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Defense rests in ND teacher of the year sex trial
House passes bill capping college tuition hikes at 2.5 percent in each of next two years
Trial for accused scam artist begins in federal court
ND Senate outlines foundation aid uses
Legislature cranks out budget bills in push to finish Tuesday
crime and courts
nation and world
Firefighters attend crude oil by rail emergency response training in Colorado
Court says ND can join Wyoming lawsuit over fracking rules
US Chamber of Commerce predicts federal coal regulations will go down
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption to 105 oil and gas wells
Whiting Petroleum works to mitigate fire losses
Pulitzer Prize-winning history book focuses on Mandan people
Hope: It's a secret to everybody
Hope: The 39 Steps
James Corden a welcome addition to late-night TV
Best bets: What to do, see and drink this weekend
Wild’s expectations to beat Blackhawks
Positive reviews at Vikings practice
Blue Hawks sweep Presentation to end season
A competitive edge: DSU football spring game showcases new talent
Ahlin: Legislature did good thing, but then stumbled
Omdahl: Are lieutenant governors coming or going?
Letter: Take a drive and see wind turbines for yourself
Letter: North Dakota doesn’t need to build wind farms for SD
Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Elizabeth "Liz" Schwartz
Darlyn A. Larson
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