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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
October 25, 2016
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
Measure 3 on North Dakota's statewide ballot calls for inserting a series of victim's rights, called Marsy's Law, into the state constitution....
14 hours 21 min ago
September 3, 2016
Omdahl: Great suggestions for balancing state budget
Doug Burgum, probable-governor-elect, is making bold plans to get North Dakota thinking outside of the box in the same fashion as he did when...
September 3, 2016 - 5:24pm
August 28, 2016
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
GRAND FORKS—When the initiated proposal for Marsy's Law, backed by California billionaire Henry T. Nicholas III appeared in North Dakota,...
August 28, 2016 - 12:00am
August 22, 2016
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota voters will be casting ballots in November on an initiated measure that would add $1.73 to the present cigarette...
August 22, 2016 - 10:25pm
August 14, 2016
Omdahl: 40 years of stonewalling ends in fiscal crisis
GRAND FORKS At the close of the North Dakota special legislative session, the leadership announced it would be making reforms in the January...
August 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
August 6, 2016
Omdahl: There'll be no Constitutional Convention
GRAND FORKS In a letter to editors, Judy Stahl of Valley City urged the Legislature to reverse its call for a national constitutional convention....
August 6, 2016 - 11:48pm
July 30, 2016
Omdahl: Was ignorance the problem in primaries?
GRAND FORKS Well, the presidential nominating conventions have been held. Nothing miraculous happened at either one, so millions of people will...
July 30, 2016 - 11:59pm
July 9, 2016
Omdahl: Looking at immigration from a victim’s perspective
Woodie Guthrie wrote an inspiring song to assure us that this land was our land. The melody was great but his premise was wrong. With immigration becoming a major national issue, last week’s column speculated on a conversation that might occur at a meeting of North Dakota’s tribal...
July 9, 2016 - 11:02pm
July 2, 2016
Omdahl: Native Americans join crusade against immigration
“This is the time to go on a warpath against immigration,” Chief Stormy Red Cloud announced as he called delegations from the five North Dakota Native American reservations to order in the largest On-A- Slant lodge south of Mandan. (They refused to pay the $6 Fort Lincoln admission...
July 2, 2016 - 9:20pm
June 26, 2016
Omdahl: Sleuthing the mystery of the Burgum-Stenehjem race
GRAND FORKS The Republican gubernatorial race has North Dakota's political pundits scratching their heads, searching for an explanation for the...
June 26, 2016 - 12:09pm
June 19, 2016
Omdahl: Hoops, red tape bog down sex trafficking fight
GRAND FORKS -- Frustration is rampant among applicants for $1.25 million appropriated in the last legislative session for training programs to...
June 19, 2016 - 12:00am
June 13, 2016
Omdahl: Homeland Committee gets serious about politics
GRAND FORKS -- “Our Homeland Security Committee was ordered to draft a mission statement by May 20, which we don’t have because I put this meeting off until after everybody had planted their carrots and stuff,” Chairperson Ork Dorken announced to the town’s 13 electors assembled...
June 13, 2016 - 11:25pm
June 4, 2016
Omdahl: More Christian officeholders won't change culture
GRAND FORKS -- “If we can get Christians to run for mayor, if we can get Christians to run for city councils, if we can get Christians to run...
June 4, 2016 - 11:41pm
May 28, 2016
Omdah: Expect red herring on victim rights measures
GRAND FORKS -- With the gubernatorial race settled in June and the North Dakota presidential vote a foregone conclusion, excitement in the fall...
May 28, 2016 - 11:00pm
May 21, 2016
Omdahl: Remembering Korea, Vietnam vets this Memorial Day
GRAND FORKS -- For many Americans, the wars in Korea and Vietnam were a great loss of life with questionable results. Seeking comfort in their grief, the families of the 50,000 troops lost in each of these conflicts have searched for some good purpose for their loss. Throughout American...
May 21, 2016 - 9:28pm