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Pelosi abandons Afghanistan trip, accuses Trump of imperiling lawmakers with disclosure
North Dakota bill inspired by pipeline 'valve turner' receives mixed testimony
North Dakota Senate passes bill to fund school safety with property taxes
North Dakota bill would add $1 vehicle registration fee to pay for ballot measure's volunteer plates
Trump to meet with N. Korea's Kim Jong Un at end of February, White House says
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GPAC basketball scoreboard: Jan. 18
McFeely: Stick isn't Wentz, but his name might get called in NFL Draft
With no seniors, Bison turn to junior Shahid for leadership
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba still not sure when he can get back on ice
ND Hockey Day remembers Jamestown boy who died in plane crash
Plain Talk Podcast: Ghostbusters and God's law couldn't stop Sunday opening bill
Port: Legislation introduced to end the presumption of access to unposted private land
Plain Talk: Rep. Karla Rose Hanson talks about gun seizure legislation, good idea or bad?
Port: Do North Dakota gay rights activists really want to achieve their objectives?
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps us embrace humanity
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Marjorie L. "Marge" Lange
Patricia "Pat" Rutgers
Michael Joseph Heinz
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
Community calendar of events for Jan. 18, 2018
Denim and Diamonds Gala Saturday
Community calendar of events for Jan. 17, 2018
Hockey Day prep
Alice Cumber 90th Birthday
Births for Jan. 2, 2019
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Births for Dec. 30, 2018
December 24, 2018
Shutdown enters third day with no urgency to reopen government
As the partial U.S. government shutdown enters a third day, lawmakers have left Washington for the Christmas holiday with no sign of urgency...
December 24, 2018 - 8:37am
December 21, 2018
Savanna's Act apparently won't get passed
WASHINGTON — As Congress adjourned Friday night, Dec. 21, there was no word if Savanna's Act, an effort to fight the epidemic of violence against...
December 21, 2018 - 9:04pm
December 20, 2018
Trump administration aims to toughen work requirements for food stamps recipients
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration unveiled a plan Thursday, Dec. 20, to force hundreds of thousands more Americans to hold jobs if they want...
December 20, 2018 - 9:41am
December 4, 2018
Commentary: Food stamps put poor kids on path to success
Congress is expected to vote this week on a new farm bill, which includes changes to the food stamp program. Lawmakers should take the time to...
December 4, 2018 - 12:38pm
December 3, 2018
Congress agrees to put off government shutdown deadline to Dec. 21
WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders and White House officials agreed Monday, Dec. 3, to extend a government funding deadline by two weeks, until...
December 3, 2018 - 4:05pm
November 29, 2018
Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, pleads guilty to lying to Congress about Moscow project
Cohen admits to concealing efforts during the 2016 campaign to negotiate the building of a Trump-branded tower in the Russian capital.
November 29, 2018 - 5:22pm
October 17, 2018
Democratic candidates for Congress have raised a record-shattering $1 billion this election
Democratic candidates running for Congress this year collectively raised more than $1 billion for their campaigns - a record-shattering sum that...
October 17, 2018 - 7:57pm
October 3, 2018
FAA vote a 'victory' for North Dakota's unmanned aircraft industry, lawmakers say
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota lawmakers Wednesday, Oct. 3, called a five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration a win for the state's drone industry and airports. If the president signs the bill, it will allow federal agencies to research whether unmanned...
October 3, 2018 - 5:39pm
September 28, 2018
Clock is ticking
Even with the expiration of the current farm bill this weekend, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says an agreement on the new bill is still possible in a reasonable amount of time. "I'm still pushing to get an agreement," he said. "I think it's there to be done, just need to keep pushing...
September 28, 2018 - 6:48am
September 5, 2018
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey testify before Congress
WASHINGTON - Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey tried to convince skeptical lawmakers Wednesday they are better prepared to...
September 5, 2018 - 10:04am
September 4, 2018
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey to face questions from Congress about Russia and censorship this week
WASHINGTON - Facebook and Twitter will dispatch top executives to Capitol Hill this week to try to assuage lawmakers who fear that Russian propaganda...
September 4, 2018 - 7:56am
August 10, 2018
Letter to the editor: $12 billion aid for farmers is a bribe to ag states
By | Jamestown It’s now obvious that President Trump’s trade war is causing some serious problems for agriculture, with soybean prices taking a major hit. All of us “leftists” have been accused of being alarmists and politicizing the issue, but the fact that the Trump administration...
August 10, 2018 - 6:40am
Homeland Security secretary visits ND to discuss drones
GRAND FORKS—Legislation in Congress will heighten North Dakota's role in protecting the U.S. by giving the Department of Homeland Security...
August 10, 2018 - 6:17am
August 4, 2018
Congress could have reformed flood insurance - but let the opportunity float away
IT'S AUGUST, which means peak Atlantic hurricane season is upon us. We hope the damage won't be anything like last year's - which saw catastrophes strike Texas (Harvey), Florida (Irma) and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Maria). No matter what the weather has in store, we already...
August 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 2, 2018
Rep. Cramer talks farm bill progress, 'rocketship economy' during stop in F-M
MOORHEAD, Minn.—Rep. Kevin Cramer stopped by the Hjemkomst Center here Thursday, Aug. 2, to discuss several hot-button legislative topics....
August 2, 2018 - 5:31pm