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Minot man who stole girlfriend’s checkbook, not faces harassment charges
Attempted rapist appealing case to ND Supreme Court
NDSU, university system explore deeper budget cuts.
Trump's favorite for EPA chief is foe of Obama climate agenda
Cold, wet winter on the horizon for parts of ND
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Post play to drive Tigers boys basketball
Crandall's 24 points leads UND to men's basketball win over cold Bison
New England girls look to surprise Region 7
UND's Bubba Schweigert hoping to take football program to next level in 2017
Streaky UND team hopes to build off of NYC victory
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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
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
May 2, 2015
Omdahl: Legislature can’t do that much
The curse of the biennial legislative session is the backup of problems begging to be solved. Consequently, the 80-day biennial session has more business than it can handle with deliberation. With the new requirement for civics education, future generations will know as much about...
May 2, 2015 - 6:53pm
April 27, 2015
Omdahl: Are lieutenant governors coming or going?
GRAND FORKS -- Sometimes subjects are best left undiscussed. Elaboration leads to embarrassment. This has always been the case with the office of lieutenant governor. Even though the office dates back into colonial times, the duties and functions continue to be a mystery. They vary...
April 27, 2015 - 9:38pm
April 18, 2015
Omdahl: Becoming a nation of political spectators
GRAND FORKS -- The American electorate is gradually becoming a nation of political spectators, pushed side by the vast fortunes and ambitions of a new breed of political activists. We don’t know if successful billionaires are bored with success or they have a yearn to extend their...
April 18, 2015 - 9:55pm
March 28, 2015
Omdahl: Volatility of oil, agriculture test biennial system
Policymaking in Bismarck just became more “iffy” with the news that the country is producing and importing one million more barrels of oil daily than it is consuming. Available storage is rapidly disappearing. According to Ed Moss, head of commodities research at Citibank, this...
March 28, 2015 - 5:48pm