After a third attempt, Senate lawmakers successfully passed a resolution proposing a constitutional change to remove the State Board of Higher Education and replace it with a full-time three-member committee.
The Norway-North Dakota connection founded by 19th-century immigrants and “greased” by more recent ties in oil development continues to grow, as UND and the University of Bergen, Norway, look to establish a student, faculty and research exchange.
It is a busy, busy time in legislative offices these days.
Some legislators and employees are packing up to leave after election losses or voluntary retirements. New folks are moving in. All remaining incumbents are shifting offices as House and Senate majorities change from Republican to Democrat.
The postgame message was a little long. But there are things that need to be fixed after UND opened its women’s basketball season Sunday against Harvard, which left the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center with a 65-52 win before 1,450 fans.
I watched in awe as Baesler campaigned for a new middle school in Mandan, became a member of the Mandan School Board and ultimately its president. With her leadership, the board has made many improvements.
Larimore's undefeated season came to an end Saturday when Milnor-North Sargent scored with 49 seconds left to beat the Polar Bears 28-22 in the first round of the North Dakota Class A high school playoffs.
Proponents tell us that the elections amendment on the ballot this November is no big deal because the state will provide a free ID card to anyone currently without one.
But a closer look shows that passing the amendment would mean much more — with serious consequences for taxpayers in Polk County, Minn., among others.
South Dakota Mines coach Stacy Collins knows what he’s getting into. The first-year coach of the Hardrockers, who will take on UND on Thursday in the season opener at the Alerus Center, has spent 14 years coaching college football, most recently at Big Sky Conference member Portland State.
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