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North Dakota's bill rises for oil pipeline protest costs

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:37:07 GMT

North Dakota officials on Monday approved borrowing more cash from the state-owned bank to cover policing costs related to protests over the Dakota Access pipeline. The North Dakota Emergency Commission, headed by Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, voted to borrow an additional $5 million to cover law enforcement costs, bringing the total line of credit from the Bank of North Dakota to $43 million, the bulk of which likely will have to be repaid by state taxpayers.




Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:15:00 GMT

Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math. Of the states that opted in after the standards were introduced in 2010 - 45 plus the District of Columbia - only eight have moved to repeal the standards, largely due to political pressure from those who saw Common Core as infringing on local control, according to Abt Associates, a research and consulting firm.




Why not Minot?

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:03:59 GMT

Submitted Photo Samson Brew, produced by Natty Greene's Brewing Co., was the product of Derek Samson's pursuit of random fun, like his upcoming visit to North Dakota. After 16 failed New Year's resolutions to visit North Dakota, Derek Samson is finally set to cross that item off his bucket list next weekend.




USGS study of ND oil potential requested

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:59:08 GMT

North Dakota oil drillers and U.S. Sen. John Hoeven want federal geologists to reevaluate the amount of recoverable crude oil in the state, saying a new assessment likely would show stronger production potential and attract investment.




Groups Launch Map Showing Groundswell of Resistance to New Fossil Fuel Projects

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:54:30 GMT

The project is launching at the end of a summer filled with disastrous weather events made worse by climate change, and as the climate-denying Trump Administration continues putting the interests of fossil fuel billionaires ahead of action to address this global crisis and protect our communities. From the Gulf Coast where people are recovering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, to the Pacific Northwest where wildfires are raging, many communities are leading fights against fossil fuel projects amidst life-altering climate impacts.




North Dakota Today: Fargo Fantastic Film Festival

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:17:15 GMT

It takes creativity and craftsmanship to make a great movie and the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival showcases the ambitious and creative work of independent filmmakers. It takes creativity and craftsmanship to make a great movie and the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival showcases the ambitious and creative work of independent filmmakers.




North Dakota Change Network cohort announced

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:55 GMT

Three Minot residents were selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of North Dakota Change Network, a program created by the Bush Foundation to enable North Dakotans to build their self-awareness, leadership abilities, and systems-change skill sets. Jessica Ackerman, Pam Karpenko, and Shannon Schmidt will join 12 other North Dakotans to complete the year-long program.




Dickinson, North Dakota raises funds to help Dickinson, Texas Harvey victims

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:25:13 GMT

High school students in the western part of North Dakota are raising money to help their "sister city" in Texas damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Dickinson National Honor Society students have collected $3,500 this month by selling T-shirts to assist Texas' Dickinson Independent School District, The Bismarck Tribune reported.




Stillwater native, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:40:27 GMT

A 23-year-old Fargo woman has been crowned Miss North Dakota 2017 by the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization, Inc. Previously Miss West Fargo, Lizzie Jensen assumes the role of Miss North Dakota 2017 following Cara Mund's coronation as Miss America 2018. Jensen is a Stillwater, Minn.




Keep on calling

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:05 GMT

And if you live in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, North Dakota, Montana, Louisiana, Arkansas, call your Representative in the House. The Senate plan is to jam it through with 50 votes and present the House with a take it or leave proposition.




North Dakota Students Raise Funds to Help Texas Community

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:18:09 GMT

High school students in the western part of North Dakota are raising money to help their "sister city" in Texas damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Dickinson National Honor Society students have collected $3,500 this month by selling T-shirts to assist Texas' Dickinson Independent School District.




North Dakota Today: Step Out and Stay Out Fall Retreat

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:21:50 GMT

The Step Out & Stay Out Fall Retreat is for women who want to better themselves and build relationships with other women who are doing the same. The Step Out & Stay Out Fall Retreat is for women who want to better themselves and build relationships with other women who are doing the same.




Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:39:08 GMT

Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math. Of the states that opted in after the standards were introduced in 2010 - 45 plus the District of Columbia - only eight have moved to repeal the standards, largely due to political pressure from those who saw Common Core as infringing on local control, according to Abt, a research and consulting firm.




Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:39:07 GMT

Most of the ... . In this Aug. 29, 2017, photo, student Da'Quarn Tibbs, left, works with his classmates on their math workbook at Turner Elementary School in southeast Washington.




Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:39:06 GMT

In this Aug. 29, 2017, photo, Turner Elementary School Principal Eric Bethel, right, talks to fifth grade student Kierra Porter, during her reading class, at Turner Elementary School in southeast Washington. Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math.




Gail Collins: Trump has changed his mind - " a heck of a lot

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:19:46 GMT

On Tuesday he had dinner with a few moderate Democrats and completely retooled his tax policy before dessert. This is the man who is having such a famous fling with the minority leaders, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, that they no longer need identifying.




Tribal leaders want action after death of Savanna Greywind

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:47:49 GMT

The United Tribes of North Dakota plan to send a letter to North Dakota's congressional delegation. The letter seeks justice for the family of Greywind and the families of missing and murdered Native American women.