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Crowds flock to hear Elizabeth Smart talk about abduction
ND House committee says no to bill outlawing sexual orientation discrimination
Western leaders support oil tax formula bill, but say it won’t meet all needs
Man who ran brothels reaches plea deal
Dickinson Charities shuts down bingo after 33 years, citing declining interest
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Other Views: State needs a chancellor, not a manager
Shaw: Marijuana study rejection stunning
Letter: ND’s pipeline integrity a good idea
Our View: Meth a real problem in western North Dakota
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Saints down Blue Hawks
Twins’ Boyer turns basement sessions with ex-pitcher Byrd into a spot on roster
Blue Hawks take two wins over Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan
Blue Hawks track gets 3 national qualifiers
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
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....
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...
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...
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...
August 6, 2013 - 12:00am