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How to Watch Duke vs. North Dakota State: March Madness Live Stream, TV Channel, Time

The tournament has begun. But it’s not too late to fill out a bracket. You still can play SI’s Realtime Bracket Challenge. And if your original pick is losing, you can make the call to switch during live games. Sign up now.


North Dakota State withstands rally and knocks off North Carolina Central

North Dakota State withstood a second-half rally to advance in the 2019 NCAA tournament with 78-74 First Four victory over North Carolina Central on Wednesday night in Dayton. The Bison (19-15) led by 13 points early in the second half when North Carolina Central made a furious comeback to tie it up


New North Dakota senator chosen after lawmaker resigns for health reasons

BISMARCK -- A Hillsboro area farmer plans to enter the North Dakota Legislature early next week after he was chosen by local Republicans to replace a state senator who resigned following a reported stroke.


Celebrating Women: Meet the Founder of North Dakota's First Sober Living Home

All month long we're honoring women in our area who are making a difference in their community. Tonight, in our special series celebrating women, we introduce you to Judith Roberts.


4-year-old escapes serious injury when struck by train in North Dakota

ECKELSON, N.D. — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy escaped serious injury after he was struck by a train while standing on a railroad track in eastern North Dakota. KOVC radio reports that the accident happened Thursday afternoon in Eckelson, about 20 miles west of Valley City. The Barnes County Sher


Guilty plea filed for North Dakota man accused of killing woman, dumping body in river

FARGO — A Warwick man plans to plead guilty to kidnapping and murder charges related to a body found more than three years ago in the Sheyenne River. A plea agreement filed Wednesday, March 20, in Fargo’s federal court said prosecutors plan to recommend Billy Joe Herman be sentenced to life in priso


North Dakota Oil Production Holds Steady Near Record Highs

As per North Dakota’s oil regulator, the state’s daily crude output remained essentially flat in January after hitting the highest level on record in the previous month. The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources’ (‘DMR’) latest data said that oil production in January averaged 1,402,402 barre


North Dakota State advances in NCAA Tournament

DAYTON, Ohio (Valley News Live) -- North Dakota State is marching on after a 78-74 win over North Carolina Central in the First Four game. Tyson Ward led the Bison in scoring with 23 points. His lay-in with 30 seconds remaining in the game capped off a 14-4 run for NDSU giving the Bison a 75-70 lead


ND Legislature Wrap - Fri.

North Dakota's Senate has killed a House resolution that would remove the names of universities and colleges from the state constitution. Senators defeated the House resolution 41-3 on Friday. GOP Rep. Rick Becker of Bismarck sponsored the resolution.


North Dakota Fort Berthold Revenue-Sharing Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature

The Republican-controlled North Dakota Legislative Assembly has passed legislation giving more oil and natural gas tax revenue to the three Native American tribes on the Fort Berthold Reservation, which accounts for about one-fifth of the state's oil production from the Bakken Shale.


North Dakota House passes bill to allow local fines for speed limit violations

BISMARCK — North Dakota cities and counties could soon have the ability to impose their own fines for local speed limit violations, thanks to a bill the state House of Representatives passed 58-33 on Wednesday, March 20.


U.S. labor secretary visits North Dakota to discuss workforce issues

U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta learned that North Dakota is challenged by the ratio of businesses to people in the state. "You've got one small business for about every 10 people, including children, and that's a real challenge, because you create jobs in such a decentralized way," Acosta sai


North Dakota Senate rejects bill on historic horse racing

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Legislation that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races has been killed in the North Dakota Senate. Senators on Friday rejected the House bill 41-3 that would have allowed wagering on prior horse races shown on video screens.


North Dakota Legislature repeals Sunday morning shopping ban

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota's Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday repealed the nation's toughest Sunday business restrictions — rules that are rooted in religious tradition and that have been in place since statehood.


No bull; Romeo High grad loved being a North Dakota State Bison

Blake Williams and his teammates from North Dakota State ate at a place with an all-white exterior. They were the guests of President Donald Trump after winning the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) NCAA Division 1 championship subdivision level.


North Dakota Class A Boys' Basketball All-State Teams Released

(KFGO/KNFL) - The North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association released their Class A boys’’ basketball All-State teams on Wednesday. Luke Lennon of West Fargo and Braeton Motschenbacher of Fargo Davies made the first team and Christian Kuntz of West Fargo Sheyenne made


Burgum vetoes North Dakota drivers license fee hike

BISMARCK -- North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has vetoed a bill raising fees for drivers licenses, his office said Friday, March 22. The veto of Senate Bill 2244 marked his first rejection of the 2019 session. In a letter, he said the extra $5.5 million collected by the bill every two-year budget cycle


North Dakota advocates for local BIA training facility to combat tribal officer shortage

North Dakota tribal leaders called Wednesday for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to “step it up” and provide more law enforcement resources while state officials advocated for a local BIA training facility to better recruit tribal officers.


Agricultural struggles in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. - Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., met with agricultural professionals to discuss his efforts to help expand and open markets for North Dakota. Several of the professionals at the round table mentioned that since the United States pulled out of the Trans Pacific Partnership, ag trade oversea


North Dakota lawmakers discuss budget for state's largest agency behind locked door

BISMARCK — A bipartisan panel of North Dakota legislative appropriators were discussing the budget for the state's largest agency behind a locked door at the Capitol Thursday, March 21, because they "didn't want to be bothered," according to its chairman.