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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
March 31, 2016
Democrats kick off convention today with most delegates since 2008
BISMARCK – North Dakota Democrats will kick off their three-day state convention here Thursday with the most registered delegates since 2008 and a focus on rebuilding. Democratic-NPL Party Executive Director Robert Haider said 522 delegates are registered to attend the convention...
March 31, 2016 - 2:03pm
March 29, 2016
North Dakota Democrats call for special session to address budget issues, restore funding
BISMARCK – Democratic leaders urged Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Tuesday to call a special legislative session to restore about $50 million that was slashed from agency budgets in February to deal with a massive revenue shortfall, but the governor gave the idea a cool reception....
March 29, 2016 - 3:58pm
March 27, 2016
GOP governor’s race pulls focus as Dems look to rebuild
BISMARCK – North Dakota Democrats trying to rebuild their party and generate enthusiasm here next weekend will have to compete with flying motorcycles and fire jugglers from the Shrine Circus. The circus will be going on next door to the Democratic convention inside the Bismarck...
March 27, 2016 - 6:00am
March 24, 2016
Letter: Port deceitfully portrays ND Democrats as anti-oil
I was amused to read Rob Port’s March 11 column regarding fracking. It must have left him feeling he’d scored some sort of “journalistic” trifecta. First, he took a shot at Heidi Heitkamp, to sate his bizarre obsession with her. Second, Port slavishly carried out his function...
March 24, 2016 - 5:53pm
March 16, 2016
Gubernatorial hopeful Nelson says ND ‘in crisis,’ state government leaving residents behind
BISMARCK – A Democratic state lawmaker officially launched his bid for governor here Wednesday, lobbing criticism at the man he’s trying...
March 16, 2016 - 4:30pm
March 14, 2016
Barone: Democrats dispirited, Republicans hobbled by excess of spirit
Bad news for both parties in the primaries and caucuses in the seven days in March following Super Tuesday. Start with the higher-ratings, higher-turnout Republican race. Donald Trump won two solid victories in Michigan and Mississippi Tuesday, after weak showings in the five contests...
March 14, 2016 - 4:36pm
March 11, 2016
Our View: Good week to be a Dickinson basketball fan
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Titans and Midgets go to state: What a great few weeks to be a boys basketball athlete and fan in Dickinson! Not only did Dickinson High reach...
March 11, 2016 - 10:37pm
March 10, 2016
Other Views: Fracking dishonesty from Democrats
FARGO -- Asked at their recent debate about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders said they opposed the process that has revolutionized and revitalized the oil and natural gas industries in the United States. It’s...
March 10, 2016 - 5:16pm
March 9, 2016
Port: Heitkamp’s presidential candidate has lost her fracking mind
MINOT -- Hydraulic fracturing took a beating at a recent debate between the Democratic presidential candidates. You probably know this term better...
March 9, 2016 - 12:01am
March 1, 2016
District 36 Democrats don’t make any legislative nominations at meeting
Southwest North Dakota’s lone legislative district up for election this year still doesn’t have a Democrat on the ballot. District 36 Democrats...
March 1, 2016 - 9:58pm
February 15, 2016
Ahlin: Bernie’s ‘mad- as-hell’ crusade is a reminder of another time
FARGO — Watching the rise of Bernie Sanders brings to mind past Bernies — Bernie McCarthy, Bernie McGovern — even Bernie Nader. In their...
February 15, 2016 - 4:36pm
February 11, 2016
Jacobs: The four political ‘parties’ of North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota is a Republican state. There’s no arguing that point. But that doesn’t tell us much about the Republican Party...
February 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
February 8, 2016
ND Dems optimistic strong candidates for top state positions will emerge
BISMARCK -- Despite having no announced candidates for statewide office eight weeks from their state convention, North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party officials say they remain confident a strong ticket will emerge in the next few weeks. Kylie Oversen, chairwoman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL...
February 8, 2016 - 12:01am
February 7, 2016
Port: Be thankful the Democrats weren’t in charge
MINOT -- If Democrats had been running the state over the last few years, North Dakota’s budget situation would be much worse. For one thing,...
February 7, 2016 - 12:00am
January 26, 2016
Minnesota feels the Bern: More than 20,000 pack St. Paul, Duluth venues to hear Sanders' hour-long stump speech
ST. PAUL -- Bernie Sanders hit on all the progressive high notes Tuesday during a two-stop mini-tour of Minnesota. The Vermont senator drew crowds...
News/Nation and World
January 26, 2016 - 9:38pm