Short Trapping Season for Otter likely in N.D.

North Dakota Game and Fish are taking comments on allowing a short season for otter trapping. Brad Dokken writing at the Dickinson Press has the story.

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Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques

If you’re a fisherman, you know getting a fellow fisherman to talk can be a bit of a challenge. Well, if you’re interested in gleaning some tips from a Walleye pro, check out this interview of fisherman Ted Takasaki¬†on the Dickinson Press.

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Drunk driving lands North Dakota on worst drivers list

In North Dakota, we drink a lot — at least compared to other states. And according to new statistics, we get in the car and drive after drinking far too often as well. April Baumgarten with the Dickinson Press has more on the story.

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Devils Lake Maintains Pit Bull Ban

The Devils Lake City Commission voted to keep a 1987 ordinance banning pit bulls within city limits in place, but for opponents of the law, the efforts to have it removed will continue. Devils Lake is the latest North Dakota community to take up the issue, Bismarck and Dickinson have previously removed their breed-specific ordinances.

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FCS Playoff Committee moves Bison to top spot in its rankings

A loss last weekend by Jacksonville State and a strength of schedule analysis have likely earned North Dakota State the top ranking as the football team heads toward the postseason. NDSU has one game remaining in the regular season with a matchup this weekend against the University of South Dakota.

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Dickinson City commission ready to take up liquor license issues

The City of Dickinson has scheduled public meetings to bring out issues with the city’s liquor license laws that need to be fixed. City Administrator Shawn Kessel expects the process to require several meetings depending on how many issues need to be addressed.

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North Dakota job openings decline sharply over the past year

Data on the number of job openings available in North Dakota is catching up to what we’ve all been feeling intuitively¬†— the economy is slowing and there are fewer jobs available. This article from the Dickinson press has a few more details.

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In North Dakota, wind is 20 percent of state’s energy production

Farming wind is a growing practice in North Dakota, and as the renewable energy sector grows, so does the amount of energy used locally from its generation. Right now, the figure stands at about 20% of the electricity used in North Dakota. Learn more from the Dickinson Press

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