North Dakota Politics

On November 1st, Congressman Kelly Armstrong joined my radio show, “Afternoons Live” on KFGO to discuss the week in politics. We began our discussion laying out the request made earlier ...

Here is you ND explainer for the week of October 28th through November 1st. The week in ND news explained in two minutes.

For many farming communities in North Dakota, nothing is sounding the alarm with more urgency than flooding. Over the summer, it seemed every headline was about the unbelievable amounts of ...

KFGO host Tyler Axness visits with North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne about his efforts to accelerate Market Facilitation Payments to farmers amid tough times. You can listen to ...

Governor Doug Burgum and Lt. Governor Brent Sanford announced they’re officially seeking reelection. The announcement came in a video that echoed much of their successful 2016 campaign messaging. Burgum’s campaign ...

Last year, Kevin Cramer questioned the “pain threshold” of family farmers who are feeling the negative impacts of the ongoing trade war with China. He then accused those raising the ...

According to North Dakota Auditor Josh Gallion, the Department of Commerce violated state law on bidding contracts for the state’s “Be Legendary” logo. The logo caused a lot of conversation ...

What do changes to crop growth cycles, increased risks of flooding, and severe droughts in North Dakota all have in common? They’re all brought on by climate change. The issue ...

There are several challenges facing rural North Dakota. Over a series of posts on ND xPlains, we’ve highlighted some of those challenges including what may help mitigate some of the ...

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that North Dakotans aren’t feeling optimistic about the state of the economy. The current leadership in Washington has put North Dakota communities on the ...