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East Coast refiners eye Texas oil as North Dakota alternative
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
Third-grader Mickellyn Walker wins national free throw contest
Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Dickinson High golf places 10th at Bismarck Invite
Jordheim wins high jump, pole vault at BPS meet
Port: House members laugh as they vote down “Dollar Doug” amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Dale Odin Anderson
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
January 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Dickinson State University President Thomas Mitzel shared the worst case scenario with faculty, staff and students Friday if the former governor's...
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
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