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Parenting initiative will appear on November ballot

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota voters will decide in November on a ballot measure that would create a law providing for equal parenting rights and decision-making responsibility in child custody cases, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Monday.

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Rounds only candidate to support EB-5

July 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS — Former Gov. Mike Rounds stands alone among the four candidates for U.S. Senate in South Dakota in his support of the state’s troubled EB-5 immigrant investor visa program.

Democratic candidate Rick Weiland, how…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

2 Senate candidates support minimum wage hike

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two of the four candidates for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson support a minimum wage hike. The other two oppose a state ballot initiative looking to raise it from $7.25 per hour to $8.50.

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Gravatt remains winner in Charles Mix County Sheriff race after recount

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE ANDES — The totals in the Charles Mix County Sheriff’s Democratic primary were changed, but the winner remained the same following a recount Monday.

DesaRae Gravatt has won the nomination by the same two-vote margin she held two weeks ago wh…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Secretary of State Jaeger says servers to blame for website glitches on election night

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said server problems were to blame for election results being inaccessible for periods of time Tuesday night on his office’s website.

Jaeger, who was in Fargo on Tuesday night, said he also …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mayors in New England and Mott hold on to seats

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

New England Mayor Marty Opdahl defeated longtime city councilman Allen Schmidt in his first bid for re-election, according to city auditor Jason Jung. Opdahl will serve another four-year term.

Troy Mosbrucker also held on to his seat as mayor of M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Decker, Oltmanns earn spots on Dickinson City Commission

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Dickinson City Commission will have one newcomer and one returning member.

Challenger Scott Decker and incumbent Klayton Oltmanns were the top two vote-getters of three candidates for two open commission positions.

Decker received…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Watford City voters approve sales tax for hospital, rec center

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Voters in Watford City have overwhelmingly approved a 1.5 percent sales tax to finance a new recreation and events center, a new hospital and other community projects.

In complete but unofficial results, 364 Watford City voters, o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OUR VIEW: Mitchell is no longer City of No

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell has too often been a place where progressive ideas get rejected.

We don’t have a complete, historical list of city ballot issue results, but we know the recent success rate for ballot issues was dismal prior to June 3.

Here’s a quick s…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Mitchell is no longer City of No

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell has too often been a place where progressive ideas get rejected.

We don’t have a complete, historical list of city ballot issue results, but we know the recent success rate for ballot issues was dismal prior to June 3.

Here’s a quick s…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com