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Did A NDSU Professor Use A Federal Grant To Try And Roadblock Western ND Power Infrastructure?

Did A NDSU Professor Use A Federal Grant To Try And Roadblock Western ND Power Infrastructure?

There is a lot riding on the transmission line project which would, if approved, run through the Killdeer Mountain area, including the site of a historic battle between the US Army and Sioux Indians. A Montana state official warned recently that if the lines are held up, the Bakken region (facing surging population growth and

Schafer Column: North Dakota Is No Stranger To Sequester-Style Budget Gimmicks

The recent news articles about the National Park Service not being able to keep open the Painted Canyon Overlook at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a sure example of how government officials are trying to show the lowly citizens how wrong they are to demand a more affordable government. “We’ll show them they need

"Unexpected Savings" Suddenly Allow Sequestered North Dakota Tourist Spot to Open After All

If there is any evidence that the Obama administration is gaming the “sequester” spending reductions to make them as painful and visible as possible, let it be the fact that a popular North Dakota tourist spot can now suddenly stay open because suddenly someone found some money or something after Senator John Hoeven got involved.

Federal Government Denies Filming Permission To "Pawn Star" Rick Harrison Blaming Sequester

Rick Harrison, one of the stars of the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” program, had an idea for a show about dune buggies and applied to the federal government to film it since parts of it would take place on federal land. Unfortunately, the federal government denied permission blaming sequester spending reductions, which prompted Harrison to

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