RESTRICTIONS

Minnesota Environmental Groups Push for Bag Fees

The ordinances would place a nickel fee on disposable bags.

MINNEAPOLIS–Environmental groups and activists in two Minnesota cities are advocating for a new strategy on plastic bag restrictions. Minneapolis and Duluth advocates are pushing for fees for paper and plastic bags. They want customers to think about whether they’re needed. Bag It, Duluth and other environmental groups pivoted to this tactic after Minnesota prohibited cities from banning plastic bags in…

Restrictions Placed on North Dakota Hunters in Montana Due to Chronic Wasting Disease

About 1,400 North Dakotans hunt deer or elk bucks in Montana each year

  NORTH DAKOTA — The recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in deer in Montana means restrictions for North Dakotans who hunt across the border. The Game and Fish Department is adding Montana to the list of states from which the movement of deer carcasses into North Dakota is restricted. About 1,400 North Dakotans hunt deer or elk bucks in…

CONE ZONE: Kennedy Bridge in Grand Forks Closed for Repairs

Parking restrictions will be enforced in that area

Courtesy: AARoads.com  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Kennedy Bridge on Highway 2 between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks is temporarily shutting down. The bridge will be closed starting at 4 a.m. on Thursday and will be back open by 4 a.m. on Sunday. Crews will be pouring concrete on the bridge. Traffic will be detoured to the Sorlie Bridge…

North Dakota Sunday Blue Law Closer to a Public Vote

Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved for circulation a petition for a ballot initiative to end the state's so-called blue laws

  BISMARCK, ND — A group that wants to repeal longstanding Sunday business restrictions in North Dakota is a step closer to bringing the matter to a public vote. Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved for circulation a petition for a ballot initiative to end the state’s so-called blue laws. The petition will need signatures from about 13,500 North…