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Dalrymple hints at $100M draw from Bank of ND to balance budget
In targeted heist, bandit stole 1961 championship belt at Roger Maris Museum in Fargo shopping center
Sanders tells supporters to back Clinton
Hiker rescued from national park was climbing off-trail butte
Pet store turnover: WOOFTA to fill gap left by shuttered Zoo Zone Pets
crime and courts
nation and world
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Latest injury pushes offensive tackle Loadholt into retirement
Cubs land closer Chapman from Yankees
Rookie QB Wentz to walk fine line as Eagles camp opens
Murphy: Carson Wentz and the uncertainty inherent in young quarterbacks
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
March 31, 2016
Other Views: It’s not easy being a ND Democrat
FARGO — Kermit the Frog’s lament, “It’s not easy being green,” could be the theme song — with a small change — of North Dakota’s...
March 31, 2016 - 11:01pm
March 30, 2016
Other Views: Man camps, if needed, should be welcomed, not fought
As Williston preps for its expected move next month to ban man camps, Grand Forks should pay attention. That’s because man camps likely loom in Grand Forks’ future, too. If construction of a fertilizer plant gets the go-ahead and construction workers by the hundreds start to pour...
March 30, 2016 - 10:58pm
March 29, 2016
Other Views: Marriage ban still in North Dakota law
FARGO -- A rare bipartisan voice of reason was heard this week in the halls of the North Dakota Capitol. Two legislators, often on opposite sides of issues and policy, agreed the Legislature must bring the language of state law regarding the definitions of marriage into compliance...
March 29, 2016 - 10:28pm
March 25, 2016
Other Views: The ‘free market’ not so free?
FARGO — The developers of hotels, motels and apartments in North Dakota’s once-booming oil country find themselves in a free-market vice...
March 25, 2016 - 10:09pm
March 24, 2016
Editorial: ‘Dakota’ belongs in North Dakota
In the snirt blizzard of political news, North Dakotans might want to take a short break to focus on the past — the prehistoric past. It looks like groundwork has been laid to purchase one of the world’s rarest dinosaur fossils, which was unearthed in southwestern North Dakota...
March 24, 2016 - 3:27pm
March 21, 2016
Other Views: For Hillary, there’s no escaping Bill’s legacy
GRAND FORKS — The answers to some questions are difficult. This answer’s easy: It doesn’t matter whether voters “should” remember Bill when considering Hillary, as the InsideSources.com debate. For the fact is, voters will remember Bill. They are remembering him at this...
March 21, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 16, 2016
Our View: Medora won’t be the same without its ‘First Lady’
Medora won’t be the same without Sheila Schafer. It won’t be the same without her sitting on the porch of her log cabin home, greeting tourists...
March 16, 2016 - 9:58pm
Other Views: North Dakota’s voting system simple as it can get
FARGO — It is easier and more voter-friendly to vote in North Dakota than in nearly every other state. That’s not speculation. It’s the conclusion of organizations and analysts that examine voting systems in the United States. North Dakota, which does not require prior voter...
March 16, 2016 - 9:50pm
March 11, 2016
Our View: Good week to be a Dickinson basketball fan
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Titans and Midgets go to state: What a great few weeks to be a boys basketball athlete and fan in Dickinson! Not only did Dickinson High reach...
March 11, 2016 - 10:37pm
Other Views: AP test program a winner
FARGO -- Opportunities for higher education in North Dakota took a major step forward last week when the Department of Public Instruction announced a program to help high school students pay for advanced placement tests. The program will help defray the costs of testing for all students,...
March 11, 2016 - 10:31pm
March 5, 2016
Our View: Consider a new vision for downtown
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Vision for downtown: On Thursday, multiple people with an interest in downtown Dickinson heard plans and information about a possible...
March 5, 2016 - 6:01am
March 1, 2016
Other Views: Grand Forks mustn’t give up on state tournaments
GRAND FORKS — Team Grand Forks may not quite be at the point where it has to pull its goalie and go for broke. But that moment sure feels like it’s only a few minutes of game-time away. City and University of North Dakota leaders should recognize the urgency, and start treating...
March 1, 2016 - 5:12pm
February 28, 2016
Our View: Successful week for area prep athletes
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Midgets, Fossum win again: Congratulations to coach Kent Van Ells and the Dickinson gymnastics team for capturing their fifth North Dakota...
February 28, 2016 - 5:00am
February 20, 2016
From the Publisher: Live political theatre
One of my passions is live theatre. This week, there was plenty going on in Washington, Mexico and South Carolina. U.S. Supreme Court Justice...
February 20, 2016 - 12:17am
February 17, 2016
Other Views: Get moving on Supreme Court nomination
FARGO -- The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia created a vacancy on the court and, as the U.S. Constitution mandates, the president must nominate a replacement. Despite the political firestorm Scalia’s death has ignited because the nation is in the midst of a nasty...
February 17, 2016 - 10:42pm