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House GOP plan would cut Medicare, Social Security to balance budget
Lawyer Giuliani says he would be crazy to let Trump be interviewed by special counsel Mueller's team
In Trump's efficient US family separation system, reunions take far longer
Grand Forks’ most battered roads scheduled for repairs in coming weeks
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
crime and courts
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
XXXTentacion: The nasty, brutish and short life of the chart-topping rapper killed Monday
Whether rocked or stocked, 'sneakerhead' culture is alive
Scheduling delayed Josh Duhamel’s honorary UND degree
A native of Hallock, Minn., Duck Dynasty star 'Mountain Man' pays a visit to Red River Valley
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Showy lady's slippers -- Minnesota's state flower -- are coming into bloom across northern Minnesota
Year's first human West Nile case found in North Dakota
Marilyn Hagerty: Fit for a queen
Eatbeat: All that's missing is more olives
Tuesday's local scoreboard
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Former Minnesotan worked since childhood for NBA draft night
Twins score late to put away Red Sox
Lynx hold off Dallas Wings
Norman H. Brustad
William Donald Grindeland
Timothy Michael Knutson
Larry M. Newton
Peregrine banding set for Monday near UND water tower
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: From bullheads to bass, Whopper, Catch and Release clubs help boost interest in fishing
Spring breeding duck numbers decline in North Dakota, Game and Fish Department survey shows
Conservation Reserve Program enrollment now open in North Dakota
Nancy Black walleye
Our View: Upholding all laws important for state's AG
Commentary: Trump's child separation policy bleeds into tight ND Senate race
Commentary: Deep pocketed interests routinely buy their way onto North Dakota's ballot
Commentary: The goal of gender parity in elected office is as dumb as it is insulting
Letter: Politics placed before life, health in ND
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Keith and Joanne Saville
Dave and Barb Riskey
Minnesota judge says Wetterling files are public; family of abducted boy will seek to change privacy laws
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A Minnesota judge ruled Thursday that all the documents in the investigative file in the Jacob Wetterling case must be...
April 20, 2018 - 4:45pm
January 31, 2018
Alexandria judge faces Wetterling privacy decision Friday in open records case
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The disappearance of Jacob Wetterling has been one of the most talked about cases in Minnesota history. Now it is up...
January 31, 2018 - 6:15am
March 6, 2017
Newspaper leader calls confidential records bill in Legislature like a 'root canal'
BISMARCK—North Dakota legislators are considering the reason they are not seeing higher-quality job candidates in higher education may...
March 6, 2017 - 11:22pm
February 26, 2017
ND bill pushes secrecy in public job searches
FARGO—Applications for all public jobs in North Dakota could be closed—apparently for the first time in history—until the hiring...
February 26, 2017 - 8:59am
November 3, 2016
Secretary of state: Nothing 'open' about ballots under North Dakota law
In his recent letter, Mitch Sanderson alleges that I have broken the law by not allowing him to view ballots after they are cast and the canvass is completed ("Open completed ballots to public inspection," Page A4, Nov. 1). But state law is very clear about the handling of ballots....
November 3, 2016 - 6:09am
January 25, 2016
NDSU Foundation broke law by refusing to release names of CEO applicants
BISMARCK—North Dakota State University's fundraising agency violated state open records law last year by refusing to release names of all applicants...
January 25, 2016 - 12:29pm
December 6, 2015
On the record: Is high-level hiring hurt by applications being public?
When Thomas Mitzel initially applied for the position of president at Dickinson State University, he had no idea his application would be public. Now...
December 6, 2015 - 6:00am
December 3, 2015
Schafer: N.D. should look at keeping UND president applicants names' from public view until finalist stage
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers should take another look at shielding the names of applicants for college presidencies and other high-level...
December 3, 2015 - 5:26pm
October 2, 2015
Groups ask for attorney general’s opinion regarding open meeting law violation
Two groups concerned with the process in which the North Dakota Health Council used during an open meeting law on Aug. 11 in Bismarck, have requested an opinion from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Friday afternoon regarding the matter.
October 2, 2015 - 9:45pm
September 17, 2015
UND nickname emails show backlash, support from Kelley's decision
A week after finding out keeping UND or North Dakota as a nickname wasn't on the table any more, Bruce Hoiberg of Sioux Falls, S.D., sent an...
September 17, 2015 - 6:00am
September 15, 2015
Wisconsin city encrypts all police scanner traffic, worrying residents
For months, Superior’s scanner traffic has been a Sunday morning drive instead of a rush-hour commute. When the Superior Police Department made the switch to Wisconsin Interoperable System for Communications in March, it opted to encrypt all communications. For...
September 15, 2015 - 6:00pm
September 13, 2015
BAUMS AWAY: Private meetings protect the elite, not the public
There are a lot of reasons why the colonies went to war for independence from England, but the most prominent was they had no voice in issues...
September 13, 2015 - 8:45am
June 6, 2015
Steve Wagner: State laws encourage, protect transparency in government
Over the years, we've watched numerous agencies—state boards and agencies, local departments and councils, universities and volunteer nonprofits...
June 6, 2015 - 4:45am
June 4, 2015
NDSU foundation head sought $600,000 in severance
FARGO--The North Dakota State University Development Foundation and Alumni Association has released an audio recording from a Dec....
June 4, 2015 - 6:45am
April 26, 2015
Kelley: No-confidence vote 'politically driven'
UND President Robert Kelley said the Student Senate meeting last week left him feeling "discouraged" in multiple emails obtained via open records...
April 26, 2015 - 6:30am