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Nobles County approves tobacco ordinance

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In a rare afternoon meeting, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved a new tobacco ordinance Tuesday that works to snuff out tobacco-related products targeted to today’s youths.

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Woodbury ordered to change speech ordinance

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WOODBURY — Just a few weeks after a Woodbury resident filed a lawsuit against the city for restricting public speeches, a federal judge ordered the city to change a law requiring citizens to obtain permits before speaking publicly.
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Burlesque performer seeks exemption in proposed West Fargo ordinance

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO – A proposed ordinance here requiring adult performers to be licensed is ruffling the feathers of at least one local burlesque performer.

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Dickinson City Commission to hear employee housing ordinance

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The cost of living in Dickinson is high. Property management companies routinely advertise rents for two- and three-bedroom apartments and condos at $2,000 per month or more. Continue Reading

Bismarck bans ‘aggressive’ panhandling

October 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s capital city is cracking down on aggressive panhandlers after complaints by people who felt intimidated or threatened. Continue Reading

Stark Co. Zoning Board supports land size, animal number changes: County Commission to consider ordinance recommendations Tuesday

September 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Stark County Zoning Board members unanimously agreed to recommend several ordinance changes to the County Commission regarding land size and number of animals allowed on a property. Continue Reading

Revised ordinance proposal would prohibit raising chickens in residential zoned areas in Willmar, Minn.

September 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Raising backyard chickens in residential zoned areas would not be allowed under a revised animal ordinance the Willmar City Council is asking City Attorney Robert Scott to prepare.
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Bomb squad: Old shell displayed at Deadwood school inert

April 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

DEADWOOD (AP) A military bomb squad has determined that an old naval shell on display at a Deadwood elementary school is harmless. Continue Reading

Proposed man camp law in Morton County needs changes

March 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Extra chairs had to be brought into the Morton County Planning and Zoning Commission room in Mandan on Thursday as more than 50 people attended a meeting, Chairman John Shafer said. Continue Reading

Minot fficials study city emergency law based on Grand Forks’

March 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minot officials are reviewing an ordinance that would grant the city’s mayor broad powers in an emergency. Continue Reading