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Jeremy Turley

Jeremy Turley is a Bismarck-based reporter for Forum News Service, which provides news coverage to publications owned by Forum Communications Company.

Since joining the news service in 2019, Turley has mostly covered state politics, the oil industry and the COVID-19 pandemic. He grew up in Highland Park, Ill., a northern suburb of Chicago, and graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in journalism. Turley speaks English and Spanish. In his free time, Turley enjoys playing disc golf and taking pictures of prairie dogs.

Readers can reach Turley by email at, by phone at 847-770-7014 or on Twitter at @jeremyjturley.

The Industrial Commission approved a $100 million low-interest loan for Project Tundra, Minnkota Power Cooperative's ambitious $1.45 billion carbon capture venture.
State spill investigation manager Bill Suess told Forum News Service the recent heavy rain and snowfall means the river is running fast and at a high volume, so the fertilizer will likely dilute in the water.
Eric Hardmeyer, who started with the bank 35 years ago and took over the top executive job from now-U.S. Sen. John Hoeven in 2000, told the Industrial Commission he will step down on July 6.
The Department of Agriculture disputes the finding, saying in response to the audit that it had the authority to use the funds for matching salaries tied to the Outdoor Heritage Fund grant, which provides funding to the program.
If more COVID-19 testing is better, North Dakota’s approach has paid off. It stands in stark contrast to the approach taken by its neighbor to the south. In South Dakota, a state with similar demographics and political culture but a slightly larger population, testing is better than the regional average but lags far behind its northern peer. The central difference in the states’ approach to testing lies in the extent to which they’ve taken public control of the operation.
One new case is a Cass County woman in her 20s with "a history of international travel."
The state Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Products Utilization Commission doled out nearly $275,000 in grants last week.
The declaration frees up federal funds to help North Dakota localities repair infrastructure and roads damaged by the fall storm and ensuing floods.