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Bags of love: Jamestown boy in third year of his own food drive
Boyfriend’s grandma accused of harboring runaway after missing 13-year-old girl found in West Fargo
Legionnaire of the Year: Art Wanner has a heart for veterans
Heitkamp prioritizes soil health, research
Costs of opioid abuse much higher than previously believed
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
Class A football All-State roster
Union prepares for new experience playing Fighting Hawks in Grand Forks
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Donald A. Heiser
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
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December 2, 2015
Benson: The ‘Black Swan’ has returned to Middle East
SIDNEY, Neb. -- In the book, “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable,” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb describes the people of Lebanon, his native country. It was, he writes, “an example of coexistence,” “a mosaic of cultures and religions,” a place where “people...
December 2, 2015 - 5:41pm
October 7, 2015
Benson: Mel Blanc’s comedy and tragedy
SIDNEY, Neb. Mel Blanc was known as “the man with a thousand voices” because he created voices for numerous cartoon characters. For Warner Bros., Mel was the voice of Wile Coyote, Speedy Gonzales, Pepe LePew, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Sylvester the Cat, Tweety Bird, Porky...
October 7, 2015 - 5:31pm
September 22, 2015
Holten: A few interesting historical tidbits
Are you a law abiding citizen? Perhaps you are. But despite that, it’s quite possible that you’ve broken the law without really knowing it,...
September 22, 2015 - 5:28pm
August 27, 2015
Benson: Riffing on the America’s celebrity parade
STERLING, Colo. -- “Life is a lot like jazz,” said George Gershwin. “It is best when you improvise.” During the 2004 political debates, radio host Don Imus described the vice presidential candidates Dick Cheney and John Edwards as “Dr. Doom and the Breck Girl,” because...
August 27, 2015 - 11:48pm
August 12, 2015
Benson: The teacher who turns schools around
STERLING, Colo. -- "Miss! Miss! Why do you keep calling this a school?” asked Ashley. “This is not a school!” It was an awkward moment, at an assembly, in November of 2002. Because a fight had broken out that morning, the school’s new principal, an angry Linda Cliatt-Wayman,...
August 12, 2015 - 6:31pm
July 29, 2015
Benson: Hip-hop and Alexander Hamilton
STERLING, Colo. On the afternoon of July 18, President Barack Obama and his two daughters, Malia and Sasha, attended the new musical based upon Alexander Hamilton’s life, “Hamilton.” The popular play moved to Broadway, to the Richard Rodgers Theater, on July 13, after it received...
July 29, 2015 - 5:53pm
July 15, 2015
Benson: Shakespeare and Lord Chamberlain’s men
STERLING, Colo. -- In the spring of 1594, 26 London actors joined together to create an acting company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. These actors included London’s leading dramatic actor at the time, Richard Burbage; plus Will Kempe, London’s leading comic actor; as well as Richard...
July 15, 2015 - 5:51pm
June 17, 2015
Benson: Suki Kim and Fathers’ Day
STERLING, Colo. On Sunday, June 25, 1950, North Korean bombs fell on Seoul, South Korea’s capital, and the civil war began. It ended three years later, on July 27, 1953, with the same division as it had begun, with the Korean peninsula divided into two parts at the 38th parallel...
June 17, 2015 - 11:25pm
May 20, 2015
Benson: Noguera and ‘The Trouble with Black Boys’
Pedro A. Noguera teaches education and sociology at New York University. The son of Caribbean immigrants, he has a Spanish name, but he is black. In 2008, he published his book, “The Trouble with Black Boys,” and within its pages, he lists the difficulties that young black males...
May 20, 2015 - 11:11pm
April 30, 2015
ND gave cold shoulder to Cold War, at least at first
A new book chronicles the nuclear era on the Great Plains.
April 30, 2015 - 8:21pm
#TBT: A long-gone oil record
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to 1958 and the center of the first boom to hit North Dakota. On July 9, the Press ran an A1 story by...
April 30, 2015 - 2:27pm
April 27, 2015
Pulitzer Prize-winning history book focuses on Mandan people
Of the seven books, plays and pieces of music awarded Pulitzer Prizes in 2015, one book focused on the history of a people central to Dakotan...
April 27, 2015 - 8:30pm
April 9, 2015
#TBT: From boom to bust
This week's #TBT sounds familiar: a March 4, 1986, A5 story from the Associated Press, "Number of oil rigs drops." Not unlike the current...
April 9, 2015 - 5:20pm
April 2, 2015
#TBT: North Dakota Nubbins
This week's #TBT comes courtesy of reporter Katherine Lymn, who compares this news brief in a circa-1908 Dunn County News to Twitter 100 years...
April 2, 2015 - 4:53pm
March 11, 2015
Benson: The ugly history of kidnapping
In 1907, the author O. Henry wrote a short story he entitled “The Ransom of Red Chief.” In it, two crooks named Bill and Sam kidnap a red-headed boy in an Alabama town thinking that they will demand a ransom, but unaware that the boy is ornery. He throws rocks at them, claims...
March 11, 2015 - 5:33pm