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Prosecutor: Senator’s passenger had pot, pipes

August 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS When Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, was arrested on an alcohol-related driving charge June 21, his passenger was also arrested on charges of possessing marijuana and marijuana pipes, court officials say. Continue Reading

N.D. lawmaker in drunk driving case says passenger was arrested

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PARK RIVER – The night Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, was pulled over for an alcohol-related driving charge, his passenger was also arrested, the senator confirmed Wednesday. Continue Reading

Father of DUI victim asks senator to resign

July 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A man who became an advocate for tougher drunk driving laws in North Dakota after losing family members to a drunk driver is asking Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, to step down after Miller pleaded guilty to alcohol-related driving charges. Continue Reading

Miller pleads guilty in drunken driving case; State senator says he has no plans to resign

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAFTON North Dakota Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, pleaded guilty to alcohol-related driving charges Monday in state district court here.
He waived his right to trial, he said, because he knows he should not have been drinking and driving. Continue Reading

Joe Miller, Park River, N.D., letter: N.D. state senator tells about his accident, urges safety for others

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It is my desire that people will read this and think about safety when operating machinery. More so, I wish that people understand why I am here to write this message, why I do not become depressed, why I am healing so well. Prayer! Continue Reading

State senator recovering from farm accident

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota state Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, is on the road not only the campaign trail for the November election but the road to recovery from an Aug. 13 farm accident. Continue Reading

GOP incumbents clash in N.D. District 10; Olafson loses to Miller for endorsement

February 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, won the first battle for the District 10 North Dakota Senate nomination Thursday, by defeating fellow Sen. Curtis Olafson, R-Edinburg, 141-91 for the district Republican endorsement. Olafson, a state senator since 2006, said he will circulate petitions to have his name placed on the GOP ballot for the June 12 Primary Election. Continue Reading

Miller to run for re-election to North Dakota Senate

January 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, will run for re-election to the North Dakota Senate, he announced Tuesday. Miller, a farmer from the Fordville area, was first elected in 2008 as the senator for District 16, which included all of Walsh County. But redistricting during last year’s special session shifted the eastern half of Walsh County to District 19. Continue Reading

Legislative redistricting plan would ‘condense’ northeastern N.D.’s representation

October 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Proposed map would remove District 16, call for special elections to narrow down too many regional incumbents Redrawing the boundaries of North Dakota’s 47 legislative districts could remove a northeastern district entirely and pit local incumbent representatives and senators against each other in the 2012 elections. Continue Reading

Miller ending legal battle, conceding Senate race in Alaska

December 31, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican Joe Miller on Friday ended his legal fight over Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat, conceding the race to his bitter rival, incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
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