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Cass County to be home for ND's first VA national cemetery
N.D. cities struggling with big drop in state aid as revenue slides
Police Blotter: Safe stole from Dickinson State University student center
Major search underway near Williston for man who left home on motorcycle
FSA names new Dunn County director
crime and courts
nation and world
Exec: Davis Refinery not affected by Dakota Prairie Refinery sale
Money to oil impact grant fund beginning to rebound
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
VIDEO: Local students prepare for 'The Frog Prince'
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Serena fights into third round at Wimbledon, Federer alive as well
Noncommissioned Fighting Hawks logo designer, print shop planning to roll out merchandise
Coastal Carolina wins CWS crown
Shuck’s hit lifts White Sox over Minnesota Twins
Roughriders split doubleheader with Williston Keybirds
Port: AG says Williston broke open meeting law during man camp ban talks
Letter: Put focus on making health insurance truly affordable
Letter: National park has no right to viewshed on private land
Thomson: Anti-frackers are undermining environmental progress
Jacobs: Comparing elections makes good sport
good bad and ugly
Karen Sue Crawford
Louis P. Lindbo
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
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
November 26, 2009
Colorado governor's lawn draped in toilet paper
DENVER (AP) -- It wasn't fresh mountain snow but toilet paper that blanketed the front lawn of the Colorado governor's mansion Thanksgiving morning. Gov. Bill Ritter told KUSA-TV that he and his wife noticed shortly after dawn Thursday that someone had "teepeed" the front lawn....
November 26, 2009 - 3:50pm
October 20, 2009
Letter: Don't send money, it's a scam
If you're thinking of sending money to Canada to help out a relative that is in trouble, don't. It is probably a scam. It starts out with a phone call from someone who claims to be a relative (niece, nephew, cousin) and he or she is in trouble from a car accident or something of...
letters / opinion
October 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 22, 2009
Letter: Looking forward to working with senator
It is remarkable! Nearly 40 mayors from across our state have lent their names to the Friends of Byron Dorgan Honorary Committee -- a group of people who support Byron's reelection to the United States Senate. Mayors from our largest cities -- like Fargo and Grand Forks -- are on...
letters / opinion
September 22, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Some blacks having doubts
Americans of all political persuasions agree that the nation has problems. Big problems. And here's where we all part company. The political left, who now control our government, thinks we need more government -- a lot more.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
'The Prince of Darkness'
It wasn't supposed to happen this way. In 1996, I came to Washington as the new liberal co-host of CNN's "Crossfire" to do battle with Bob Novak. And I did, hammer and tongs, almost every night, for six years. But, along the way, I also became his friend. His nickname was "The Prince...
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 15, 2009
The tea baggers are back - crazy as ever
Ah, democracy! It never works better than when informed citizens gather in town hall meetings to discuss and debate the issues of the day. But, oh, democracy! It's never more damaged than when partisan zealots plot to disrupt town hall meetings in order to prevent any honest debate...
August 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Born in a manger in Hawaii
In September 2002, astronaut Buzz Aldrin was walking out of a Beverly Hills hotel when Bart Sibrel, a leader of the nutty gang who believe the Apollo mission was actually faked in a Hollywood studio, confronted him. "You're the one who said you walked on the moon when you never did,"...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 5, 2009
The big 60: Use it or lose it
Good things don't come easily. It took 239 days, but the Minnesota Supreme Court finally declared Al Franken the winner over Norm Coleman. And suddenly Democrats have 60 votes in the Senate -- and no more excuses. For six months, we've heard nothing but complaining from Democrats:...
July 5, 2009 - 12:00am
June 27, 2009
Cry for me, Argentina!
Oh, the Appalachian Trail. It's famous as the longest footpath in the nation -- but now we know it's even longer than we thought, stretching all the way from Maine to Argentina! And nobody ever encountered as many bumps along the trail as South Carolina's Republican Gov. Mark Sanford. After...
June 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 20, 2009
More competition in health care
As usual, the president said it best: "Millions of our citizens do not have a full measure of opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health care. Millions do not now have protection or security against the economic effects of sickness. The time has arrived for action to help them attain...
June 20, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Why doesn't Obama just stay home?
In the interest of full disclosure, I sometimes crave a good burger. So whenever the mood strikes, I head to the "Five Guys" closest to Washington's Capitol Hill: on New Jersey Avenue, near the new Nationals' ballpark. Too bad I wasn't there on May 29. I could've shared a cheeseburger...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
June 6, 2009
Obama reaches out to Muslim world
One of the greatest challenges facing President Obama when he took office was restoring America's standing among other nations, especially our standing in the Arab and Muslim world, so badly shattered, on our end, by Sept. 11 --and, on their end, by the war in Iraq. As Press Secretary...
June 6, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
Obama hits home run with Sonia Sotomayor
Maybe I just have too much empathy. But I admit shedding a couple of tears, standing in the East Room of the White House and watching the first African-American president of the United States nominate the first Latina to the U.S. Supreme Court. Anyone who doesn't value the historic...
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Dems stab Obama in the back
You know what they say: "Be careful what you ask for, because you just might get it." Sadly, on one issue at least, that's all too true of Senate Democrats. After praying so long for a 60-vote, filibuster-proof Democratic Senate, we're almost there -- 59 with Arlen Specter! -- but...
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2009
On this day (only) we pray
At some point on May 7, I trust you stopped whatever you were doing, got down on your knees and prayed. Surely you realized it was this year's National Day of Prayer. As every God-fearing American must know, the National Day of Prayer was first declared in 1952 by a Democrat, Harry...
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am