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Senate passes new K-12 funding formula

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Senate lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that would provide $714 million in property tax relief while increasing state aid to school districts. Continue Reading

Strong support during testimony for higher education funding proposal

February 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (FNS) The governor, higher education officials and students asked the Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday to support a new funding formula they say is transparent, fair and rewards campuses for improving student completion rates. Continue Reading

Hoeven touts national energy plan

July 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said a comprehensive energy plan he introduced in the U.S. Senate this week follows the EmPower North Dakota formula he used a decade ago as North Dakota governor to groom the path to the state’s currently thriving energy industry. Continue Reading

Target heart rate: Do the math

March 1, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Exercise plus maximum heart rate equals optimum physical peak. But for women, that’s old math. Continue Reading

Abbott recalls infant formula on bug contamination

September 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) Drugmaker Abbott Laboratories said Wednesday it is recalling millions of containers of its best-selling Similac infant formula that may be contaminated with insect parts. Continue Reading