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UPDATE: Fire doesn't appear suspicious as Wahpeton home seriously damaged
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Senator McCain says Putin bigger threat than ISIS
Three vehicles stolen, five damaged at ND auto dealership
Girl sickened by carbon monoxide at Fargo hotel, others checked out
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UPDATE: In matchup of first-place teams, Astros rally with huge 8th inning to blast Twins
Adam Thielen looks to show Vikings last season wasn't a fluke
Twins option Kennys Vargas with some regret
Women's Softball Results
Blue Jays fall short of state
Remember the fallen on Memorial Day
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
Port: Numbers support Heitkamp defense against Democratic Party faction
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
Arthur R. Walker
Arlene Jewel Veil
Betty J. Elhard
Become a part of the City Beautification Program
Trinity Lutheran promotes uses of facility to groups
Blood drive set at Trinity
Friendship Suppers set at SDA
VBS set at Presbyterian church
Community calendar for May 27, 2017
Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for May 25, 2017
KC-Steele releases honor roll
May 26, 2017
ND lawmakers set to select studies for interim
BISMARCK—A 17-member committee of North Dakota lawmakers will meet Wednesday, May 31, at the state Capitol to set the course for their...
May 26, 2017 - 1:15pm
May 17, 2017
ND legislative leaders ask for AG opinion on Burgum vetoes
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislative leaders have requested an attorney general's opinion on whether Gov. Doug Burgum overstepped his constitutional...
May 17, 2017 - 7:36pm
May 9, 2017
Mike Jacobs: In Bismarck, the 'missing man' makes an impact
You can learn a lot about a governor by parsing his veto messages. The first thing to learn about North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is that he won't...
May 9, 2017 - 7:38am
May 8, 2017
ND legislators still mulling whether to address Burgum vetoes
BISMARCK—North Dakota legislative leaders are still weighing whether to come back into session to address several vetoes handed down by...
May 8, 2017 - 4:03pm
May 4, 2017
Condemn Carlson’s efforts to force land deal
"Boringly honest." That's how the State Historical Society's editor described North Dakota politics in 2008. The words echoed Lloyd Omdahl's conclusion from "Governing North Dakota," the classic guide to state government that he edited through the early 2000s:
May 4, 2017 - 7:10am
May 2, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Dealmaking among leaders marked session's close
In the end, the North Dakota legislative session came down to what the leaders wanted. Wrangling between them prolonged the session beyond what...
May 2, 2017 - 7:15am
May 1, 2017
Legislators balance the books, but some worry ND budget is 'unsustainable'
BISMARCK — Four months of budget-wrangling and policy debates concluded Thursday evening, April 27, as North Dakota lawmakers departed...
May 1, 2017 - 8:22am
April 29, 2017
Port: Hey Republicans, put Carlson and Wardner on the bench next session
As I write this lawmakers in Bismarck are putting the final touches on their 2017 session. Maybe. They started this session with a goal of completing...
April 29, 2017 - 2:01pm
April 27, 2017
ND legislators set final budget at $13.6 billion, end session
BISMARCK—With a final slam of the gavel, North Dakota lawmakers finished the session Thursday, April 27, after approving a final set of...
April 27, 2017 - 9:15pm
April 25, 2017
ND legislative session could end by Wednesday evening as lawmakers reach compromises
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislative leaders appeared ready to compromise on two major sticking points in the waning days of the legislative...
April 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
April 24, 2017
Budget bill hits snag over Dickinson State funding
BISMARCK — A budget bill hit a snag late in the session at the North Dakota Legislature Monday, April 24, although a legislative leader said...
April 24, 2017 - 7:29pm
April 21, 2017
Dickinson State funding proposal a likely flashpoint late in the session
BISMARCK — A bill approved by a legislative committee Friday, April 21, would shift money to Dickinson State University and could provide...
April 21, 2017 - 7:39pm
ND PERS budget bill amendments proposed in waning days of session
BISMARCK — House Republicans proposed more than six pages of amendments to the budget bill for the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement...
April 21, 2017 - 3:35pm
April 18, 2017
ND lawmakers pass voter ID bill, but attorney says it doesn't follow court ruling
BISMARCK -- A bill adjusting North Dakota’s voter ID law awaits action from Gov. Doug Burgum after the Legislature approved it this week. ...
April 18, 2017 - 6:17pm
April 12, 2017
County social services bill clears ND House
BISMARCK — A partisan debate over property tax policy erupted Wednesday between North Dakota House members over the framework of a pilot...
April 12, 2017 - 7:10pm