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The 2021 Legislature is about two weeks from its conclusion. This means people who follow the Legislature will become more familiar with the arcane world of conference committees.

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BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is strongly urging that vaccine providers in the state pause use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine following a joint statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food & Drug Admi…

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Approximately 100 people to several hundred people stopped by for dinner – or picked up – a meal of fried fish and french fries at the Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Friday, March 26, inside the St. Charles Catholic Church in Bowman.

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Effective reading instruction is one of the first principles of education. To quote Dr. Seuss: “The more that you read, the more things you will know.”

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There is a benefit to being 60 or older in Bowman and Slope counties – at least if they like to use the facilities at the Rouzie Recreation Center.

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Approximated 200 people were vaccinated Thursday (March 18) when the North Dakota National Guard and the Southwestern Health Unit. Set up a vaccination center in the Four Seasons Pavilion.

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During sessions of the North Dakota Legislature, the Capitol’s halls normally are teeming with visitors. Students on class trips. Lobbyists. North Dakotans drawn to hearings on specific bills. Groups that set up displays in Memorial Hall, a few steps from the legislative chambers. During flo…

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We are moving right along and pushing forward. On Monday the 8th, the first bill of the 67th Legislative session was signed into law by Governor Burgum. It is very pleasing to see oil prices continuing to rise. This means more of the Prairie Dog Buckets continue to fill. Hopefully, the price…

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For the second time in just a few weeks, a red flag warning was issued because of enhanced fire dangers tied to dry vegetation and high winds.

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought distance learning to the forefront as a practical way to provide instruction for North Dakota students. However, it took an executive order from Gov. Burgum to make that option possible. North Dakota law didn’t include provisions for distance learning to be coun…

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After falling 21 points behind early in the second half, the Hettinger-Scranton squad rallied in the final minutes before losing to Glenburn by a narrow 59-55 score Saturday in the seventh-place game at the state girls basketball tournament in Minot.

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The battle against the Coronavirus returned to Bowman Thursday (Feb. 25) when hundreds of people got an armful of the Moderna vaccine during a vaccination event set up by the Southwestern Health Unit.

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The Legislature is taking its midsession break. Lawmakers will be back in session with committee hearings on Wednesday morning, March 3.

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The frigid weather that kept western North Dakota in a sub-zero zone for most of February has warmed up with a week of above zero temperatures during the day and moved into a windy week.

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In Saturday’s Bowman Blowout event at the All Season’s Arena, it was Montana’s Preston Louis who was the lone rider to last eight seconds in the short go-round.

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BISMARCK, ND –The North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC)is aware that many utilities in North Dakota are experiencing controlled outages due to low temperatures,high demand for energy, and low amounts of renewable generation including wind and solar throughout the region.