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North Dakota State president ‘surprised’ by critical review

FARGO (AP) — North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani on Wednesday signed an agreement with the state Board of Higher Education to stay on the job for 18 more months, following a harsh performance review. The contract laid out by the board calls for Bresciani to serve out his ...

Bismarck company buys North Dakota coal-fired power plant

BISMARCK (AP) — A Bismarck energy marketer that sells wholesale electric power announced Wednesday it will purchase North Dakota’s largest coal-fired power plant from a Minnesota company that had intended to close it if a buyer could not be found. Rainbow Energy Center LLC said it reached ...

North Dakota redistricting committee sets first meeting

The Republican-led committee that will draw the boundaries of North Dakota’s new legislative districts has scheduled its first meeting later this summer at the state Capitol. The Aug. 26 meeting will be followed by at least six others statewide to gather input on a new legislative map that ...

North Dakota pheasant estimate up but drought is wild card

BISMARCK (AP) — Wildlife officials say North Dakota’s spring pheasant population estimate is up 3% from last year, but worry that an extended drought could cut into hunting prospects in the fall. “The statewide number might be a bit misleading since we are notably down in the southwest, ...

Project Safe Send sets locations

BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring urges farmers, ranchers, pesticide dealers and applicators, government agencies and homeowners to bring any unusable pesticides to any of the 12 Project Safe Send collections in North Dakota in July. The program accepts old, unusable or ...

Grant to pay for US 52 passing lanes

North Dakota Department of Transportation has been awarded $16.7 million to construct passing lanes along about 165 miles of U.S. Highway 52 between Carrington and Kenmare. Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, the ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works’ Subcommittee on Transportation ...

EXPLAINER: Will ND do enough to limit evictions?

BISMARCK (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, has been the only tool ...

Legislation gives veterans greater access to HBOT treatment

Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, a member of the Senate Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Committee, joined Senators Kevin Cramer, R-ND, and Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., introduced the HBOT Access Act of 2021, legislation to make Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) an available ...

Man thrown from stolen vehicle after fleeing from police

FORT RICE, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol said a man suffered serious injuries after attempting to flee from police in a stolen vehicle. According to the patrol, the 37-year-old Cannon Ball man was driving a Buick LeSabre on Highway 1806 near Fort Rice at a high speed late ...

Failed candidate for governor leads effort to recall Burgum

BISMARCK (AP) — A frequent North Dakota political candidate is leading an effort to recall Republican Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford. Michael Coachman, who last year received just 10% of the vote in the GOP primary for governor, is alleging “contempt of the voters” and ...