STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT City takes no action on annexation petition
Grand Forks City Council won't be seeking a state attorney general opinion on behalf of residents looking to halt their neighborhood's annexation into the city.
Shadyridge Court, located to the sou... Posted on 11/19/13 at 6:36 PM
THE NEW FORTY Victimless crime...
I believe that the term "victimless crime" is an oxymoron. I think some folks think if a person isn't hurt it isn't a crime. I say - sure, but victim may not be a person, but that does not mean there ... Posted on 9/18/12 at 3:20 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Online petition aims to bring awareness to the Badlands
An outdoor recreation enthusiast from Dickinson, N.D., has launched an online petition drive to bring awareness to the impact the states oil boom is having on recreation, tourism, wildlife and agricul... Posted on 3/29/12 at 9:21 AM
Thousands of fans of the Fox animated comedy series "Family Guy" signed a petition on Monday demanding that the network and show's creator bring back a beloved talking-dog character whose death stunned viewers in the latest episode.
A backer of the failed petition drive seeking to refer three anti-abortion laws to the 2014 ballot claims Secretary of State Al Jaeger violated the state constitution by taking too long to approve the petitions for circulation.
The sponsoring committee of a petition calling for a statewide vote on three anti-abortion laws passed in the last North Dakota legislative session intends to file for an extension on the petition date, but Secretary of State Al Jaeger said such an extension would be unconstitutional.
A group of Grand Forks petitioners received the official go-head Friday from North Dakota’s secretary of state to begin collecting signatures to put three recently passed anti-abortion laws to a statewide vote.
Duane Jackson, vice chairman of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, lost his bid for another term representing the Mission District in Tuesday’s primary election, and two tribal members who have clashed with Chairman Roger Yankton Sr. will face off next month in the Fort Totten District.
A second petition seeking a grand jury investigation of Gov. Jack Dalrymple related to oil industry campaign contributions was filed Monday in Dunn County District Court, signed by more than 250 people.
The terms of the competition are simple: Hunters in New Mexico have two days this weekend to shoot and kill as many coyotes as they can, and the winners get their choice of a free shotgun or a pair of semi-automatic rifles.
Grace Weiler, 6, often crosses South Fifth Street near downtown Grand Forks, walking hand in hand with her grandmother, Pam Schumaker. On a recent walk, Grace spotted a sign affixed to a street light that said, “Traffic signal under study for removal.” That made Grace unhappy. So when she got home, she started working up a petition.
Petitioners set up shop at West Acres Mall, Capitol, pool tournament A leader of the petition drive to restore UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname through a statewide vote said Thursday that “we’re in striking distance” of the 13,500 signatures needed by Tuesday’s filing deadline.
It’s astounding and maddening that people who claim to love UND are willing to sign a petition to retain the Fighting Sioux name and logo, an act that will diminish and eventually destroy athletics at the university, damage community businesses and reduce enrollments.
A petition to secede from Cass County to Richland County has officially been filed by a group of upset citizens here, but the county boards will likely decide whether to let the measure come to a vote.
Supporters of a ban on hunting within fenced game preserves and a separate measure to repeal North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership restrictions filed their initiative petitions Wednesday in hopes of having their favored measures voted upon in the Nov. 2 election.
A lawsuit has been filed with the North Dakota Supreme Court over a denied petition to recall Democratic U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad. A group that sought the recall is suing Secretary of State Al Jaeger for denying its petition.
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