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HOCKEY HEAVEN: Hockey Day North Dakota underway
UND beats Omaha on late goal
AREA ROUNDUP: Blue Jays pick up two dual wins in Fargo
CLASS B ROUNDUP: Wolves stay undefeated
High school scores: Jan. 18
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
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Letter to the editor: Rural school districts treated differently regarding TRAC lot
Letter to the editor: Bill submitted to clarify areas of Measure 1
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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
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Community calendar of events for Jan. 19, 2019
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
Births for Jan. 1, 2019
Births for Dec. 30, 2018
January 17, 2019
Officials strongly object to bill that would allow guns in North Dakota schools
FARGO — As controversial gun bills start winding their way through the North Dakota Legislature, one bill that would allow concealed carry...
January 17, 2019 - 7:04pm
January 15, 2019
A life-saving tool or 'gun-grabbing' maneuver? North Dakota lawmakers unveil firearm seizure bill
BISMARCK — A bipartisan group of North Dakota lawmakers, police chiefs and education officials unveiled legislation Tuesday, Jan. 15, allowing...
January 15, 2019 - 4:02pm
January 11, 2019
North Dakota lawmakers to consider new round of gun bills
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers are poised to consider bills allowing concealed weapon permit holders to pack heat in public buildings, legalizing...
January 11, 2019 - 1:53pm
January 8, 2019
North Dakota lawmaker brings bill to reform civil asset forfeiture
BISMARCK — Aaron Dorn has a new car. He recently bought a 1995 Toyota Avalon. But it's not what he previously had as a traveling antique vendor...
January 8, 2019 - 5:20pm
November 19, 2018
Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
Over the years I have often heard North Dakota politicos of the Republican persuasion joke that if the Democrats in our state aren’t going...
November 19, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 3, 2018
Rick Becker, Bismarck state legislator, rules out run for Congress
BISMARCK -- Republican state Rep. Rick Becker ruled out a run for Congress Tuesday night, Jan. 2, writing on Facebook that “there’s so much...
January 3, 2018 - 4:13pm
December 1, 2017
List of potential ND GOP Senate candidates narrows as CEO declines to run
BISMARCK—The list of potential Republican challengers to U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp narrowed Friday, Dec. 1, when Border States Electric...
December 1, 2017 - 5:39pm
August 3, 2017
Port: Becker says decision on Senate run may have to wait, but won’t hinge on Cramer
We know that state Senator Tom Campbell of Grafton is considering a run for the NDGOP nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Senate incumbent...
August 3, 2017 - 9:02am
June 27, 2017
Legislator: ND could do with fewer colleges, administrators
BISMARCK—State Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck, told the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education Tuesday that the state could probably do with fewer campuses. Becker questioned the need for the current roster of 11 North Dakota University System schools in an opening address...
June 27, 2017 - 8:22pm
May 1, 2017
Port: Rep. Rick Becker, interested in 2018 Senate race, skipped last day of Legislative session for meetings in Washington D.C.
North Dakota lawmakers wrapped up the last day of their 2017 session on Thursday last week. Missing from their ranks? State Rep. Rick Becker,...
May 1, 2017 - 9:40am
April 24, 2017
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
The big question heading into this week of the legislative session is this: “When are they going to finish?” Today is legislative day 74....
April 24, 2017 - 8:54am
April 16, 2017
Projected ND senate matchup drawing money, attention as Heitkamp, Cramer mull campaigns
GRAND FORKS — Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., hasn't announced if he'll run for the U.S. Senate in 2018, but Democrats don't seem to be waiting...
April 16, 2017 - 9:05am
April 4, 2017
Campus police, freedom of speech bills go different directions in ND Legislature
BISMARCK — A pair of North Dakota bills connected to higher education are winding to a close in the ongoing legislative session. The two...
April 4, 2017 - 4:43pm
March 24, 2017
Senate tax committee chairman: 'We want to leave Renaissance Zones alone'
BISMARCK — A bill that puts a sunset on Renaissance Zone income tax breaks was amended by a North Dakota Senate committee Friday, March...
March 24, 2017 - 2:10pm
March 14, 2017
Pro-gun bills trigger opposition in North Dakota Senate committee
BISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers heard testimony on legislation aimed at expanding gun rights in the state, prompting safety fears on behalf...
March 14, 2017 - 5:59pm