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ND oil production shoots up 1.4 percent in July
September 15, 2017 - 2:50pm
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil production increased 1.4 percent in July to an average of nearly 1.05 million barrels per day, the Department of...
UPDATE: Heitkamp in announcing re-election bid says she's a centrist who can work across the political aisle
September 13, 2017 - 7:43pm
FARGO – Heidi Heitkamp made it official by announcing she will seek a second term as U.S. Senator for North Dakota and portrayed herself as...
Customs and Border Protection receives federal funding to keep UAS facility in Grand Forks
September 13, 2017 - 10:24am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Security is beefing up on the northern border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection have received 8 million dollars in federal...
Abandoned Nekoma, N.D., missile facility could soon have new life
September 13, 2017 - 7:32am
NEKOMA, ND -- Only a handful of people have been allowed into the Stanley R. Mickelson Safeguard Complex since it was decommissioned in the 1970’s....
Heitkamp: 'Good discussion' at dinner with Trump and other senators
September 12, 2017 - 9:32pm
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has lately had a notable amount of face time with President Donald Trump. Following last week's ride...
Gov. Burgum announces creation of education task force
September 12, 2017 - 8:47pm
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum on Tuesday, Sept. 12, announced the creation of a new task force to improve public education in the state....
More than 248,000 North Dakotans may have been affected by Equifax breach
September 12, 2017 - 1:06pm
BISMARCK — More than 248,000 North Dakotans may have been affected by a security breach at a major credit reporting agency, Attorney General...
Dayton, Burgum to discuss F-M diversion
September 11, 2017 - 9:43pm
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plan to hold talks on the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, which was...
'This is really a big first': ND woman's Miss America win could boost interest in local pageants
September 11, 2017 - 8:17pm
FARGO—People involved in the local pageant community say the crowning of a woman from North Dakota as Miss America has been a long, long...
Judge orders halt to work on Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
September 7, 2017 - 8:22pm
FARGO — Work on the flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead must stop immediately pending the outcome of a years-long lawsuit, a federal...
With 'good woman,' did Trump just help Heitkamp get reelected?
September 7, 2017 - 1:37pm
This is not a story you'd expect to read in 2017, but it happened: President Donald Trump went to North Dakota on Wednesday and praised its Democratic...
Ed Schafer: Trump should emulate North Dakota on tax reform
September 6, 2017 - 7:46am
It’s a great day in North Dakota and I welcome President Trump to the Bismarck and Mandan communities. My hope is he learns about the ND experience...
Marcils donate $1.5 million to University of Mary capital campaign
September 5, 2017 - 12:05pm
BISMARCK—Forum Communications Co. Chairman Bill Marcil Sr. and his wife, Jane, have donated $1.5 million to the University of Mary's Vision...
North Dakota coal country sees some optimism under Trump
September 1, 2017 - 1:29pm
UNDERWOOD, N.D.—As Jeremy Eckroth drove across a moon-like landscape in central North Dakota, a massive dragline excavator came into view....
ND oil not feeling pain from hurricane - yet
August 30, 2017 - 6:08pm
BISMARCK — Hurricane Harvey's disruption to Gulf Coast refineries is not showing any impact on North Dakota's oil industry, according to...