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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
1-week survey offers snapshot of North Dakota's sexual violence
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
International inspectors enter Douma, site of alleged Syrian chemical attack
crime and courts
nation and world
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
After early playoff exit, Wild ask where it all went wrong
In search of talent, Minnesota United reaches into Africa
Buxton still dealing with 'pounding' of migraines but other symptoms are improving
Former UND safety Cole Reyes keeping tabs on NFL draft
With family on hand, Tucker Poolman helps Jets advance
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Finnly Jay Simonieg
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
July 15, 2015
Other Views: Trump on the Democrats’ dream ticket
FARGO — The best thing that can happen to Democrats is for outspoken, outrageous Donald Trump, the New York billionaire, to dominate the Republican presidential primary season. The Donald is in classic form these days, insulting Mexico and Mexican-Americans while trying to make...
July 15, 2015 - 5:52pm
July 11, 2015
Our View: Crops and panhandling both up in area
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Roughrider Days goes well: The 45th edition of Dickinson’s Roughrider Days festival went very well with a variety of events scattered...
July 11, 2015 - 12:06am
July 9, 2015
Other Views: Tips for the task force on teacher shortages
GRAND FORKS — Years ago, North Dakota teachers’ salaries ranked among the nation’s lowest, but school districts seldom had a hard time filling vacancies. Today, while salaries score much higher on national rankings, some schools get few or no applications when openings arise. What’s...
July 9, 2015 - 3:28pm
Other Views: Refocus North Dakota water priorities
FARGO -- Two stories this week underscored the importance of water resources and water development in western North Dakota communities. In one, the Lignite Volunteer Fire Department was fined by the State Water Commission for illegally selling water from its well to finance new e...
July 9, 2015 - 3:27pm
Our View: Stark County recorder smartly avoids conflict
The Stark County Commission and its state’s attorney solved a problem before it became one Monday by allowing the county’s deputy recorder to sign same-sex marriage licenses after county recorder Kathy Schwab expressed her unwillingness to doing so based on her belief system. Schwab,...
July 9, 2015 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
Other Views: Supremes could learn from ND’s court
The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of federal laws on 5-4 votes had partisans fuming. Such closely divided decisions “breed an atmosphere of mistrust,” said one advocate, while another pointed out the antidemocratic implications of “one man power.” But while the above...
July 1, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 27, 2015
Our View: Intersection changes great; gunplay stupid
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good I-94 exit intersection to get a revamp: The frustrating Exit 61 off Interstate 94 in Dickinson is in the early stages of a remodel....
June 27, 2015 - 12:00am
June 21, 2015
Our View: Inaccurate satellite images help show real Oil Patch picture
More than two years ago, a video from NASA made the rounds on the Internet showcasing beautiful satellite images of Earth. Dozens of areas around the globe were seen from space and, in many ways, the video was mesmerizing. One particular area, however, caught everyone’s attention....
June 21, 2015 - 12:00am
June 19, 2015
Our View: Ross appointment brilliant, building permit shortfall bad
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Ross chosen to lead TRNP: Theodore Roosevelt National Park had the right person all along. Wendy Ross, who has been in charge of the...
June 19, 2015 - 11:56pm
June 18, 2015
Other Views: North Dakota law is clear on e-cigs
FARGO -- It’s been stressed before, but in light of the growing use of e-cigarettes by youth and adults, it should be stressed again: All the...
June 18, 2015 - 9:59pm
June 17, 2015
Other Views: Avoid repeat of Leith
FARGO -- A white supremacist who tried and failed to establish an enclave of like-minded people in Leith is trying again. This time Craig Cobb and his people are eyeing Antler, a town of about 20 people near the Canadian border in Bottineau County. After his run-in with the law because...
June 17, 2015 - 2:38am
June 13, 2015
Other Views: Farm law change won’t help
FARGO -- It’s a rare month that doesn’t bring news of the perennial decline of rural communities in North Dakota. The trends that have been dominant for decades have not changed, other than to slow or accelerate. The direction, however, is reliably the same: decline. It is unlikely...
June 13, 2015 - 8:40pm
June 12, 2015
Our View: Applaud efforts to lift oil export ban
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Cramer’s efforts to lift the ban on the export of crude oil: The embargo was established by President Ronald Reagan following the...
June 12, 2015 - 11:07pm
June 10, 2015
Other Views: More help in the Bakken crime fight
Headlines about crime in the oil-producing regions of North Dakota and Montana have been less frequent than during the time the Bakken oil boom was making big news every day. Don’t assume crime has diminished, or even leveled off. It has not. Law enforcement knows the problem is...
June 10, 2015 - 12:03am
June 8, 2015
Other Views: ‘Build the Sandpiper pipeline,’ edit boards agree
GRAND FORKS — As policy debates get more partisan and the media hosts more voices of the hard left and far right, one source of centrism remains: newspaper editorials. At most newspapers, editorials represent the views of the editorial board, not just one person. Further, because...
June 8, 2015 - 11:26pm