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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
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
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