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Sanders tells supporters to back Clinton
Hiker rescued from national park was climbing off-trail butte
Pet store turnover: WOOFTA to fill gap left by shuttered Zoo Zone Pets
Highway 85 four-lane proposal draws mixed responses
Becklund to be second-in-command for N.D. Guard
crime and courts
nation and world
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Latest injury pushes offensive tackle Loadholt into retirement
Cubs land closer Chapman from Yankees
Rookie QB Wentz to walk fine line as Eagles camp opens
Murphy: Carson Wentz and the uncertainty inherent in young quarterbacks
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
March 22, 2016
Stenehjem’s plan will lead to an increase in taxes
The Republican governor candidates debate was a mixed bag. Voters and party members were afforded the opportunity to listen and discuss the differences among the candidates. Our friends in the Democratic Party are still in the search phase with plenty of stable room. Rick Becker,...
March 22, 2016 - 10:00pm
March 8, 2016
Group pushes back timeline on raising $1 million for governor’s residence
BISMARCK – A group trying to raise $1 million in private donations to help pay for a new North Dakota governor’s residence is pushing back its timeline by a few months, but co-chairman Jim Poolman remains confident the money will materialize despite the state’s economic downturn....
March 8, 2016 - 3:02pm
March 1, 2016
Poll finds Burgum trailing Stenehjem by large margin
BISMARCK – A new poll commissioned by North Dakota’s largest union of public teachers and employees finds Fargo entrepreneur Doug Burgum trailing Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem by a large margin in the race for the Republican nomination for governor. The poll by North Dakota...
March 1, 2016 - 5:10pm
February 17, 2016
Stenejhem: North Dakota is alive and well
BISMARCK — In 1990, production agriculture made up the largest share of our state’s $11.5 billion economy. Thankfully, Republican leaders...
February 17, 2016 - 10:41pm
February 2, 2016
Burgum ready to spend to compete with Stenehjem’s nearly $400,000 war chest
BISMARCK – With Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem wielding a nearly $400,000 war chest for his gubernatorial campaign, GOP challenger and former Microsoft executive Doug Burgum is ready to dip into his own substantial finances to compete for the Republican Party’s nomination. Burgum...
February 2, 2016 - 4:25pm
Burgum irked that lawmakers listed as endorsing Stenehjem were asked before he got into race
BISMARCK – Last week’s campaign statement listing the names of 81 Republican state lawmakers as endorsing Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem for governor left out an important detail in the eyes of GOP challenger Doug Burgum: The endorsements were sought before Burgum jumped into...
February 2, 2016 - 4:24pm
January 20, 2016
Jacobs: Burgum ventures into unexplored political space
GRAND FORKS -- Doug Burgum is running for governor. I misread him. I thought that he wouldn’t run, and said so, because I figured that smart...
January 20, 2016 - 9:40pm
January 18, 2016
Letter: Forum editorial defends Burgum’s ‘enlightened’ pro-abortion rights stance
Doug Burgum recently entered the race for the gubernatorial nomination. When I asked him if all North Dakotans had a right to life, he said that he wasn’t going to comment on controversial issues at this point in the campaign, and he was sick of having to answer this question so...
January 18, 2016 - 10:45pm
January 15, 2016
Other Views: Burgum’s path to governor full of potholes
FARGO A few observers of North Dakota politics suggest that Fargo businessman Doug Burgum’s quest for governor might take a page from the winning playbook of Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. In 2012, Cramer bypassed his party’s convention, which endorsed Public Service Commissioner Brian...
January 15, 2016 - 6:51pm
McFeely: Burgum enigmatic, but will it sell in western North Dakota?
FARGO -- It was likely the first time the phrases “ubiquitous automatic sensors” and “persuasive mobility and digital imagery” were used...
January 15, 2016 - 6:00am
January 12, 2016
Zaleski: The political slow dance is boring
FARGO — I’ve been reporting and commenting on North Dakota politics for more than 40 years. Trends have come and gone, but the most recent...
January 12, 2016 - 12:00am
December 19, 2015
Becker calls for big budget cuts: Governor candidate says N.D. will need to cut $1.5 billion from general fund
One of North Dakota’s two Republicans seeking the nomination for governor said Saturday in Dickinson that the state’s next leader will be...
December 19, 2015 - 6:18pm
December 16, 2015
Candidate for governor Becker to visit Dickinson Saturday
Rep. Rick Becker, a Republican candidate for North Dakota governor, will be in Dickinson for a meet-and-greet from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Breakout Room of the Astoria Hotel. He will speak at 2 p.m.
December 16, 2015 - 11:05pm
December 2, 2015
$300K donated to North Dakota governor’s residence
BISMARCK – The committee tasked with raising $1 million in private donations for the new North Dakota governor’s residence announced $300,000 in donations Wednesday. Fargo-based Nodak Mutual Insurance and Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health will each donate $100,000, while...
December 2, 2015 - 2:49pm
November 24, 2015
Stenehjem kicks off campaign for governor with plans to build on state’s success, prioritize spending
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Wayne Stenehjem returned to the city where his political career started Tuesday to make official what had been expected:...
November 24, 2015 - 9:29pm