John Hageman covers North Dakota politics from the Forum News Service bureau in Bismarck. He attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, where he studied journalism and political science, and he previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald and Bemidji Pioneer.
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BISMARCK — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by almost two dozen Morton County landowners who alleged Dakota Access made "numerous misrepresentations" when negotiating easements along the oil pipeline's route. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland's order, filed Tuesday, Oct. 10, said the plaintiffs weren't specific in their claims of fraud, such as when the fraudulent statements were made and the names of people who made them.
BISMARCK -- The state of North Dakota’s efforts to recover costs associated with the monthslong Dakota Access Pipeline protests hit a snag in recent weeks, but state officials say they’re continuing to explore their options.
BISMARCK — A new venture from Forum Communications Co. is seeking to acquire and invest in companies outside of the traditional media industry. Gen7 Investments, a reference to past and future generations of the company's family ownership, was launched recently and made its first investment in a marketing calendar software firm last week. Although it's separate business, Gen7 is a company of Forum Communications and run by company leaders.
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Two Republican candidates are vying for the chance to end longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson’s tenure representing Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District. Dave Hughes, a retired...