BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Advocates of a proposed law giving both parents equal rights and decision-making responsibilities in child custody cases can begin collecting signatures. Proponents must collect more than 13,000 signatures to get the measure on a ballot. State Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN'-juhm) says the measure would usurp state authority.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - Officials in Williams County have put a moratorium on camps that house oil patch workers. County officials believe the "man camps" are hurting developers in the region. Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Tate Cymbaluk says the camps will never completely go away.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - Lake Region State College has added a wind turbine for its technician training program. College President Doug Darling says the turbine has been the missing piece from the school's wind energy program that started five years ago. The project cost about $7.2 million.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Monsignor John Folda is officially taking the helm of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo. Folda's ordination and installation Mass is scheduled for this afternoon. The diocese serves more than 130 parishes and 72,000 parishioners in eastern North Dakota.
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