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North Dakota's Measure 2 emphasizes that 'only a citizen' of the U.S. is a qualified elector in ND
Turkish president says murder of Jamal Khashoggi was 'planned,' calls for extradition of Saudi suspects
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Allcock sentenced to five years in prison
Kapp sentenced after September pursuit
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OPENING NIGHT WIN: Jimmie women defeat Dickinson State
Minneapolis city attorney's decision on Gophers' Brooks expected by end of week
Saints coach says team not looking for revenge for 'Minnesota Miracle'
UND's hockey possession numbers strong early in season
Falcons hand Giants fourth straight loss
Commentary: Poll: Cramer leads Heitkamp by 16 points
Commentary: Voting is easy for Native Americans in North Dakota…says Senator Heidi Heitkamp?
Commentary: Let's talk manpower
Some things are worth saving
Commentary: Heitkamp has yet to answer serious questions about campaign ad victimizing sexual assault survivors
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James "Jim" Hastings
Elizabeth L. "Betty" (Jager) Van Steenvoort
James "Jim" Curtis Hastings
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
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Elkettes begin meetings for year
Montpelier OK Club to meet Nov. 6
Community calendar of events for Oct. 23, 2018
Community calendar of events for Oct. 22, 2018
Staying in contact: Older worker stays in touch with people through the job
Jamestown marriage licenses for Oct. 20, 2018
Births for Oct. 18, 2018
Jerry and Pat Sova
September 11, 2018
Taxes going up
The 24-mill increase in Jamestown property taxes listed in the preliminary city budget will stay in the final budget. Jamestown Mayor Dwaine Heinrich called the increase one of the largest requested by a City Council in Jamestown history during a special budget meeting Monday afternoon....
September 11, 2018 - 7:15am
September 7, 2018
This is the fourth year Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Reuther has included in his budget a request for an additional full-time firefighter. Even with...
September 7, 2018 - 7:04am
North Dakota lags behind Minnesota in addressing aging bridges
NIELSVILLE, Minn.—Sam Gerbracht never imagined the success of her Nielsville bar would depend on a bridge—but three years after the...
September 7, 2018 - 6:15am
August 16, 2018
The Jamestown City Council is considering transferring more money from the city's utility funds to the general fund in an effort to reduce a potential property tax increase. City Administrator Sarah Hellekson told the City Council Wednesday that the city could transfer up to $1.4...
August 16, 2018 - 6:52am
July 17, 2018
Most North Dakota agencies receive extensions for budget proposals
BISMARCK—Most North Dakota state agencies have been granted extensions to submit budget proposals later this summer. Agencies' budget proposals for the 2019-21 biennium were due Sunday, July 15, to the Office of Management and Budget, which has the authority to grant such extensions....
July 17, 2018 - 5:35pm
July 10, 2018
Stutsman County reviews budget
The Stutsman County Commission took its first look Tuesday at a preliminary budget that includes an estimated 1.94 mill rate increase. Nicole Meland, Stutsman County auditor and chief operating officer, told the commission the estimated general fund increase amounted to 5.08 mills...
July 10, 2018 - 6:01pm
June 29, 2018
Oil revenues exceed forecast, but state budget boost unlikely
GRAND FORKS—Oil production and revenue for North Dakota is trending above forecast, but don't expect the state to restore funding that...
June 29, 2018 - 7:15am
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