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North Dakota's spending transparency website 34th in nation, report says
ND paddlefish caviar provides funds for state projects
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo to make announcement, discuss drug crisis
Paperwork delays VFW move
Nursery News (04-23-18)
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
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
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
January 2, 2018
Weekend saltwater and oil spill contained in Dunn County
BISMARCK—About 700 barrels of saltwater and 25 barrels of oil spilled in Dunn County Saturday, Dec. 30, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division...
January 2, 2018 - 5:10pm
January 1, 2018
Oil production booms as new year begins
U.S. crude oil production is flirting with record highs heading into the new year, thanks to the technological nimbleness of shale oil drillers...
January 1, 2018 - 2:21pm
December 26, 2017
ND oil leaders credit Dakota Access Pipeline for 2017 production rebound
BISMARCK — North Dakota oil production returned to near-record levels in 2017, which one industry leader credited in part to the Dakota...
December 26, 2017 - 5:38pm
December 20, 2017
North Dakota drops in population for first time in 15 years
GRAND FORKS — For the first time in 15 years, North Dakota’s population has shrunk. But the drop is not as sharp as in other states, and...
December 20, 2017 - 4:08pm
December 11, 2017
Protesters march across rural Carlton County
AUTOMBA, Minn., — A rally in rural Carlton County on Monday, Dec. 11, drew a parade of protesters marching down the center of a county...
December 11, 2017 - 10:57pm
December 4, 2017
North Dakota regulators to discuss oil refinery project with company officials
BISMARCK—State regulators want to sit down with company officials behind a proposed oil refinery in western North Dakota to understand...
December 4, 2017 - 3:37pm
November 24, 2017
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
BISMARCK — Federal prosecutors are seeking prison time for a man they say endangered drinking water sources by illegally operating an oilfield...
November 24, 2017 - 5:22pm
November 20, 2017
Pipeline opponents ask to drop all charges against protesters
MANDAN, N.D. — Appearing solemn as they gathered Monday morning, Nov. 20, three women presented the Morton County State's Attorney's Office...
November 20, 2017 - 5:30pm
December 31, 2013
The oil industry comes at great cost
North Dakota is on a euphoric high, with the oil industry pouring billions of dollars into the state treasury, mineral owners’ pockets and business ledgers.
December 31, 2013 - 9:17am
September 11, 2013
Showdown at the Polls over Oil Money
North Dakota voters will participate in a showdown with the Legislature over oil money in the general election November, 2014. One hundred years ago — 1914 — voters assumed authority to initiate laws, to refer acts of the legislature, and to propose constitutional amendments....
September 11, 2013 - 9:11am
March 19, 2013
Oil puts North Dakota in big league politics
States policymakers across the country have always been plagued by undue political influence whenever an economic interest develops a huge stake in state policies. Montana had its Anaconda Copper; West Virginia its coal; Delaware its DuPont Chemical, and North Dakota its Alexander...
March 19, 2013 - 1:56pm
New oil money requires budgeting with foresight
The removal of the natural resources initiative from the ballot due to fraudulent signatures will not only give the sponsors an opportunity to build a stronger case for their proposal but it will also force policymakers to give serious consideration to better budgeting for effective...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Amid oil boom splendor, unexpected consequences pay heavy toll
We welcome the new development in the North Dakota oil patch and celebrate the benefits that will enrich mineral owners, landlords, community businesses, oil companies and the state treasury. However, the negative unexpected consequences of the rapid development are becoming too serious...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am