Nine out of the 12 National Park System Advisory Board members resigned Monday, Jan. 15. They quit because they were frustrated with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke after he failed to meet with them once over the last year. The…

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Voter Affidavits Under Spotlight

This week the state of North Dakota asked a federal judge to lift an injunction, enacted in August 2016, that prevented the state from enacting its voter identification law that did not include the affidavit option, a previous option…

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Transgender Housing in Jail

An inmate at Cass County Jail who is saying they identify as transgender is posing a problem for Cass County officials. The inmate claims they are not being treated fairly in compliance with their identity as a transgender woman….

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New Pipeline for Bakken

A 900-mile natural gas pipeline is proposed to accommodate the Bakken Formation and the Williston Basin in efforts to assist with the increasing production of North Dakota natural gas and working to reduce flaring and venting, wherein gas is…

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Future Hazy for ND Marijuana

On Thursday, Jan. 4, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his decision to rescind Obama-era policies at the Department of Justice that discouraged federal prosecutors from pursuing marijuana cases in states where the substance is legal, whether the purpose…

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The New Face of NDWN

The North Dakota Women’s Network (NDWN) out of Bismarck, North Dakota announced Kristie Wolff as the new executive director. The NDWN is a non-partisan, membership-based nonprofit organization in North Dakota. The program is currently in the process of creating…

An open political forum between Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians took place Wednesday, Nov. 29. The moderator was North Dakota State’s Thomas Ambrosio, professor of political science. The forum was set up in the format of a five-minute opening platform…

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Flying Out of Fargo Over Break?

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) may ask you to remove your iPad mini or Bluetooth speaker from your carry-on bag while traveling out of Hector International Airport (HIA) this holiday season as a part of a new screening procedure….

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Rapid West Fargo Student Growth

A West Fargo School District task force, known as the Long Range Facility Planning Task Force, is considering options and alternatives regarding student growth and crowding in schools. This task force is the third of its kind since 2010…

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Planting Compassion

Fargo Brewing Company (FBC) opened its doors to Plants for Patients on Monday, Nov. 27. FBC typically has non-profit Mondays, and this past Monday Plants for Patients took the spotlight. Plants for Patients was started by Meg Roberts, a…