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Budget bill hits snag over Dickinson State funding
ND native who died trying to rescue soldier in Texas creek escorted by law, fire officials to funeral site
Burgum signs 'Andrew's Law' for protecting confidential informants
Trump's 100 days in office: A blizzard of controversy, conflict, and political friction
Libertarian candidate Riemers charged with domestic assault
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Vikings likely to select a guard earlier than usual in the draft
Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson 'closing in' on contract with Saints
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Always in Season: Mourning dove known for its call
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
Dale O. Anderson
Mildred "Milly" Perdaems
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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
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