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Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians
14 hours 45 min ago
During a recent appearance on CNBC, North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp launched a partisan attack on health policy reform proposed by her Republican...
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
June 27, 2017 - 5:19pm
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota board has accused a private security firm hired by the company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline of operating...
Port: Supreme Court ruling could have big implications for school choice policy in North Dakota
June 27, 2017 - 10:36am
For years now proponents of school choice here in North Dakota have proposed policies which would direct, through one mechanism or another, public...
ND family's feedlot deals with drought conditions
June 26, 2017 - 7:08am
HEBRON, N.D. — When David Wanner's calves broke out of the wooden corrals at 4 a.m., he knew it was time to upgrade his operation. Cattle...
Guidance for future grads: New Fargo business helps parents, students navigate college admissions process
June 25, 2017 - 5:13pm
FARGO—Two friends learned a lot about the college admission process as their kids got into elite American universities. That's why they're...
Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
June 25, 2017 - 3:21pm
FARGO — Though on opposite sides of a lawsuit, Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority officials said they felt they were tantalizingly close...
Corps' drought plan threatens promised supply of water
June 25, 2017 - 8:03am
COLEHARBOR, N.D. — Steve Knorr is absolutely sure he'll get 24 inches of water on his crops this year. It's expensive water, but, in an...
Interest grows in ND canal water for irrigation
June 25, 2017 - 7:02am
Duane DeKrey, who directs the Garrison Diversion Unit, is becoming increasingly frustrated by the fact that it's only now that the full promise...
Construction on Demers causing traffic congestion
June 23, 2017 - 8:28am
Grand Forks, N.D. - Leave some extra time in your commute if you're using the bridge over Demers Avenue in Grand Forks. Traffic has been backing...
Burgum opens applications for State Water Commission
June 22, 2017 - 8:40pm
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum announced plans Thursday, June 22, to open applications for the State Water Commission after accepting the...
ND insurance commissioner asks for end to California coal divestment initiative
June 22, 2017 - 1:42pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota insurance commissioner urged a California official this week to cease an initiative that calls for insurance...
Sanford, Mid Dakota Clinic step closer to merger in Bismarck
June 21, 2017 - 9:25pm
BISMARCK—Sanford Health and the Mid Dakota Clinic here have taken a step closer to merging by signing an agreement and expect to combine...
158 ND state employees accepted for buyout program
June 21, 2017 - 3:47pm
BISMARCK—Two-hundred state employees applied for a buyout in recent weeks, North Dakota budget officials said Wednesday, Jun 21. The results...
Jury convicts Minnesota man of using fake RV business in ND oilfields to buy island, other goodies
June 20, 2017 - 6:08pm
ST. PAUL -- A 51-year-old Corcoran, Minn., man who stole more than $2.1 million and bought an island with the money was found guilty Tuesday.The...
Mike Jacobs: North Dakota's reigning party splits again
June 20, 2017 - 10:08am
When it rains, it pours, they say. But they are often wrong. Sometimes it doesn't rain at all. Such was the case last week. Luckily, history...