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Jeremy Turley

Jeremy Turley is a Bismarck-based reporter for Forum News Service, which provides news coverage to publications owned by Forum Communications Company.

Since joining the news service in 2019, Turley has mostly covered state politics, the oil industry and the COVID-19 pandemic. He grew up in Highland Park, Ill., a northern suburb of Chicago, and graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in journalism. Turley speaks English and Spanish. In his free time, Turley enjoys playing disc golf and taking pictures of prairie dogs.

Readers can reach Turley by email at, by phone at 847-770-7014 or on Twitter at @jeremyjturley.

The proposed conflict-of-interest rules being considered by a five-member ethics panel would mark a change for the Industrial Commission and the Public Service Commission.
The Department of Health reported ten COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, including five from Cass County and one each from Barnes, Stutsman, Grand Forks, Mercer and McHenry counties.
North Dakotans previously voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2016 but rejected a measure to legalize the drug for recreational use in 2018. A group trying to cement the legalization of recreational marijuana in the North Dakota Constitution failed to gather enough signatures to put a question on the ballot.
Originally slated to take place earlier this week on the North Dakota State University campus in Fargo, Burgum rescheduled the address due to a case of laryngitis that was hindering his ability to speak.
For the first time since a November 2020 peak in cases, the number of active infections has surpassed 10,000. Health experts believe the known cases only paint part of the picture since many other residents are infected but haven't been tested at an official site.
The body will be sent to the state medical examiner in Billings for an autopsy.
Rep. Rick Becker told viewers of his BEK News television show on Wednesday, Jan. 19, he has decided to retire from the House of Representatives after nearly a decade in the lower chamber.
A western North Dakota judge ruled in favor of Newfield Exploration and against North Dakota in October.
North Dakota's active COVID-19 cases climbed about 500 over the previous day as testing levels got back on track. Active cases have increased fivefold since the beginning of the month as the extremely contagious omicron variant of the virus sweeps through the state.
Rep. Michael Howe, a Casselton Republican, was first elected to the North Dakota House in 2016 and quickly rose in the Republican ranks to become one of the youngest members on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.