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Defendant sticks fingers in ears before judge removes him from ND courtroom
HIRES AND PROMOTIONS: Altru, Acme Tools, Sanford and Century 21
9 hurt when popping balloons set off stampede at Florida mall
Minnesota men face felony charges after shoplifting sunglasses, possessing heroin
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
crime and courts
UND ATHLETICS: 18-member committee will address budget shortfall, athletics future
Column: Strike threat real, players fed up with NFL commissioner
Tigers complete sweep of skidding Twins
Former Gophers star faces felony theft charges in home sale
U.S. goalie Hope Solo suspended for 6 months for 'cowards' comment
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
life & style
Ella Francis Dvoracek
Donald W. Anderson
FISHING REPORT: Walleyes biting in Lake of the Woods, Devils Lake
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
May 7, 2014
U.S. House votes ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution finding former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt...
News/crime and courts
May 7, 2014 - 7:20pm
April 18, 2014
After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?
Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester aimed his semi-automatic rifle from the edge of...
April 18, 2014 - 5:30pm
April 17, 2014
GEORGE WILL: Our ‘fundamental division’: Liberty v. democracy
In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that...
April 17, 2014 - 9:57am
April 12, 2014
With new leader for Obamacare, White House shifts to election mode
Kathleen Sebelius' departure as President Barack Obama's health secretary signals a new chapter in the White House's efforts to defend Obama's signature healthcare law and help Senate Democrats who face tough battles for re-election in conservative states this fall.
April 12, 2014 - 5:15pm
April 10, 2014
GEORGE WILL: ‘Call the convention’ to let states reform D.C.
PHOENIX — From the Goldwater Institute, the fertile frontal lobe of the conservative movement’s brain, comes an innovative idea...
April 10, 2014 - 4:00am
April 8, 2014
ND ranks first in positive views of state government
North Dakotans trust their state government to handle the state’s issues more than people in any other state. A Gallup poll released last...
April 8, 2014 - 8:30am
April 3, 2014
According to survey N.D. agencies short on space
BISMARCK – State agencies could use up to 55,500 square feet of additional space in the Bismarck area, with the judicial branch accounting for nearly half of that, according to a survey presented to a legislative committee Wednesday. “We do need some more space,” Supreme...
April 3, 2014 - 5:00am
March 17, 2014
LLOYD OMDAHL: Homeland Committee tackles Christmas issue
“OK! What is this business of another emergency meeting in the middle of winter?” pouted Holger Danske as he slammed the storm door on the community hall where the town’s 14 electors were congregating for a crisis session of the Homeland Security Committee....
March 17, 2014 - 4:45am
February 26, 2014
Obama finds supportive crowd during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama found a largely supportive audience during his visit to the renovated Union Depot in downtown...
February 26, 2014 - 9:40pm
February 21, 2014
US Fed releases transcripts of crisis-era 2008 policy meetings
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. central bankers thought they should get more regulatory powers in return for providing cheap cash to Wall Street banks during the 2008 credit crisis, according to Federal Reserve transcripts released on Friday. Powerful investment banks such as Goldman...
February 21, 2014 - 5:10pm
February 20, 2014
International Crop Expo: WIC and Mexican trade restrictions still on front-burner
Passage of the Farm Bill allows the U.S. potato industry to cross off one big item from its to-do list. But several other challenges remain,...
February 20, 2014 - 6:30am
February 15, 2014
N.D. state government lacks policy for exit interviews
BISMARCK – For state government agencies in North Dakota, following the rules for employee exit interviews is easy – because there are no rules. State government has no standard policy for conducting exit interviews, said Ken Purdy, a manager in Human Resource Management...
February 15, 2014 - 10:15pm
February 6, 2014
Oil Patch leaders to Legislature: Show us the money
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties are near a breaking point as financial needs related to energy development in the organization’s region continue to pile up. That was the message Wednesday during...
February 6, 2014 - 10:30am
February 1, 2014
Dayton taps Becker County attorney to fill judgeship
ST. PAUL -- Becker County Attorney Mike Fritz has been appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to fill one of two judgeships in Minnesota’s 7th Judicial...
February 1, 2014 - 9:16pm