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Bill proposes delaying parts of new ND medical marijuana law
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Trump's pick for National Security Council to step down over plagiarism claims
Pinke: Rise above depression
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
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Mavericks halt Timberwolves' three-game win streak
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
Port: Legislative session has been embarrassing in the early going
Swift: Life is not so 'Rosy' with new Roomba
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Shirley A. Dvorak
Kim F. Krull
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
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October 30, 2016
OUR VIEW: A fresh vision for ND
Fargo entrepreneur Doug Burgum, who shocked the comfortable Republican establishment by winning a primary landslide over the party's endorsed candidate, will bring new ideas and a fresh vision to the North Dakota governor's office. He's the right choice to usher in an era of change...
October 30, 2016 - 6:00am
October 25, 2016
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
North Dakotans are all but certain to re-elect Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., to the U.S. House of Representatives by a wide margin, in part because he has no serious competition. Democrat Chase Iron Eyes is running a shoestring campaign with virtually no help from his party. Libertarian...
October 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
October 23, 2016
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
October 22, 2016
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
For years, Dickinson has been somewhat divided over its liquor license limits. One of the biggest sticking points on this issue has long been the connection between the number of licenses the city allows and its perceived connection to underage drinking and our youth's access to alcohol...
October 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
GRAND FORKS—No, the Dakota Access Pipeline is not going to cross sacred ground, as the presence of an existing pipeline in the previously dug-up corridor proves. Yes, the Standing Rock tribe had lots of chances to influence the pipeline's route during the two-year-long permitting...
October 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
October 19, 2016
Our View: Four for ND state offices
In races for four state constitutional offices on the North Dakota ballot, the best choices are incumbent Julie Fedorchak for public service commissioner, incumbent Kelly Schmidt for treasurer, incumbent Kirsten Baesler for superintendent of public instruction and newcomer Jon Godfread...
October 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
Our View: A mixed bag on ND measures
Regarding the five measures on the North Dakota statewide ballot on Nov. 8: Constitutional Measure 1 requires members of the Legislature to live in the district they represent. This is little more than common sense. Vote "yes."
October 19, 2016 - 12:00am
October 12, 2016
Other Views: Pipeline protest must end
Fargo—Patience among law enforcement personnel and the people of North Dakota is running thin over the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's pipeline protest in Morton County. The rule of law has been trampled by the protesters and their illegal encampments on federal and private lands...
October 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
Other Views: Don't forget North Dakota State Hospital's jobs
GRAND FORKS—There's lots of talk about mental health in the proposal to remove the State Hospital and its Jamestown location from the North Dakota Constitution. But sooner or later, the talk should turn to economics. Because lawmakers and voters will consider the economic impact...
October 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
September 25, 2016
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
The fight for and against the Dakota Access Pipeline is a lengthy, controversial and complicated issue, as you can read in today's front-page...
September 25, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 22, 2016
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
GRAND FORKS—Some Dakota Access Pipeline protesters say they're motivated by "sacred sites" and other Standing Rock Reservation concerns. But a great many really are against fossil fuels in general, and are protesting pipelines in order to keep oil in the ground. Conservatives...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
September 19, 2016
Other Views: NDSU, UND football games show value of sports
GRAND FORKS—So why do colleges and universities spend so much money on sports? Saturday is why. Because as Saturday's University of North...
September 19, 2016 - 10:24am
September 6, 2016
Other Views: Higher ed board's open-meetings compliance is welcome
GRAND FORKS—Crime in New York City was a national issue throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Then it wasn't: The crime rate plummeted in the 1990s, reaching levels that New Yorkers hadn't seen since Dwight Eisenhower was president. New York remains one of the safest cities in America...
September 6, 2016 - 9:48am
August 29, 2016
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
FARGO—The short answer to the headline's question is "no." North Dakota's political climate is as hostile to public lands as it has ever...
August 29, 2016 - 7:46pm
August 24, 2016
Other Views: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
GRAND FORKS -- In the eyes of the public, protesters who take the law into their own hands have two strikes against them. Violence results in the third strike. That means the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline is “out,” and the protesters should heed North Dakota Lt. Gov....
August 24, 2016 - 4:53pm