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: