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  • Regional News/Midwest: N.D. 'personhood' measure raises larger healthcare concerns

    A type of "personhood" amendment North Dakotans will vote on Nov. 4 could have broad ramifications for healthcare in that state.Voters will decide whether to adopt a seemingly simple amendment to the state's constitution.

  • USS North Dakota attack submarine to be commissioned on Saturday

    The USS North Dakota conducts Bravo sea trials on Aug. 6, 2014. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy / Special to The Forum The 11th Virginia-class sub has completed its sea trials and will be commissioned in a ceremony starting at 10 a.m. CDT Saturday in Groton, Conn.

  • We all have to fight domestic violence

    There is a moment on the campaign trail when I was running to become North Dakota's attorney general that I will never forget. It was 1992, a watershed year for women running for attorney general, and I was talking about one of the major reasons why I was running: To combat domestic violence.

  • North Dakota: $200M, 20,000-barrel-a-day oil refinery could get green light

    A $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery could be operating near Devils Lake within three years. The refinery, similar to one being built in Dickinson, would employ about 100 people and could create as many as 400 spin-off jobs in the area, according to Rachel Lindstrom, executive director of Forward Devils Lake, the region's economic development agency.

  • Polls shows tight race

    Two weeks before voters head to the polls, the race for North Dakota's lone congressional race appears to be tightening slightly. An opinion poll by DFM Research out of Minnesota showed incumbent Congressman Kevin Cramer with a 46-39 lead over Democrat challenger George Sinner.

  • We urge a - yes' vote on Measure 1

    Make no mistake about it, Measure 1 on the Nov. 4 ballot is about one issue and one issue only - abortion. There has been a lot of talk about end-of-life issues and things like in-vitro fertilization, but the measure has one goal and one goal only - ending abortion in North Dakota.

  • Poll Results Ahead of November Election

    Valley News Live is your place for politics and we have new poll numbers to report ahead of the November 4 election. The poll is a partnership between Valley News Live and the Say Anything Blog conducted by professional polling firm DMF Research.

  • Legal petition seeks NY ban on outdated rail cars

    A coalition of environmental groups and city residents has filed a legal petition seeking a ban on older model rail tanker cars carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota to the Port of Albany. The petition filed Tuesday by a group represented by Earthjustice asks Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens to issue an order prohibiting receipt of crude in DOT-111 tank cars at the port.

  • North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

    In this June 4, 2010 file photo, Amy Sakariassen uses a miniature jackhammer to chip away at Dakota, a 66-million-year-old dinosaur with fossilized skin at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck, N.D. North Dakota officials have reached a $3 million deal to keep Dakota on permanent display in Bismarck, where the fossil is planned as a cornerstone of a $51 million expansion at the center on the state Capitol grounds. Photo: James MacPherson, AP FILE - In this June 14, 2008 file photo, visitors view the tail of Dakota, a duckbilled dinosaur, at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck, N.D., after the arm and tail section of the rare mummified fossil were put on display.

  • North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

    State Historical Society Director Merl Paaverud said officials have reached a $3 million deal to keep the rare mummified fossil on display at the North Dakota Heritage Center, where it will serve as a cornerstone for the facility's $51 million expansion. The deal means the state can pursue fundraising from private sources, Paaverud said.

  • Low income heating programs underway

    More than 13,000 low-income North Dakota families will receive assistance with heating their homes this winter, thanks to $23 million from the federal government. U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the $23 million was available last week.

  • PSC requests more staff to handle workload

    Eight new safety and inspection employees are part of the proposed budget for the North Dakota Public Service Commission office in the next biennium. Public Service Commission Brian Kalk, in Minot Monday, said the PSC is asking the Legislature to fund more staff to keep up with the growth in the energy industry.

  • Your Vote Matters: Personhood on the Ballot in North Dakota

    This November, North Dakota voters will decide whether or not to add a personhood amendment to their state's constitution. Measure 1 on North Dakota's ballot would amend the constitution to state, The stakes are incredibly high for North Dakotans this election.

  • Antioch man charged with murders of wife, mother pleads guilty

    An Antioch man who nearly decapitated his wife with a machete and suffocated his 82-year-old mother pled guilty Monday in Lake County court. Lake County Judge Mark Levitt sentenced Billy Varner to 45 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for a single count of first-degree murder for killing his 82-year-old mother, Dorothy.

  • Early Polling Places Scheduled For 9 North Dakota ...

    Voters in nine North Dakota cities will the opportunity to make early trips to the polls. Secretary of State Al Jaeger says early voting will be available in Dickinson, Mandan, Bismarck, Minot, Jamestown, Casselton, West Fargo, Fargo and Grand Forks.

  • TR would vote - yes' on 5

    I'm amazed at the bashing of "outside special interests" by the opponents of Measure 5. Especially when a huge "outside special interest" the American Petroleum Institute is pouring big money into their efforts to defeat it. Some might call this hypocrisy.

  • Reps say Measure 1 opponents confusing voters

    Fifteen or more clergy members, physicians and others in favor of Measure 1 held a news conference at the North Dakota Choose Life headquarters in Minot Friday, urging voters not to be fooled by bogus claims the abortion industry is putting forth in opposition to Measure 1. The N.D. Choose Life group asked voters to vote "yes" on Measure 1, saying it will protect the right to life. The news conference was held a day after 20 Minot clergy members came out publicly in opposition to the measure.

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