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B-25 Miss Mitchell offers a chance to see, feel a piece of WWII history
April 18, 2019 - 10:10am
PIERRE, S.D. - The terminal at Pierre Regional Airport was packed Wednesday morning as a piece of living history touched down on the runway with...
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...
Fire at Grand Forks server warehouse could have an expensive price tag
April 17, 2019 - 9:39pm
GRAND FORKS — Investigators continue to search for answers after massive fire destroyed a Grand Forks warehouse said to contain a large number...
'Spectacular creatures': Red River Zoo welcomes two Eurasian lynx
April 17, 2019 - 7:06pm
FARGO — They’ve been on the wish list at the Red River Zoo for years. The Eurasian lynx, native to a wide area stretching from north-central...
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,...
Minnesota State chancellor earns extension through July 2023
April 17, 2019 - 5:35pm
ST. PAUL - The head of Minnesota’s largest higher-education system has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the job...
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...
Minnesota's top educator says she's 'exhilarated every day' to work
April 17, 2019 - 8:32am
ST. PAUL - When Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as the Minnesota commissioner of education, he knew her background and passion would...
Kris Engelstad McGarry talks about strained relationship with UND President
April 17, 2019 - 7:54am
GRAND FORKS — The head of the Engelstad Family Foundation, one of the University of North Dakota's biggest donors, spoke Tuesday, April 16,...
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...