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Islamic State urges supporters to stage new wave of attacks
Death toll rises to at least 36 from California warehouse inferno
Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations
Green Party gets one U.S. election recount, seeks another
ND Dems elect leaders for upcoming legislative session
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Titans boys basketball team's athleticism should carry it through tough region
Trinity girls basketball taking on new roles, playing styles
Big stage, big performance for UND
NELSON: Experience counts, ask Richmond
KOLPACK: Tough guy Stumpf is playing at an all-American level
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Esther E. Will
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
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
Part of State Avenue closed due to drifting snow
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