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December 14, 2017
Lee Barnett of West Fargo, one of the medical marijuana proponents who spoke at a meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, said frustrated supporters might try to legalize recreational marijuana use because of the delays and costly requirements legislators have imposed on the law passed with nearly 64 percent voter approval. Patrick Springer / The Forum
As ND waits for medical pot, frustrated supporters foresee a voter backlash
20 hours 3 min ago
Ryan Rauschenberger
Impact of fed tax bill in ND remains unknown, Rauschenberger says
December 14, 2017 - 8:51am
December 13, 2017
The lights from the North Dakota state Christmas Tree glow against the backdrop of the gold colored columns in Memorial Hall inside the state Capitol in Bismarck on Wednesday, Dec. 13. During a public ceremony on Tuesday evening, Gov. Doug Burgum and first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum officially flipped the switch to light the tree. The artificial tree is filled with 331 donated handmade ornaments made by children, artists and craftspeople from across the state.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota state Christmas Tree
December 13, 2017 - 8:36pm
Gov. Doug Burgum at an addiction program earlier this year.  Forum News Service file photo
ND launches ad campaign to reduce stigma of addiction
December 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
December 12, 2017
Sen. Al Franken. File photo / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to name Franken replacement for Senate on Wednesday
December 12, 2017 - 7:53pm
December 9, 2017
Emma Steger, chair of the District 45 Democratic Non-Partisan League, protests the potential reversal of net neutrality Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in front of the Fargo office of Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.
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'Net neutrality' is likely to be rolled back: What it means for you
December 9, 2017 - 6:01am
December 8, 2017
Attorney general: ND medical pot law still requires two-thirds legislative vote to amend
December 8, 2017 - 8:45pm
December 7, 2017
Ryan Rauschenberger
Tax bill could hit ND state revenues, tax commissioner says
December 7, 2017 - 5:45pm
December 6, 2017
North Dakota Rep. Kathy Hogan, D-Fargo, discusses the Legislature's sexual harassment policy Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota legislators want updated sexual harassment policy
December 6, 2017 - 12:57pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 26, 2017. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Heitkamp joins senators calling for Franken to step down
December 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
December 5, 2017
This conceptual drawing shows a potential greenway that's part of Fargo’s new downtown master plan approved by city commissioners this week. Special to The Forum
From bike paths to car shares, Fargo's new downtown plan has a long wish list
December 5, 2017 - 8:33pm
Peter Tefft planned to hold a pro-white rally in October in the public square between the Fargo Public Library and the Civic Center in downtown Fargo. The rally, however, did not happen. David Samson / The Forum
Pro-white activist banned from posting on ND Republican candidate's social media sites
December 5, 2017 - 7:27pm
Special to The Forum
ND officials want to spur participation in $131 million college savings program
December 5, 2017 - 6:00am
December 4, 2017
North Dakota health facilities dealing with shortage of IV medicine supply
December 4, 2017 - 10:51pm
This 120-year-old house seen Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at 1011 5th Ave. S. in Fargo’s Hawthorne neighborhood has been deemed too dangerous for occupation. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Condemnation hearing set for 'dangerous' house in Fargo's Hawthorne neighborhood
December 4, 2017 - 8:37pm
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