In his inaugural State of the State message held Tuesday before a joint session of the Legislature, Gov. Jack Dalrymple set the course for North Dakota for the next 10 years and that includes changes in the oil and gas producing counties of western North Dakota.
After three days of playing cards in a Minot hotel, Dennis White Owl of New Town, walked away with a substantial amount of cash. White Owl finished sixth in the seventh annual North Dakota State Championship Poker Tournament held over the New Year’s weekend in the Vegas Hotel.
In just a few days legislators from across the state will convene in Bismarck for the 62nd Legislative session. The session begins Tuesday, Jan. 4. District 4 legislators, Sen. John Warner, D-Ryder, and Reps. Tom Conklin, D-Douglas, and Kenton Onstad, D-Parshall, said they are looking forward to the session getting underway. District 4 includes portions of McLean, Mountrail, Ward, McKenzie, Mercer and Dunn counties.
An attorney representing numerous members of the Three Affiliated Tribes who say they were wrongfully terminated after the Nov. 2 election, made a statement Wednesday afternoon regarding the controversy that has brewed now for more than a month.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple today released his 2011-2013 Executive Budget, calling for a policy of building on proven objectives and supporting new areas of emphasis to further grow the State of North Dakota. Gov. Dalrymple’s Executive Budget includes: