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First days of Trump era signal America's deepening political divide
Driver arrested after 140 mph chase has lengthy criminal history
Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit
From bucks to Bullwinkle, animals are hungry this winter
Glen Ullin mulls gas tax
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title
Falcons flatten Packers to reach Super Bowl
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Thomas F. Murtha
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
January 22, 2017
Always in Season: Owl season approaches
The sound of the great horned owl is a kind of anthem of a quiet winter evening, even a very cold winter evening. Suezette and I have heard...
19 hours 12 min ago
January 17, 2017
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
This week's theme is "to see ourselves as others see us," and our lens is Dean Bresciani. Bresciani is president of North Dakota State University....
January 17, 2017 - 7:54am
January 15, 2017
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dave Lambeth's review of Christmas Bird Count numbers pretty much confirmed that house sparrows are declining in Grand Forks. The number of...
January 15, 2017 - 10:37am
January 4, 2017
Jacobs: Depending on how you count, Burgum is the 32nd (or 33rd) governor
Doug Burgum is either the 32nd or 33rd governor of North Dakota, depending on how you count. A total of 32 individuals have served as governor,...
January 4, 2017 - 6:00am
November 29, 2016
Jacobs: Is there a way past Standing Rock?
As a journalist, I believe that all times are interesting, but some are more interesting than others. These are the most interesting that I remember....
November 29, 2016 - 9:09pm
November 1, 2016
Jacobs: Important events bracket N.D.'s statehood day
North Dakota entered the union on Nov. 2, 1889, so Wednesday is the state's 127th birthday. The date is bracketed by two events that are likely...
November 1, 2016 - 12:45am
October 25, 2016
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
With the election only a fortnight away, attention has turned away from who might win the presidency to how much drag the loser might have on other candidates. In North Dakota, the answer is little. It might be greater among our neighbors. Democrats could pick up a seat in Minnesota's...
October 25, 2016 - 8:01pm
September 20, 2016
Jacobs: North Dakota celebrates the Pulitzer Prizes
GRAND FORKS—The Year of the Pulitzers: That is how I hope to remember 2016. This is the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes. North...
September 20, 2016 - 3:53pm
September 8, 2016
Jacobs: In public policy, process is not progress
GRAND FORKS—A survey of pending public policy issues raises a disturbing question: Why is it so hard to reach a decision? The most notorious...
September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
August 16, 2016
Jacobs: North Dakota produces few presidential candidates
The list of presidential candidates with North Dakota ties is not a long one. Four come to mind, and it's audacious to claim three of them. Of...
August 16, 2016 - 11:54am
July 27, 2016
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
GRAND FORKS The highest ranking North Dakotan in the Obama administration is ensnared in the Senate's confirmation process. She is Mary Wakefield....
July 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 5, 2016
JACOBS: Higher ed board finally shows backbone
The end of June brought big news in higher education in North Dakota: UND has a new president. And bigger news: North Dakota State University’s president is on a kind of probation. And the biggest news of all: The Board of Higher Education is functioning effectively for the first...
July 5, 2016 - 10:40pm
July 1, 2016
Jacobs: Comparing elections makes good sport
Comparing elections is a game that draws on the academic disciplines of history, political science, psychology and sociology. Some guesswork is thrown in and perhaps a little bias — to the player’s own taste, of course. Presto! There’s insight into voter behavior. It’s good...
July 1, 2016 - 12:11am
June 21, 2016
Jacobs: Burgum campaign makes sense in hindsight
GRAND FORKS -- Doug Burgum’s primary election campaign makes a lot more sense in hindsight than it did while it was going on. Just about everybody...
June 21, 2016 - 10:52pm
Jacobs: Burgum campaign makes sense in hindsight
GRAND FORKS — Doug Burgum’s primary election campaign makes a lot more sense in hindsight than it did while it was going on. Just about everybody...
June 21, 2016 - 11:32am