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Pipeline leak causes spill near Bowman
Public employee union raises issues with Burgum budget proposal
Bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation introduced again in North Dakota
ND speeding fines lowest among surrounding states
Burgum urges streamlining oil spill reporting in first Industrial Commission meeting
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Bo Jackson expresses concern for Panthers' Newton
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
Thomas F. Murtha
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
December 22, 2015
Other Views: Red River Valley nuclear power plant idea deserves study
GRAND FORKS — Now that Duane Sand is not running for office, maybe North Dakotans will start listening to him. Let’s hope so. Because Sand’s back, and he’s re-introducing a fascinating idea that’s truly “in his wheelhouse,” to use the maritime term that fits well with...
December 22, 2015 - 2:24pm
December 19, 2015
Our View: Oil export ban repeal part of long game
In what has become dark days for the U.S. oil industry and the thousands of workers it supports, Congress provided some light this week by agreeing to repeal the American crude oil export ban as part of the 2016 spending bill. President Barack Obama signed the bill late Friday. It’s...
December 19, 2015 - 6:01am
Good, Bad and Ugly: Story of Oil Patch genorosity goes viral
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Ad yields unexpected help: Last week, we wrote about the “Pay It Forward” Facebook group that is helping people around the Dickinson...
December 19, 2015 - 5:59am
December 16, 2015
Other Views: Pipelines safest option for Bakken oil
GRAND FORKS — These arguments seem to arise more than ever. A conglomeration of farmers wants to start a dairy operation in a rural county, but is met with strong opposition by neighbors concerned about noise and odor. But if not in a rural area, where? An energy company considers...
December 16, 2015 - 5:09pm
December 15, 2015
Other Views: A better way to hire educators
FARGO -- The 2017 Legislature should approve a change in North Dakota’s open meetings/open records laws that would keep private the initial list of names of applicants for college and university presidents and the University System’s chancellor. The early lists are meaningless...
December 15, 2015 - 5:49pm
December 12, 2015
Our View: Oil prices in freefall as airport declines
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Frenzel fills empty commission seat: The Dickinson City Commission turned to a trusty old hand to fill a seven-month vacancy by appointing...
December 12, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Other Views: North Dakota can handle oil slide
FARGO -- North Dakota is prepared to weather the collapse of oil prices and the downturn in farm commodity prices. That’s the fact-based assessment of Gov. Jack Dalrymple and his chief of staff Ron Rauschenberger, who met with The Forum’s Editorial Board on Monday. The governor,...
December 11, 2015 - 5:49pm
December 10, 2015
Other Views: Build a governor’s house with style
FARGO — The ultimate look and design of the new North Dakota governor’s residence have not been finalized, but if sentiments expressed by most members of the Capitol Grounds Planning Commission carry the day, the house will be underwhelming. Last week the commission accepted a...
December 10, 2015 - 5:39pm
December 5, 2015
Our View: Good to question need for crew camps
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Counties questioning man camps: Regulations on crew camps are beginning to be tightened throughout the Bakken and just last week the...
December 5, 2015 - 9:12am
December 1, 2015
Other Views: Power of being offended has limits
GRAND FORKS -- Slavery was as real as the lash. Women had no voice in government for more than a century of U.S. history. “Whites Only” and “Colored Only” signs were tangible objects whose existence — and horror — couldn’t be denied. But there’s a difference between...
December 1, 2015 - 6:44pm
November 27, 2015
Other Views: Nickname fracas needn’t hurt UND fundraising
GRAND FORKS -- As university scandals go, it’s hard to beat the 2011 Jerry Sandusky firestorm at Penn State. Not only was the assistant football coach arrested and eventually convicted of child sex abuse, but also Penn State’s president and athletic director and a vice president...
November 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2015
Omdahl: North Dakota higher ed as harmonious as Mideast
GRAND FORKS — Trouble is still brewing in North Dakota higher education despite our hope for a new start with a new chancellor. The appointment...
November 21, 2015 - 9:17pm
Our View: Best of luck to Mayor Jackson
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Jackson named Dickinson’s mayor: On today’s front page, Press city reporter Andrew Haffner profiled new Dickinson City Commission...
November 21, 2015 - 6:00am
November 19, 2015
Other Views: Kree-e-ah! Cry of the hawk
GRAND FORKS — That’s the cry of the Ferruginous Hawk, by the way. And it ought to describe the University of North Dakota’s hawk-like focus as the university sets out to make Fighting Hawks an unforgettable brand. Can that evolution happen? You bet it can. And now — at...
November 19, 2015 - 5:50pm
November 16, 2015
Other Views: Obama’s decision won’t stop tar-sands mining
GRAND FORKS -- If President Barack Obama actually thought that rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline would keep Alberta tar sands oil “in the ground,” Canadians would like to disabuse him of that notion. For as a review of Canadian reports on the rejection show, there’s about...
November 16, 2015 - 6:20pm