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Press Pass, Sunday, August 28
Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas if elected
Abused and exploited, child migrants in Italy dream of better life
Red River Valley storms produce tornadoes, 3-inch hail
Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Robert James Zimbrick
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
July 15, 2014
Girl finds centuries-old human bones
STANLEY -- A 10-year-old girl recently made a historic discovery in northwestern North Dakota. Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson said in a release that his office received a call from a citizen reporting the girl had unearthed what they believed were human remains. After...
July 15, 2014 - 5:21pm
July 2, 2014
Benson: The Puritan Ethic and the American Revolution
Joseph J. Ellis says in his book, “Founding Brothers”: “No event in American history, which was so improbable at the time, has seemed so inevitable in retrospect as the American Revolution.” In other words, Ellis contends that the revolution was not foreordained to happen....
July 2, 2014 - 6:33pm
ND boundary crew had best days before battle
The boundary between the U.S. and Canada along North Dakota and Montana’s northern border was not surveyed until the early 1870s. Since much of it ran through Indian territory, the survey crew was escorted by members of the U.S. military stationed at Fort Totten. Five of the six...
June 2, 2014 - 6:49pm
May 7, 2014
Benson: University graduates found way through haze
On April Fools’ Day, several dozen Dartmouth students gathered in the office belonging to the university’s president, Philip J. Hanlon, and insisted that he respond to each of the items listed on their Freedom Budget. The students demanded a faculty that included more women and...
May 7, 2014 - 7:45pm
April 23, 2014
Benson: There’s more to Shakespeare than his stories
We know so little of William Shakespeare’s life. We know that he was christened on April 26, 1564, and that his father, John Shakespeare, made gloves in Stratford and served as an alderman on the town council. We know that in November of 1582, when Will was 18, he married Anne Hathaway,...
April 23, 2014 - 10:38pm
March 27, 2014
Benson: Vladimir Putin and the Crimea
Three weeks ago, Hillary Clinton spoke at a fundraiser at Long Beach, Calif., and suggested that Vladimir Putin’s actions in Crimea equaled those of Adolf Hitler eight decades ago. She said, “Now if this sounds familiar, it’s what Hitler did back in the ’30s. All the Germans...
March 27, 2014 - 1:20pm
March 13, 2014
Eriksmoen: Much of Sakakawea’s life remains mystery
Sakakawea is the most memorialized woman in American history. Yet, we know very little about her after her 18th birthday. In fact, the year of her reported death varies by more than 70 years. The most attributed date placed her death in 1812, but there are many who steadfastly state...
March 13, 2014 - 6:01pm
March 12, 2014
Benson: The luck of the Irish
Thelma Catherine Patricia Ryan is a very Irish name, and she had the red-hair to go with it. Born March 16, 1912, the day before St. Patrick’s Day, in Ely, Nev., her parents moved to Cerritos, Calif., when she was a child. After high school, she worked her way through the University...
March 12, 2014 - 7:07pm
February 26, 2014
Benson: The good, bad and ugly of US citizenship
The New York Times reported last Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II is strapped for cash. This is a surprising development for an English monarch who owns Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands, acres of farmland, horses, art and jewelry, and has a net worth that Forbes magazine estimates...
February 26, 2014 - 7:26pm
February 12, 2014
Benson: Teddy’s daughter, the outspoken Alice
Theodore Roosevelt’s first wife, Alice Lee, died of a kidney infection on Valentine’s Day 1884, just two days after she delivered her first child, a daughter, also named Alice. The tragedy was compounded when Theodore’s mother died of typhoid fever that same day. So grief-stricken...
February 12, 2014 - 6:22pm
January 27, 2014
Technology of the 1980s transforms life
MITCHELL, S.D. — Tony Kinneberg’s entire science class gathered around the computer’s glowing green screen. A junior in high school, Kinneberg had never seen or worked with a computer before going to class that day in 1983 in Richland, N.D. Though it has been more than 20...
January 27, 2014 - 10:04pm
January 25, 2014
Regional dialects reflect history, culture
GRAND FORKS — English may be the dominant language spoken throughout the United States, but that doesn’t mean we all speak the same dialect. Each region of the country has many words and phrases of its own. For example, Joan Hall, editor of the Dictionary of American Regional...
January 25, 2014 - 10:18pm
January 15, 2014
Benson: The 18th Amendment, prohibition and regulation
On Jan. 16, 1919, Nebraska’s Legislature voted to ratify the 18th Amendment that prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors.” Because Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the amendment, the temperance movement had the necessary two-thirds of...
January 15, 2014 - 5:07pm
October 14, 2013
Plan for transmission line near Killdeer Mountain battlefield clashes with historical study
KILLDEER - The Battle of Killdeer Mountain is regarded as the climactic clash of the Dakota War in Dakota Territory. The battlefield, where...
October 14, 2013 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Medora demolition proposal grounded
MEDORA -- A plan to remove two of Medora's oldest buildings was grounded before it had a chance to be heard Tuesday.
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am