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Press Pass, Sunday, August 28
Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas if elected
Abused and exploited, child migrants in Italy dream of better life
Red River Valley storms produce tornadoes, 3-inch hail
Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
September 23, 2015
Jacobs: Canadian election could impact North Dakota
GRAND FORKS -- This week, we’ll take a break from North Dakota politics in order to spy on the neighbors. That’s not because the political...
September 23, 2015 - 6:05pm
September 8, 2015
Jacobs: Seismic shifts roil North Dakota politics
GRAND FORKS -- A couple of important developments occurred in North Dakota between Aug. 24 and Sept. 1. No, we’re not talking about Gov. Jack...
September 8, 2015 - 6:01pm
September 2, 2015
Jacobs: Fog lifts, and some political clarity emerges
GRAND FORKS — Politics is a little like the weather. There’s a dew point. And when ambition meets opportunity, a fog of speculation arises. That’s...
September 2, 2015 - 6:47pm
August 19, 2015
Jacobs: Higher ed: Not a system, but still a success
GRAND FORKS -- Higher education was in the news again last week, in ways that illuminate the contradictions and controversies that dog the enterprise in North Dakota. The new chancellor met the Legislature’s Interim Higher Education Committee. The chancellor was grateful. Legislators...
August 19, 2015 - 6:33pm
August 11, 2015
Jacobs: Build habitat with incentives for landowners
GRAND FORKS -- In last year’s general election, a constitutional amendment to use some of North Dakota’s oil wealth to fund conservation...
August 11, 2015 - 5:40pm
August 5, 2015
Jacobs: Taking aim at Common Core
GRAND FORKS — Higher education has been beset by controversy in North Dakota, but the campuses needn’t feel picked on. The public elementary...
August 5, 2015 - 5:10pm
July 28, 2015
Jacobs: Limit UND nickname vote to active athletes
GRAND FORKS — Every election needs a credible constituency. In other words, who gets to vote? That’s the urgent question as UND moves forward with its plan to pick a new nickname. The university said early on that there would be an election. President Robert Kelley has indicated...
July 28, 2015 - 5:58pm
July 21, 2015
Jacobs: North Dakota needs to ‘get comfortable being rich’
GRAND FORKS -- All news has implications, of course. Events follow other events. In the trade, we call this a “developing story.” This month’s...
July 21, 2015 - 2:50pm
July 7, 2015
Jacobs: Mid-summer brings new rules for politicians
GRAND FORKS -- One of the great things about being a political commentator is that I get to articulate rules about politics and point out rule...
July 7, 2015 - 5:57pm
June 23, 2015
Jacobs: Policy trumps politics in North Dakota’s reconvened session
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota legislators didn’t spend much time in last week’s first-of-a-kind reconvened session. The affair took just a little more than four hours. In that time, lawmakers took care of one bill left over from their meeting that ended in April. They traded barbs...
June 23, 2015 - 10:22pm
June 17, 2015
Jacobs: UND’s Kelley cheated of greatness
GRAND FORKS -- Robert O. Kelley was an unknown quantity when he arrived to preside at UND. In his seven-year-long tenure he has proven to be a visionary, a builder and a welcome counterweight to the imperial governance that developed in the Board of Higher Education office and at...
June 17, 2015 - 2:37am
June 10, 2015
Jacobs: Lawmakers alighting on Capitol perches in June
If interest wanes in North Dakota politics, we can always spy on the neighbors. Minnesota for sure. Of course, interest has not yet waned in North Dakota politics. It looks as if the Legislature will reconvene. We should know Wednesday. This would be the first time lawmakers have...
June 10, 2015 - 12:05am
June 3, 2015
Jacobs: Lots to feed on for North Dakota’s political animals
You might expect that North Dakota politics would pipe down some now that the Legislature has left town. But you’d be wrong. The lawmakers probably will be back within a fortnight, trying to finish the unfinished business of the regular session. You’ll recall that the House...
June 3, 2015 - 10:44pm
May 26, 2015
Jacobs: Veto messages show governor wields 2 tools
GRAND FORKS -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple showed that the veto power can be a scalpel in the hands of the governor, and he used it to excise some of the Legislature’s excesses. Would that he had done more — but Dalrymple is not a blunt-instrument kind of guy. He prefers precision in...
May 26, 2015 - 11:16pm
May 19, 2015
Jacobs: Path to power leads through tower
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota Democrats will focus on the Legislature, their new chair, state Rep. Kylie Oversen of Grand Forks, told the Forum News Service’s John Hageman last week. Good luck with that. The Legislature isn’t a very good path to power in the state. Sure, legislators...
May 19, 2015 - 10:42pm