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Alexa Hubbard walks across the University of Mary campus in blowing snow and winds gusting to 25 mph, which created ground blizzard conditions during a 2016 storm. Photo by Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune

Republican Lawmakers Introducing Bill to Allow Make up of Snow Days With Virtual School Days

Republican Lawmakers Introducing Bill to Allow Make up of Snow Days With Virtual School Days

As we head into another one of North Dakota’s notoriously unpredictable winters, school closures because of inclement weather will be much on our minds. But with school closures come make up days, which see schools opening when they’d be normally closed in order to meet state requirements for instruction time. It’s a drag, but a

House Majority Leader Al Carlson speaks in favor of legislation stiffening penalties for rioting, a reaction to the #NoDAPL protests.

Video: It Was #NoDAPL Bill Day in the House of Representatives

During their floor session today the North Dakota House of Representatives took up a number of bills inspired by the turbulent, often unlawful #NoDAPL protests of the last several months. Here’s what they considered: HB1193, sponsored by Rep. Lawrence Klemin, a Republican from Bismarck This bill makes it a Class C Felony to purposefully cause

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