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Clinton, Trump take off the gloves in first debate
Police Blotter: Dickinson man arrested after pushing, threatening officer
PORT: North Dakota Department of Health tweets anti-Trump messages during presidential debate
Agricultural merger mania fuels fears among small seed sellers
Cedar Rapids flooding at most critical and dangerous phase, officials warn
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Titans volleyball rolling in early part of Region 7 schedule
Pressure has increased on Ryder Cup captains
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Palmer's last course he had under construction in Minnesota
Blue Hawks golf in 6th at NSAA meet
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
good bad and ugly
Roderick "Rick" Wilhelm
Regina M. Bruha
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
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
May 24, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: Age not an issue in presidential campaign
FARGO -- The age factor in the presidential campaign has turned out to be no factor at all. The three candidates left standing are, in popular parlance, senior citizens. They qualify for Social Security and Medicare benefits. They are grandparents. Should he win, Donald Trump would...
May 24, 2016 - 2:21pm
May 21, 2016
Our View: Time to confront ND's gang problem
Two men were shot and killed at a Williston apartment complex last Tuesday morning. On the afternoon of Sunday, April 30, a man was hit by a stray bullet while sitting in his mobile home in Dickinson’s Heartland Village. On Nov. 30, 2014, a man was shot and killed in the parking...
May 21, 2016 - 5:00am
May 9, 2016
Fargo Forum Editorial Board: Angel Fund distorted by politics
It’s a mistake to politicize North Dakota’s Angel Fund, but that’s what is happening because Republican candidate for governor Doug Burgum has been involved in the fund’s investments. Recent reports revealed that out-of-state investors took advantage of the fund’s tax incentives,...
May 9, 2016 - 10:55pm
May 4, 2016
GFH: Too little enforcement of Bakken wastewater rules
Sure, compliance is better than enforcement when it comes to environmental law, as the North Dakota Department of Health declares. When oil drillers ship their product without spilling it and safely dispose of fracking wastewater and other byproducts as well, that’s terrific. The...
May 4, 2016 - 12:08am
May 1, 2016
Our View: Build Roosevelt library the right way
The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library is a grand idea. Last week, business and city leaders around Dickinson got an idea just how grand...
May 1, 2016 - 4:59am
April 30, 2016
Our View: DSU made tough but smart decision to close Strom Center
Two significant decisions made recently by Dickinson State University and the new Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation sent a strong message that the College on the Hill is finally taking a student-centered approach to how it conducts business. Like most, we believe closing...
April 30, 2016 - 12:00am
April 26, 2016
F-M Editorial Board: GOP who endorsed Chiang should be ashamed
A teacher who almost got the North Dakota Republican Party’s nod to run for superintendent of public instruction harbors opinions and beliefs that should embarrass sensible Republicans. Joseph Chiang, who teachers at Four Winds School in Fort Totten, wrote in an Aug. 9 LinkedIn...
April 26, 2016 - 11:28pm
April 25, 2016
Other Views: Why conservation’s importance in ND will grow
GRAND FORKS The last time a theory by a couple of East Coast social scientists got applied to North Dakota, the result wasn’t pretty. But just because the Buffalo Commons concept, as imagined by Frank and Deborah Popper — both of New Jersey’s Rutgers University at the time —...
April 25, 2016 - 6:17pm
April 22, 2016
Good, Bad and Ugly: Heritage Foundation moving in right direction
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good DSU Heritage Foundation gaining footing: From the sound of it, the Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation is doing exactly what it should...
April 22, 2016 - 10:28pm
Other Views: ND department should adopt — not resist — auditor’s findings
GRAND FORKS -- In life, as in basketball, at times it’s best not to argue with the ref. For Lance Gaebe, North Dakota’s trust lands commissioner, this is one of those times. The state auditor has released a series of reports that paint an unflattering picture of practices in the...
April 22, 2016 - 9:47pm