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Legislators approve nuclear waste bill with changes sought by community
April 18, 2019 - 9:21am
BISMARCK — North Dakota residents concerned about nuclear waste storage say they’re “gratified” that state legislators included their...
Report: 33 legislators unanimously voted in line with Americans for Prosperity stances
April 17, 2019 - 6:21pm
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota chapter of Americans for Prosperity, a national libertarian lobbying group backed by Charles and David Koch,...
North Dakota lawmakers approve 'pore space' bill, but opponents warn it may lead to lawsuits
April 17, 2019 - 4:57pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers have approved a complex energy bill related to “pore space,” but some who opposed the property rights...
North Dakota Senate passes Roosevelt library bill after philosophical debate
April 17, 2019 - 4:45pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota's Senate has approved a Theodore Roosevelt presidential library at Medora, thus clearing a hurdle for Gov. Doug Burgum's...
F-M diversion backers say North Dakota lawmakers should rethink project funding
April 17, 2019 - 11:40am
BISMARCK — Government and business officials in the Fargo area urged North Dakota lawmakers to go back to the drawing board after a House-Senate...
Walz sticks to plan talking to Trump on Air Force One
April 17, 2019 - 10:20am
MINNEAPOLIS - When Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz greeted President Donald Trump on the tarmac of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport’s Air...
Corps backing common sense plan for Minot flood protection project
April 17, 2019 - 9:27am
MINOT, N.D. - The chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the final report on the Souris River flood protection project Tuesday, April...
Democratic lawmaker warns ethics bill has 'gaping holes' as North Dakota Senate passes Measure 1 implementation
April 17, 2019 - 9:09am
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate approved a bill implementing the state's new ethics rules Wednesday, April 17, that a Democratic lawmaker...
Army Corps chief tours flooded areas, touts Fargo-Moorhead diversion as high federal priority
April 16, 2019 - 7:50pm
FARGO — The chief of the Army Corps of Engineers told the Metro Diversion Authority board that the flood-control project is a top national...
'A privilege that I will never take for granted': Noem marks first 100 days as South Dakota governor
April 16, 2019 - 7:39pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- Tuesday marked South Dakota Republican Gov.
Native American leaders to Congress: State lawmakers are targeting Native voters
April 16, 2019 - 7:08pm
PIERRE, S.D. — Native American leaders told U.S. House members on Tuesday, April 16, that they believe North and South Dakota are deliberately...
Minnesota Secretary of State vows to appeal ruling to release voter data to state Supreme Court
April 16, 2019 - 6:17pm
ST. PAUL — Should the public know if a voter’s eligibility has been challenged? How about if they’ve been convicted of a felony? Secretary...
North Dakota lawmakers approve bill limiting boat noise
April 16, 2019 - 5:33pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota House lawmakers approved a bill limiting nighttime boat noise Tuesday, April 16. Senate Bill 2342 prohibits boats...
Walz names commissioner for troubled state IT department
April 16, 2019 - 5:04pm
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Walz filled his final cabinet vacancy Tuesday when he named Tarek Tomes as commissioner of Minnesota IT Services. The information...
Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library sees legislation after bill shuffling, funding rewrite
April 16, 2019 - 4:20pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota's Senate may vote Wednesday, April 17, on a proposal for Gov. Doug Burgum's vision of a Theodore Roosevelt Presidential...