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  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: Jan. 4

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that when distributing funds, the Treasurer should not take into account the gross production and oil extraction tax revenue derived from oil and gas exploration and production from wells located on reservation lands.
  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: Dec. 30

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that the requirement for recusal of a public official if there is an appearance of bias to a reasonable person is not manifestly contrary to the federal constitution.
  • Courthouses to close for Christmas

    The Supreme Court and courthouses across the state will be closed Dec. 24 for the Christmas holiday. On Dec. 23, courthouses in Barnes, Foster, Griggs, LaMoure, McKenzie, Nelson, Ransom, Renville, Stark and Traill counties will close at noon while Hettinger County will close at 2 p.m. The courthouses in Adams, Benson, Billings, Golden Valley, Morton, Pembina, Ramsey, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux and Steele counties will be closed all day Dec. 23 while Bottineau and Towner counties will be closed Dec. 27.
  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: Dec. 17

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that Horse Race North Dakota violated the open meetings laws because a notice of meeting did not include the information necessary to join the remotely held meeting or an agenda.