legislative leader reveals lingering frustration...
April 3, 2018 - 8:12pm
March 31, 2018
FARGO — Before graduation, area teens have to say "yes to the dress" while parents hope the rising costs of prom won't break the bank or...
March 31, 2018 - 8:20am
March 2, 2018
Rental cars, hearing aids, insurers: Since Parkland, a list of companies that have weighed in on the gun debate
More than two weeks after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the number of companies cutting ties with the National...
March 2, 2018 - 8:56am
February 12, 2018
White House budget proposes increase to defense spending, cuts to safety net; federal deficit would remain
WASHINGTON - The White House released a tax and spending plan Monday that would not eliminate the federal budget deficit after 10 years, its...
February 12, 2018 - 12:59pm
February 9, 2018
Government shutdown ends as Trump signs sweeping budget bill
WASHINGTON - Congress moved to end a five-hour government shutdown early Friday morning after the House voted to support a massive bipartisan...
February 9, 2018 - 10:04am
February 6, 2018
House passes another spending patch as top party leaders finalize two-year budget deal
WASHINGTON - The House took an initial step Tuesday toward averting another government shutdown this week, but further progress hung on whether...
February 6, 2018 - 7:50pm
January 22, 2018
Letter to the editor: Quick restoration needed of DACA
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act, which allows children who entered the U.S. to request permission to remain here for school, university attendance, or work, was terminated in September by the Trump administration. Though not receiving a great deal of attention...
January 22, 2018 - 6:55am
January 18, 2018
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
MANDAN, N.D. — The North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education has dropped a proposal that would have made counties...
January 18, 2018 - 12:18pm