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Dems question Laffen advertisement: Footage was filmed for oil industry ad
North Dakota Tax Department sends money to wrong city; Devils Lake to return $112,000
Carlson wants state funds for Fargo dikes, water project with new legislations
Woman accused of taking $20k from McDonald’s
Butterfly species added to list of endangered species
Nation & World
Dakota Resource Council to hold annual meeting in Bismarck
California getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail
Failed valve causes saltwater spill near Ross
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400
Brock: The return of the slovenly men of southwest North Dakota
Letter: Measure 5 a state, local solution for conservation
Letter: False claims abound with Measure 5
Letter: Cramer cares for servicemembers, veterans
Letter: Meaure 2 good for seniors
This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
Solving a murder at St. Mary's convent: New England to present dinner theater
Getting excited about science: DHS robotics team ready for competition
Trinity team building robot for competition
Shaina Larae (Zastoupil) Clingingsmith
Violet J. Scammon
Remington Parker Kemmet
Robert W. Blatzheim
In it for the long hauls
Journeying the Narrow Path
Rhoades: Plaid isn’t just for cowboys
Patrick Hope: Why is a raven like a video game?
Dickinson maintains focus hosting Minot
Blue Jays sweep Midgets
Learning curve: Kuntz settles nerves as first-year starting quarterback for RTH
Titans play for pride vs. Blue Jays
May 5, 2014
Renner: Mother's Day wishes
If you are reading this article, it means someone gave birth to you. That would be your mother. Much has been written about Mothers. Far greater writers and poets than I have written creative and heartwarming stories and poems about mothers. For me to write something in comparison...
May 5, 2014 - 9:56pm
February 17, 2014
Who are these people and what are they doing? These are my parents, Marie and Ted Renner. They are playing on their iPad. They belong to a new generation of iPadders. (Parents Are Defining Different Entertainment Rules.) In October, my mom announced that she wanted an iPad for her...
February 17, 2014 - 10:18am
November 25, 2013
Renner: Removing leaves sure can blow
By Mickey Renner Ah, autumn, that awesome time of the year. Some people even proclaim fall as their most favorite season. They love the smell of cool, clean, crisp air as opposed to the dusty, dry and stale air of summer. I have to agree. It is pretty amazing that Mother Nature...
November 25, 2013 - 6:50pm
October 21, 2013
Sidewalk Thoughts: Stupid Smartphones - Siri-ously
I have been doing some more research on the iPhone. I found out that the phone is so smart because there is this woman that lives inside the phone and she is an amazing personal assistant. Her name is Siri. Siri actually stands for Speech Interpretation and Recognition Interface....
columns / Our Town
October 21, 2013 - 5:32pm
October 15, 2013
Stupid Smartphones: iPhone, uDumb
I really want to get a smartphone, but I have this intense fear that I am too dumb for one. I have already imagined this encounter with the salesperson many times. There are several variations but mostly it goes like this: I walk into the cellphone store. There are seven customers...
October 15, 2013 - 12:00am
September 24, 2013
Renner: Barkin' in the Bakken
There are so many issues of living in a boomtown other than the obvious. I feel obligated to inform the general public of these little annoyances. I feel this way mostly because of the whole "misery loves company" aspect. When we think of the influx of people we don't automatically...
columns / Our Town
September 24, 2013 - 9:46am
September 17, 2013
Renner: Life is a Trip Part III - PT 101
Since I have never had a broken bone before or any surgery requiring rehab -- yet -- I never had the physical therapy experience. Eventually, I got to the point where the broken fifth metatarsal bone in my foot needed physical therapy. I remember distinctly that appointment with my...
lifestyles / Our Town
September 17, 2013 - 12:00am
September 3, 2013
Renner: Life is a Trip Part I - Don't be alarmed
I cannot tell you how glad I am it is this year and not last year. On July 1, 2012, I stepped on my alarm clock. I know what you are thinking. What was my alarm clock doing on the floor or why was I walking on my nightstand next to the bed? The answer to either of these two questions...
September 3, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2013
Renner: Welcome to Dickinson
Without a doubt, Dickinson is suffering some growing pains. There are many disgruntled longtime residents that have legitimate complaints. It seems to me that the city itself and the local newspaper try to curb criticism and encourage welcoming acceptance and tolerance. I tend to...
August 13, 2013 - 12:00am
August 6, 2013
Renner: The Old Queen City
The Old Queen City (Sing to the melody of "The Old Grey Mare") The Old Queen City, She ain't what she use to be Ain't what she use to be Ain't what she use to be The Old Queen City, She ain't what she use to be Five short years ago. Five years ago, I used to tell everyone...
lifestyles / Our Town
August 6, 2013 - 12:00am