March 13, 2019 RSS feed / News

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That didn’t take long. The new railroad bridge recently installed for the diversion north of Grafton just off the water plant road (Walsh County Road No. More...

State’s unemployment rate at 3 percent

Job Service North Dakota reported that labor statistics recently released show North Dakota’s January not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.0 percent. More...

Legislative Report

Fifth branch of government  Recently I received a query concerning what was happening with the ethics commission which was created by initiated constitutional amendment last fall.  More...

Legislative Report

As we arrive back from crossover break, the Senate will have to act on 351 bills and approximately 30 resolutions coming over from the House.  We are off to a fast pace on these as we already voted on around 75 on the Senate floor.  More...

North Dakota’s 21 percent

How female lawmakers feel gender does (or doesn’t) affect the Legislature

Freshman Rep. LaurieBeth Hager, D-Fargo, didn’t think a House Concurrent Resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment would be controversial.  More...

April, May trial set for Lien

Minto man out on bond

Jared Lien, 25, of Minto waived his preliminary hearing Monday, Feb. More...

Minot man pleads guilty to vehicle theft

Anderson served 134 days, placed on probation

A stolen vehicle case in Northeast District Court came to rest Thursday, March 14, when defendant Rick Vidal Anderson plead guilty to car theft pursuant to a plea agreement.  Anderson, 27, of Minot plead guilty to stealing a white 2016 Land Rove More...

Text 911 now available for emergencies

Need to call 911 for help and can’t speak, for whatever reason, summon help by sending a text message.  Text 911, now tied into the state radio network dispatch center in Bismarck, allows anyone with a cell phone in North Dakota to call fo More...

Veterans honor flight set

Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota recently announced the dates for their next flight to Washington, D.C. The flight will depart Fargo on Sunday, May 19, will return on Monday, May 20.  More...

Legislative Report

The Walsh and Pembina County Farm Bureau organizations held a forum at Park River Legion Hall. There was a small group attending, but we were able to visit, share some coffee and pastries, answer questions and hear comments from those in attendance. More...

Fort Red Onion

Building their snow fort, titled “Fort Red Onion,” on March 1, are, left, Aubrey Tompkins, 12, and her sister Alexis Tompkins, 10. More...