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The North Dakota House of Representatives during the 2017 legislative session. TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune

Western North Dakota Lawmaker With a Job in Minnesota Will Resign His Seat

Western North Dakota Lawmaker With a Job in Minnesota Will Resign His Seat

Back in January I wrote about Republican state Rep. Bill Oliver who represents District 4 in Bismarck. At the time I had been told that Oliver was living and working out of state. Specifically that he was working at a parts store in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, which isn’t exactly a short commute from New

Podcast: The State of the Media in Trump’s “Fake News” Era

  Grand Forks Herald publisher Korrie Wenzel joined me today to talk about the movie The Post (you should see it if you haven’t) and the status of the news media in President Donald Trump’s “fake news” era. I also talked about this post about a Republican lawmaker from New Town, North Dakota, who is currently

The North Dakota House of Representatives during the 2017 legislative session. TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune

Republican Lawmaker Says His Residence Is Still in North Dakota Despite Currently Working in Minnesota

Recently the state’s political circles have been buzzing about state Rep. Bill Oliver, a Republican from New Town, supposedly moving to Thief River Falls in Minnesota where he’s managing an O’Reilly Auto Parts Store. This sort of thing has been controversial in recent years. Current House Minority Leader Corey Mock, a Democrat, moved out of his

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