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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'
crime and courts
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
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
October 10, 2016
Jackie Hope: There's no escaping Cortana
Have you talked to Cortana lately? Cortana is the annoying avatar that hitched a ride on your Windows 10 operating system. She is like that smarmy...
October 10, 2016 - 11:30am
September 6, 2016
Jackie Hope: To be a Minnesota sports fan is to be cursed
Is it me, or are the Minnesota sports teams cursed? Let's think about this. Blair Walsh, the kicker for the Vikings, finished the 2015 season...
September 6, 2016 - 9:47am
August 23, 2016
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Don't you just love back-to-school time? Fresh boxes of crayons. Notebooks with cute puppies or cute boy bands on the covers. Pencils with erasers...
August 23, 2016 - 6:00am
August 8, 2016
The reason crickets sing and other trivia
The crickets arrived last week. And, by Jiminy, it’s good to have them back. Crickets mean that summer is at its peak. That it’s warm enough to nap on the grass, without needing a goose down comforter. And you can wish upon a star, too, while listening to the cricket concerto....
August 8, 2016 - 7:36pm
August 1, 2016
Teflon's great, but where does it go to?
Consumer poll: Who of you cook with non-stick cookware? Everybody, right? Now here is why this is a consumer poll. You’ve noticed that the Teflon gets thinner and thinner, and then finally disappears from the bottom of your cooking pots, right? Have you ever stopped to wonder where...
August 1, 2016 - 10:23pm
June 27, 2016
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
What do computer code and steampunk fiction have in common? A Dickinson native, now living in the Phoenix area, who writes both, that's what....
June 27, 2016 - 6:36pm
June 20, 2016
Ladybugs rescue plum tree from aphid attack
Last week we were the proud parents of 1,500 ladybugs. That is because we also were the unhappy enablers of a gazillion aphids. Actually, aphids are measured in gigabytes. With the emphasis on bites. For about 30 years, aphids have been our biggest garden crop. Slugs run a distant...
June 20, 2016 - 10:23pm
June 14, 2016
Too hot or cold? Choose your weather battles
As I write this, the thermometer is sitting at 99.75 degrees. This cannot be a good thing. It cannot be a good thing at all when you have to use your meat thermometer to figure out how hot the patio pavers are. Hello, Okefenokee Swamp, we seem to have your weather. We’d be happy...
June 14, 2016 - 11:13am
May 31, 2016
Memorial Day: A happy-sad holiday
Memorial Day is one of those happy-sad holidays. We are way happy that school is out for summer and that we can get outside and play in the yard. Because there is only a slight chance of snow in June, July and August. Maybe not July. But we’ve seen shovelable snow in June and frost...
May 31, 2016 - 9:54am
May 16, 2016
From longtime fan: Pro wrestling is for real
Our family supports the arts: art shows, music, theater and musical theater. So when a can’t-miss-it opportunity came up in Bismarck a couple of weeks ago, well, we couldn’t miss it. We went to a World Wrestling Entertainment show in Bismarck. WWE. You know, those pro wrestler...
May 16, 2016 - 7:27pm
May 2, 2016
The differences between clippers and staplers
Are you a paper-clip person or a staple person? Do you clip your stacks of paper together with those magnificent spirals of steel, or do you perforate your papers with those vicious points of malevolence? See, there are two kinds of people in the world: clippers and staplers. Clippers...
May 2, 2016 - 9:14pm
April 25, 2016
Laundry tip: Don't mix pants with fuzzy blanket
One of the greatest inventions in the universe has to be that lint roller pickie-uppie thingy. You know those things. They are like a triple-wide roll of masking tape on a stick. And everything that is stuck to you gets stuck to the masking tape on a stick when you roll it across...
April 25, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 18, 2016
Rascally rabbit not welcome in flower bed
Last fall, we planted a bazillion spring flower bulbs. There were tulips surrounding the baby’s breath. Daffodils beside the garden wall. Hyacinths hiding the window wells. And something we did not even know the name of, which screamed, “Plant me beside the downspout!” One-hundred...
April 18, 2016 - 9:33pm
April 11, 2016
Goose legends foster the idea of adopting a gosling
Have you seen the goose video clips that have been all over the Internet lately? There was a mega-flock of Canadian geese in the Prairie Pothole Region near Woodworth, N.D. Somebody from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was taking photos of the flock, and it took him 15 pictures...
April 11, 2016 - 8:56pm
January 18, 2016
It's time to ditch New Year's Resolutions
It is mid-January, and time to throw those New Year’s resolutions under the bus. Really, how much longer can you lay off donuts and chocolate? Or how many more evenings are you going to spend at the gym, running like a hamster on that treadmill? Easter is early this year, and you’ll...
January 18, 2016 - 8:38pm