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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
August 24, 2016
Other Views: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
GRAND FORKS -- In the eyes of the public, protesters who take the law into their own hands have two strikes against them. Violence results in the third strike. That means the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline is “out,” and the protesters should heed North Dakota Lt. Gov....
August 24, 2016 - 4:53pm
August 6, 2016
Other Views: Good leaders are not born
FARGO -- “We have a special relationship with and are accountable to the people of North Dakota” Mission statement of North Dakota State...
August 6, 2016 - 10:55pm
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