North Dakota

North Dakota lawmakers resume session, face deadline

North Dakota's Legislature will meet at least a few more days this session as House and Senate negotiators iron out differences in last-minute bills …

North Carolina

Protest camp areas to be monitored for invasive pests

North Dakota's Agriculture Department is encouraging people to be aware of the threat of invasive plant pests and diseases, especially after the …

Biological Species

The 10 states where you're most likely to find a job saving the planet

Interest in jobs focused on the environment is higher in the U.S. than in any other English-speaking country. While every state has opportunities for …

Employment

North Dakota's 'water protectors' bring their pipeline story to film

NEW YORK (Reuters) - They call themselves "water protectors" and describe the Dakota Access pipeline ferrying crude oil across America as "the black snake."<p>In "Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock," the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and those who flocked to windswept tribal lands in North Dakota last year …

Environment

North Dakota OKs bill allowing 'student-initiated prayer'

North Dakota's Republican-led Legislature has endorsed a measure that says students can't be prohibited from participating in any "student-initiated …

Government

UConn Tabs Former North Dakota Coach Chris Maiello To Lead Program

<b>STORRS, Conn. –</b> Chris Maiello, who led the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs at North Dakota for the past four years and helped usher …

College & University

Canadian couple arrested as part of human smuggling investigation

Victor Omoruyi is in U.S. custody while his wife Michelle faces charges in Canada<p>As Victor Omoruyi was driving just south of the Canada-U.S. border …

Canada

Former North Dakota women’s hockey captain opens up about school cancelling program

Former North Dakota women’s hockey captain Amy Menke opened up about the heartache of the school cutting the program last month in a recent piece for …

Women's Sports

N.Y. cigarettes already nation's priciest — and cost could go up

Mayor de Blasio is trying to stomp out smoking.

Cigarettes

East Coast refiner shuns Bakken delivery as Dakota Access Pipeline starts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc, the largest refiner on the U.S. East Coast, will not be taking any rail deliveries of North …

Pipelines

North Dakota Is a Laboratory for the Future of Alzheimer's in America

North Dakota’s sparse geography has long made it a natural frontier: Pioneers here pushed the boundaries of westward expansion, then agriculture, and …

Dementia

Sanders supporter to run against red-state Democrat

David Peyer, a firefighter, is expected to formally announce his campaign against Heitkamp on Thursday at a marijuana reform really at the state …

Bernie Sanders

First Read’s Morning Clips: Trump Heads to Wisconsin

<b>TRUMP AGENDA: Hello, Wisconsin</b><p>The president's day, via the Washington Post: "President Trump plans to sign an executive order in Wisconsin on Tuesday that the White House says will make it harder for tech companies to replace American workers with cheaper foreign labor, and will strengthen rules …

Elections

How will North Dakota medical marijuana work, now that rules are set?

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 9:29 am • Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 9:40 am<p>BISMARCK, N.D. — With the pending signature of Gov. Doug Burgum, medical marijuana …

Marijuana

North Dakota bridge to serve new purpose

Hundreds of tons of metal from a bridge in North Dakota will be recycled to provide material for new construction.<p>The Broadway Bridge in Minot has …

Spring planting is underway in southern North Dakota

Spring planting is underway in North Dakota.<p>The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says farmers in the southern part of the …

United States

Regular gas reaches 17-month high in North Dakota

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in North Dakota has hit a 17-month high.<p>The auto club AAA said Monday the price has risen to $2.35 a …

Oil

The 7 Most Tax-Friendly States

Planning to relocate? Consider moving to one of the more tax-friendly states.<p>Sometimes it seems that everything we do is taxed. If we're not paying …

Taxes

North Dakota creates its first salmon fishery

It is a fish tale worth telling, again and again and again.<p>Without the assistance of dedicated fish biologists and the Garrison Dam National Fish …

Fish

Specialty crop grant application deadline is Thursday

The deadline is nearing for people, organizations and institutions to apply for grants to help promote specialty crops.<p>North Dakota's Agriculture …

Agriculture

Here Comes the Crackdown on Dissent

As activism grows, states attempt to criminalize protest<p>We live in tempestuous times. Black Lives Matter and the election of Donald J. Trump have …

Equality

Teacher opens Books & Braids salon for young girls

She isn’t worried about the children’s reading level or comprehension; she just cares about making a connection

Education

Governor issues emergency order for 9 North Dakota counties

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has issued an emergency declaration for nine northeastern counties experiencing spring flooding.<p>Burgum had previously …

North Carolina

North Dakota city aims to prompt commercial development

A North Dakota city is looking to implement new projects to prompt commercial development.<p>Mandan officials say they see retail opportunity near the …

Urban Planning

Unique caviar operation in North Dakota suspends operations

A North Dakota nonprofit that turns paddlefish eggs into caviar is suspending operations, blaming a glut of cheap Chinese caviar on the market.<p>North …

Environment

Crucifying the Prairie: An Eco-Theology of Resistance for Good Friday

When strangers find out that I’m from North Dakota, I get a few stock responses. People will ask me if I’m from Fargo (I’m not; I’m from an area …

Pipelines

What a State-Owned Bank Could Do for New Jersey

Phil Murphy, the leading Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey, has made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his campaign. He says the New …

Banking

After student death, North Dakota aims to protect informants

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota legislators are close to enacting new protections for drug informants, more than three years after a 20-year-old …

Law

Vote for America's best sandwiches, round 5

Our readers have already named the best iconic sandwiches in 40 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and now we're down to the last 10 (see previous …

Burgers

North Dakota oil production rebounds over 1M barrels daily

North Dakota's oil production in February increased above 1 million barrels per day for the first time since August.<p>The Department of Mineral …

Oil