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N.D. gubernatorial candidates building on political foundations
Press Pass, Saturday, August 27
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
'A special feeling': Blue Hawks enter the season with high hopes
Game in Miles City a reminder of Dickinson State players' roots
Former coach's work still the blueprint for Blue Hawks' defense
Position by position: A closer look at all 22 Dickinson State starters on offense and defense
With elders gone, Dickinson State offensive line jobs up for grabs
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
August 24, 2016
Other Views: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
GRAND FORKS -- In the eyes of the public, protesters who take the law into their own hands have two strikes against them. Violence results in the third strike. That means the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline is “out,” and the protesters should heed North Dakota Lt. Gov....
August 24, 2016 - 4:53pm
August 14, 2016
Monke: Take western N.D. drug crime seriously
Over the past two months, I've been listening to and reporting on stories involving the rise in drug use and crime in western North Dakota—mostly...
August 14, 2016 - 12:36pm
August 6, 2016
Other Views: Good leaders are not born
FARGO -- “We have a special relationship with and are accountable to the people of North Dakota” Mission statement of North Dakota State...
August 6, 2016 - 10:55pm
July 20, 2016
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
GRAND FORKS — The money’s in the bank, the building plans have been finalized, and construction could begin in less than two weeks Which means the plans to build a new governor’s residence in Bismarck are too far along to stop now. So, lawmakers who’re thinking about delaying...
July 20, 2016 - 5:54pm
July 19, 2016
Other Views: A revenue shortfall, not a crisis
FARGO -- If Republican leaders say they “have a good plan” for dealing with North Dakota’s projected $310 million revenue shortfall, the “good” will emerge when a special session of the Legislature convenes in August. If the “good” is able to withstand assaults from...
July 19, 2016 - 5:37pm
July 15, 2016
Other Views: ND open meetings law tested
FARGO -- North Dakota’s attorney general is in error regarding his office’s handling of an open meetings law violation by the State Health Council. Wayne Stenehjem’s conclusion in the case is curious because his tenure has been distinguished by vigorous enforcement of open meetings...
July 15, 2016 - 5:40pm
July 9, 2016
GF Herald: Republican Sen. Hoeven should speak out on Donald Trump
There’s little chance that Eliot Glassheim will get anywhere with his criticism of John Hoeven’s coyness regarding Donald Trump. Glassheim, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party’s candidate for Senate, “has been working hard to hammer Hoeven on Donald Trump, the GOP’s presumptive...
July 9, 2016 - 11:09pm
July 8, 2016
Forum: Trump misses moment with FBI’s report on Clinton emails
Donald Trump should have won the day when the FBI director said Hillary Clinton was “extremely careless” in handling classified materials on her private email server, but he blew it. Instead of counting down chapter and verse the devastating rebuke from FBI Director James Comey,...
July 8, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 2, 2016
Brock: What I do to celebrate the Fourth of July
Tomorrow we will celebrate our nation’s 240th independence anniversary. Personally, I will fly my American flag like I do 365 days a year and, as Bill Maher once said, it is the least I can do. No really, it is the least a person can do. Like every day, I will be thankful that...
July 2, 2016 - 9:15pm
July 1, 2016
GFH: Conrad-led commission: Save America’s golden years
GRAND FORKS -- Besides its wheat, sunflowers and new bounty of Bakken oil, North Dakota produces something else: notable moderates on the national scene. In the U.S. Senate, both John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp are among the senators most willing to work across the aisle. And this...
July 1, 2016 - 11:40pm
June 28, 2016
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
FARGO — The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-3 ruling Monday striking down Texas laws that required abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital is consistent with the court’s rulings on abortion since the landmark Roe v. Wade case more than 40 years ago. The...
June 28, 2016 - 10:11pm
June 27, 2016
Other Views: UND logo’s popularity will grow
GRAND FORKS — Time, human nature and history are on the University of North Dakota’s side, as far as acceptance of the new logo is concerned....
June 27, 2016 - 6:33pm
June 24, 2016
Other Views: UND’s ‘hawk’ logo will do
FARGO -- Reviews of Ed Schafer’s brief tenure as University of North Dakota interim president will be mixed, but he gets high marks for his handling of the volatile nickname and logo transition. Knowing that final selections for the university’s symbols would not be universally...
June 24, 2016 - 8:00am
June 17, 2016
Other views: Time to treat gun violence as a public health issue
FARGO — Gun violence in the United States should be treated as a public health issue. It should be studied in the same way other societal pathologies are studied; and findings based on comprehensive scientific research should be applied to rational gun control policy. The public...
June 17, 2016 - 4:52pm
June 9, 2016
Our View: Decker best candidate for Dickinson mayor
If you took Scott Decker, Rod Landblom and Klayton Oltmanns and rolled them all into one, you’d have the perfect mayoral candidate for the city of Dickinson. Decker has spent much of his adult life as a leader of men. Landblom has an array of career experiences. Oltmanns has great...
June 9, 2016 - 11:15pm