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LGBTQ weeks gets underway at DSU
Bring down this "blend wall": New bill pushes to allow greater ethanol blends
Attacked with a hammer, third-grader in California died trying to defend his little sister, family says
Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
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Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
DSU nursing program celebrates 50 years
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
Patriots win West Region golf title, Midgets place 10th
Flynn, Townsend lead DSU cross country
DSU volleyball splits matches on the road
DSU golf competes in conference championship
Dickinson High girls swimming drops dual to Coyotes
Mike Jacobs: Trouble bubbles up in ND higher ed
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
Port: Did Obamacare's Medicaid expansion contribute to North Dakota's opioid crisis?
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
Port: Your right to protest does not make your protest right
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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October 5, 2015
Omdahl: Why the teacher shortage is here to stay
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Kirsten Baesler moved quickly to deal with the state’s 200-teacher...
October 5, 2015 - 6:52pm
September 12, 2015
State government defies 'A' personalities
With the retirement of Gov. Jack Dalrymple, the partisans are trolling for a standard bearer, even though we are no longer sure what standard...
September 12, 2015 - 5:42pm
August 29, 2015
Politicians replace unions in battle for benefits
Labor Day isn’t that anymore. Labor Day is a shopping excursion to the mall. Labor Day is an outing in the country. Labor Day is closing the...
August 29, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 22, 2015
If carbon pollution can’t be stopped now, then when?
In bipartisan harmony, North Dakota’s congressional delegation, state officials and coal executives have been singing a dirge for the coal...
August 22, 2015 - 3:11pm
August 17, 2015
Omdahl: Women legislators speak up about representation
GRAND FORKS -- Recently, a number of women legislators agreed to share their insights about serving in the North Dakota Legislative Assembly. None...
August 17, 2015 - 9:57am
August 1, 2015
Omdahl : More ‘Important Voices’ needed in Bismarck
Susan Wefald, an 18-year veteran of the North Dakota Public Service Commission, has raised the subject of women in government with her book,...
August 1, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 25, 2015
Omdahl: Time to look at reservation governance
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota’s two U.S. senators have been taking a particular interest in the well-being and governance on Indian reservations,...
July 25, 2015 - 1:39pm
July 12, 2015
Omdahl: Opposition to gay marriage is not bigotry
GRAND FORKS -- In the heated rhetoric of the debate, some gay marriage advocates have alleged that opposition to gay marriage is the same as...
July 12, 2015 - 12:00am
June 28, 2015
Omdahl: Are we racist without the Confederate flag?
GRAND FORKS After a white supremacist murdered nine people in a Charleston, S.C., church, embarrassed Southerners are admitting it is time to...
June 28, 2015 - 12:00am
June 22, 2015
Omdahl: Day-old toast, duck egg breakfast for tourists
“Holy cow! Here it’s almost July and the tourists are staying in bed and breakfast places all over North Dakota except here,” Orville Jordan grumbled as the town’s 14 electors trickled into the cavernous community hall for a meeting of the Homeland Security Committee. “I’m...
June 22, 2015 - 8:34pm
June 13, 2015
Omdahl: Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be police
GRAND FORKS -- In 1978, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson popularized a song warning mothers not to let their kids grow up to be cowboys. With...
June 13, 2015 - 8:42pm
June 6, 2015
Omdahl: Bless other drivers by using turn signals
Good morning, class. This is the first session of “Remedial Turn Signals 100,” for which no college credit will be given but an embossed certificate will be awarded upon completion of the practicum. Now, I noticed that North Dakota AARP has been holding driver education sessions...
June 6, 2015 - 11:05pm
May 25, 2015
Omdahl: Reducing America’s dependent population
GRAND FORKS -- The American Dream is slowly fading as the size of our dependent population grows. North Dakota has thousands and the nation has millions of dependents, who are being propped up with a wide variety of private and government programs designed to alleviate or reduce poverty. The...
May 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
May 16, 2015
Omdahl: Welcome to the Ship of State, Capt. Hagerott
Welcome aboard, Capt. Mark Hagerott, as our latest chancellor of North Dakota higher education. Your extensive naval experience will serve you well, but the best thing going for you is the lack of exposure to academia. This is not a position for mediators, speculators or theorists....
May 16, 2015 - 8:59pm
May 9, 2015
Omdahl: Time to broaden definition of success
While serving as a professor of political science at the University of North Dakota, I was privileged to see many students who later joined the ranks of the successful. I have had a U.S. senator, a U.S. congressman, a couple of elected state officials, the Republican Speaker of the...
May 9, 2015 - 10:05pm