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January 22, 2018
Agent Rob Fontenot, SW Narcotics Taskforce, shows a bag weighing roughly 2.5 pounds, that holds $100,000 of "meth." "This is what's destroying our area," Fontenot told city commissioners Monday. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Drugs task force reports on 2017 seizures
19 hours 57 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks back to his office after the Senate voted to reopen government. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Shutdown ends after Democrats agree to trust that McConnell will allow 'dreamer' vote
20 hours 57 min ago
North Dakota homeless coalition closes office
23 hours 6 min ago
Counties want adequate funding for ND Extension Service
23 hours 59 min ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to members of the media while walking through the Capitol on Sunday. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Senate adjourns without deal to end government shutdown; vote postponed until noon Monday
January 22, 2018 - 7:54am
January 20, 2018
Demonstrators gather before before the Women's March in New York, Jan. 20, 2018. (Annie Tritt/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Clad in pink and vowing to vote, activists around the globe flood streets for Women's March
January 20, 2018 - 2:48pm
Dairy cattle in North Dakota.   Forum News Service file photo
ND economic summit to address farm stresses
January 20, 2018 - 9:40am
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) talks with his Chief of Staff Mike Lynch, second from right, and Communications Director Matt House, right, in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. Copyright 2018 / New York Times
Congress returns to work Saturday as lawmakers press to keep shutdown short-lived
January 20, 2018 - 9:17am
January 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. Senate Democrats on Friday night blocked passage of a month-long stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded, leaving only a few hours to find a path forward before much of the government was set to shut down after midnight. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate
January 19, 2018 - 10:06pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) leaves the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 19, 2018. The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote on Friday on legislation to keep the government open past midnight as Democrats appear ready to block it, gambling that President Donald Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
McConnell announces vote in last-ditch effort to avert government shutdown
January 19, 2018 - 8:39pm
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, before departing on Marine One to spend the weekend at Camp David, Dec. 16, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Adult-film star details alleged Trump affair in transcript
January 19, 2018 - 8:32pm
Members of the Stark County Commission and the Stark County Sheriff's Office took a walk through the new addition to the Stark County Courthouse on Friday, Jan. 19. From left to right: Stark County Sheriff Terry Oestreich, Scull Construction project manager Rod Cockeram, Stark County Commissioners Dean Franchuk, Russ Hoff and Ken Zander and Isaac Karley with JLG Architects. Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press
Stark County Commissioners, sheriff's office get a glimpse at new courthouse addition
January 19, 2018 - 7:31pm
President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump grades range from B+ to incomplete among region's leaders
January 19, 2018 - 7:25pm
Gov. Doug Burgum at a January 2018 meeting at Bismarck State College. / Forum News Service
Veto Q&A: A primer on the legal tussle between N.D.'s Legislature and governor
January 19, 2018 - 3:04pm
'I just don't like Muslim people': Trump appointee resigns after racist, sexist and anti-gay remarks
January 19, 2018 - 1:05pm
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