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Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Major bills in ND Legislature likely headed for compromise
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
SD forum planned this week on protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities
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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Wild play better as they pick up point, but Red Wings win in OT
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Veeder: Motherhood means holding on tight as you're letting go
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
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
February 22, 2014
Other views: Reroute pipeline to avoid prairie
First, let’s be clear: As long as North Dakota produces oil, a lot of that oil will have to be shipped out of state. And over the long term, pipelines are the safest and most cost-effective way of moving oil. This very much includes any oil that winds up being shipped East. So,...
February 22, 2014 - 12:00am
February 20, 2014
Other views: Gouging or a free market?
Next time you hear someone proudly trumpet “the North Dakota way,” take a look at what is going on in the state’s booming Oil Patch. Read...
February 20, 2014 - 6:14pm
February 10, 2014
Other views: Farm bill: Government 1, free market 0
Democrats don’t yet seem to realize it. But the fact is, their party won a big policy debate in recent weeks — and because that debate for years has been a factor in government shutdowns and other Washington crises, the Dems’ victory is worth noting. The debate has centered...
February 10, 2014 - 2:46pm
February 7, 2014
Other Views: Pursue water line to Red River Valley
Somewhere, where the water runs clean and cold and there is no drought, former North Dakota Gov. Bill Guy is smiling. A serious discussion of a water delivery system he championed in the last years of his life is underway. The aim of a diverse assembly of state and local officials...
February 7, 2014 - 5:32pm
February 6, 2014
Other views: Oil on rails an ongoing saga in ND
Forum Communications Co.’s series “The Crude Frontier” is putting in broad context the huge challenges associated with moving Bakken light crude oil by rail. The reporting, done primarily by journalists from The Forum and the Grand Forks Herald, comprises the most comprehensive...
February 6, 2014 - 6:57pm
February 4, 2014
Other Views: North Dakota flaring initiative looks good
An initiative by the oil and gas industry to reduce natural gas flaring at well sites in North Dakota’s Bakken oil play looks very promising. Working with the state Industrial Commission, other state agencies, the Legislature, landowners and tribal interests, the industry is bringing...
February 4, 2014 - 4:22pm
February 3, 2014
Other views: In praise of GOP flexibility on the Farm Bill
The Left has its blind spots. One of them came into plain view last week: After the State Department concluded — again — that neither blocking nor approving the Keystone XL pipeline would significantly affect greenhouse-gas emissions, key anti-Keystone activists vowed … to fight...
February 3, 2014 - 6:31pm
Our View: Do kids a favor and attend public input forum
The Dickinson Public School District is holding an important public forum Monday evening in which it intends to listen to the community’s concerns and ideas about the future of the district. It doesn’t matter if you have a 2-year-old, if your children are in the school system...
February 3, 2014 - 12:45pm
January 27, 2014
Other Views: Conservation becomes political force in ND
Not so long ago, if the North Dakota Industrial Commission had weighed a conservation-minded argument against a pro-development case that had strong industry support, the developers would have won in a rout. Back then, North Dakota had little patience with most conservationists,...
January 27, 2014 - 5:54pm
Other Views: Oil group’s reaction is overkill
When, in response to the Dec. 30 oil train wreck near Casselton, the chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party sagely suggested the pace of oil development should be re-examined, a major oil company player in the Bakken said no one should “overreact.” State GOP Chairman Bob...
January 27, 2014 - 5:52pm
January 23, 2014
Other Views: Proposed measures insult North Dakota
Two quixotic campaigns to put tax/budget measures on the North Dakota ballot are reminders of one of President Ronald Reagan’s signature lines: “Well, there you go again …” Well, there they go again. Two separate efforts are underway. One would eliminate the property tax....
January 23, 2014 - 10:09pm
January 20, 2014
Other views: Promotion, regulation of oil, gas do not mix
How is it that one of the most important state agencies in North Dakota has been stuck with the impossible task of regulation and promotion? The contradiction is obvious. Effective regulation leaves no room for promotion. Promotion implies an agenda that is anathema to serious regulation....
January 20, 2014 - 3:44pm
January 18, 2014
Our View: Slowing down ND oil industry not the right answer
Agendas come to the forefront when a major incident happens. Politicians, media outlets and anyone else who doesn’t like oil drilling in western North Dakota was quick to react in the aftermath of an explosion of Bakken crude oil from a train derailment near Casselton on Dec. 30. Suddenly,...
January 18, 2014 - 10:25pm
January 16, 2014
Other views: ND fighting back against human trafficking
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This dedicated timeframe has been established as a means to raise awareness of the realities of this insidious, violent and largely invisible world. In North Dakota, we’d like to think this reprehensible and utterly...
January 16, 2014 - 11:39pm
January 15, 2014
Other view: Time of action is here on rail tank car safety
We wrote an editorial in December commenting on the increasing number of railroad tank cars carrying crude oil across the nation’s rail lines and the growing safety concerns of the communities along those lines. In the later half of 2013, several railroad accidents involving oil...
January 15, 2014 - 5:03pm