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Agricultural merger mania fuels fears among small seed sellers
Cedar Rapids flooding at most critical and dangerous phase, officials warn
Dickinson man pleads not guilty to intent to deliver drugs near school
Car safety seat check to be held Oct. 13
Driver dies after Highway 83 rollover near Moffit
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
North Dakota's Matt Strahm making big splash in big leagues
Fighting Hawks rank No. 2 nationally in interceptions
NDSU, Illinois State meet for the first time since FCS national title game
Twins hire new general manager from Cleveland
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
good bad and ugly
Regina M. Bruha
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
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
November 25, 2013
Other views: A falling out among wing nuts
It appears that even denizens of the nut brigade (aka white separatists/neo Nazis/klansmen) have standards, such as they are. North Dakota’s celebrity white supremacist, Craig Cobb of Leith, N.D., has become persona non grata to, of all people, the former grand wizard of the Ku...
November 25, 2013 - 6:19pm
November 20, 2013
Other views: A change in pipeline regulation?
Call it an epiphany. Call it recognition of reality. Call it a smart read of rapidly evolving perceptions among North Dakotans. Whatever the motivation or stimulus, Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s decision to pay closer attention to pipeline safety is welcome news. The governor said he will...
November 20, 2013 - 6:23pm
Dennis: Students lose if board goes away
Battle lines haven’t yet formed for next year’s vote on whether to replace the North Dakota Board of Higher Education. But once the campaigns get underway, here’s a strategy tip for the pro-board side: Mobilize the students. Because if the eight-member board gets replaced...
November 20, 2013 - 6:22pm
November 19, 2013
Other views: North Dakota’s budget needed to grow
Physicians learn it. Mechanics learn it. Pilots learn it. Parents learn it, too. “It” is a key lesson of adulthood and professionalism: One indicator, symptom or other piece of evidence usually isn’t enough. Enough to diagnose a problem or base an important decision on, that...
November 19, 2013 - 4:34pm
November 18, 2013
Other views: Oil country must face reality
Two reports last week from North Dakota’s booming Oil Patch underscored the social and economic disruptions that are endemic to unprecedented economic prosperity. In one story, longtime residents of a mobile home park in Williston were upset about their rent doubling after the...
November 18, 2013 - 6:39pm
November 15, 2013
Other views: Combine two Dakotas into one for high school football
It’s true that South Dakota high school football isn’t healthy. Yes, we have seven divisions for 141 teams. That’s far too many divisions. Yes, there are too many blowouts during the regular season. And yes, great enrollment discrepancies are only getting greater, meaning...
November 15, 2013 - 6:37pm
November 13, 2013
Other views: ND spends to address real needs
As predictable as a mosquito infestation in July, the regular cast of buzzing critics has been having a stinging-good time with Forum News Service’s Sunday examination of the increase in North Dakota government spending. Self-defined conservative bloggers and associated know-nothings...
November 13, 2013 - 7:31pm
November 12, 2013
Other views: ‘Coffee with Cramer’ a smooth blend
When then-Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., ran for re-election in 2010, he lost. Why? Two key reasons: First, Pomeroy had voted for the Affordable Care Act earlier that year. And second, Pomeroy didn’t hold any face-to-face Town Hall meetings during his campaign. Rep. Kevin Cramer,...
November 12, 2013 - 4:15pm
November 11, 2013
Other views: Proposed measure draws fire
If all the pieces fall into place in a few months, North Dakotans can count on witnessing one of the most contentious, hard-fought and expensive constitutional ballot measure debates in the state’s history. The sides are lining up. Money to finance competing campaigns is being raised....
November 11, 2013 - 6:47pm
November 8, 2013
Other views: Cramer mixes it up with coffee talks
One need not be a fan of Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., to perceive he has honored the Founders’ intent about the constitutional role of the U.S. House of Representatives. The freshman congressman understands that serving in “the people’s house” requires mixing it up with the...
November 8, 2013 - 6:15pm
October 31, 2013
Other views: Farm bill conferees go to work
President Barack Obama hasn’t had much to say about the stalled farm bill. After all, he’s a city boy. But this week he echoed what is being heard all across rural America: “What are we waiting for. Let’s get this done.” Well said.
October 31, 2013 - 11:02pm
October 29, 2013
Other views: Watch for ho-hum list of ‘extraordinary places’
“Stenehjem says list of places for protection coming soon, but blogger criticizes ‘secret meetings’” read the subheadline on Sunday’s front page.
October 29, 2013 - 10:08pm
October 25, 2013
Dennis: GOP should weigh ideas for reform
In 1989, Democrats had just lost three presidential elections in a row — and the most recent Democratic president, Jimmy Carter, had lasted...
October 25, 2013 - 6:44pm
Other views: Judge’s ruling on PSC contributions doesn’t pass the smell test
It might be legal, but it doesn’t pass the smell test. That’s one way to summarize U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland’s decision to reject a legal challenge involving campaign contributions by coal interests to the North Dakota Public Service Commission.
October 25, 2013 - 6:42pm