BISMARCK – Revenue streaming into North Dakota’s general fund has surpassed the state’s forecast by $1.6 billion with one month left to go in the two-year budget cycle, state Budget Director Pam Sharp reported Tuesday, prompting one lawmaker to ask, “How can we be that far off?”
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BISMARCK – North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has less than one month left in his position, and he’s not going quietly.
FARGO – Money raised to help a family repair its Fargo restaurant to meet health regulations will still go to the family even though the restaurant won’t reopen, the woman who organized the fundraiser said Thursday.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – A federal judge has ruled that Georgetown University did not discriminate against former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth based on his age when he was passed over for a law school faculty position.
MOORHEAD – A Supreme Court ruling last week that allows police to take DNA samples from people arrested for serious offenses as part of the routine booking process won’t change the way Moorhead police go about obtaining such samples – at least for now.
Fargo - Smoking materials were the top known cause of residential fires in Fargo during the past five years, and the percentage of fires that happened in apartments was notably higher in Fargo than in Moorhead during that time, statistics show.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – A Fargo native is at the forefront of research that could someday lead to a breakthrough in the treatment of cocaine addiction.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - North Dakota’s highest paid state employees don’t have to go far to find each other. Eight of the top 10 work in Grand Forks – six of them in the same building.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday would block a proposal to charge a border-crossing fee for Canadians entering the United States – a fee that one Fargo-Moorhead tourism official said would encourage Canadians who shop here to stay home.
FARGO – A study nearing completion on a floodwall to protect downtown Fargo from the Red River shows soil conditions would support adding a tunnel feature to the project, but at a cost of millions of dollars more than without it, a city engineer said Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
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Kathy North’s apartment in south Fargo sits about three miles from the Red River, but given this year’s ominous spring flood forecast, she wasn’t taking any chances.