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Revenue streaming into North Dakota’s general fund has surpassed the state’s forecast by $1.6 billion with one month left to go in the two-year budget cycle, state Budget Director Pam Sharp reported Tuesday, prompting one lawmaker to ask, “How can we be that far off?”
Six vice presidents at UND say they welcome a full review of President Robert Kelley because they "respectfully disagree" with his job evaluation, which was written last week by the leader of the North Dakota University System.RELATED CONTENT
A man who says he was sexually abused by an Irish priest in Minnesota in 1982 is suing the Diocese of New Ulm, taking advantage of a new law easing the state's statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual abuse.
Defense attorneys are seeking to avoid the death penalty for one of two men charged in the killing of a Montana high school teacher because they say the suspect is mentally disabled.RELATED CONTENT
Grand Forks OKs protection for city employees from discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation
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Authorities were dispatched to the post office about 7:30 a.m. on a report of a workplace accident. A semi driver was backing up to the loading dock when a postal worker was struck and killed.
A plea deal struck last year between Rodney Brossart’s attorney — and the attorney for his three sons and daughter — and prosecutors was nixed by state District Judge Joel Medd.RELATED CONTENT
Neither the U.S. attorney’s office nor the FBI has released the name of the child, who apparently lived with a relative near St. Michael, N.D., but an FBI spokesman said it continues to be investigated as “a mysterious death.”RELATED CONTENT
A bus carrying a minor league team affiliated with the Minnesota Twins was involved in a wrong-way interstate crash in Florida that killed the driver of the other car.
Devils Lake has reached the 1,453.8-foot elevation predicted last month by the National Weather Service. But without a lot more rain, it isn’t likely to get much higher and should not threaten the record elevation of 1,454.3 feet, which was set in 2011, according to officials.RELATED CONTENT
Netflix announced a deal on Monday to air television programming from Dreamworks Animation in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content.RELATED CONTENT
Teen pop star Justin Bieber was involved in a late-night traffic accident, which Los Angeles media said injured a photographer who had been among a crowd trying to take pictures of the singer.RELATED CONTENT
Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins' offense to do it without another exhausting overtime.RELATED CONTENT
Rain has been the enemy of River Cities this season as the track has managed only one complete night of racing since mid-April. But that frustration could be tempered somewhat this Friday as the track again will host the World of Outlaws — the country’s top sprint car circuit.RELATED CONTENT
Why are some in East Grand Forks so protective of the city’s sewage that they’re unwilling to pipe it for treatment to Grand Forks?RELATED CONTENT
No cell phones. No iPhones. People in love wrote letters back and forth 100 years ago.RELATED CONTENT