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DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Dickinson airport awarded Essential Air Service contract
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
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...
3 hours 6 min ago
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
June 16, 2016
Jacobs: Stunning election shows need for some soul searching
GRAND FORKS -- It could be that there’s been a bigger upset in North Dakota’s political history, but the occasion doesn’t leap immediately...
June 16, 2016 - 6:03pm
May 30, 2016
Jacobs: Higher-ed summit yields K-12 surprises
GRAND FORKS — Monday of last week brought a perfect morning in Bismarck, the kind that makes you want to grab a pot of coffee and a newspaper...
May 30, 2016 - 3:45pm
May 27, 2016
Jacobs: Corporate farming still haunts North Dakota
GRAND FORKS Terry Wanzek chose the right word to describe corporate farming. Wanzek, R-Jamestown, is the state senator who sponsored legislation...
May 27, 2016 - 6:55pm
May 17, 2016
Jacobs: Presidential candidates suddenly love North Dakota
GRAND FORKS -- Hodgepodge. Miscellany. Roundup. Call it what you like. It’s what I’m dishing up this morning. Presidential politics: Wonder...
May 17, 2016 - 3:58pm
April 19, 2016
Jacobs: Revamp the university system, not just UND
GRAND FORKS -- There’s pain throughout state government today, as details of cuts to programs become more fully known. The cuts themselves...
April 19, 2016 - 4:22pm
April 13, 2016
Jacobs: Burgum, Stenehjem drive their campaign themes
GRAND FORKS -- Doug Burgum drove the twin themes of his gubernatorial campaign last week, when he picked Brett Sanford, the mayor of Watford...
April 13, 2016 - 9:39pm