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Man injured in Fargo car-pedestrian accident
Man reported missing in Otter Tail County
Demolition of Fargo City Hall estimated to cost $795,000
Rest area on eastbound I-94 near Medina, ND, temporarily closed
One dead, one charged with DUI in Northern N.D. crash
Come for the booze, stay for the food at these 5 local pubs
Beyond Running opens, to hold grand opening event later this month
Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership hires new president and CEO
Maximum Performance & Fitness expected to open WF location in December
Lululemon store is coming to West Acres
Column: If only the chair could talk
Commentary: UND spent over $16,000 on consulting in athletics department which produced no written reports
Commentary: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised more money from Goldman Sachs employees than North Dakotans
Commentary: Video: Anti-oil zealots shut down public hearing on Line Three Pipeline
Commentary: Poll: 42 percent of North Dakotans say they’re less likely to vote for Heitkamp if she opposes Trump tax plan
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Today: Live blog of Western Illinois - NDSU football game
UND alumnus to make 360-degree interactive photo of Fighting Hawks-Gophers hockey game
A rundown of the seven UND-Minnesota games since their last meeting in Grand forks
No. 1-ranked Packers cruise to victory to cap perfect regular season
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
To feed or not to feed
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Robert "Bob" Zimny
Ione A. Johnson
Alvin H. Zaeske
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 21, 2014
Lee seeks re-election
District 13 Senator Judy Lee has announced that she will seek another four-year term for the North Dakota Senate . Senator Lee was first elected in 1994 and has been re-elected to 4 additional terms. She has served on the Senate Human Services committee since 1995 and as chair since...
January 21, 2014 - 11:04am
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
October 29, 2013
Legislative Report District 13: Prescription drug costs and dangers
By Sen. Judy Lee Prescription drugs are vitally important to our health and well-being, but there are some challenges that result from them, too. This column will provide a refresher on help with cost as well as what to do with those that are no longer used. Prescription Connection...
October 29, 2013 - 12:11pm
August 5, 2013
Health, human services committees studies related topics
Legislative interim committees have begun doing in-depth studies of issues which were approved by the legislature for possible action in the 2015 legislative session. These committees have members from both the Senate and House and usually meet quarterly. The Capitol was busy last...
August 5, 2013 - 11:16am
Interim committees address energy development
With North Dakota's 63rd Legislative Session in the rear view mirror, legislators are now focusing on the execution of the legislation that was passed during the session and preparing themselves for the 64th Session. Key among the activities to accomplish both of these tasks is...
August 5, 2013 - 10:07am
July 30, 2013
City holding the line on increases
y Karen Huber There won't be any utility rate increases next year for West Fargo residents or businesses. During 2014 budget talks Monday night, West Fargo City Commissioners voted to approve a transfer of $325,000 from the general fund to the sanitation fund that will avoid a rate...
July 30, 2013 - 2:27pm
May 28, 2013
Lee: Lower profile legislative programs have big impact
Much well-deserved attention has been given to the state's support of infrastructure funding, which will rebuild and repair roads, bridges, and airports throughout the state, especially in oil country. Tax relief has also been a big topic. However, there are several other programs...
May 28, 2013 - 7:16am
May 7, 2013
Lee: Significant bills relate to tax relief, education
The 2013 North Dakota legislative session has ended with many good outcomes for our citizens. Although space will not permit discussing all significant bills, the following list includes several of the issues.- -$1.1 billion of tax relief is being put in place, $866 million of property...
May 7, 2013 - 5:08pm
Silbernagel: Session historic in many ways
The historic 63rd North Dakota Legislative Session has come to an end and the unprecedented session was historic in many ways. In addition to the length of the 80 day session, there is a litany of reasons separating and uniquely defining this session. It included record tax relief,...
May 7, 2013 - 5:05pm
April 2, 2013
Legislative Report District 22: Attention focusing on final bill action
By Rep. Wesley R. Belter The legislature’s goal is to finish the last week in April. We are allowed by law to go to May 2 which would be the 80th day. Nearly all committees have finished their scheduled bill hearing, and are now taking final action on bills. Conference committees...
April 2, 2013 - 1:50pm
Legislative Report District 13: Bill hearings ending, final stages begin
By Rep. Kim Koppelman Hearings on bills are winding down and the North Dakota Legislature is beginning the final stages of the Legislative session, which will revolve around final action on bills heard, followed by conference committees and budgetary matters.
April 2, 2013 - 1:48pm