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'We need good leadership now': Former Valley City superintendent to lead embattled Richland 44
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Legislators dig for budget figures from addiction recovery office
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Barcode Bar & Grill aims to be interactive with good food, drinks
Western State Bank Donates To West Fargo Packer Backers
Western State Bank Donates To Sheyenne Mustang Booster Club
Pharma company moving North American headquarters from Florida to Fargo
Place a Business Announcement
Nest news: Invite list a tough decision for little ones
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
McFeely: Moorhead needs to think big to fill Herberger's hole
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
'OMG...It's a Robot' is going to worlds
Mother of murdered Breckenridge 3-year-old speaks out
The 'Lost 74': Fargo vet who survived shipwreck wants victims honored as Vietnam War casualties
Massachusetts natives bring Patriots' Day to Fargo-Moorhead with colonial garb, tea and a party
Feeling 'filled up': Longest-serving F-M Symphony member retires after 59 years
Forum prep sports podcast talks Force and high school spring sports
Anxiety leads Sheyenne's Trottier to life without basketball
Liberia-born Matadi becoming top-notch thrower with positivity, work ethic
Local American Gold gymnasts compete at regional meets
Foss wins event at Sheyenne Red River Rodeo
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
Shirley Ann Johnson
Harold M. Akason
April 20, 2018
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
BISMARCK—As Gov. Doug Burgum outlines plans to reinvent North Dakota's budgeting process, Democrats are calling for a bipartisan commission to be involved. Burgum announced this week he's asking most state agencies to identify spending cuts of 5 to 10 percent for the next two-year...
April 20, 2018 - 9:13pm
April 19, 2018
With potential budget cuts looming, Gov. Burgum suggests cutting operational costs in higher ed
GRAND FORKS—A day after his budget guidelines hinted at future cuts to higher education, Gov. Doug Burgum described part of his vision...
April 19, 2018 - 8:08pm
April 18, 2018
Early budget indicates 'significant impact' for ND higher ed
GRAND FORKS—The governor's early budget guidelines could mean a higher education cut of more than $50 million, deepening reductions handed down last spring to the North Dakota University System. Tammy Dolan, NDUS chief financial officer and a vice chancellor, said the 10 percent...
April 18, 2018 - 8:12pm
With reduced reserves, Burgum calls for cuts in state agency budgets
BISMARCK — Warning previous financial woes cut deeply into the state’s reserves, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum asked agencies to craft smaller...
April 18, 2018 - 4:22pm
April 3, 2018
UND's Kennedy, 'duly corrected and chastised,' apologizes for criticizing Legislature's funding
GRAND FORKS—An email exchange late last week between UND President Mark Kennedy and a state legislative leader reveals lingering frustration...
April 3, 2018 - 8:12pm
March 29, 2018
Minn. House Republicans want $50M for school security, mental health
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House Republicans want to spend $50 million to help make schools safer from violence. The plan, announced Thursday,...
March 29, 2018 - 6:53pm
January 18, 2018
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
MANDAN, N.D. — The North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education has dropped a proposal that would have made counties...
January 18, 2018 - 12:18pm
September 26, 2017
Fargo School Board OK's fiscal 2018 budget with deficit of nearly $336,000
FARGO - The Fargo School Board voted 8-1 Tuesday, Sept. 26, to approve a final budget for the 2018 fiscal year that includes a nearly $336,000...
September 26, 2017 - 9:49pm
September 18, 2017
Homeowner complains about higher taxes at West Fargo budget hearing
WEST FARGO—No one commented on the city's proposed budget at a budget hearing Monday, Sept. 18, but one homeowner did complain about projected...
September 18, 2017 - 8:56pm
September 11, 2017
Moorhead approves preliminary budget for 2018 with 5.5 percent tax levy increase
MOORHEAD — The City Council here approved a preliminary budget proposal for 2018 on Monday, Sept. 11, that reflects an increase of more...
September 11, 2017 - 9:45pm
June 27, 2017
Fargo School Board votes for state fact-finding in teacher contract talks
FARGO — The Fargo School Board voted 8-0 Tuesday, June 27, to take contract talks with the district's teachers' union — now at impasse — to the state Education Fact-finding Commission for resolution.
June 27, 2017 - 9:12pm
June 11, 2017
UND extends buyout deadline
GRAND FORKS — The finalization of a series of University of North Dakota employee buyouts and phase-downs initially scheduled for an early May completion has been pushed back into next month.
June 11, 2017 - 6:15am
May 31, 2017
Q and A: What happened to Minnesota legislative budget?
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a $46 billion, two-year state budget into law, except for one item: funding for the state Legislature....
May 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 30, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 23, 2017
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
WASHINGTON — The White House budget released on Monday, May 22, would mean big cuts for agriculture, including new limits on federal subsidies...
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm