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Early budget indicates 'significant impact' for ND higher ed
Charges: Suspect linked to 3 sexual assaults in Fargo
With new details out, the battle over taxes heats up at the Minnesota Legislature
Four sentenced in Bismarck for crimes related to sex trafficking
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
Herberger's stores in Fargo, Moorhead to close
Sannes Promoted at Western State Bank
Lerud Promoted at Bell Bank
Western State Bank is Proud to Celebrate Community Banking Month
Dolezal Hired at Bell Bank
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Letter: Thanks to all who helped with Billie Sue Ellingson's Benefit
Schools of thought: Social media good or bad?
West Fargo School Board should delay referendum vote
Commentary: Have North Dakota Democrats overplayed their hand politicizing Trump’s trade fight with China?
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
Taking the leap: New West Fargo pool facility aims for high-profile events
Next Community Cafe event to feature sliders
'We didn't see this coming': Baxter, Minn. family man didn't show any signs of suicidal thoughts
Forum prep sports podcast talks weather, turf, Force, moving girls soccer to fall
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Calendar for April 18, 2018
Packers girls tennis hopes to build with returning experience
Jones inducted into NDIAAA hall of fame
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
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
home & garden
red river valley fair
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
UND Wildlife Society Chapter works to make a difference
Harold M. Akason
Arvid L. Terry
Elsie C. Reed
January 8, 2018
Rep. Kim Koppelman of West Fargo announces re-election
WEST FARGO — Rep. Kim Koppelman announced Monday, Jan. 8, that he will seek re-election to the North Dakota House of Representatives. Koppelman,...
January 8, 2018 - 5:55pm
August 23, 2017
A great leader was lost, will be missed
I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Rep. William (Bill) Kretschmar this week. He will be greatly missed. Rep. Kretschmar or "Kretsch" as he was known to many of his friends and colleagues was long referred to as the "Dean of the House" of Representatives in North...
August 23, 2017 - 5:23am
April 21, 2017
ND bill prompted by Shanley prayer controversy passes Legislature
BISMARCK — A bill prompted by controversy over prayers during high school football playoffs is on its way to Gov. Doug Burgum. The final...
April 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 31, 2017
Foreign law bill defeated by North Dakota Senate
BISMARCK — North Dakota senators defeated a bill seeking to protect the state from the application of foreign laws Friday, March 31, with...
March 31, 2017 - 5:34pm
March 28, 2017
North Dakota House passes education innovation bill
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House passed legislation Tuesday, March 28 allowing schools to participate in an "innovative education program,"...
March 28, 2017 - 6:21pm
March 15, 2017
ND House committee: Do not pass casino resolution
BISMARCK—Amendments to controversial casino legislation would allow privately owned casinos in North Dakota's largest cities.
March 15, 2017 - 6:15pm
March 6, 2017
'Glitch' delays ND casino bill, but hearing planned next week
BISMARCK—A resolution that could open the door to state-owned casinos in North Dakota will get a committee hearing early next week. House...
March 6, 2017 - 2:17pm
February 22, 2017
Legislative assembly reaches 'Crossover'
This week, the 65th North Dakota Legislative Assembly reaches its "Crossover" break. Crossover is the point during each Legislative session by...
February 22, 2017 - 5:07am
February 9, 2017
ACLU official: ND bill based on unfounded fear of 'Sharia law'
BISMARCK—An official representing the American Civil Liberties Union of North Dakota said a bill under consideration at the state Legislature...
February 9, 2017 - 4:08pm
January 25, 2017
This session will be unique for us lawmakers
The 65th North Dakota Legislative Assembly is off and running at an even faster pace than usual. Committees began their work two days earlier than normal, after an earlier start than normal on Jan. 3. This session, I am again serving as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and...
January 25, 2017 - 10:36am
January 20, 2017
Ban on people with drug felonies receiving government benefits may be lifted in North Dakota
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Legislature will consider lifting the state's ban on providing government assistance to people who have been...
January 20, 2017 - 4:54pm
August 3, 2016
Koppelman: Special Session to address budget issues
This week, the North Dakota Legislature will hold a special session, called by the Governor, to make adjustments to the state budget. Special Legislative Sessions in our state are rare events, but when circumstances dictate, it is good to have the option. While most often, as in this...
August 3, 2016 - 6:53am
June 15, 2016
Justice reinvestment study is promising
You may have heard that our prisons and jails are full. That's largely true. The questions are "Why?" and "What (if anything) can we do about it?" The answers are complex and require a great deal of information, analysis and, ultimately, important public policy decisions. Two of...
June 15, 2016 - 7:53am
May 11, 2016
Koppelman appointed to chair of legislation committee
Republican state Rep. Kim Koppelman of West Fargo was appointed as chairman of the Suggested State Legislation Committee of the Council of State Governments, according to a news release issued by Koppelman's office. Koppelman was appointed by Sen. Beau McCoy of Nebraska. The committee...
May 11, 2016 - 3:23pm
February 16, 2016
Koppelman named to advisory board
State Rep. Kim Koppelman, R-West Fargo, has been named to the advisory board of the National Center for Interstate Compacts. The group, with headquarters in Lexington, Ky., works with states and helps them collaborate on important issues. Koppelman is chairman of the North Dakota...
February 16, 2016 - 5:04pm