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March 7, 2018
Kelly Armstrong, left, kicks off his campaign to seek the North Dakota Republican Party nomination for Congress in front of a large crowd on the campus of Bismarck State College. In back from left are Armstrong's wife Kjersti, son Eli, 7, and daughter Anna, 10. (Photo courtesy of Bismarck Tribune)
Commentary: Armstrong camp says they raised $250K for House campaign in eight days
March 7, 2018 - 10:37am
March 6, 2018
Mark Kennedy addresses people after being selected as the next President of the University of North Dakota Tuesday at the Gorecki alumni center. Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald
Commentary: Maybe university presidents aren’t all that important
March 6, 2018 - 9:26am
March 5, 2018
Screenshot from a information PDF being circulated in support of using some Legacy Fund dollars to finance infrastructure projects.
Commentary: What if North Dakotans started financing infrastructure by lending money to themselves?
March 5, 2018 - 2:32pm
March 3, 2018
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: Heitkamp supports denying Americans their rights without due process
March 3, 2018 - 3:55pm
Senate Minority Leader, Mac Schneider, and Assistant House Minority Leader, Corey Mock, welcome their constituents before the State of The State Address on Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015, at the State Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)
Commentary: Former state lawmaker Mac Schneider to announce U.S. House campaign
March 3, 2018 - 8:51am
March 2, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Dina Butcher, left, hands North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger a proposed petition for a ballot measure to add anti-corruption policies to the state constitution Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Commentary: In bizarre move, ethics commission activists file two more versions of their measure with Secretary of State
March 2, 2018 - 10:58am
March 1, 2018
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., was called to the podium in Bismarck in May 2016 by presidential candidate Donald Trump, who cited Cramer's energy expertise and early backing in his quest for the Republican Party nomination for president. File photo by Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Commentary: Poll shows Cramer leading Heitkamp by 5 points in Senate race
March 1, 2018 - 8:08am
February 28, 2018
Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Gold Medal Final Match - Canada v USA - Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 22, 2018 - Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson of the U.S. celebrates with Gigi Marvin of the U.S. as she holds the U.S. flag after their win. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Commentary: The women’s hockey program at UND died because few were supporting it
February 28, 2018 - 12:06pm
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: What if school shootings aren't actually an epidemic?
February 28, 2018 - 7:19am
February 27, 2018
From left: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND, and Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-ND. (Herald graphic/Sam Easter)
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp and Cramer neck and neck in Senate race, Campbell leads among Republicans in House race
February 27, 2018 - 9:33am
February 26, 2018
Photo courtesy of the ND Highway Patrol
Commentary: Why North Dakota should legalize pot: Arrests involving marijuana have increased 119 percent since 2009
February 26, 2018 - 9:44am
February 24, 2018
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
February 24, 2018 - 4:35pm
Dina Butcher delivers a proposed ballot measure creating an ethics commission to Secretary of State Al Jaeger. Pictures center, in the back, is fellow measure organizer Ellen Chaffee. Both are now asking supporters to consider a measure without an ethics commission.
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
February 24, 2018 - 9:31am
February 22, 2018
President Donald Trump participates in a discussion that included survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 21, 2018. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation,” Trump said at the event's outset, adding that his administration would be “very strong on background checks.” (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
February 22, 2018 - 11:12am
February 21, 2018
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat from North Dakota, addresses a crowd at the F-M Labor Temple in Fargo on Monday, Aug. 15. Robin Huebner / The Forum
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
February 21, 2018 - 9:28am