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Operating base divides private security from DAPL protesters
'We're losing ground': U.S. high schoolers fall behind world peers in math, study says
Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and baby
News report: Heitkamp is Trump's top choice for Agriculture secretary
Twin bombing outside Istanbul soccer stadium kills 15, wounds dozens
crime and courts
nation and world
Producers agree first global oil pact since 2001
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Port: Who is holding Big Protest accountable?
OMDAHL: Pipeline delay perpetuates rumor mill
BROCK: Baby it's cold outside!
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
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
February 3, 2014
Jackie Hope: Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! B-I-N-G-O!
Word on the street: the bingo games at St. Augustine of Hippo are rigged! Sources — who asked to remain anonymous — tell us the bingo hall managers have unsavory pasts and their bouncer has an unsavory present, offering hot bingo cards under the table … for a price. The bingo...
February 3, 2014 - 11:56am
January 29, 2014
Woster: A mother always knows
I like to say mothers have much better instincts about problems with their children than fathers do, but maybe it’s just Nancy and me with our kids. I start thinking along those lines every year toward late January. That’s when our youngest child was born in 1978, and he had...
January 29, 2014 - 9:21pm
January 21, 2014
Older adults find it difficult to meet nutritional needs
FARGO -- Georgia Grinaker used to live on a farm and would often prepare meals for a number of people. But now that it’s just her and her husband, Grinaker says cooking is more of a challenge. “It’s harder to cook for two than it is for 10,” she said. Providing balanced...
January 21, 2014 - 10:57pm
Katy Perry tickets go on sale Monday
FARGO — Tickets for the Aug. 23 Katy Perry concert at the Fargodome go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday. Tickets will be $29.50, $47.50, $82 and $102. Presale tickets are offered through Citi credit cards, which sponsors the tour. Citi card holders can buy tickets starting at 10 a.m....
January 21, 2014 - 4:35pm
January 20, 2014
MS. Simplicity: I’ve moved from helicopter parent to drone pilot
I don’t know when it happened. There is no magic date I circled on the calendar that I planned and practiced for. There is no book called “What To Expect When Your Child Becomes An Adult.” One day I was busy going to kids’ activities, making sure my kids ate a balanced diet...
January 20, 2014 - 4:10pm
Feeling blue today? Formula suggests you’re not the only one
FARGO – If you think this is absolutely the worst day you’ll have this year, you could be right. Today is, by the reckoning of modern-day pseudoscience, The Most Depressing Day of The Year. Christmas bills are arriving. Holiday fun is in the rear-view mirror. New...
January 20, 2014 - 10:30am
January 15, 2014
Katy Perry sets Aug. 23 concert in Fargodome
FARGO - Singer Katy Perry has set an Aug. 23 concert date for the Fargodome. Her tour, called the Prismatic World Tour, begins its North American leg on June 22. "The Prismatic World Tour is coming to light up some of my favorite North American cities this summer, as well...
January 15, 2014 - 1:27pm
January 9, 2014
Auditions set for 2014 Medora Musical
Four auditions have been scheduled to find the performers for the 50th year of the Medora Musical. The auditions will be held in Memphis on Feb. 7-11; in Minneapolis on Feb. 11; in Bismarck on Feb. 15; and in Fargo on Feb. 16. The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is seeking...
January 9, 2014 - 2:04pm
January 4, 2014
Veeder: Life about laughter, not resolutions
By Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service Columnist Last year I vowed 2013 would be the year I would plant a garden. I promised that once the winter snow melted, I would till up that flat spot below the house and I would put in carrots and tomatoes, peas and beans, corn and lettuce,...
January 4, 2014 - 6:28pm
December 16, 2013
Sanford Health Q&A: Asthma in children
Dr. Gary Peterson Is asthma common in children? Pediatric asthma is the most common childhood chronic illness, affecting about 9 million children in the United States. How would I know if my child has asthma? The most common symptoms are wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness...
December 16, 2013 - 7:30pm
December 5, 2013
North Dakota girl sings anthem at Lakers game
ELLENDALE - Alyssa Nishek, 13, of Ellendale, has sung the national anthem at hockey games, rodeos and other events before, but on Sunday, she sang before the Lakers’ NBA game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. “I was very nervous ahead of time. Every day it was pretty much...
December 5, 2013 - 10:47am
December 2, 2013
Dr. Nordeng: What to do about children’s ear infections
Dr. Rena Nordeng, Our Town Contributor Are children more likely than adults to have ear infections? Yes, children are more susceptible to ear infections, and often get them following another illness, such as a cold, flu or allergy that has caused the child’s nasal passages,...
December 2, 2013 - 7:02pm
Dr. Ahmed: Common colds and our children
Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed, Our Town Contributor Runny nose, nagging coughs and sleepless nights alert us to the fall and winter seasons when respiratory viruses take their greatest toll. The common cold (also known as “upper respiratory tract infection” or URI) is one of the most...
December 2, 2013 - 7:00pm
November 19, 2013
Devils Lake woman a victim of ‘grandparent scam’
DEVILS LAKE -- A 79-year-old Devils Lake woman lost $10,000 after being victimized in a “grandparent scam,” police said. According to Devils Lake Police Department, the woman was contacted by telephone Friday by someone who said her grandchild was in jail in Peru and would...
November 19, 2013 - 3:59pm
November 14, 2013
Holt: Choosing a dress the hardest part of planning a wedding
I wasn’t a girl who had big dreams about her wedding day. No fantasies of roses and baby’s breath, satin and tulle, crystals and lace. I didn’t daydream about walking down the aisle in a poufy gown and a tiara. So when the time came to start planning my wedding and my bridal...
November 14, 2013 - 6:15pm