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BOTTINEAU HIGH SCHOOL TAKES “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONSHIP

February 3, 2021

Bottineau High School won the State LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition which will be held in April. 

STATE LIFESMARTS COMPETITION

February 2, 2021

The state finals of the LifeSmarts competition will be held in Bismarck tomorrow, Wednesday February 3, 2021.

STENEHJEM JOINS 50 STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN CONDEMNING RIOT AT US CAPITOL

January 15, 2021

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bi-partisan group of 50 Attorneys General in a letter to Acting US Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, condemning the January 6, 2021, riot that took place at the US Capitol. 

INVESTIGATION OF CATHOLIC DIOCESES CONCLUDES

January 4, 2021

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today announced that the investigation by his office into allegations of child sexual abuse by members of the North Dakota Catholic Dioceses has concluded.

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MEETING HELD IN LOCKED BUILDING

February 24, 2021

The Steele County Commission did not violate the law when it held a meeting in the locked courthouse building, because it provided contact information in the notice and on all the courthouse access doors for the public to call to gain access to attend the meeting.

SCOPE OF AUTHORITY OF STATE CREDIT UNION BOARD

December 31, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion clarifying the authority of the State Credit Union Board relating to certain types of acquisitions, sales, and mergers.

ETHICS COMMISSION AUTHORITY

December 23, 2020

The Ethics Commission has the constitutional authority to promulgate rules defining “lobby” and “lobbyist,” even if those definitions are broader than what has been adopted by the Legislature.

CONSULTATION WITH STAFF MEMBERS

December 21, 2020

Individual members of a governing body may consult with staff members of a public entity without triggering the open meetings law. The Fargo Public School Board did not violate the open meetings law when the Chair of the Planning Committee met with a staff member.