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Public Input Meeting to be held Tuesday to discuss proposed improvements to N.D. Highway 8 near Richardton
Construction begins Monday on Highway 22 north of Dickinson
North Dakota's oldest person in assisted living celebrates 105th birthday
West Acres adds Maris museum guard in wake of heist
Clinton says steady leadership needed
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
good bad and ugly
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Con (Buz) Short
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
July 20, 2016
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
GRAND FORKS — The money’s in the bank, the building plans have been finalized, and construction could begin in less than two weeks Which means the plans to build a new governor’s residence in Bismarck are too far along to stop now. So, lawmakers who’re thinking about delaying...
July 20, 2016 - 5:54pm
July 15, 2016
Other Views: ND open meetings law tested
FARGO -- North Dakota’s attorney general is in error regarding his office’s handling of an open meetings law violation by the State Health Council. Wayne Stenehjem’s conclusion in the case is curious because his tenure has been distinguished by vigorous enforcement of open meetings...
July 15, 2016 - 5:40pm
June 28, 2016
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
FARGO — The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-3 ruling Monday striking down Texas laws that required abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital is consistent with the court’s rulings on abortion since the landmark Roe v. Wade case more than 40 years ago. The...
June 28, 2016 - 10:11pm
June 27, 2016
Other Views: UND logo’s popularity will grow
GRAND FORKS — Time, human nature and history are on the University of North Dakota’s side, as far as acceptance of the new logo is concerned....
June 27, 2016 - 6:33pm
June 24, 2016
Other Views: UND’s ‘hawk’ logo will do
FARGO -- Reviews of Ed Schafer’s brief tenure as University of North Dakota interim president will be mixed, but he gets high marks for his handling of the volatile nickname and logo transition. Knowing that final selections for the university’s symbols would not be universally...
June 24, 2016 - 8:00am
June 17, 2016
Other views: Time to treat gun violence as a public health issue
FARGO — Gun violence in the United States should be treated as a public health issue. It should be studied in the same way other societal pathologies are studied; and findings based on comprehensive scientific research should be applied to rational gun control policy. The public...
June 17, 2016 - 4:52pm
April 25, 2016
Other Views: Why conservation’s importance in ND will grow
GRAND FORKS The last time a theory by a couple of East Coast social scientists got applied to North Dakota, the result wasn’t pretty. But just because the Buffalo Commons concept, as imagined by Frank and Deborah Popper — both of New Jersey’s Rutgers University at the time —...
April 25, 2016 - 6:17pm
April 22, 2016
Other Views: ND department should adopt — not resist — auditor’s findings
GRAND FORKS -- In life, as in basketball, at times it’s best not to argue with the ref. For Lance Gaebe, North Dakota’s trust lands commissioner, this is one of those times. The state auditor has released a series of reports that paint an unflattering picture of practices in the...
April 22, 2016 - 9:47pm
April 20, 2016
Other Views: Endorsers endorse endorsed
FARGO -- North Dakota governor candidate Doug Burgum has a better perspective on endorsements than the punditry’s chattering class. Fargo entrepreneur Burgum was not surprised when Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., passed over him and endorsed Attorney General Wayne...
April 20, 2016 - 10:57pm
April 11, 2016
Other Views: The pins in the lock: UND’s players, coaches and fans
GRAND FORKS — It’s called a pin tumbler lock. You probably can see one now; these locks are common in door handles across America. But take a closer look, because the lock’s mechanism helps explain both the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team’s 16-year-long Frozen...
April 11, 2016 - 5:48pm
April 8, 2016
Other Views: Demand drives drug trade
FARGO — Unless the demand side of the regional illegal drug trade is addressed, very little will be accomplished to stem the tide. The drug merchants, like any business people, depend on demand to sell their products. No demand means no need for supply. No demand means prices plunge,...
April 8, 2016 - 11:09pm
April 6, 2016
Other Views: North Dakota Democrats need long look in mirror
GRAND FORKS — When Mitt Romney lost to Barack Obama back in 2012, Republicans commissioned an autopsy: the Growth and Opportunity Project, an in-depth look at demographics and the party’s dynamics that resulted in a brutally honest 97-page report. “Unless changes are made, it...
April 6, 2016 - 11:32pm
March 31, 2016
Other Views: It’s not easy being a ND Democrat
FARGO — Kermit the Frog’s lament, “It’s not easy being green,” could be the theme song — with a small change — of North Dakota’s...
March 31, 2016 - 11:01pm
March 29, 2016
Other Views: Marriage ban still in North Dakota law
FARGO -- A rare bipartisan voice of reason was heard this week in the halls of the North Dakota Capitol. Two legislators, often on opposite sides of issues and policy, agreed the Legislature must bring the language of state law regarding the definitions of marriage into compliance...
March 29, 2016 - 10:28pm
March 25, 2016
Other Views: The ‘free market’ not so free?
FARGO — The developers of hotels, motels and apartments in North Dakota’s once-booming oil country find themselves in a free-market vice...
March 25, 2016 - 10:09pm