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Two-a-days: North Dakota legislators sprint toward mid-session break
MCFEELY: Legendary coach needs all of his competitiveness after car crash
ND House: Nonlethal drone weapons stay legal for law enforcement
Man sentenced in crash that killed 83-year-old ND rancher
Soon, some will get through Twin Cities airport security with a fingerprint or iris scan
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Top-seeded Bulldogs hold off Bison in Region 7 Tournament
Bearcats knock off defending Region 7 champs Trinity in quarterfinals
Night Hawks outlast Heart River in Region 7 Tournament
Defense, scoring balance gets Killdeer past Wildfire
DSU track and field collects NSAA honors
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Port: House votes to allow non-lethal weapons on drones after heated debate
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Father Sebastian Schmidt, OSB
Louis "Louie" Brezden
Marcus and Elva Bakke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
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
June 7, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: A blatant violation of tradition
FARGO -- University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer stumbled when he endorsed a candidate in the hotly contested Republican primary contest for governor. With only a few weeks to go at the helm of UND, the former governor, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, former fish farm...
June 7, 2016 - 10:56pm
June 3, 2016
GFH: Schafer’s independence extends to party politics
GRAND FORKS -- The state’s Republican heavyweights are standing with their favorite candidates as the North Dakota gubernatorial primary looms. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem already has garnered support from outgoing Gov. Jack Dalrymple and John Hoeven, the former North Dakota...
June 3, 2016 - 10:59pm