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After cases of 911 overdose calls lead to charges, ND Good Samaritan law may see changes
Sex offender challenges 'sexually dangerous' label in ND Supreme Court
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
With Summit League transfer and budget cuts, UND could face stiff financial penalties
Wild recall F Graovac
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
January 18, 2012
Obama rejects Canada-Texas oil pipeline for now
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a politically explosive decision, President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected plans for a massive oil pipeline through...
January 18, 2012 - 9:13pm
December 1, 2011
Horse slaughter soon an option
TULSA, Okla. -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
September 9, 2011
Cut taxes, Obama tells Congress in $450B jobs plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attacking a deepening jobs crisis, President Barack Obama challenged a reluctant Congress Thursday night to urgently pass a larger-than-expected $450 billion plan to "jolt an economy that has stalled." He urged lawmakers to slash Social Security taxes for tens of...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Obama: 'We will move forward together or not at all'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Obama interrupts Hoeven's turkey pardoning
BISMARCK -- The fate of a 19-week-old turkey was left hanging in the balance Tuesday when Gov. John Hoeven had to leave his annual turkey pardon to take a phone call from President Barack Obama. Ironically, Hoeven had just talked about building the suspense for the pardon. "At...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
The shattering of McChrystal
In one fundamental way, Gen. Stanley McChrystal never was Gen. Douglas MacArthur. But in another, he absolutely was. And with the lives of thousands of U.S. and NATO troops dependent on his judgment, that is why McChrystal, although an intellectually brilliant general, has just...
June 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Obama and oil rig management
It has several variations, but there's an old military adage that goes roughly, "When in trouble, when in doubt, run around in circles, jump and shout." A Navy officer explained that just the appearance of energetic activity might buy you enough time to think up a real solution. President...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Vietnam something imagined
With their usual talent for towing icebergs into the path of their own Titanic, the Democrats have a problem. In Connecticut, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a candidate for U.S. Senate who has long taken pride in his Vietnam service, is now revealed as a person who forgot to...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Great orator not necessarily great communicator
What with the Tea Party all the rage these days and angry voters seeming like the new norm, even Washington is anti-Washington. Incumbents are running scared (except for those too scared to run). And all Washington Insiders have urgent new insights (gleaned from a fact-finding drop-by...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Democrats send Obama final health measure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Democrats sent the final piece of landmark health care legislation to President Barack Obama before heading home to face a skeptical -- and sometimes even threatening -- electorate. The last legislative chapter in the wrenching national debate over...
March 26, 2010 - 6:22am
January 13, 2010
Letter: Best wishes to Dorgan and remember to do right thing
I have to admit that the announcement of Sen. Byron Dorgan's decision not to seek re-election came as a complete surprise to me. Despite the reasons he gave for his decision not to run again, I think the real reason is that he saw the handwriting on the wall. He knew that by supporting...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Has Cheney forgotten 9/11?
The one halfway-good memory from those awful days immediately following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks was the spirit of national unity it triggered. As I wrote at the time, nothing focuses the mind like the knowledge that there's somebody out to kill you simply for being American. "We...
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2009
What our enemies are saying now
We've heard a lot in recent days about how conservatives and liberals are responding to President Barack Obama's plans for Afghanistan. But what does the enemy think? Mullah Mohammed Omar, the Afghan Taliban leader, clearly would have been happier had Obama taken Michael Moore's...
December 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Obama persists as polls drop
President Barack Obama has so loaded up the policy circuits this month that you'd expect a government-wide blackout any minute. Still, in spite of declining approval ratings for him and most of his policies, he's decided to persist -- on Afghanistan, health care, jobs, climate change...
December 8, 2009 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Secret Service: Crashers posed no danger to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service maintains that President Barack Obama was never in danger at a state dinner after an uninvited Virginia couple got through security, but it wouldn't comment on whether anyone is screened for radiological or biological weapons. Edwin Donovan,...
November 27, 2009 - 7:30am