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8 little known facts about U.S. presidents that may leave you scratching your head
Taking flight: SkySkopes opens first-of-its-kind drone academy to public
UK defends Trump state visit offer despite protest
Trump names general as new national security adviser
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
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
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
With Summit League transfer and budget cuts, UND could face stiff financial penalties
Wild recall F Graovac
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
April 21, 2012
Minn. senator tours Oil Patch
WILLISTON -- North Dakota isn't the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. As the Minnesota Democrat...
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
December 16, 2009
Dead moose samples inconclusive
After two moose mysteriously wandered into Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora in September, one was found dead and test results on the cause are inconclusive, a park official said Tuesday. Mike Oehler, TRNP wildlife biologist, said official test results on 20 samples sent...
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2009
Families of war suicide victims deserve support
One day in 1970, I was sitting in a classroom in radio school at the Naval Training Center in San Diego. Out of the corner of my eye I glimpsed a vague shape flashing past the window. A young sailor had jumped from the roof into the courtyard three stories below, making his separate...
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
Utah family struggles to make sense of cave death
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The brother of a man who died early Thursday trapped 700-feet inside a Utah cave said his family is remarkably strong but struggles to make sense of what happened. John Jones, 26, of Stansbury Park, died nearly 28 hours after he became stuck upside-down in...
November 26, 2009 - 2:36pm
September 3, 2009
Texas bill has national implications
Down here in Texas, the state Legislature meets every two years and passes a set of new laws, some good, some bad, some peculiar. Texas House Bill 2504 fits in the last category, but it's worth consideration for the light that it reflects on our attitudes toward higher education...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Health care should be a privilege
Call me a socialist -- and certainly someone will -- but in light of President Barack Obama's diminishing insistence on a public option in the health care reform package that is developing in Congress, it's worth noting that, despite the noisy support for the status quo arising from...
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
What's going on at Theodore Roosevelt National Park?
National park to offer you-pick-it hike The last wilderness hike of the season in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is Sunday, Sept. 6. Hikers should meet wilderness ranger John Heiser at the picnic area near the amphitheater in the Juniper Campground in the park's...
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
You will miss the post office
The handwriting on the wall of the local post office is not hard to read: The United States Postal Service, established at about the same time as our country, 1775, is probably on its way out. I'll miss it. But the numbers are grim: Even though a recent study by the Government Accounting...
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Government hardly universally incompetent
Here's Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., speaking recently in opposition to government involvement in health care reform: "We've never seen the government operate a plan of any kind effectively..." This sentiment is a regular refrain on talk radio and at conservative rallies, but even granting...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 30, 2009
Cops deserve more respect
As my students confront that most daunting of writing tasks -- thinking of something to say -- I discourage their easy reliance on recurrent but worn-out writing-class topics like abortion, gun control and TV violence. Instead I urge them to observe the world around them to see what...
July 30, 2009 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
When North Dakota Game and Fish Department officials went out to conduct the annual spring pheasant crowing counts they expected to see a decrease from last year following a severe winter. And while that expectation was on the money with a 25 percent decrease, the state's pheasant...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
U.S. and Iran, natural allies
The events in Iran after the election on June 12 challenge our understanding of that complex country, but here are a few ideas to consider. First, I don't know what the precisely proper presidential response to the current turmoil in Iran should have been. And neither do you. However,...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2009
Apprenticeship license available in August
Aspiring apprentice hunters who tried to apply for a deer tag earlier this month when applications were due may have been a bit confused when they found out they couldn't. That's because a new law, which allows those 16 years old or older who haven't completed the hunter education...
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 18, 2009
Another ominous tipping point?
Adjacent stories in the newspaper, taken together, often add up to more than the sum of the parts. For example, last week an Associated Press story by H. Josef Hebert reported on the decreasing likelihood of consensus in the House and Senate on a renewable energy standard for the...
June 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Growing up in the Twin Cities, Paul Quinn used to take a handful of oatmeal from the kitchen, take it down to an area fishing hole and go fishing. It's not your typical bait, but the local radio personality and avid fisherman, Quinn said it's the perfect thing to lure a fish that...
June 18, 2009 - 12:00am