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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
October 23, 2016
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
FARGO — For the first time in more than a half century, The Forum Editorial Board is not endorsing the Republican candidate for president...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 8, 2016
Forum: Trump misses moment with FBI’s report on Clinton emails
Donald Trump should have won the day when the FBI director said Hillary Clinton was “extremely careless” in handling classified materials on her private email server, but he blew it. Instead of counting down chapter and verse the devastating rebuke from FBI Director James Comey,...
July 8, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 1, 2016
GFH: Conrad-led commission: Save America’s golden years
GRAND FORKS -- Besides its wheat, sunflowers and new bounty of Bakken oil, North Dakota produces something else: notable moderates on the national scene. In the U.S. Senate, both John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp are among the senators most willing to work across the aisle. And this...
July 1, 2016 - 11:40pm
June 7, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: A blatant violation of tradition
FARGO -- University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer stumbled when he endorsed a candidate in the hotly contested Republican primary contest for governor. With only a few weeks to go at the helm of UND, the former governor, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, former fish farm...
June 7, 2016 - 10:56pm
May 24, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: Age not an issue in presidential campaign
FARGO -- The age factor in the presidential campaign has turned out to be no factor at all. The three candidates left standing are, in popular parlance, senior citizens. They qualify for Social Security and Medicare benefits. They are grandparents. Should he win, Donald Trump would...
May 24, 2016 - 2:21pm
May 21, 2016
Our View: Time to confront ND's gang problem
Two men were shot and killed at a Williston apartment complex last Tuesday morning. On the afternoon of Sunday, April 30, a man was hit by a stray bullet while sitting in his mobile home in Dickinson’s Heartland Village. On Nov. 30, 2014, a man was shot and killed in the parking...
May 21, 2016 - 5:00am
February 16, 2016
Shaw: Gasoline prices need to go up
FARGO -- I hate so say this, but … Gasoline prices need to go up. Especially if you live in North Dakota. Like all of us, I love paying $1.45...
February 16, 2016 - 6:03pm
November 20, 2015
Press sports editor Colton Pool nominated for North Dakota Sportswriter of the Year
Press sports editor Colton Pool is one of five nominees for the North Dakota Sportswriter of the Year award, given annually to honor excellence in sports media by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The NSSA has branches in 49 states and the District of Columbia,...
November 20, 2015 - 12:25am
September 1, 2015
Cotton: Wi-Fi and deadlines: How to almost blow it on your first day
I couldn’t get my iPhone’s hotspot to work in my car, and I couldn’t connect to the Wi-Fi at a gas station, so I sat — sweating profusely,...
September 1, 2015 - 12:28am
July 25, 2015
Other Views: Corporate farm law debate to begin
FARGO - Now that petition signatures have been validated, North Dakotans have about a year to think about the fate of the state’s restrictive anti-corporate farming law. The 2015 Legislature modified the law to allow corporation investments in hog and dairy operations, but the law...
July 25, 2015 - 12:36am
July 18, 2015
Monke: A presidential race without any winners
Like me, you’re probably getting sick of hearing about a presidential election still 17 months away. Maybe that’s because, so far, the options...
July 18, 2015 - 11:55pm
July 4, 2015
Ignorance poisons debate
If there was any doubt that North Dakota has a long way to go to catch up to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality, it was dispelled by remarks from a first-term Valley City legislator. Republican Rep. Dwight Kiefert, responding to the court’s historic decision,...
July 4, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Other Views: Common Core lawsuit is a sham
FARGO -- A lawsuit challenging North Dakota’s adoption of new education standards is rooted in an out-of-state organization’s campaign to derail Common Core, no matter the damage caused. The suit features a not-too-clever facade of local origination because plaintiffs include...
June 24, 2015 - 9:13pm
June 19, 2015
Other Views: Candid, brash Trump mixes up presidential field
We all know a person who speaks from the heart, not necessarily from the head. We know that person can be offensive and brash. We also know that although sometimes difficult, he stimulates conversation and creates good debate. It’s good to have a friend like that. And it’s also...
June 19, 2015 - 11:54pm
February 12, 2015
Lawmakers, keep hands off Industrial Commission
A rock-solid Republican state, North Dakota still has two well-known vestiges from its short period of socialist rule: the Bank of North Dakota, and the State Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks. With the 100th anniversaries of the state mill and bank fast approaching, it’s safe to...
February 12, 2015 - 7:36pm