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Medica likely pulling out of ND insurance exchange next year
September 28, 2017 - 7:14pm
BISMARCK—Citing uncertainty around federal subsidies for health insurers, Medica will not offer individual coverage through North Dakota's...
Pipeline developer donates $15 million to ND for protest costs
September 28, 2017 - 6:32pm
BISMARCK—The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline donated $15 million to the state of North Dakota to help pay for the response...
Need for oil at center of pipeline dispute
September 28, 2017 - 6:32pm
ST. PAUL — Pipelines are safe. Pipelines are dangerous. Oil that moves through pipelines is needed. Oil is not needed. Warm cookies are...
Wis. business owner, city at odds over use of pink color
September 28, 2017 - 5:27pm
HUDSON, Wis.—Pink is at the center of controversy between the city of Hudson and local business BB Makeup Cosmetics Bar. BB stands out...
Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
September 25, 2017 - 3:43pm
ST. PAUL — Kate Swenson says Americans do not understand what Medicaid does. For her family, "Medicaid means my son can live at home,"...
ND Chamber head resigns abruptly
September 21, 2017 - 11:32am
BISMARCK—Andy Peterson, president of the Greater North Dakota Chamber, has resigned effective immediately, the organization said Thursday,...
Dayton, Burgum set up diversion meetings
September 20, 2017 - 4:34pm
ST. PAUL — North Dakota and Minnesota governors could meet in a couple of weeks to negotiate a resolution to a major division between the...
ND governor says he and Dayton have ruled out starting over with F-M diversion
September 19, 2017 - 7:23pm
BISMARCK — The governors of North Dakota and Minnesota agreed to a call with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to address its...
'New normal' reflected in ND taxable sales, purchases, official says
September 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
BISMARCK—For the first time in two years, North Dakota's taxable sales and purchases increased over the same three-month period from a...
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...
'Somebody needs to go to jail' after Equifax data breach, Heitkamp says
September 13, 2017 - 8:29am
WASHINGTON — Thirty-six U.S. senators on Tuesday, Sept. 12, called on federal authorities to investigate the sale of nearly $2 million in shares...
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...
Enbridge Line 3 replacement not needed, Minn. commerce department says
September 11, 2017 - 7:04pm
DULUTH, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Commerce has come out against the Enbridge Line 3 replacement, raising the stakes in an already...
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...