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Sen. Byron Dorgan says goodbye to Congress

December 9, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Never mind Byron Dorgan’s leadership of the Red River Valley Research Corridor.
His power to fund much-needed flood protection projects in communities across North Dakota.
His advocacy for Indian affairs issues and expertise on energy policy.
Or, any of the accomplishments North Dakota’s Democratic senator could name after serving 30 years in the U.S. Congress. Continue Reading

A timeline of Dorgan’s life and political career

December 9, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

May 14, 1942 : Born in Dickinson and raised in Regent, where his family worked in the farm equipment and petroleum business and raised cattle and horses. Continue Reading

Tribal royalty payments cleared

October 21, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Congressional pressure has forced a federal agency to clear a big backlog of oil royalty payments to the Three Affiliated Tribes and its members on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in western North Dakota, Sen. Byron Dorgan said. Continue Reading