JEFFERSONCITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Senator Roy Blunt and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven are kicking off a two-day tour today to inspect dams and levees along the Missouri River. The senators will travel from Montana to Missouri with members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota legislative panel is meeting today in Bismarck to review a proposal that would give residential homeowners a partial property tax exemption. The idea is seen as a possible alternative to a ballot measure that would abolish property taxes.
VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Catholic bishop in Fargo has been appointed as the new archbishop for Denver. The Pope named Monsignor Samuel Aquila, to the post. The 61-year-old studied at Denver’s St. Thomas Seminary and worked in several Colorado parishes following his ordination in 1976.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A state Commerce Department program that helps North Dakota farmers and ranchers is giving more than $280,000 to five projects this quarter. The largest grant is going to a dairy business in Sterling.
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