Patrick Hart Announces Candidacy for North Dakota State Auditor

Hart previously worked as an auditor for North Dakota's Department of Agriculture.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Patrick Hart announced he is running for state auditor on Wednesday Morning. Hart previously worked as an auditor for North Dakota’s Department of Agriculture and Public Service Commission. He is also a small-business owner and contractor. Hart spoke about his years of experience as an auditor saying, “I’ve proven I can help North Dakota spend its money more wisely,…

Agency Overpaid Tribes for Opioid Treatment Programs

The agency lacked authority to make the payments.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota’s legislative auditor says “troubling dysfunction” at the Department of Human Services resulted in $29 million in overpayments to two tribes for opioid treatment programs. The auditor’s office said in a report Tuesday the agency lacked authority to make the payments, no one at the department takes responsibility for the decision, and no one can provide a rationale…

Dickinson Electrician Begins Petitions Against Three Bills, Including Teddy Roosevelt Library Funding

Riley Kuntz says a $50 million endowment to operate the library is not a good use of taxpayer money

BISMARCK, ND — A Dickinson electrician is heading an effort to overturn three bills recently passed by the North Dakota Legislature, including funding for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt presidential library. Riley Kuntz says a $50 million endowment to operate the library is not a good use of taxpayer money. He also submitted referral petitions to stop new restrictions on the state…

GOP MN Attorney General & Auditor Candidates Discuss Issues With Voters in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. – People in Moorhead are getting the chance to get past the commercials and talk to Republicans about their platforms in person. Attorney General candidate Doug Wardlow and Auditor candidate Pam Myhra discussed the issues with voters at Speakeasy Monday night. Wardlow, an attorney for 14 years and a state representative for one term, believes the office needs…

Cass & Clay County Residents Participate in Early Voting

In order to vote in both Cass and Clay counties, residents need a valid state ID or proof of residency

FARGO– Early voting has started in Cass County and people are jumping at the chance to cast their ballots for the November election. “Having this kind of a crowd early on the first day of early voting is not normal, but that’s good,” Cass County auditor Mike Montplaisir said. Voting early is made simple in both Cass and Clay Counties….