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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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
May 12, 2014
Jackie Hope: Laramidia: AKA Cretaceous Park
You taking a weekend trip to Laramidia this summer? You know, out near the Judith River and Two Medicine areas of Montana. Laramidia. Say what? You never heard of Laramidia? See, that’s what the western quarter of North America used to be called, back in the olden days. Back when...
May 12, 2014 - 4:26pm
April 21, 2014
Jackie Hope: Have you hugged a tree today?
Greetings, Earthlings. Today is your day. Sci-fi? A sequel to “Lost?” A new GEICO commercial? Nah. Today is Earth Day. Go hug a tree. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, mostly by hippies, tree huggers and first-generation environmental ecologists, It was 20 million strong...
April 21, 2014 - 11:49am
March 25, 2014
Jackie Hope: Baseball season means start of spring
Sunday night, spring officially begins. Oh, sure, there was that equinox thing last Thursday, and there was a robin mining a snow bank for something meaty the other day. But for some of us spring begins when that first Major League baseball is tossed out onto the field of dreams...
March 25, 2014 - 11:14am
March 17, 2014
Jackie Hope: Got mud?
You ever look at any of those fancy-schmancy decorating magazines? Ones with multi-syllabic words in their names, like “Architectural” or “Metropolitan?” OK, true confession time here: We’ve subscribed to nearly every magazine there ever was, or is, including a few that...
March 17, 2014 - 6:42pm
March 10, 2014
Jackie Hope: Grand slam for poggers
Remember pogs? Those little cardboard discs with randomly off-center and utterly unrecognizable designs on one side, and absolutely nothing on the other? They were about the size of quarters. Remember quarters? You used to be able to feed them into vending machines, and get a can...
March 10, 2014 - 7:37pm
February 24, 2014
Jackie Hope: USA! USA! USA!
You caught the Winter Olympics the past couple of weeks, right? And not just the outtakes posted on YouTube, either. You know the ones: the double-your-fun two-throned biffies, missing their doors; the “Twilight Zone” elevator that swallowed valiant Olympians in one big gulp;...
February 24, 2014 - 1:39pm
January 18, 2014
Burgess: Who’s the most famous North Dakotan?
FARGO — For a state that claims to be “legendary,” you’d think there would be more famous people. Spurred by a recent debate about the...
January 18, 2014 - 10:21pm
November 4, 2013
Jackie Hope: You’re so vain, you probably think this column is about you
By Jackie Hope You got vanity plates on your ride? Or are you jonesing for some plates that say FOXY LDY or HOT RYD? You want to be easy to spot when you fly through a speed trap, don’t you? So get those personality plates and trick out your wheels with the ultimate bling: designer...
November 4, 2013 - 7:29pm
October 21, 2013
Jackie Hope: Another 'Tuesday Afternoon'
Where were you in '72, or '82, '92, or even 2002? Well here's a factoid that'll knock your socks off and that'll make baby boomers feel older than dirt. Dig this: the progressive rock group, the Moody Blues, has been performing together for nearly 50 years. The original band members...
October 21, 2013 - 5:26pm
October 15, 2013
Jackie Hope: Explaining the furry phenomenon
Did you know there are furries among us? You're thinking about your grammy's pink plush bedroom slippers, aren't you? No way, Jose. Furries are real people with real trans-species identification issues. Not to put too fine a point on it, furries are folks who dress up like plushies,...
October 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Stupid Smartphones: iPhone, uDumb
I really want to get a smartphone, but I have this intense fear that I am too dumb for one. I have already imagined this encounter with the salesperson many times. There are several variations but mostly it goes like this: I walk into the cellphone store. There are seven customers...
October 15, 2013 - 12:00am
October 8, 2013
Jackie Hope: Harvest time can be a real slugfest
October: The month of harvest festivals, harvest moons, harvesting gardens and harvesting slugs. This time of the year, most people bring in tomatoes and cucumbers and leave them on the kitchen counter to ripen. And some of us bring in slugs and leave them on the kitchen counter to,...
October 8, 2013 - 12:00am
October 1, 2013
Karen Foster: The cat's meow
I know that a graduate student at Cornell has studied the meows of cats, both domesticated and captive. In that study, the researcher determined it's solely the sound of the meow and not its content that is appealing to humans, that humans' reactions artificially select cat's behavior....
October 1, 2013 - 12:00am
September 24, 2013
Jackie Hope: The stuff that dreams are made of
Know the saddest part of summer coming to an end? No more garage sales. These little neighborhood mini-markets are called different things in different parts of the country: tag sales, rummage sales, yard sales, moving sales -- even when the seller is not really moving -- and estate...
September 24, 2013 - 9:25am
September 20, 2013
Ryan Bakken: Grandmas provide answer to grinding
Thank goodness that my days as a serial high school dance chaperone came last decade, not this one. My ticker never would have stood up to the...
September 20, 2013 - 12:00am