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Tensions rise at Dakota Access protest as Trump set to take White House
Hundreds from across ND to join Women's March near state Capitol
Cannon Ball residents ask pipeline protesters to leave
Widespread flu reported across ND causing at least one death
UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
January 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Dickinson State University President Thomas Mitzel shared the worst case scenario with faculty, staff and students Friday if the former governor's...
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 30, 2016
OUR VIEW: A fresh vision for ND
Fargo entrepreneur Doug Burgum, who shocked the comfortable Republican establishment by winning a primary landslide over the party's endorsed candidate, will bring new ideas and a fresh vision to the North Dakota governor's office. He's the right choice to usher in an era of change...
October 30, 2016 - 6:00am
October 25, 2016
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
North Dakotans are all but certain to re-elect Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., to the U.S. House of Representatives by a wide margin, in part because he has no serious competition. Democrat Chase Iron Eyes is running a shoestring campaign with virtually no help from his party. Libertarian...
October 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
October 23, 2016
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
October 22, 2016
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
For years, Dickinson has been somewhat divided over its liquor license limits. One of the biggest sticking points on this issue has long been the connection between the number of licenses the city allows and its perceived connection to underage drinking and our youth's access to alcohol...
October 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
GRAND FORKS—No, the Dakota Access Pipeline is not going to cross sacred ground, as the presence of an existing pipeline in the previously dug-up corridor proves. Yes, the Standing Rock tribe had lots of chances to influence the pipeline's route during the two-year-long permitting...
October 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
October 19, 2016
Our View: Four for ND state offices
In races for four state constitutional offices on the North Dakota ballot, the best choices are incumbent Julie Fedorchak for public service commissioner, incumbent Kelly Schmidt for treasurer, incumbent Kirsten Baesler for superintendent of public instruction and newcomer Jon Godfread...
October 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
Our View: A mixed bag on ND measures
Regarding the five measures on the North Dakota statewide ballot on Nov. 8: Constitutional Measure 1 requires members of the Legislature to live in the district they represent. This is little more than common sense. Vote "yes."
October 19, 2016 - 12:00am
October 12, 2016
Other Views: Pipeline protest must end
Fargo—Patience among law enforcement personnel and the people of North Dakota is running thin over the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's pipeline protest in Morton County. The rule of law has been trampled by the protesters and their illegal encampments on federal and private lands...
October 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
Other Views: Don't forget North Dakota State Hospital's jobs
GRAND FORKS—There's lots of talk about mental health in the proposal to remove the State Hospital and its Jamestown location from the North Dakota Constitution. But sooner or later, the talk should turn to economics. Because lawmakers and voters will consider the economic impact...
October 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
September 25, 2016
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
The fight for and against the Dakota Access Pipeline is a lengthy, controversial and complicated issue, as you can read in today's front-page...
September 25, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 19, 2016
Other Views: NDSU, UND football games show value of sports
GRAND FORKS—So why do colleges and universities spend so much money on sports? Saturday is why. Because as Saturday's University of North...
September 19, 2016 - 10:24am
August 29, 2016
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
FARGO—The short answer to the headline's question is "no." North Dakota's political climate is as hostile to public lands as it has ever...
August 29, 2016 - 7:46pm
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