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Watford City airport receives $300,000 grant
Police Blotter: 17-year-old student accidentally stabs another student on Friday
Red Cross assisting Dickinson family after grease fire
Newspapers readers invited to pose questions for governor candidates
Republicans ask Clinton Foundation to produce State Department correspondence
crime and courts
nation and world
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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 7, 2015
2015: The summer Lollapalooza of classic rock
Still rollin’ – and rockin’ — from the Fogerty "1969" concert, the Hopes’ "Summer of the Oldies: Party Like It’s Still the 20th Century Tour" made a stop in Moorhead, Minn., a couple of weeks ago. Oh yeah, the "Happy Together Tour" rocked out at Moorhead’s Bluestem...
September 7, 2015 - 1:27pm
August 31, 2015
Whats with all the retro '70s stuff this fall?
What’s with all the retro ’70s stuff this fall? The fall fashion issue of Vogue says the ’70s are the next big thing. As early as last Christmas, vogue.co.uk suggested in the spring of 2015, collections would rely heavily on the ’70s. And they know their ’70s in the...
August 31, 2015 - 9:24pm
August 24, 2015
What happened to the honebees this summer?
It's time we talked about the birds and bees. Well, mostly about bees. There used to be bees honeying up to honeysuckles and apple trees and petunias. Once upon a time, if you were a serious gardener, you’d get stung every summer. Because you’d put your hand somewhere you...
August 24, 2015 - 7:44pm
August 10, 2015
Baby boomers cheer for their rock star
Hey, 1969, we found your rock star. And we aren’t giving him back. Last Tuesday was the Bismarck stop on John Fogerty’s "1969" tour. So, of course, we traveled to Bismarck and time-traveled with Fogerty back to 1969. Like, who wouldn’t want to visit 1969? Psychedelic music,...
August 10, 2015 - 8:03pm
August 3, 2015
Jackie Hope: Once in a blue moon
Know what happened last Friday? It was something pretty rare. Something that only happens once in a blue moon. Yeah, it was a blue moon. What, didn’t you see that baby blue beauty rising in the east and casting blue moonlight all over your lettuce plants? Or, if you are me, all...
August 3, 2015 - 6:19pm
July 27, 2015
State Fair: 50 years of best exhibits, food and fun
The North Dakota State Fair is 50 years old this summer, which makes it the same age as Robert Downey Jr., J.K. Rowling, Brooke Shields and Carrot Top. Remember him? Famous for those AT&T commercials, but more famous for the carrot-colored ‘fro. Bet that orange hair color...
July 27, 2015 - 10:19pm
July 20, 2015
Another record-breaking season for ND fishing
So … do you fish? Guessing you do, because the North Dakota Game and Fish folks issued 160,100 resident licenses and 59,300 non-resident licenses for the 2013-14 fishing year. That was a record for them and they are predicting another record-breaking year this season. If each...
July 20, 2015 - 8:43pm
July 13, 2015
We can't seem to manage life without lists
What is it with human beings and our lists of stuff? We make lists of groceries. We make lists of weekend chores. We have apps to help us with our lists and we have lists of apps lined up on the faces of our phones. To-do lists list things we haven’t done yet, but intend to...
July 13, 2015 - 8:18pm
July 6, 2015
Today marks historical events and Ringo's birthday
Lots of historical-type things happened today. In 1863, the U.S. began its first military draft. In 1928, the first loaf of sliced bread was sold in Chillicothe, Mo. In 1947, a UFO crashed in Roswell, N.M., which is way cooler than sliced bread. It’s the birthday of Gustav Mahler,...
July 6, 2015 - 8:12pm
June 29, 2015
Yard mushrooms: Yummy snack or deadly plant?
What’s with all those mini-mushrooms that have appeared overnight in everyone’s back yards? They look like yummy shiitake mushers but are as deadly as a mad Kardashian. They pop up under trees, under lettuce leaves and in the cracks between patio pavers. And man, those little...
June 29, 2015 - 10:50pm
June 15, 2015
Jackie Hope: Bring on the beetle defenders
The beetles are coming! The beetles are coming! Yes, we are victims of a slow and steady invasion. Japanese beetles are munching their way across the country. They are now threatening to cross the wide Missouri and turn your yard into buggy crudites. Crudite is French for “this...
June 15, 2015 - 11:46pm
June 8, 2015
Jackie Hope: North Dakotans know their weather
Here is the difference between native North Dakotans and folks who come to visit, and maybe stay. When we look at a darkening sky we think, “Yay, rain. The rhubarb is gonna love it.” When newbies look at a gray sky they think, “The smog is thick today.” When we see a yellowish-brownish-tannish...
June 8, 2015 - 11:15pm
June 2, 2015
Jackie Hope: Fond memories of marshmallows
Mmmm, summer. Mmm, cook-outs. Mmmm, marshmallows! You can have your barbecued burgers, your grilled brats and your racks of ribs. But roasted marshmallows are the finest cook-out food to ever fall into the fire. You can cook them on a skewer. You can eat 10, or eat fewer. Roast...
June 2, 2015 - 11:02pm
May 25, 2015
Jackie Hope: Spring cleaning: One project inevitably leads to another
Show of hands, people. Who has been busy with spring cleaning? Spring cleaning is overrated. And did you know it can become habit-forming? Spring cleaning starts harmlessly enough. You think you see your Labradoodle hiding in the close. Instead it turns out to be a dust bunny. So...
May 25, 2015 - 10:06pm
April 27, 2015
Hope: The 39 Steps
How many steps are there, going down into your basement? Twelve? And how many steps into your attic? Fifteen? What if there were 39 steps? Well, we know where you can find 39 steps. Exactly 39 steps. Because this weekend the Odd Fellows’ Sneak Pique Productions is staging “The...
April 27, 2015 - 8:48pm