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Federal safety board releases final cause, recommendations after fiery ND oil train derailment in 2015
January 12, 2018 - 2:35pm
HEIMDAL, N.D.—The National Transportation Safety Board has released its final accident report and safety recommendations nearly three years...
Governor's summit on ND's future to feature 3 national speakers
January 12, 2018 - 6:38am
BISMARCK—Three speakers will be featured at the 2018 Main Street ND Summit, which will be Feb. 12-13 at the Bismarck Event Center. The...
32 monster tow plows help clear ND highways
January 11, 2018 - 5:23pm
BISMARCK --- It could be called the monster of snow plows and now North Dakota has 32 of them. The tow plow attached to a truck can scrape off...
Berg won’t seek Senate race rematch with Heitkamp
January 11, 2018 - 3:35pm
BISMARCK -- Rick Berg, the former North Dakota Republican congressman from Fargo who lost a tight race to Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in 2012,...
In surprise decision, ND's Kevin Cramer opts for re-election bid rather than seeking Senate seat
January 11, 2018 - 2:31pm
Rep. Kevin Cramer will seek re-election to the U.S. House, declining a matchup against Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp this year and reshaping...
8 regions unveiled for ND medical marijuana dispensaries
January 11, 2018 - 10:45am
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Department of Health unveiled eight regions for medical marijuana dispensaries that cover much of the state Thursday,...
Lawsuit claims ND 'gives away' $2 billion with Lake Sakakawea mineral law
January 10, 2018 - 6:51pm
A lawsuit filed Wednesday, Jan. 10, against the state of North Dakota seeks to prevent the transfer of up to $2 billion in oil and gas mineral...
New ND land commissioner says department making progress after critical audits
January 10, 2018 - 4:15pm
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Department of Trust Lands continues to address problems identified in state audits released almost two years...
ND regulators to investigate corporate tax cut effect on utility prices
January 10, 2018 - 4:04pm
BISMARCK—North Dakota regulators ordered an investigation into how recently passed tax cuts will affect electric and gas utilities Wednesday,...
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
January 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
BISMARCK—Coal production climbed to its highest point in nearly a decade at North Dakota's five lignite mines last year, an industry group...
N.D. law limiting damages in malpractice cases ruled unconstitutional
January 10, 2018 - 2:23pm
BISMARCK — A judge has found a North Dakota law limiting damages in medical malpractice cases to be unconstitutional. In a case involving...
A ND hospital is investigating why they were overpaying staff for years
January 10, 2018 - 8:19am
LANGDON, N.D. - Was it a scam to pad their paychecks with millions of dollars or just a simple mistake? That's what a local hospital is trying...
Fired vice chancellor officially accuses Hagerott of retaliation
January 10, 2018 - 7:40am
A former leader of the North Dakota University System has signed off on an official allegation that her September termination was a retaliatory...
Burgum creates Office of Recovery Reinvented to address addiction
January 9, 2018 - 7:34pm
BISMARCK — The governor's office announced the new Office of Recovery Reinvented on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The office, which was created through...
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
January 9, 2018 - 7:26pm
ST. PAUL—A replacement crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota could be completed by the end of 2019, even with a delay approved by...