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Doug Leier: Not A Lot Of Changes For North Dakota Fishing Regulations

Doug Leier: Not A Lot Of Changes For North Dakota Fishing Regulations

North Dakota’s fishing regulations are different than any other set of regulations the State Game and Fish Department produces. While they all cover laws, limits and season lengths, the fishing regulations cover a two-year period, while the others are developed annually. Fortunately, for pretty much all of the regulations guides that Game and Fish develops,

North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 1 and 2 Williston and Williams, Burke, and Divide County Area Guide

This post is the last of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post. The Districts: 1 and 2 Click on a District number above for

Vicky Steiner Column: Fargo Forum Gets It Wrong On Western North Dakota Funding

An editorial was printed in the Fargo Forum related to funding being provided to western ND.  We would like to provide a few facts that may change the opinions expressed on the matter. The state of North Dakota returned $1.044 billion, not $2.5 billion, for several units of local government – counties, cities, townships, and

Guest Hosting The Jay Thomas Show 2-5pm

Because he apparently doesn’t like to work on Fridays, I’m guest hosting the Jay Thomas Show today from 2-5pm on WDAY AM970 in Fargo from 2-5pm today. You can listen live at this link. Call in numbers are 701-293-9000 locally in Fargo and toll-free 888-970-9329. You can also send me tweets at @robport during the

Andy Peterson Column: "Extraordinary Places" Regulations At Odds With Law

When it comes to property rights few in North Dakota lack an opinion, which is why the Extraordinary Places proposal being considered by the state’s industrial commission is of concern to business and industry throughout the state. As recently as 2011 the legislature passed SB 2204 which effectively stated that any attempt by the federal

North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 16, 22, 44, and 46 Fargo-West Fargo-Cass County Area Guide Part II

This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post. Due to the large number of districts in the Fargo-West Fargo-Cass County area,

From The Left: Lack Of Candidates Shows Leadership Problem At The Dem-NPL

I first got actively involved with North Dakota Democrats after the 2002 elections. On election night that year, I decided I was tired of watching the Republicans be re-elected election after election without any noticeable competition. While I had always paid attention to politics, and I had always voted, I really left the selection of

Doug Leier Column: Game And Fish Is Looking To Connect With Land Owners Through PLOTS Program

Most North Dakota hunters probably aren’t thinking much about the Private Land Open to Sportsmen program right now, but late winter is a busy time for the people who are responsible for the annual PLOTS guide printed in late August each year. As a little refresher, PLOTS is a North Dakota Game and Fish Department

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