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ND Farmers Want Changes In Crop Insurance Rules

Some Upper Midwest farmers who thought they caught a break when the federal government eased crop insurance rules for land hit by prolonged flooding are finding it isn’t as easy to cash in as they first thought.


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ND High Court To Rule On Lockout Jobless Benefits

North Dakota’s Supreme Court will be deciding whether locked-out workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. should collect unemployment benefits.


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Japanese Beetles In ND Likely Came From MN

Japanese beetles have turned up in North Dakota for only the second time in more than half a century, but officials do not believe it has anything to do with extreme drought in states where the destructive pests are more prevalent.


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Man Imprisoned On Phony Lawyer Charges Wants Check

A Minnesota man convicted in North Dakota for impersonating a lawyer says the government owes him nearly $24,000 for property that was sold.


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Last Of Minot Derailment Money Going To Charity

The last bit of settlement money from a class-action lawsuit over a disastrous train derailment in Minot a decade ago is going to a charity near the site of the wreck.



University Of Mary Partners With Another School

The University of Mary has announced a partnership with another school for the third time in a year.


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North Dakota Bridles At Neighbor’s Capitol Insult

North Dakota’s governor has bitten back at a Minnesota lawmaker who compared his state’s Depression-era Capitol building to an insurance office, calling the critic ignorant of classic architecture.


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ND Supreme Court To Hear Fighting Sioux Case

North Dakota’s Supreme Court prepared to hear arguments Thursday on whether to stop a statewide vote that would determine if the University of North Dakota’s sports teams should be forced to use the Fighting Sioux nickname and an American Indian logo.


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Short ND Power Line Project To Carry Wind Energy

A proposed power line in western North Dakota will help export some of the region’s wind energy to Minnesota.


ND Tourism Director: Ad Wasn’t Meant To Be Racy

The advertisement was meant to showcase North Dakota’s nightlife: Two young men and three women flirt through the window of a downtown Fargo motel bar. Printed next to them is the message: “Drinks, dinner, decisions. Arrive a guest. Leave a legend.”


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Land Corridor Approved For $300M ND Power Line

State regulators on Wednesday approved a land corridor for a proposed $312 million electric power line to carry coal power from western North Dakota to Grand Forks, a project that will make another power line available to transmit wind energy.


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At Full Flow, Mighty Missouri Puts On Show

The fast-moving Missouri River is making for spectacular displays at the dams that control its flow.


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River Dam Near ND City Of 1,200 At Risk Of Failure

About 200 people who live near the Des Lacs River in northwest North Dakota have been advised to evacuate their homes because a dam might fail, though it did not appear that many had heeded the warning early Wednesday.