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A socialist institution in a Republican state? State-owned Bank of North Dakota celebrates 100 years
July 28, 2019 - 7:00am
BISMARCK — Amid a growing national debate over the merits of socialism, North Dakota Republican Gov. Doug Burgum issued a stern message. “Socialism...
Trade talks testing North Dakota farmers
May 22, 2019 - 5:41pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota farmers are feeling the crunch of a combination of things this spring, and maybe the hardest part is that they can’t...
As region's Democrats worry over conflict with Iran, Republicans tout tough stance
May 15, 2019 - 5:22pm
BISMARCK — While Democratic members of Minnesota's congressional delegation expressed alarm over the potential for the U.S. slipping into war...
Federal geologists working to update oil, gas estimates for Williston Basin
April 25, 2019 - 9:47am
BISMARCK - North Dakota oil industry leaders urged federal geologists Wednesday, April 24, to consider new technology that has dramatically boosted...
Hoeven aims to reform air traffic controller hiring process
April 23, 2019 - 5:57pm
GRAND FORKS — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven on Tuesday met with students, faculty and staff of the University of North Dakota aerospace school to underscore...
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...
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...
Feds boost support to $750 million for Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion
March 5, 2019 - 2:21pm
FARGO — The federal government has committed another $300 million toward the $2.75 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood protection project, raising...
Wrigley nomination for US attorney in North Dakota takes step toward confirmation
February 28, 2019 - 1:14pm
WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced the nomination of Drew Wrigley to become the U.S. attorney for North Dakota. The committee...
Trump will meet North Dakota State football team in White House Rose Garden
February 13, 2019 - 3:41pm
FARGO — A limousine carrying President Donald Trump and North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., from Hector International Airport to Scheels...
Trump re-nominates Wrigley to serve as U.S. attorney for North Dakota
February 12, 2019 - 6:36pm
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has renewed his nomination of Drew Wrigley to again serve as the U.S. attorney for North Dakota. "We welcome...
'I'm being very patient': Wrigley awaits re-nomination for US attorney in North Dakota
January 29, 2019 - 5:26pm
FARGO — It’s deja vu for Drew Wrigley. Wrigley is a former and, he hopes, future U.S. attorney for North Dakota. President Donald Trump nominated...
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.
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...
Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
October 15, 2018 - 8:58pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to move some of its researchers from Washington, D.C., to new locations around the country. Fargo will...