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11 dead after duck boat sinks during storm near Branson, Missouri - at least 5 still missing
300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
Suspect in Minnesota prison guard's death witnessed his own mother's murder
Texas restaurant bans customer who left racist note to waiter
Coworkers vow to fight for more staff at Minnesota prison where guard was killed
crime and courts
nation and world
Wheat yield predictions show huge contrast to 2017 drought crop
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Summit's new Soul: Minnesota brewer taps ND roots for new flavor
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
Francis sends 'em home: Walk-off homer caps ninth-inning comeback against Western Nebraska
NFL halts national anthem policy after talks with players union
Committee reverses course, will allow 3x3 OTs in college hockey
Upgrades in basketball never stop as Dexter Werner signs another international pro contract
UND men's basketball continues European trend with two international additions
Kindness can save lives
Commentary: Prairie Public’s antenna problem seems like Prairie Public’s problem
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
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Terrence Brennan Quintus
Frances Florence Elkins Goetz
Wilfred "Willie" Anton
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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September 16, 2017
Hey, Amazon: How about North Dakota?
Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon in 1994 and turned it into the retail giant it is today, is looking for a new company home. Bezos calls it HQ2....
September 16, 2017 - 10:47am
September 10, 2017
Weed presents a dangerous foe, must-win battle
Weeds have been a problem since crops were first cultivated. Farmers, on the front lines of the age-old battle, know all too well that weeds...
September 10, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 5, 2017
The Press welcomes new editorial team members
Today Grady McGregor introduces himself to you on this page. Earlier this week, Patrick Bernadeau and Iain Woessner wrote their own introduction columns. Simple math will tell you we have three new reporters to welcome to the Press. Patrick is originally from Brockton, Mass., and...
August 5, 2017 - 6:34am
July 14, 2017
OUR VIEW: Historic droughts tests farmers and ranchers
When huge amounts of winter snow piled up this past winter around the state closing schools, interstates and trains, flooding was certainly the big concern. Few, if any, then could imagine that spring and early summer would come and go without any real measurable precipitation. Flooding...
July 14, 2017 - 6:24pm
June 23, 2017
OUR VIEW: DSU Foundation whole story needs to be told
The story of how the Dickinson State University Foundation bankruptcy ends is now in the hands of the judge who will rule on the claims of creditors and donors. The whole story of how the foundation ended up in bankruptcy is one that sadly may never be completely told, and that is...
June 23, 2017 - 6:35pm
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