Buffalo Trails tour celebrates with Extravaganza

At the center of the Northern Plains is a rugged section of Badlands, buttes and fertile grasslands, where cattle and sheep graze, and deer and antelope still roam. This region, bordered by the ND towns of Hettinger, Reeder and Scranton,…
Few winners, many losers at the Legislature

The 2017 legislative session didn’t produce many winners. There wasn’t enough money for that. There were losers, however. By MIKE JACOBS NDNA Among them: •Native Americans The session began without an address from one of the state’s tribal leaders and…
A Man and His Books

Mott resident built library to hold entire collection of North Dakota books
News from the 65th Legislative Session

•“New normal” makes revenue forecasts harder Lawmakers got the bad news last week: Revenues are $46 million short of the amount they’d expected for the rest of the biennium. For the next two-year budget cycle, revenues are $103 million short.…
One Year Later

Things running smoothly in new facility
Burgum presents budget proposal to legislative leaders

Gov. Doug Burgum presented legislative leaders Monday with an executive budget proposal that recommends additional cuts and realigns spending priorities to spur innovation, creativity and the reinvention of government.
When the Phone Rings…

Growing up in North Dakota, we all remember how exciting it was when the phone rang…yes, the old fashioned telephone.
What about that Main Street initiative?

Next to “more budget cuts,” the three words heard most often during the first week of the 65th session of the North Dakota Legislature were “Main Street Initiative.”
Three classes back on the agenda for basketball

A straw vote at the annual meeting of the North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA) District Chairs Committee passed by a 14-2 margin to have the NDHSAA Board of Directors look into a 3-class system for basketball.
Two babies born during monumental storm

It has been 50 years since one of the worst blizzards in North Dakota’s history. The storm started on March 2, lasting three days and spanning across the entire state, taking the lives of five people it its pathway. Historical…