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Sisters encourage others to get colonoscopies and be mindful of their health
Panel votes to phase out ND center for tobacco prevention
Refugee resettlement study bill passes ND House, Democrat calls it "mean-spirited"
Dickinson talks blue law: Local businesses give thoughts on potential change in Sunday hours law
After cases of 911 overdose calls lead to charges, ND Good Samaritan law may see changes
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: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Jeffrey "Jeff" Schirado
Mary Ann Engelhart
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
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
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