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Measure 5 debate comes to DSU

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Only three dozen people came out Tuesday for a debate on Measure 5 in Dickinson, but the event for one of the most controversial votes on November’s ballot produced heated discussion.
The Dickinson State University Farm Bureau Club hosted the deba…continue reading on

Tuhy, Oestreich vie for Stark County Sheriff’s office

October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

If next month’s election is anything like June’s primary, Stark County could have a new sheriff.
Dickinson Police Detective Terry Oestreich received almost 61 percent of the vote against incumbent Clarence Tuhy’s 39 percent then, but Tuhy said…continue reading on

Experts: Impact of Measure 7 on drug prices hard to predict

October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The future of prescription drug prices has been at the heart of arguments on both sides of the debate surrounding Measure 7, which aims to erase a North Dakota law restricting who can own pharmacies in the state.
Experts in the area of pha…continue reading on

Measure 8 advocates: Forum poll makes sense

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A recent poll revealing strong support from North Dakota residents to start school after Labor Day makes sense, according to a Mandan man who championed the effort.
“It’s such a simple and easy thing to do, and it’s going to make the quality o…continue reading on

Measure 7 backers, opponents take poll results in stride

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Backers and opponents of North Dakota’s Measure 7 are taking in stride the findings of a poll that shows public opinion evenly divided on the question of whether state law should restrict who can own pharmacies.
The poll, commissioned by…continue reading on

Poll: Many voters undecided on races, measures

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK ­â€” With absentee voting already under way and the election less than a month out, large segments of likely North Dakota voters remain undecided about several key races and ballot measures, according to a statewide poll commissioned by …continue reading on

Out of treatment, back on the job: State tax commissioner says he used alcohol to cope with schedule, grief

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK ­â€” When the demands of work and his election campaign became too much, North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger turned to the bottle.
“I think it just kind of came to the point this year where, with a lot of the different t…continue reading on

Doctor likens ND lawmakers to Taliban members on Twitter

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO ­â€” One of the Fargo infertility doctors who spoke out against a state ballot measure is drawing criticism for an online post comparing North Dakota legislators to the Taliban.
On Sept. 30, Kristen Cain, a physician specializing in reprod…continue reading on

Opponents: Later school start could have ripple effect in ND

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO ­â€” Opposition to Measure 8, an initiative on the November ballot that would require North Dakota’s public K-12 schools to start after Labor Day, is growing.
Backers say the measure would give families more time to enjoy summers and kee…continue reading on

A later start: Measure 8 supporters expect little opposition to initiative pushing back ND school start date past Labor Day

September 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Supporters of a measure to push the first day of school in North Dakota past Labor Day say they don’t anticipate much resistance.
“It’s amazing the support and amount of people you talk to who wanted this for years,” said Kel…continue reading on