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Fergus Falls motorcyclist injured in Otter Tail County
Thursday temps set new record highs in Fargo, Grand Forks
Grand Forks woman made 'normal' gun purchase before killing family
ND sheriff, cleared of meth conspiracy and bribery, gets 25 days of home confinement
McFeely: Like a cockroach, Shirvani's career can't be killed
Rain hasn't moved drought needle: Williston snagged a little rain overnight, but too little to change drought status
Downtown boutique Lot 2029 to merge with sister store Mint & Basil
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
With demand high, retail delivery service Instacart announces expansion into Fargo-Moorhead area
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
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Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Nest News: These will be the good ol' days
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Flaring Vote Shows Senate Candidate Energy Positions
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'For the veterans' sake': 90-year-old Lisbon, N.D. vet gives back, one red poppy at a time
Packers were good that year, but who was the boy cheering on Mike?
'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge
'I knew I wanted to give back': Local Make-a-Wish beneficiary to host car show fundraiser in Fargo
ND native Amy Olson tied for lead in Michigan tourney
Bourassa strikes out 17 as West Fargo tops Sheyenne in East Region baseball tournament
Mustangs win East Region girls tennis title over defending state champion Red River
Packers pitching rotation looking for another state baseball championship
Mustangs girls tennis at full strength with singles champ Knewtson back before postseason
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
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
Bonnie R. Dyrdahl
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Gale B. Bartholomay
David J. Billington
February 23, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report: "Crossover" approaches, marking time for House bills to move to Senate
Some refer to it as the halfway point of a legislative session. Others liken it to the end of the first period, in a three period "hockey game." The truth is probably somewhere in the middle, but "Crossover," which takes place at the end of this week, is clearly a benchmark in each...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report:Inquiring about flood insurance worth considering as money-saving move
Flood threats are on everyone's mind, and although we can feel pretty safe in West Fargo, protected by Sheyenne Diversion, there is something that we all should do. It is important to contact our homeowners' insurance agents to inquire about purchasing flood insurance. Even though...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report: Legislative session pace picking up, work intensifying on major issues
The 62nd North Dakota Assembly is in full swing. Following largely ceremonial activities during the first week, which included the State of the State, State of the Judiciary, and State of the Tribes addresses, committee assignments and orientation for new members, the pace has picked...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report: Senate Human Services committee addressing a variety of bills
The legislative session began January 4 and has been busy the first two weeks preparing and introducing bills. Hearings are being scheduled, and citizens are always welcome to provide testimony or to contact their legislators with their opinions on the bills.
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
District 13 Legislative Report: Being thankful at Thanksgiving involved recalling American history
Thanksgiving is an American holiday that, in recent years, has too often become nothing more than the kickoff of the Christmas shopping season. It's important, however, to recall its distinctly American history. Most may know something about the Pilgrims - that group of early settlers...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
District 13 incumbents re-elected
Three incumbents Republicans were victorious in their bids for West Fargo's District 13 seats in the North Dakota Legislature in the General Election held Tuesday, Nov. 2. Judy Lee was re-elected to the senate, a position she has held since 1994, winning with 67.13 percent of the...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Lee, Koppelman, Wieland re-elected to legislative positions
Three incumbents Republicans were victorious in their bids for District 13 seats in the North Dakota Legislature. Judy Lee was re-elected to the senate seat, a position she has held since 1994, winning with 67.13 percent of the vote. She defeated Democratic challenger...
November 3, 2010 - 8:34am
October 28, 2010
Meet the candidates: District 13 Q&A
Question 1: Why are you running for election or re-election, and what sets you apart from the other candidates? Judy Lee: Serving in the North Dakota Senate is a privilege, and my experience will be valuable in dealing with the issues facing the state during the next few years. ...
October 28, 2010 - 8:37am
October 27, 2010
Six candidates vie in District 13
Michael Halverson and Mary C. Tintes will be challenging incumbents Kim Koppelman and Alon Wieland for West Fargo's District 13 House of Representative seats in the North Dakota Legislature in the Tuesday, Nov. 2, General Election, while Sylvan Loegering will be vying against incumbent...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: Wieland clarifies position on 'job' statement
To the Editor: In a recent letter to the editor, Bob Stefonowicz took a comment that I made out of context and tried to make it appear that I do not support policemen, firemen, teachers, state and local employees, and others, and that they do not have real jobs. Nothing could...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: Legislative candidate serves constituents well
To the Editor: I was disappointed to read the recent attack on Rep. Alon Wieland, over an adjective he used in an answer at a recent Legislative Candidates Forum. The letter writer objected, ridiculed Rep.
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Letter to the Editor: WFEA recommends candidates for District 13 House, Senate
The North Dakota Education Association (NDEA), in cooperation with the West Fargo Education Association (WFEA), recently recommended its 2010 Legislative Candidates for District 13. These candidates were recommended by local association members based either on their responses to...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
District 13 Legislative Report: Interim committees wrap up work, prepare for next session
As interim committees complete their work, I'm pleased to report that West Fargo will directly benefit from a change made at the last meeting of the Administrative Rules Committee. Response times for ambulances serving our community will need to respond to calls in an average...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Legislative Report District 13
States are currently considering a new level of cooperation in getting electric power from where it's generated to where it's used - the possibility of an Interstate Compact on Electric Transmission. This could be a key to North Dakota's energy future. It's no secret that North...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Koppelman chairs national advisory committee discussion of interstate transmission line
Rep. Kim Koppelman, District 13-West Fargo, chaired a national advisory panel comprised of state legislators, federal agency representatives...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am