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US Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific Ocean off Japan; 8 rescued
White House military personnel removed amid probe into contacts with foreign women during Asia trip
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
ND Teamsters pin hopes on legislation to save pensions
Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
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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
February 15, 2016
Other Views: Keep ‘deep borehole’ project in context
GRAND FORKS — Disposal. Radioactive waste. North Dakota. Maybe it’s not surprising that the first time those five words were said in a sentence, they were the only words that North Dakotans heard. Even though the rest of the sentence went like this: “It is a scientific research...
February 15, 2016 - 4:38pm
February 13, 2016
Our View: Cabin replica would show TR Library project is real
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently throughout our region and state. The Good Library could start becoming a reality soon: If the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation gets its way, work could start as early as this...
February 13, 2016 - 12:05am
February 12, 2016
Other Views: Lowering BAC limits: Max cost, minimum gain
GRAND FORKS -- The economics term is “diminishing returns.” The popular term is “low-hanging fruit.” Either way, the idea’s the same: Achieving the first 70 or 80 or 90 percent of a goal generally is the easy part. But the stubborn percentage that remains — well, that’s...
February 12, 2016 - 10:17pm
February 9, 2016
Other Views: Deep hole for nuke waste in North Dakota?
FARGO — North Dakota regulators should be very careful about embracing an as yet preliminary suggestion that a site in Pierce County might be suitable for a nuclear waste disposal system. Nothing is on the drawing boards at this point, although the University of North Dakota’s...
February 9, 2016 - 5:33pm
February 8, 2016
Other Views: Shield UND's logo selection from budget cuts
GRAND FORKS — For an individual, a household or a multimillion-dollar organization, putting a budget together is all about setting priorities. So is cutting a budget. And for the University of North Dakota, a high priority for the rest of 2016 has to be choosing a Fighting Hawks...
February 8, 2016 - 3:25pm
February 7, 2016
Our View: There's still progress, despite economic changes
Today, The Press begins its annual eight-week Progress edition, which tells the story of southwest North Dakota by featuring its businesses, people and cities. This special section can be found in The Press each Sunday in February and March. In the coming weeks, we’ll shine a light...
February 7, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Other Views: You can’t play without players
If the North Dakota Democratic NPL Party were a baseball team, it would be struggling in the minor leagues. Or the little leagues. Spin it until they themselves are dizzy, party leaders are not convincing when they paint a happy face on the situation. The latest indication of decline...
February 3, 2016 - 12:04am
January 29, 2016
Our View: Good to see Dickinson mayoral race begin
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Let the race begin: Dickinson City Commissioners Scott Decker and Klayton Oltmanns both said Thursday that they’re circulating petitions...
January 29, 2016 - 9:52pm