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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
City commission denies tax abatement claims from major Dickinson property owners
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
Foxtail Wind: ND Public Service Commision hears testimony on Dickey County project
Hunters are livid over Trump's elephant trophy decision
crime and courts
nation and world
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
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
American Crystal piles record-high tons
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
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
NDHSCA 9-man football All-State team
NDHSCA Class A Volleyball All-State team
Strength in numbers
NDHSCA Class B Volleyball All-State team
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.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Shelly Irene (Mack) Cardona
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
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January 28, 2015
Benson: Self-government and modernity
Historians rank Frederick Jackson Turner one of the most noted of all American historians. In 1893, in Chicago at the American Historical Association, he delivered a paper he entitled “The Significance of the Frontier in American History,” and in it, he argued that the frontier...
January 28, 2015 - 5:50pm
December 31, 2014
Deal for state to buy Welk home nears
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Historical Society is fine-tuning a purchase agreement for the boyhood home of famous bandleader Lawrence Welk, but lawmakers still have to approve funding to run the site — money not specifically included in the governor’s budget. In a 6-5 vote...
December 31, 2014 - 6:40pm
December 25, 2014
Expanded Heritage Center sees record visitor count
BISMARCK — Swiss national Romain Lauper didn’t know what to expect when he arrived in North Dakota for the first time this week, but he definitely...
December 25, 2014 - 5:56pm
December 3, 2014
Benson: Space flight: From competition to cooperation
On Nov. 23, a week ago last Sunday, another Soyuz rocket launched three astronauts into outer space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and after a six-hour flight, they docked at the International Space Station 268 miles above the Pacific Ocean. The three included the Russian...
December 3, 2014 - 10:45pm
September 10, 2014
Benson: Stalin and Khrushchev’s Great Purge
Although President Barack Obama has ordered airstrikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Pentagon is saying that “further strikes are needed in both Iraq and Syria to stop the militants from regrouping.” Then, from the Red Square in Moscow, President Russian Vladimir...
September 10, 2014 - 5:58pm
August 30, 2014
Fort Dilts: Guns, arrows and poison? Historians mark 150th anniversary of ND battle
RHAME — It’s not known whose idea it was to poison a group of Sioux warriors by using strychnine-laced food a wagon train purposely left...
August 30, 2014 - 6:52pm
Benson: Competition vs. cooperation
Two boys were playing badminton, and because Andy played better than Bob, Andy won all the games. Bob threw down his racket, sat on a tree stump and said, “I won’t play anymore.” So Andy suggested a different game. “Bob, let’s see how long we can keep the bird going between...
July 30, 2014 - 6:26pm
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