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Investigators pinpoint cause of fuel tank fire in West Fargo, company says
First of DAPL deer poaching cases resolved
Blotter: Items reportedly stolen from construction site
Medora man charged with felony aggravated assault
White nationalist 'shocked' by Fargo Republican group's vote to kick him out
crime and courts
nation and world
Thank teachers for mastering the art of making a lasting impact
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Everyone take a deep breath. Your Instant Pot pressure cooker has not been recalled.
This man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Dickinson girls skate away from Grand Forks
DHS boys drop consolation game to Bismarck High
Midgets gymnastics adds second three-peat in program history
Titans steamroll on senior night: Trinity uses defense in energized effort over Killdeer, earn first round bye
Central blanks Red River, advances to state high school hockey title game
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Ronald J. "Ron" Heidt
Anton "Tony" Dvorak
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
May 19, 2014
Jackie Hope: Feeling a little Drafty
Did you feel a draft a couple of weeks ago, or was it just me? You know, May 8-10, when a north wind was blowing lots of rain, and ESPN football analyst Mel Kiper, Jr. was blowing lots of smoke? Yeah, baby, it was the 2014 NFL draft — second only to the Super Bowl for delicious...
May 19, 2014 - 6:12pm
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
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
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
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