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Marshals Service arrests DAPL protester on pretrial release violation
Government shutdown could result in 210 civilian employees being out of work at Grand Forks Air Force Base
Fargo mayor: New diversion plan could be out in 30 days
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
Manhunt expands into eastern ND for suspect who tried to run over Bismarck police officer
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Duluth could seek $1M forgivable loan for paper mill upgrade
California company buys Macy's space in Grand Forks, finds potential tenant
Holmquist Joins Western State Bank
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Commentary: In the breastfeeding debate, where are the property rights?
Schools of Thought- A great year for football in our area
Commentary: Former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth considering U.S. Senate run
Nursery News (12-27-17)
Salvation Army falls short of donation goal in red kettle campaign
AAUW to hold January brunch Saturday
Hellerud to give presentation at Fargo library
Fundraiser set for Red River Valley Asperger-Autism Network
Alzheimer's Association to offer free presentation Wednesday
Kolpack: If NDSU football had a Ring of Honor
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
Forum prep sports podcast talks basketball, Jaynie Halvorson
Mustangs girls rely on defense to beat rival Packers
Beyond The Game: Hajric's hard work a family staple
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
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Dickinson hospital offers group approach to prenatal care
home & garden
red river valley fair
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
Flight Lines: The beguiling allure of trails (with video)
Minot hunter recalls 'awesome experience' filling her once-in-lifetime elk tag
Kelly B. Kringlie
Reuben G. Elshaug
Hazel L. Yokom
Margaret M. Anton
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
July 13, 2016
Dalrymple calls special session of Legislature to deal with widening budget shortfall
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple took the extraordinary step Wednesday of calling the Legislature into special session to plug a widening...
July 13, 2016 - 4:23pm
February 4, 2015
Visit with legislators at upcoming forums
The West Fargo School District, city of West Fargo and Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce will host open forums to visit with legislators during the 2015 session. The first forum will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the West Fargo City Commission chambers. Districts 13 and 22...
February 4, 2015 - 11:22am
December 24, 2014
Committee assignments made for ND Legislature
Committee assignments were made during an organizational session for the North Dakota Legislature. Sen. Judy Lee, R-District 13, will chair the Senate Human Services Committee and will serve on the Senate Political Subdivisions Committee. Rep. Kim Koppelman, R-District 13, will...
December 24, 2014 - 10:17am
September 2, 2014
Stofferahn wants to bring 'common sense’ to ND Legislature
Jaci Stofferahn, a model and fashion entrepreneur, didn’t intend to become involved in politics despite her family’s long history in North...
September 2, 2014 - 3:39pm
May 6, 2014
Chamber opposes ND conservation measure
The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber board of directors voted unanimously to oppose the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks measure petition currently being circulated in North Dakota. The constitutional measure would commit an estimated $300 million to $400 million per biennium into...
May 6, 2014 - 1:57pm
April 22, 2014
District 13 Report: Court favors ND in energy squabble
News was made last week when a federal court ruling sided with North Dakota in a legal battle with our neighbors to the east over energy. Even before the oil boom, North Dakota was known as an energy state, exporting electricity generated from our western power plants.
April 22, 2014 - 2:47pm
April 1, 2014
Brand announces House candidacy
Scott Brand announced that he is running for the North Dakota House of Representatives after receiving the unanimous endorsement of the District...
April 1, 2014 - 3:26pm
February 18, 2014
Legislative Report District 13: Committee discusses energy topics
Last week the legislative interim committee on Energy Development and Transmission met in Bismarck and heard significant testimony on key energy related topics. Presentations by state department heads focused much attention on the impacts of the oil and gas development in North Dakota....
February 18, 2014 - 3:17pm
February 4, 2014
Wieland will not seek another term
District 13 Representative Alon Wieland announced he will not be seeking his district’s endorsement for another term. “After having the opportunity to be an elected official for the past 32 years, 20 years as a Cass County Commissioner, and 12 years as a State Representative...
February 4, 2014 - 2:56pm
January 28, 2014
Legislative Report District 13: Tax time a little less burdensome
It’s that time of year which many dread—tax time! Both property taxes and income taxes will soon be due. While we may lament the ever increasing tax and regulatory burden those in Washington, DC saddle us with, there is good news here in North Dakota—Taxes (both property and...
January 28, 2014 - 1:52pm
Koppelman to seek re-election
Rep. Kim Koppelman has announced that he will seek re-election to the North Dakota House of Representatives in West Fargo’s District 13. Koppelman is chairman of the Judiciary Committee and also serves on the Political Subdivisions Committee, the Administrative Rules Committee—which...
January 28, 2014 - 1:40pm
January 14, 2014
Legislative Report: Train derailment focus of legislative team
By Senator Gary Lee, Representative Wes Belter and Representative Pete Silbernagel The recent train derailment near Casselton has been the focus of the District 22 legislative team. With the event happening literally in our back yards, we recognized the need to provide our support...
January 14, 2014 - 11:03am
December 24, 2013
Legislative Report District 13: Federalism – the states and renewed interest in a limited federal government
By Rep. Kim Koppelman When our Founding Fathers created a new nation, they established a new experiment in self-government. It involved states (previously colonies) with strong and unspecified power and a limited national (federal) government with specified, limited authority....
December 24, 2013 - 10:21am
December 17, 2013
Legislative Report: Tax reform efforts underway
Governor Dalrymple recently named a task force to identify “meaningful, long-term savings” for North Dakota taxpayers. Many different stakeholders will bring good knowledge as well as good questions to the discussion. Mike Montplaisir, Cass County Auditor, is one of the membe...
December 17, 2013 - 3:40pm