- Former UND chief head to plead guilty in child pornography case Updated: Feb-08-16 12:25 pm
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - A former University of North Dakota medical department chairman says he will plead guilty to child pornography charges.
- Travel alert issued for northeast, southeast North Dakota Updated: Feb-07-16 8:43 pm
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - Strong winds, reduced visibility and icy roads are expected to make driving hazardous eastern North Dakota.
- Correction: McKenzie County Fatal story Updated: Feb-07-16 1:03 pm
ALEXANDER, North Dakota - In a story Feb. 6 about a fatal North Dakota crash, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the driver of a GMC Sierra pickup truck was killed in a crash with a GMC Jimmy. It was the Jimmy driver who was killed. The AP also erroneously reported that the Sierra was heading south, when it was heading north, and that the Jimmy struck the Sierra's passenger-side door, when it was the Sierra that struck the Jimmy's passenger-side door.
- North Dakota Democrats working to rebuild downtrodden party Updated: Feb-07-16 11:57 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Jed Hanson grew up in a conservative household in a conservative town in a conservative state, but didn't feel much of a connection to the Republican Party that has dominated North Dakota's political scene for decades.
- 62-year-old Walhalla man injured in off-road vehicle crash Updated: Feb-06-16 9:47 am
MILTON, North Dakota - Authorities say a 62-year-old Walhalla man has been hospitalized after he lost control of an off-road vehicle about six miles southeast of Milton.
- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: Feb-04-16 12:02 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Minot Daily News, Minot, Jan. 30, 2016
- University of North Dakota president candidate list trimmed Updated: Feb-03-16 8:27 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A committee searching for the University of North Dakota's next president has narrowed the list of candidates to seven.
- Stenehjem leads gubernatorial fundraising with $240,000 Updated: Feb-01-16 6:27 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has nearly $240,000 on hand in his bid to be the state's next governor, far outpacing at least one of his competitors, according to campaign finance reports.
- Leadership split on plan to make up $1B budget shortfall Updated: Feb-01-16 2:56 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota legislative leaders are split over how the state should have made up a $1 billion shortfall due to depressed crude prices and a drop in oil drilling.
- Libertarian announces bid for North Dakota House seat Updated: Jan-27-16 6:03 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Fargo businessman Jack Seaman has announced his candidacy for U.S. House as a Libertarian Party candidate.
- Stenehjem: NDSU fundraising arm violated open records law Updated: Jan-25-16 4:51 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN'-juhm) says the fundraising arm of North Dakota State University violated the state's open records law.
- State attorney general not surprised by abortion ruling Updated: Jan-25-16 10:49 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN'-juhm) says it's "no surprise" the Supreme Court will not allow the state to enforce a law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
- Officials issue travel alert for north central North Dakota Updated: Jan-22-16 5:13 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - North Dakota officials have issued a travel alert for north central North Dakota due to icy roads and reduced visibility.
- North Dakota to slash state spending after oil price fall Updated: Jan-22-16 3:29 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A dramatic drop in North Dakota tax collections due to declining oil activity will force cuts in state government and a likely raid on a rainy day fund to make up for millions of dollars in shortfalls, the state's top budget writer said Friday.
- Authorities releasing few details in Bismarck State threat Updated: Jan-16-16 5:32 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - State and federal authorities have released few details about the incident that led to the arrest of a 16-year-old male and the lockdown of Bismarck State College earlier this week.
- Former Gov. Ed Schafer takes over as interim UND president Updated: Jan-15-16 6:44 am
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - A new leader is at the helm of the University of North Dakota, for a little while.
- Teen in custody after threat made to North Dakota college Updated: Jan-14-16 8:37 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of threatening to shoot up the library at Bismarck State College, authorities said.
- Fargo philanthropist Burgum seeking GOP nod for governor Updated: Jan-14-16 4:37 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - Fargo philanthropist and one-time Microsoft executive Doug Burgum said Thursday he wants the Republican bid for North Dakota governor, even if it means entering the primary without the party's blessing.
- Attorney general: Langdon commission violated meetings laws Updated: Jan-14-16 6:00 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Langdon city commission violated state open meetings laws during two of its regular sessions in 2015.
- North Dakota reviews tax incentives for effectiveness Updated: Jan-13-16 4:40 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A North Dakota legislative committee on Wednesday began evaluating most of the state's economic development tax incentives to determine their effectiveness in creating businesses, jobs and revenue for the state.
- Attorney general says group erred with executive session Updated: Jan-13-16 6:05 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota attorney general says a group of counties that share economic development services made a mistake when its representatives went into executive session at one of its meetings.
- Patrol brings 'Trooper on a Bus' campaign to Washburn area Updated: Jan-13-16 2:25 am
WASHBURN, North Dakota - The North Dakota Highway Patrol is bringing its "Trooper on a Bus" campaign to the Washburn area.
- North Dakota social funding eases local property taxes Updated: Jan-12-16 5:05 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A North Dakota legislative committee was told Tuesday that a partial state takeover of county social services costs is helping to ease the property tax burden for North Dakota residents, though some lawmakers believe declining oil tax revenues will prevent the state from assuming all of the program costs.