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'I been watching you': A child killer taunted little girls with terrifying notes, police say. After 30 years, DNA led to an arrest.
Baby dies from 'lethal combination of drugs' hours after his mother breastfed him, police say
The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates
A 71-year-old Florida man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say
Jaguar escapes zoo and moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals
crime and courts
nation and world
Unhealthy burden: Steep medical bills can add stress to periods of bad health
It's not your imagination: airline restrooms are getting smaller
After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges
Northrop Grumman CEO will step down
SD wheat being harvested even as crops still being planted
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
Study finds decrease in early deaths in ND
Volcano stops student mission trip in tracks
She cut her weekly trash down so much it fits into an unbelievably small jar
Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
Twins top Rays thanks to Dozier's walk-off grand slam
France lifts second World Cup after winning classic final
Kim pours it on, wins John Deere Classic by eight shots
VAR plays key role in World Cup final, but was it the way FIFA intended?
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
Even in dark times, hang on to hope
Commentary: New Cramer ad features President Trump riding herd on Senator Heidi Heitkamp
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Leo J. Kuntz
Edward E. Dvorak
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
March 27, 2018
LETTER: To all the Justins and Bens out there – THANK YOU!
There are countless Justins and Bens out there I want to thank for providing a helping hand when needed. Justin and Ben, a neighbor to the east and one to the west, helped plow snow out of my driveway so I could get to work this year and last.
March 27, 2018 - 7:00am
March 16, 2018
LETTER: Dog park should be a safe place for humans and dogs
I am very glad we have our dog park for our dogs. I do have some issues though. It is winter now and we have had a fair amount of snow. Our dog park has four gates. Two have broken latches and two won’t close because of snow removal at entrances. That means the dogs can get out...
March 16, 2018 - 8:32am
LETTER: Keep supporting the fine arts
Congratulations to the DSU music department (and others) for putting on a superior performance by the Ondekoza taiko drummers! The auditorium was absolutely full of families and others supporting the fine arts in Dickinson and they were rewarded with an outstanding event from halfway...
March 16, 2018 - 8:30am
LETTER: Hoeven and Heitkamp should support the Cole-Bishop Act
Over 55% of adult smokers in North Dakota have tried to quit at some point. While some are never able to kick the habit, many have succeeded through using vapor products.
March 16, 2018 - 8:28am
February 28, 2018
LETTER: The Patterson Lake Task Force thanks those who took our survey
The Patterson Lake Task Force thanks the many people who responded to our recent survey about how to best utilize the resources at Patterson Lake. The Task Force wanted to know what the community thought about the lake and ideas to improve the use of the lake. We sent out a short...
February 28, 2018 - 11:34am
February 7, 2018
LETTER: Heitkamp 'is not the person we want representing our pro-life state'
Heitkamp 'is not the person we want representing our pro-life state' On January 29th, 2018, the Senate blocked a bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. This bill was backed by President Donald Trump and two-thirds of Americans, including more than half of Democrats and...
February 7, 2018 - 9:27pm
January 18, 2018
LETTER: Support the Davis Refinery for western North Dakota
Meridian Energy Group is seeking to locate the Davis Refinery near Belfield and Medora, N.D. This industry will create an opportunity for good paying jobs which ultimately lifts the opportunity for all in this area.
January 18, 2018 - 5:10am
LETTER: Contact your senators to support DACA
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act, which allows children who entered the U.S. to request permission to remain here for school, university attendance, or work, was terminated in September by the Trump administration. Though not receiving a great deal of attention...
January 18, 2018 - 5:00am
January 11, 2018
LETTER: Leave imaginary commerce to your imaginary friends
The Bitcoin: An idea based on nothing promoted by people that want your US currency. How gullible have we gotten? How far from reality must we be to believe someone’s idea of replacing physical currencies with an imaginary one can actually work?
January 11, 2018 - 10:56pm
LETTER: Government never more out of control and corrupt
I’m turning 77 years of age, and I have never seen our Government more out of control and corrupt. I don’t trust the CIA, FBI, Justice Department, State Department and Congress in general. I truly believe that there is a set of rules for the politicians, bureaucrats and lobbyists...
January 11, 2018 - 10:55pm
January 3, 2018
LETTER: Farm & Ranch Land Destruction/Loss of Tax Base
FACTS:Fact: Each industrial wind turbine base removes 1.5 to 3 acres of farm/ranch ground from farm/ranch production. Fact: Industrial wind turbines remove additional acres of farm/ranch from agricultural production as a result of road construction & attendant road ditches, underground...
January 3, 2018 - 11:56am
LETTER: Abolish Property Tax
Former President Ronald Reagan once said: “the worst words you can ever hope to hear are, I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” This has no better been dramatized than in our 2017 property tax bills.
January 3, 2018 - 11:54am
January 2, 2018
LETTER: Build TR Library in Medora
Could this be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put the Theodore Roosevelt Library around Medora? The Theodore Roosevelt Foundation Medora has 3,763 acres of land. They could donate 40 acres for the library. There is more to consider with the building of the refinery both within...
January 2, 2018 - 3:56pm
December 8, 2017
LETTER: Dickinson 'should be proud' of local hockey team
We wanted to let you know how impressed we were with the Dickinson Hockey Team when they stopped at the Hibachi Buffet and Grill on Saturday evening on their way home from their game in Bottineau. Thirty of them came in and swarmed the buffet tables, while being quite, respectful,...
December 8, 2017 - 12:10pm
November 18, 2017
Letter: Get something ‘constructive done’
I read Governor Burgum “announces task force to examine higher education governance”. Somehow it seems that all North Dakotan’s have been to that rodeo maybe two or three times.
November 18, 2017 - 5:15am