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Ag committee leaders reach agreement on farm bill
November 29, 2018 - 11:31am
WASHINGTON — House and Senate ag committee leaders on Thursday say they have “reached an agreement in principle” on a farm bill.
Legislators draft bill to replace snow days with virtual classrooms
November 29, 2018 - 7:36am
BISMARCK — What began as a class project has led to a bill to be presented in the upcoming North Dakota legislative session about how school...
North Dakota outdoors shows provide indoor family fun
November 29, 2018 - 6:30am
Outdoors shows are an ideal way to see, try and even buy the latest boats, RVs, electronics, fishing tackle and other outdoors accessories. With...
Bismarck joins opioid litigation
November 28, 2018 - 10:56pm
BISMARCK — The Bismarck City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday, Nov. 28, to participate in the multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers...
North Dakota ambulance services get cheaper alternative to costly EpiPens
November 28, 2018 - 8:49pm
FARGO — A less costly alternative to the EpiPen for severe allergic reactions — a treatment that can cost $400 to $800 per dose — is now...
Authorities report recent collisions with bears in Bemidji area
November 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
BEMIDJI -- Although most drivers are careful to watch for deer on rural roads, several have encountered another large beast to avoid. On Sunday,...
Minot discussing new council procedures, ombudsman
November 28, 2018 - 5:26pm
MINOT, N.D. - The Minot City Council would add a second monthly meeting to its schedule under a proposal advanced by council members Tuesday,...
Heitkamp to give final address Tuesday
November 28, 2018 - 5:23pm
BISMARCK - Outgoing North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will give a final speech on the U.S. Senate floor Tuesday, Dec. 4. The speech will air...
Minnesota-based 3M keeping close eye on group representing those born after 2000
November 28, 2018 - 4:53pm
ST. PAUL - Don’t confuse 3M with Gen3M. One is the Maplewood-based $32-billion-a-year maker of products sold worldwide. The other is a business...
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
November 28, 2018 - 2:31pm
The call came over their patrol truck radio just before 4 p.m. There was a deer in a house. In a basement, to be exact, and the owners were...
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending Nov. 30
November 28, 2018 - 2:03pm
Altru Health System selects CFO GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Altru Health System has selected Sara Lusignan as its new chief financial officer, succeeding...
South Dakota congressman-elect Dusty Johnson picks leadership team
November 28, 2018 - 1:59pm
MITCHELL, S.D. -- With just over a month until he is sworn into office, U.S. Rep.-elect for South Dakota Dusty Johnson has selected his five-person...
Hoeven hopeful for a completed farm bill this week
November 28, 2018 - 1:38pm
WASHINGTON — What will happen if there is no final version of the farm bill by the end of the week? Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., doesn’t want...
An ambassador for Aberdeen, Carl Perry will take his passion to South Dakota Capitol
November 28, 2018 - 11:54am
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Carl Perry doesn't have to look too far for something to do in Aberdeen. His theory is simple. "If you don’t want to do anything,...
ND state employee survey results steady
November 28, 2018 - 9:38am
BISMARCK — A survey of thousands of North Dakota state employees showed little change in results from last year, with about three-fourths of...