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Protesters line up to denounce presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump outside the Bismarck Event Center on Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service)

Anti-Trump Protest Fizzles In Bismarck With Just A Couple Of Dozen People Showing Up

Earlier this month I spoke with Austin Alexius Klein, the organizer of a protest aimed at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s visit to Bismarck. “I think that Bismarck being such a conservative and notoriously racist place, I feel like it’s very possible that there could be some backlash against us,” Klein told me at the

Presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to his supporters before leaving the podium at the Bong Airport in Superior on Monday afternoon. Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com

Protest To Target Donald Trump In “Notoriously Racist” Bismarck

Yesterday I somehow got invited to join a Facebook group called “Peaceful Donald Trump Protest #StaNDuptoTrump.” The intent is to organize a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump who will be addressing the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck later this month. As of this writing the event page, which is closed to the public, indicates

Subsidized Airline Service In Bismarck Flops As Frontier Pulls Out

In February of 2012 the City of Bismarck agreed to $200,000 of “minimum revenue guarantee” for Frontier Airlines in order to lure them into serving the city. Now Frontier is pulling out of Bismarck, though there’s nary a mention of the subsidies the airline received in the reports I’ve read: BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Frontier

What Is North Dakota's Most Liberal City?

North Dakota is a pretty Republican state. We’ve had a Republican governor since 1992, and a Republican supermajority in the state Legislature since 1994 (yes, twenty years now). But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some pockets of liberalism. Clarity Campaign Labs, a left-wing group that works with Democrat campaign data, has what they call TargetSmart

North Dakota Oil Conference Draws Thousands From 48 States

The North Dakota Petroleum Council is hosting the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck this week. It’s a pretty big deal for both North Dakota and the national energy industry (Sean Hannity will be addressing the conference tomorrow). NDPC spokeswoman Tess Sandstrom was kind enough to forward me some of the attendance figures for the

Shocker: Petition To Refer North Dakota’s Pro-Life Laws Will Likely Fall Short

North Dakota has a fairly low threshold for referring a law, roughly 13,500 signatures statewide, and with most citizens willing to sign pretty much any petition put in front of them getting the requisite signatures usually isn’t too hard. But petitions to refer North Dakota’s pro-life laws are thousands of signatures short of the number


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