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First faceoff: U.S. House candidates focus on farm bill, ag issues in first debate

First faceoff: U.S. House candidates focus on farm bill, ag issues in first debateRepublican Kelly Armstrong of Dickinson and Democrat Mac Schneider took to the podiums Saturday in Bismarck as member of the North Dakota Newspaper Association asked the contenders various questions.

read article >5/07/18 (Mon)

Paul Erdelt named president of state newspaper association

Paul Erdelt named president of state newspaper associationPaul Erdelt, publisher of The Steele Ozone and Kidder County Press, has been elected president of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. Erdelt was elected Saturday, May 5 at the association’s 132nd annual convention in Bismarck. He succeeds Harvey Brock, publisher of The Dickinson Press.

read article >5/07/18 (Mon)

State’s top newspapers recognized

State’s top newspapers recognizedNorth Dakota’s top newspapers by circulation class are The Grand Forks Herald, The Dickinson Press, The Journal of Crosby, The Hillsboro Banner and the Walsh County Press of Park River.

read article >5/07/18 (Mon)

Fun and games and a whole lot more

Fun and games and a whole lot moreThere'll be some fun at NDNA's annual convention next month in Bismarck, and some games. There also will be some good old fashioned learning about things that can help make your newspaper better and more profitable, along with a bit of politics and some free legal advice.

read article >4/04/18 (Wed)

Oakes newspaper quickly back on its feet after fire

Oakes newspaper quickly back on its feet after fireWithout missing a deadline, the staff of the Oakes Times has overcome a fire that destroyed their office, and is now operating in new office space nearby. Fire broke out in the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Times' Main Street office. By the time firefighters arrived shortly after 1:40 a.m. fire was already into the building's roof and little could be done but to protect neighboring buildings.

read article >3/19/18 (Mon)

BSC student chosen for D.C. reporting fellowship

BSC student chosen for D.C. reporting fellowshipHunter Andes, a Bismarck State College student from Makoti, has been selected by NDNA to attend a reporting fellowship program in Washington, D.C. next month. This is the fifth year that NDNA, with grant funding from the NDNA Education Foundation, has participated in the national fellowship program.

read article >3/01/18 (Thu)

Members bid farewell to NDNA hall of famer

Members bid farewell to NDNA hall of famerJohn Andrist, a member of the NDNA Hall of Fame and the only North Dakotan to serve as president of the National Newspaper Association, died Jan. 17, 2017 at the age of 86. Community journalism was a lifelong passion for Andrist, who grew up in the back shop of the newspaper his father operated in Crosby.

read article >2/22/18 (Thu)

Fake or Real? Video helps to decide

Fake or Real? Video helps to decideFunded by a grant from the NDNA Education Foundation, NDNA has produced a 14-minute video that offers a primer on how to spot fake news, how to responsbly share information on social media, and the importance of real news using journalistic standards.

read article >1/19/18 (Fri)

Outdoor photos win cover contest

Outdoor photos win cover contestEvery year, the North Dakota Newspaper Association requests photos to be sent from our member newspaper photographers for a chance at winning a place on the covers of the NDNA promotional materials. NDNA members submitted 72 entries this year for the 2018 publications.

read article >12/11/17 (Mon)

Record grant package approved

Record grant package approvedHelping prepare young journalists for media careers is front and center in a record package of grants approved this month by the NDNA Education Foundation board. In approving 13 grants for $77,200, both record amounts, the board doubled down on the internship program, helped launch a high school and college media association, continued funding scholarships and fellowships, and initiated a new program that will put journalism students to work for N.D. Newspapers.

read article >11/14/17 (Tue)