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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
September 15, 2016
ND integration coordinator honored for work with immigrants, refugees
GRAND FORKS -- Reggie Tarr has built a life in Grand Forks by helping fellow immigrants do the same, and now Washington, D.C., is taking notice....
September 15, 2016 - 6:00am
September 13, 2016
Presidential candidates give new citizens something to think about
FARGO – Two-hundred-twenty people from over 50 countries stood before a federal judge on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and swore their allegiance to America....
September 13, 2016 - 10:15pm
July 9, 2016
Omdahl: Looking at immigration from a victim’s perspective
Woodie Guthrie wrote an inspiring song to assure us that this land was our land. The melody was great but his premise was wrong. With immigration becoming a major national issue, last week’s column speculated on a conversation that might occur at a meeting of North Dakota’s tribal...
July 9, 2016 - 11:02pm
Barone: Neither candidate gets immigration issue right
WASHINGTON -- No contemporary political issue has been more controversial, or has been subject to more dubious analyses, than immigration. Take Donald Trump’s endlessly repeated promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. As I’ve pointed out, that is attacking a problem...
June 9, 2016 - 11:17pm
January 19, 2016
High proportion of immigrant citizens in ND have advanced degrees
FARGO -- Fariz Huseynov, who came to the United States to continue his study of finance in graduate school, landed his first faculty appointment...
January 19, 2016 - 6:00am
January 3, 2016
The long view: Descendants of N.D.'s early Muslim settlers put immigration, refugee debates into perspective
FARGO -- When Donald Trump is on TV, Richard Omar changes the channel. “I had respect for him years ago, but I don’t anymore,” Omar said....
January 3, 2016 - 6:00am
December 1, 2015
Zaleski: History of immigration ain't pretty
FARGO -- It’s a myth that America has always welcomed immigrants with open arms and big hearts. As the lunatics were taking over the debate...
December 1, 2015 - 9:33am
September 24, 2015
Pope tells Congress U.S. should reject hostility to immigrants, protect human life
WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject a "mindset of hostility" to immigrants, directly addressing...
News/Nation and World
September 24, 2015 - 12:57pm
April 2, 2015
Eight men nabbed for living in country illegally
BISMARCK - Authorities apprehended eight men Wednesday who were residing in the United States illegally, Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said. The police were called to assist a U.S. Border Patrol agent in stopping a vehicle that had only one working taillight, Buschena said....
News/crime and courts
April 2, 2015 - 7:48pm
December 29, 2014
Three men face immigration charges after fleeing scene of accident
WATFORD CITY -- Three men living in the country illegally have been arrested and are facing charges after fleeing a car accident last week and tossing a laundry detergent jug with methamphetamine inside. The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday that the North Dakota...
News/crime and courts
December 29, 2014 - 10:35am
December 10, 2014
N.D. attorney general joins lawsuit over Obama’s immigration action
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s attorney general has joined 23 other states in a lawsuit that challenges President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration last month. “The president’s unilateral action to suspend laws passed by Congress and bestow legal rights and government...
December 10, 2014 - 11:08am
December 4, 2014
Letter: Tell Republicans you expect answers on immigration
President Barack Obama said in 2011: “There are enough laws on the books by Congress that are very clear in terms of how we have to enforce our immigration system that for me to simply, through executive order, ignore those congressional mandates would not conform with my appropriate...
December 4, 2014 - 11:15pm
November 19, 2014
Obama to act without Congress on U.S. immigration reform
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will outline a plan on Thursday to relax U.S. immigration policy for as many as 5 million people, bypassing...
November 19, 2014 - 10:21pm
July 31, 2014
Boehner out-muscled on border-security funding
WASHINGTON — A bill to fund border security blew up in House Speaker John Boehner’s face on Thursday, leaving Republicans in disarray and...
News/crime and courts
July 31, 2014 - 11:24pm
July 26, 2014
Omdahl: The immigrant said, ‘Sorry kid, but the boat is full’
In 1883, Emma Lazarus wrote “The New Colossus,” a sonnet that now graces the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. “Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand. A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. Give me...
July 26, 2014 - 9:37pm