Nov 2018

    <h2>It's another record for Foundation grants</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/its-another-record-for-foundation-grants/">It's another record for Foundation grants</a></span>For the first time, the annual grant program of the NDNA Education Foundation will exceed $100,000. The 2019 grant package is mixed with tried and true programs like internships and the State Spelling Bee as well as new programs like a Grand Forks Herald public reporting project and a student news writing competition.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/its-another-record-for-foundation-grants/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">11/14/18 (Wed)</span></em></p>
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    Oct 2018

    <h2>Forum editor appointed to seat on NDNA Board of Directors</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/forum-editor-appointed-to-seat-on-ndna-board-of-directors/">Forum editor appointed to seat on NDNA Board of Directors</a></span>Matthew Von Pinnon, editor of The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, has been appointed to a seat on the board of directors of NDNA. He replaces Matt McMillan, who resigned after taking a newspaper job in Minnesota. Von Pinnon has worked at The Forum for 24 years, the last 12 as editor.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/forum-editor-appointed-to-seat-on-ndna-board-of-directors/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">10/11/18 (Thu)</span></em></p>
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    Sep 2018

    <h2>Learning opps aplenty this fall</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/learning-opps-aplenty-this-fall/">Learning opps aplenty this fall</a></span>This year's Witham Symposium on Excellence in Newspapers has something for anyone and a lot for everyone. The symposium will be held Oct. 18-19 at the Bismarck Public School's Career Academy at Bismarck State College.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/learning-opps-aplenty-this-fall/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">9/11/18 (Tue)</span></em></p>
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    Aug 2018

    <h2>Opponents line up against costly tariffs</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/opponents-line-up-against-costly-tariffs/">Opponents line up against costly tariffs</a></span>In North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer have signed on as co-sponsors of bills to provide relief to newspapers whose costs have dramatically increased as a result of newsprint tariffs. In addition, 19 members of Congress testified at the International Trade Commission's hearing last month in opposition to the newsprint tariffs. NDNA is a member of the STOPP Coalition, a national group fighting the tariffs.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/opponents-line-up-against-costly-tariffs/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">8/16/18 (Thu)</span></em></p>
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    Jul 2018

    <h2>Committee focusing on transparency</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/committee-focusing-on-transparency/">Committee focusing on transparency</a></span>The NDNA Government Relations Committee will focus on transparency issues when it convenes Friday, July 13 in Bismarck. At the top of the committee's agenda is discussion of a bill draft that would give counties the option of publishing their minutes online rather than in newspapers. There also are several other matters that threaten to chip away at government transparency, said Committee Chairman Tom Monilaws, general manager of the Traill County Tribune in Mayville.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/committee-focusing-on-transparency/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">7/12/18 (Thu)</span></em></p>
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    <h2>NDNA hosts debate just as Senate election nears</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/ndna-hosts-debate-just-as-senate-election-nears/">NDNA hosts debate just as Senate election nears</a></span>Just as the election campaign enters its final stages, NDNA will host a debate between U.S.Senate candidates Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer. The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Bismarck Public School's Career Academy at Bismarck State College.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/ndna-hosts-debate-just-as-senate-election-nears/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">7/12/18 (Thu)</span></em></p>
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    Jun 2018

    <h2>Teaming up against tariffs on newsprint</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/teaming-up-against-tariffs-on-newsprint/">Teaming up against tariffs on newsprint</a></span>The Canadian government has something in common with North Dakota newspapers -- opposition to tariffs on the sale of Canadian newsprint. The federal tariffs on Canadian paper products have dramatically increased printing costs for U.S. newspapers, with some taking price increases as high as 32 percent.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/teaming-up-against-tariffs-on-newsprint/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">6/12/18 (Tue)</span></em></p>
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    <h2>Photos of the Year</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/photos-of-the-year/">Photos of the Year</a></span>Winners of the photo of the year competition at this year's NDNA Better Newspaper Contest were Jamie Kelly of The Williston Herald and Larry Biri of the Walsh County Press in Park River.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/photos-of-the-year/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">6/12/18 (Tue)</span></em></p>
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    May 2018

    <h2>Paul Erdelt named president of state newspaper association</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/paul-erdelt-named-president-of-state-newspaper-association/">Paul Erdelt named president of state newspaper association</a></span>Paul 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.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/paul-erdelt-named-president-of-state-newspaper-association/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">5/07/18 (Mon)</span></em></p>
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    <h2>State’s top newspapers recognized</h2>
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    <p><span class="tinythumbnail"><a href="/news/news-archive/statersquos-top-newspapers-recognized/">State’s top newspapers recognized</a></span>North 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.</p>
    <p><span style="float: left;"><a href="/news/news-archive/statersquos-top-newspapers-recognized/ ">read article &gt;</a></span><em><span style="float: right;">5/07/18 (Mon)</span></em></p>
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