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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Hunting license change means less local business
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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 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