Group Misses Deadline to Block Open Records Exemption

13,500 qualified signatures were needed to get the proposal to statewide vote.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A group seeking to overturn a new law exempting lawmakers’ communications with public employees missed the deadline to get the proposal on the ballot. Secretary of State Al Jaeger says the group headed by Dickinson electrician Riley Kuntz failed to turn in by midnight Tuesday the nearly 13,500 qualified signatures needed to get the proposal to…

Party Endorses Former KVRR Anchor For North Dakota House Seat

Austen Schauer Is Running As A Republican In District 13

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A former KVRR news anchor has been given the green light by his party to run for a North Dakota House seat. Members of West Fargo’s District 13 Republican Party have endorsed Austen Schauer for the seat being vacated by Rep. Christopher Olson. Olson, who is the district’s chairman, decided not to seek re-election due to…