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State Avenue bridge project very close to completion
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
Governors ask Corps to issue easement for pipeline construction
Biden tops Clinton list for secretary of state, reports say
Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
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
Sickler’s playmaking on both sides an asset as Titans begin playoffs
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
James "Jim" Danks
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 25, 2013
Other views: ND pulls a reversal, gets younger
North Dakota has acquired a youthful swagger that still registers as a happy case of demographic whiplash for a state that not long ago was wringing its hands over the mass exodus of its young people. During much of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, North Dakota suffered a prolonged bout...
October 25, 2013 - 12:00am
October 22, 2013
Other views: Lost value going up in flames
Now maybe North Dakota finally will get serious about curbing the enormous waste spewed every day from the fiery stacks of natural gas wells dotting the prairie like industrial birthday candles. The state's regulators and politicians have dithered and wrung their hands while flaring...
October 22, 2013 - 2:21pm
October 21, 2013
Other views: Independence gets Cramer noticed
An emerging coalition of "pragmatists" could be key to Washington governance, said Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., last week. Many of them hail from the Midwest, the geographic center of the nation that also has tended to favor practical politicians. In Minnesota, Democratic Rep. Collin...
October 21, 2013 - 3:42pm
October 17, 2013
ND stands at outdoor crossroad
North Dakota is at a crossroad. The direction the state takes might have as momentous and lasting impact as the great trends that shaped the state from the beginning: agriculture, drought, energy and more recently a diversifying urban economy. Decisions -- private and public -- made...
October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2013
Our View: $113 million event center not what community needs
There is reality, there are dreams and there are pipe dreams. The reality is Stark County needs a fairgrounds and a new rodeo arena. The dream is to build a multi-purpose facility that can be used as an all-encompassing site for the Roughrider Days Fair, rodeo, carnival and all of...
October 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 11, 2013
Other views: Education focuses on principals
North Dakotans should not be surprised that Gov. Jack Dalrymple is again hip-deep in an important public education discussion. From his days at the Legislature to his service as governor, Dalrymple has put education at the top of his to-do list. That history goes back to the work...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
October 10, 2013
Other views: Preaching to choir not helpful
The University of North Dakota is taking heat because an avowed white supremacist/racist/neo-Nazi showed up Monday at a symposium that was convened to discuss his activities in Leith. Craig Cobb, who is giving fits to townspeople, law enforcement and people of good will because of...
October 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Other views: Don't give up on Welk's farmstead yet
Maybe it's too late.
October 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2013
Other views: Cory Fong among North Dakota's best
Some North Dakota Democrats have short memories. When Republican Tax Commissioner Cory Fong submitted his resignation to the governor earlier this week, Chad Oban, executive director of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, couldn't resist lobbing a cheap shot. Oban said Fong's decision...
October 5, 2013 - 12:00am
October 4, 2013
Other views: Blame for shutdown belongs to select lawmakers
The Lincoln Memorial is swathed in police-line tape, national parks are closed from the Everglades in Florida to Mount Denali in Alaska, and an estimated 800,000 federal employees have packed up potted plants and gone home indefinitely. So who's to blame? Is it the group of roughly...
October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2013
Other views: Cramer's challenge
As U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer mulls how to respond to the government shutdown and debt-ceiling crises, he should remember something: He's not like other Republicans in the House. Other Republicans in the House -- a great many of them, anyway, especially the most conservative members...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
October 2, 2013
Other views: Obamacare now the law of the land
In an ideal world, elements of the Affordable Health Care Act ("Obamacare"), including health exchanges that go up and running today, would be delayed or scrapped. It's not going to happen. Therefore, the best option for individuals and families is to access information to help negotiate...
October 2, 2013 - 12:00am
October 1, 2013
Dennis: Not the students, but the state
In his recent presentation to the Board of Higher Education, Larry Skogen said that as interim chancellor, he'd put the emphasis on students. "So often, we sometimes lose track of the fact that we have the students and we are doing this for the students," Skogen told the board. "They...
October 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Other views: Good call for higher ed interim
Larry Skogen, president of Bismarck State College, is the right choice for interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System. The state Board of Higher Education confirmed Skogen over former Commerce Commissioner Shane Goettle in a dual vote that went from 5-3 to unanimous. Both...
October 1, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2013
Other views: Today's wild horse auction a big deal
Today's auction in Wishek of wild horses from North Dakota's Badlands has attracted national attention. It is likely buyers from several states and possibly Canada will descend on the small McIntosh County town for the sale of some 100 horses that have been culled from the herd in...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am