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Fargo City Commission Votes Against Reforming City’s Election Process

  FARGO, ND — Fargo City Commission voted 3-2 against putting a measure on the June ballot to reform the city’s election process. The changes would have involved increasing the size of the city commission from five to seven, switching to “approval voting” which allows voters to choose as many candidates as they like and creating a primary election. The…

Norman County Attorney Recommending Jail Time for Bus Stop Offenders

He says the schools in his county have been trying to curb the problem, but it's not getting through to people

  NORMAN COUNTY, Minn. — A Norman County attorney is hoping his actions will have drivers thinking twice before passing a school bus with its stop arms out. James Brue recommended two people sit in jail for the weekend, along with a $285 fine after they went around a stopped bus. He says the schools in his county have been…

Governor Burgum Announces Task Force for Public Education System

Burgum says changes are needed in how the state's students are instructed

  BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Burgum is setting up a new task force aimed at improving North Dakota’s public education system. The Innovative Education Task Force will identify new, creative teaching methods and make recommendations to the governor and Legislature. Burgum says changes are needed in how the state’s students are instructed to meet the needs of the 21st century…

North Dakota House Gives “Do Pass” Recommendation on Medical Marijuana

A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota House committee has given a “do pass” recommendation on new rules governing the use of medical marijuana. The measure is expected to go to the full House on Tuesday. A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine. The bill passed by the Senate allows patients to smoke…