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White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
Saving lives in the air: Sanford AirMed in Dickinson helps save lives with the use of a plane
Grass fire burns 10 acres near Dickinson
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
January 12, 2016
Other views: NDSU’s visionary leaders got it right
FARGO -- We’ve said it before, but in the bright light of the North Dakota State University Bison football team’s fifth (count ’em, five!) consecutive Division I Football Championship Subdivision national title, it’s worth repeating. The history-making evolution of Bison...
January 12, 2016 - 7:51pm
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