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Karen Sitting Crow, education administrator for the Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, testified earlier this month in support of SB 2130, a bill that would re-establish the position of director of Indian Education within the Department of Public Instruction.

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January is National Radon Action Month and federal agencies as well as local health officials are urging homeowners to take precautions against radon, or at least have their homes tested to determine whether or not it represents a health risk.

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Pay hikes for teachers grew in the single digits over the past years. If the governor has his way there will be more pay increases tied to students’ successes.

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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.

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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.

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It’s been five years since Leroy Not Afraid traded in a rap sheet for a resume that will impress just about anybody. Now, he’s out spreading his message of hope, freedom and optimism.

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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.

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After meeting with President Barack Obama last week in the White House, Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall indicated he has a good feeling about the president and the tribe’s relationship with the U.S. government.

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An intense winter storm rolled through much of North Dakota on the last day of autumn Monday bringing a new round of heavy snow on top of what is already a near record depth for the month of December.

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There’s been a lot of reaction to the budget Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s presented to the Legislature last week and on the surface, it looks encouraging to northwestern North Dakota.

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