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Stark Co. to try again with 911 fee increase vote

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

After seeing it fail on the primary ballot in June, Stark County will try again this November to get voters to approve a measure to increase the maximum 911 fee per phone line by 50 cents, to $1.50.
Commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to put the…continue reading on

No health problem can stop him: Hettinger man conquers cancer, is elected mayor

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — One morning last year, a few months into chemotherapy for colon cancer, Hettinger resident Richard Wyman woke up and turned to his wife in bed.
He said to get the pastor, as he didn’t believe he would make it to noon.
While still re…continue reading on

Lowest participation: Lack of interest behind low voter turnout in Stark Co.

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Even compared to North Dakota’s record low voter turnout for the election on Tuesday, the number of Stark County voters who took to the polls Tuesday was lower.
Just 11 percent of the county’s estimated 20,900 voting-age residents cast ballots i…continue reading on

Harms: How will North Dakota vote in the primaries?

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The 2014 is a critical election year for the State of North Dakota. Voters face an important question: Will North Dakota continue to lead the nation and provide an environment that creates prosperity and jobs for our citizens; or, will we return to t…continue reading on

Minn. primary turnout flirts with record low numbers

August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota voters sat out Tuesday’s midsummer election in near-record numbers, producing the state’s second-worst primary turnout in 62 years. Despite several competitive congressional and legislative primaries, only about 9 percent of eligible voters cast ballots. Continue Reading

ND voters mull Fighting Sioux nickname clash

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Voters cast ballots Tuesday to resolve a bitter dispute over the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname, even as supporters of the moniker promised to resume the battle this fall regardless of the outcome. Continue Reading

Levings, Hall top Three Affiliated Tribes primary

September 23, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Marcus Levings will face former two-time chairman Tex Hall in November for a repeat of the election showdown four years ago on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

Tea party scores big victories in primary elections

September 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

After a primary season shaped by economic pain and exasperated voters, the grass-roots, anti-establishment tea party movement can claim wins in at least seven GOP Senate races, a handful of Republican gubernatorial contests and dozens of House primary campaigns, and it influenced many others. Continue Reading

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