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Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Port: Democrats may introduce bill to raise oil tax during special session
Farm King closing S.D. store
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Con (Buz) Short
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
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
November 25, 2014
Other Views: Williston taking advantage of downtown opportunity
Williston is moving to spruce up what arguably has been, until recently, a rather shabby downtown. The western oil country city could learn from Fargo’s experience with a downtown renaissance zone. Williston established a renaissance zone, but its development success has been uneven,...
November 25, 2014 - 6:00pm