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Valley City accepts police chief’s resignation
Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
Inmate walks away from custody in Devils Lake
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
crime and courts
nation and world
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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
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
April 20, 2016
Other Views: Endorsers endorse endorsed
FARGO -- North Dakota governor candidate Doug Burgum has a better perspective on endorsements than the punditry’s chattering class. Fargo entrepreneur Burgum was not surprised when Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., passed over him and endorsed Attorney General Wayne...
April 20, 2016 - 10:57pm
April 13, 2016
Other Views: North Dakota hemp will make history
FARGO -- North Dakota, which has one of the most diversified crop bases in the nation, will further diversify this spring with the introduction of an industrial hemp crop on small acreages managed by five growers. It’s a first for the state, and it’s historic in that growing...
April 13, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 11, 2016
Other Views: The pins in the lock: UND’s players, coaches and fans
GRAND FORKS — It’s called a pin tumbler lock. You probably can see one now; these locks are common in door handles across America. But take a closer look, because the lock’s mechanism helps explain both the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team’s 16-year-long Frozen...
April 11, 2016 - 5:48pm
April 8, 2016
Other Views: Demand drives drug trade
FARGO — Unless the demand side of the regional illegal drug trade is addressed, very little will be accomplished to stem the tide. The drug merchants, like any business people, depend on demand to sell their products. No demand means no need for supply. No demand means prices plunge,...
April 8, 2016 - 11:09pm
April 6, 2016
Other Views: North Dakota Democrats need long look in mirror
GRAND FORKS — When Mitt Romney lost to Barack Obama back in 2012, Republicans commissioned an autopsy: the Growth and Opportunity Project, an in-depth look at demographics and the party’s dynamics that resulted in a brutally honest 97-page report. “Unless changes are made, it...
April 6, 2016 - 11:32pm
April 1, 2016
Our View: Losing Strom Center hurts DSU
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Republicans and Democrats conventions: The state’s Republican and Democrat-NPL parties meet this weekend for their respective conventions in...
April 1, 2016 - 10:42pm