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Jeremy Turley

Jeremy Turley is a Bismarck-based reporter for Forum News Service, which provides news coverage to publications owned by Forum Communications Company.

Since joining the news service in 2019, Turley has mostly covered state politics, the oil industry and the COVID-19 pandemic. He grew up in Highland Park, Ill., a northern suburb of Chicago, and graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in journalism. Turley speaks English and Spanish. In his free time, Turley enjoys playing disc golf and taking pictures of prairie dogs.

Readers can reach Turley by email at, by phone at 847-770-7014 or on Twitter at @jeremyjturley.

Recently elected Attorney General Drew Wrigley told Forum News Service a report compiled by private firm Planet Technologies concluded that former Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem's deleted account cannot be recovered.
Republican lawmakers recently tapped Minot Sen. David Hogue to lead the Senate and Dickinson Rep. Mike Lefor to lead the House of Representatives. Forum News Service asked the new majority leaders about their guiding principles and plans for the new role.
Appointed in 1978, VandeWalle has served 44 years on the high court, including 27 as its chief justice — a title he passed to colleague Jon Jensen in 2020. The 89-year-old said recent health challenges have made it difficult for him to continue serving on the court.
Democratic-NPL Reps. Karla Rose Hanson and Zac Ista asked North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley in August for an opinion addressing what they viewed as conflicts in state law that put pregnant women and medical providers in danger.
The state crime lab in Bismarck has been mostly unable to test guns and latent fingerprints due to staffing limitations, said North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley.
Republicans strengthened their supermajority in the North Dakota legislature on Election Day, narrowing an already small Democratic minority. The GOP now holds an 82-12 advantage over Democrats in the House of Representatives and a 43-4 majority in the Senate.
Conservative lawmakers elevated several of their own on Monday to guide the House and Senate into a new era. After a rout of the Democrats on election night, Republicans hold massive majorities in both chambers. 
A conservative youth movement is underway in the North Dakota House of Representatives. Next session, five Republican legislators under 25 will serve in the lower chamber.
District 22 Republicans announced they have tapped Jonathan Warrey to fill a House seat left vacant by Michael Howe, who was elected secretary of state earlier this week.
Going into next year's legislative session, Republicans will hold an 82-12 advantage over Democrats in the North Dakota House of Representatives and a 43-4 majority in the North Dakota Senate, according to unofficial results.