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PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending Dec. 14
1 hour 27 min ago
Essentia Health hires nurse practitioner in Fargo FARGO, N.D. – Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Henry has joined the Family Medicine Department...
North Dakota nursing homes seek more state funding
19 hours 37 min ago
BISMARCK — As a result of stagnant state funding over the past two years, some nursing homes in North Dakota have engaged in deficit spending,...
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
19 hours 40 min ago
WASHINGTON — Farm groups and officials and Upper Midwest members of Congress were quick to cheer the passage of a farm bill by the U.S. House...
Klieman contract worth $16.9 million plus perks, bonuses
21 hours 29 min ago
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Chris Klieman will be paid nearly $16.9 million over six years to coach Kansas State's football team, including $88,400 for...
States differ on favorite Hallmark holiday movies. What do you think were the favorites in ND, SD and Minn.?
23 hours 17 min ago
This holiday season, millions of people are snuggling up at home, with hot cocoa and tissues in hand as they tune in to watch different variations...
Number of women in North Dakota Legislature follows national upward trend
December 12, 2018 - 11:11am
FARGO — Back in 1922, when Minnie D. Craig and Nellie Dougherty were the first women elected to the North Dakota House of Representatives,...
Group says GF schools would violate rights of students with disabilities by using Herald building
December 11, 2018 - 9:19pm
GRAND FORKS — An advocacy group contends Grand Forks Public Schools will violate the rights of students with disabilities if it uses space...
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
December 11, 2018 - 6:03pm
ST. PAUL -- A Twin Cities coalition aiming to boost state investments in public transit said it will push for full funding of $120 million in...
Minnesota lawmakers seeking 'refuge' forge new Republican caucus
December 11, 2018 - 5:28pm
ST. PAUL — Four Minnesota lawmakers announced plans to part ways with the House Republican Caucus this week, citing a desire to seek refuge...
North Dakota Capitol window designs easy as 1, 2, tree
December 11, 2018 - 3:12pm
BISMARCK — Lighting the North Dakota Capitol Christmas tree involves more lights than a few strings of bulbs. It's 44 windows each on two...
Rep.-elect Kelly Armstrong to have offices in Grand Forks, Fargo and Bismarck
December 11, 2018 - 3:01pm
GRAND FORKS — Kelly Armstrong will have offices in Grand Forks, Fargo, Bismarck and a fourth in northwest North Dakota when he becomes the...
Burgum appoints Kommer to lead commerce department
December 11, 2018 - 1:56pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum appointed Michelle Kommer to lead the state Department of Commerce, the governor's office said Tuesday,...
Web series for women in agriculture aims to combat stress
December 11, 2018 - 10:00am
A new, interactive online series beginning this week seeks to help women in agriculture “cultivate resiliency.” American Agri-Women, District...
Updates proposed for Little Missouri National Grassland oil and gas leasing
December 10, 2018 - 8:27pm
The U.S. Forest Service is working to update its oil and gas leasing direction for the Little Missouri National Grassland, a document that hasn’t...
North Dakota ranch group opposes expansion at Camp Grafton
December 10, 2018 - 5:31pm
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A prominent ranching organization in North Dakota is opposed to a military training center expansion proposed in the state...