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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

GOP lawmakers pitch 60/40 split of oil production tax revenue to address local needs

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Western North Dakota counties struggling to keep pace with oil and gas development would more than double their current take of oil tax revenue under a revised formula pitched by Republican lawmakers Wednesday.

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Plan for the Patch: Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

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Plan for the Patch: Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

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Dunn County commits more for airport runway project

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — As the first day of an expansion project commenced at Weydahl Field Airport in Killdeer, Dunn County commissioners agreed to provide an additional $157,000 for the project.
Commissioners had already agreed to provide the 20 percent match…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting involved: Candidates give advice to political hopefuls during DSU panel

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Local politicians and candidates doled out advice to future political hopefuls during a panel at Dickinson State University on Tuesday night.
“You’ve got to be involved in your community,” North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner said….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A place for Teddy: Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library plans taking shape

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson could one day be home to a library for one of the most revered presidents in American history.
Dickinson State University and one of the country’s top museum planning firms, at the behest of the North Dakota Legislature, are in the early…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND research facility purchase questioned by state legislators

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Lawmakers Wednesday questioned University of North Dakota and state higher education officials on the university’s purchase of a research facility from a university-affiliated foundation last fall.
UND purchased the struggling 5-year-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com