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Kennedy logs more than 100 travel days since taking office; overall expense close to $30,000
Coachman camper towed by Alberta family a complete loss after rolling on I-94 outside Valley City
Jury finds Iowa man guilty of running over SD police officer
She was fired for an anti-Muslim tirade toward 3 Somali women. Now, they plan to help her get re-hired
NDSU still working to resolve fire safety violations
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
West Fargo wins shootout with Royals
Vikings QB Bridgewater focused on 'one day at a time'
UND hockey lands commitment from Fargo defenseman
Vikings' Wright says comments from naysayers sometimes fire him up
McKinnon leaves Vikings practice with undisclosed injury
Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Editorial: $500 for litter, but only $125 for 100 mph?
McFeely: Shirvani sycophants should admit they were wrong
McFeely: Former ND chancellor Shirvani resigns as president of Iowa College
Jeanne Marie (Gast) Kessel
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Jeanne M. Kessel
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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July 20, 2014
Fulfilling a North Dakota dream: Longtime Texas history teacher moves ‘home’ to Dickinson
Dickinson may not smell as great as it once did. In years past, Brian Belden said, before intense urban and oil-industry growth, there was a...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Benson: 20 years ago, a sobering reality hit our universe
In March 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a heavy-weight planet, exerting an enormous...
July 16, 2014 - 6:31pm
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