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Omdahl: Constitution requires lower expectations

November 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Despite the convincing Republican victories in the 2014 off-presidential election year, they will do little to change the Washington gridlock detested by the electorate.
At least, that’s what the U.S. Constitution says.
Haunted by the abuses of K…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Official newspaper race is state’s closest: Beulah Beacon heads Hazen Star with 7 votes

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANTON — The closest race in Tuesday’s North Dakota general election wasn’t between candidates or on a constitutional measure.
It was the bid for Mercer County’s Official Newspaper.
“I don’t think we ever had a recount for newspapers,â…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Official newspaper race is state’s closest: Beulah Beacon heads Hazen Star with 7 votes

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANTON — The closest race in Tuesday’s North Dakota general election wasn’t between candidates or on a constitutional measure.
It was the bid for Mercer County’s Official Newspaper.
“I don’t think we ever had a recount for newspapers,â…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Search for new University System chancellor begins today

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education will take initial steps today toward selecting a new chancellor.
The meeting is the first since North Dakota voters rejected Measure 3 on Tuesday, which would have changed the state’s governance of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Search for new University System chancellor begins today

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education will take initial steps today toward selecting a new chancellor.
The meeting is the first since North Dakota voters rejected Measure 3 on Tuesday, which would have changed the state’s governance of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP sweeps District 37: Steiner re-elected, Lefor enters Legislature in landslide

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

District 37 will remain solidly Republican in the next legislative session.
Lone Democratic candidate Mandy Kubik received 14.8 percent of Tuesday’s general election votes in the race for State House, trailing behind Republican incumbent Vicky Ste…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State Higher Ed governing board will likely stay the same

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Incomplete results show voters have decided to stick with North Dakota’s current higher education governance system.
With 389 of 427 precincts reporting statewide, 74.9 percent of votes were against Measure 3 and 25.1 percent were for it. Complete…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rauschenberger rolls to re-election

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Republican state tax commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger won Tuesday in his race against Democratic challenger Jason Astrup and Libertarian candidate Anthony Mangnall.
With 91 percent of precincts reporting, but results still unofficial, R…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Amendment would affect child custody cases

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — History could be set to repeat itself in North Dakota when it comes to voters shooting down a shared parenting measure on this year’s ballot.
With 401 of 427 precincts reporting, 62.2 percent of votes cast were against Measure 6. The …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Coker holds on to Dunn County sheriff

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — Dunn County Sheriff Clay Coker kept his position Tuesday in the election against challenger and former deputy Kenny LaRocque.
Coker received 56.8 percent of the 1,626 votes, with LaRocque getting 42.2 percent.
“To be honest, I felt co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com