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ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Klein, Henningsgard highlight DSU’s NSAA awards
Dickinson High's Martin named to West Region team
Four of Region 7’s best on display for tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
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