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Two military trucks were set on fire late Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, as the clash over the Dakota Access Pipeline escalated into a confrontation between law enforcement and protesters. Photo by Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service

Video: In Floor Speech Senator Cramer Thanks National Guard for “Defending Our State” From #NoDAPL Protesters

Video: In Floor Speech Senator Cramer Thanks National Guard for “Defending Our State” From #NoDAPL Protesters

Today is Military Appreciation Day, so as you might imagine that means politicians giving a bunch of speeches about how much we all, you know, appreciate the military. These speeches wouldn’t be particularly notable, given how they tend to blend into one another, but I thought something in Senator Kevin Cramer’s address on the Senate

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum (left) and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford stand outside the White House Thursday, June 8, 2017, before attending meetings on infrastructure. Video screenshot courtesy of the governor's office.

Governor Burgum Says He’d Send National Guard Troops to the Border if Asked

One element of the political posturing around the issue of President Donald Trump’s new zero tolerance policy at the southern border, which has resulted in the side effect of separating families in accordance with past court decisions, is that some Governors are withdrawing their state’s National Guard troops from border duty and vowing not to

Members of the North Dakota National Guard assist with an information checkpoint on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, south of Mandan, N.D., on State Highway 1806 north of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest site. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service

ND National Guardsman Says He Was Stalked, Spit on by #NoDAPL Protesters

I don’t care what your stance on the pipeline is, this is indefensible: A National Guardsman patrolling the Dakota Access Pipeline protests was spit on and called a “native killer” while walking through his apartment building hallway, according to Bismarck Police. The 25-year-old Bismarck man reported that he was wearing his uniform and headed to

Video: ND House Kills Bill Discounting Hunting/Fishing Licenses For National Guard

HB1196 was introduced by Rep. Pete Silbernagle (R-Casselton), and if passed it would have added current or retired National Guard members to the list of people who get reduced fishing and fur bearer hunting permits. The bill got a “do not pass” recommendation from the House Natural Resources Committee on a 12-0 vote (1 member

Cost Of Stipends And Waivers To Full-Time North Dakota College Students: $1,684

This week North Dakota’s universities will testify before the House Education Committee, chaired by outspoken higher education critic Rep. Bob Skarphol (R-Tioga). The civil war between the university presidents and Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has dominated the discussion over higher ed this legislative session, but looking at the information Rep. Skarphol asked the university presidents to

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