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'Uncharted waters': SW ND loses representation in State Water Commission
New glow-in-the-dark mini golf course highlights work of local artists
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
North Dakota congressional races heat up as new candidates enter
Feds OK another $20 million for new Williston airport as construction moves ahead
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Night Hawks back with plenty of playmakers in 2017
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter posiitons up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
Ethyln Mae Marthaller
Daryl Viggo Anderson
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
July 27, 2017
Editorial: $500 for litter, but only $125 for 100 mph?
As of Tuesday, be prepared to pay big bucks — $500 — for violating North Dakota's litter laws. That's right: As of Aug. 1, the new fine for littering in North Dakota will be $500, an increase of 400 percent. A news story that ran recently through the Forum News Service...
July 27, 2017 - 7:45am
May 8, 2017
Commentary: Positive changes for school lunches
Last week, the most popular article on agweek.com was the announcement of U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue's rollback of school lunch regulations...
May 8, 2017 - 7:44am
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