The "significant" winter storm dropping heavy snow, freezing rains and potentially damaging ice is expected to last through early Wednesday, the National Weather Service warns.
While he did not provide a clear reason for the suspension of his campaign, Burgum did lodge criticisms at the RNC for its debate rules in his Monday morning announcement.
The immigrant population is growing fast in states far from the southern border. Employers in North Dakota say the economy needs more workers, but there's still deep ambivalence about immigration.
The two-term Republican governor has made news over the past year for championing far-right conservative policies aimed at curbing abortion access and transgender rights.
Gender-affirming care for minors has been available in the U.S. for more than a decade and is endorsed by major medical associations, but it has come under attack in many conservative legislatures.
A citizen of the Turtle Mountain band of Chippewa Indians, Lajimodiere has written several award-winning books of poetry and is an expert on the history of Native American boarding schools.
The state's high court ruled Thursday that a North Dakota abortion ban will remain blocked while a lawsuit over its constitutionality proceeds.
Faced with overloaded hospitals, doctors in South Dakota and North Dakota struggle to deal with uncontained community spread of COVID-19 and with medical staffing issues in their states.