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Shots being fired in northwest Minot; no injuries reported yet
U.S. Bancorp says Andy Cecere to succeed Richard Davis as CEO
Trump's childhood home put up for auction in New York City
Florida nightclub gunman's wife accused of misleading police
Arrest made after Jamestown police block off street, officers entered home to find it empty
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Bo Jackson expresses concern for Panthers' Newton
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
Thomas F. Murtha
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
I've just come from Cambridge, that beehive of brilliance, where nerds don't feel self-conscious: There's always someone nerdier nearby. If you are the World's Leading Authority on the mating habits of the jabberwock beetle of the Lesser Jujube Archipelago, you can take comfort in...
December 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2009
Christmas joy and N.Y. attitude
I was not ready to see Bruce Springsteen bemedalled at the Kennedy Center Honors last week and I still am not ready. It was less than a year ago the Boss did that fantastic slide across the stage on his knees at the Super Bowl halftime show, thrusting his crotch at 90 million Americans...
December 10, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2009
Truth of Christmas put to test
In Phoenix, the bougainvillea is blooming red against a landscape of buttes and rocks outside my hotel window and interesting cacti that look like cell phone base stations or Modigliani sculptures. Midwesterners who came here long ago slapped grass down on the desert, hoping to make...
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
Celebration of goodness
We now interrupt Mrs. Palin's book tour to bring you Thanksgiving, a grand old holiday, and we in the book business are thankful for her, that a busy woman who wanted to tell her story chose the medium of ink and paper between hard covers. Her tour is not about politics. It's about...
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Appreciation of art
I was in Chicago with time on my hands and the sweet woman murmured to me -- you know how this goes -- "Would you like to see the Art Institute?" and I was thinking No No No God No, and I said, "Sure. Fine." "You wouldn't rather do something else?" she said. "No," I replied. That's...
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
Despite stroke, humorist Keillor not slowing down
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Fans of "A Prairie Home Companion" can stop sending Garrison Keillor flowers.
September 17, 2009 - 1:04pm
Nice 67-year-old male has brush with mortality
The doctor who saw me in the ER wrote in her report: "nice 67 y.o. male, flat affect, awake, alert and appropriate." I had appeared with slurred speech and a balloon in my head, had driven myself to United Hospital in St. Paul, parked in No Parking, walked in and was triaged right...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Garrison Keillor hospitalized after minor stroke
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Humorist Garrison Keillor still plans to start his new season of "A Prairie Home Companion" as scheduled in just over two weeks, despite suffering a minor stroke. Keillor had the stroke and was admitted to Saint Marys Hospital at Mayo Clinic, said Karl Oestreich,...
September 9, 2009 - 1:48pm
September 3, 2009
Pets need care option
I caught part of a radio call-in show the other day on which a vet was fielding questions about Addison's disease among basset hounds and a cocker spaniel's hypothyroid problem and what can be done about a bulldog who snores (he needs to lose weight), and it was interesting to discover...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
A place where right is right
LONDON -- A pleasant late-August Sunday, bright and breezy, the bells of St. Paul's ringing wildly for 11:30 Sung Eucharist, like a sacred pinball machine announcing you've won 10 bonus games, the square busy with people including Americans like me, whose business is being tourists....
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
August 20, 2009
A postcard from back of the line
A night flight to London crammed into seat 29A but asleep thanks to modern pharmaceuticals and fairly fresh and bright on arrival at Heathrow. Wrestled the bags aboard the train and cruised into the city and lugged the luggage up stairs and into a lovely quiet hotel. It's in the financial...
August 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
Swashbucklers of new media
You know it's going to be a difficult day when you wake up with "Guantanamera, Guajira Guantanamera, Guantanamera, Guajira Guantanamera" going around and around in your head and it won't stop.
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am
July 30, 2009
The art of travel
Last week, we got several perfect days in a row in St. Paul -- fresh and sweet in the morning, afternoons balmy, and evenings you could sit outdoors until midnight and talk extravagantly about life as you did when you were 25. I have no idea what it was like in Minneapolis, but St....
July 30, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
The call of the highway
It's good to hear that the FCC is back in business, thinking about the Internet and wireless telecommunications and not so much about assessing huge fines to broadcasters who say "poop" on the air. The new chairman, Julius Genachowski, is a 46-year-old venture capitalist who is more...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2009
The beauty of ordinariness
A summer Sunday in an old Midwestern river town, walking down the avenue under the elms past yards burgeoning, with vinous and hedgy things and multicolored flowerage, the industry of each homeowner shown in the beauty offered to the passerby. The children of these homeowners may...
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am