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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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 22, 2016
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
GRAND FORKS—Some Dakota Access Pipeline protesters say they're motivated by "sacred sites" and other Standing Rock Reservation concerns. But a great many really are against fossil fuels in general, and are protesting pipelines in order to keep oil in the ground. Conservatives...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
September 19, 2016
Other Views: NDSU, UND football games show value of sports
GRAND FORKS—So why do colleges and universities spend so much money on sports? Saturday is why. Because as Saturday's University of North...
September 19, 2016 - 10:24am
September 6, 2016
Other Views: Higher ed board's open-meetings compliance is welcome
GRAND FORKS—Crime in New York City was a national issue throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Then it wasn't: The crime rate plummeted in the 1990s, reaching levels that New Yorkers hadn't seen since Dwight Eisenhower was president. New York remains one of the safest cities in America...
September 6, 2016 - 9:48am
August 29, 2016
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
FARGO—The short answer to the headline's question is "no." North Dakota's political climate is as hostile to public lands as it has ever...
August 29, 2016 - 7:46pm
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