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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
August 22, 2015
Our View: Belfield street assessments should have been handled better
Belfield’s streets need to be fixed. There’s no doubt about that. Complaint after complaint is heaped on the city by both residents and visitors regarding the state of its streets, and clearly something must soon be done. A special assessment to property owners, offset by oil-impact...
August 22, 2015 - 12:00am
August 17, 2015
Our View: Dickinson State must identify its ideal president
Forty-seven people want to be the next president of Dickinson State University. Surely one of those applicants is the outstanding and strong-willed leader capable of revitalizing the university, growing enrollment, establishing consistency, clarity and honesty with the community,...
August 17, 2015 - 9:59am
August 7, 2015
Our View: Curbing panhandling and ‘monuments’
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Panhandling curbed: The Dickinson City Commission passed revised ordinances this week making panhandling illegal along Third Avenue...
August 7, 2015 - 11:31pm
August 4, 2015
Our View: Ozbun an ideal choice for DSU interim president
Dickinson State University was looking for a volunteer to serve as its interim president. The State Board of Higher Education found perhaps the best one in North Dakota for the job. On Tuesday, the board appointed Jim Ozbun as interim president of DSU a day after D.C. Coston announced...
August 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Other Views: Railroad inspection makes progress
FARGO -- There was little fanfare last week when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an agreement with the Federal Railroad Administration for a rail safety inspection program. It was an important step in promoting safety on railroads in North Dakota. Prompted by...
August 4, 2015 - 7:09pm
August 3, 2015
Our View: Bison fans will get their beer
FARGO — If alcohol sales are to be permitted in the Fargodome at North Dakota State University football games, the best option is a beer garden that keeps beer out of the stands. That appears to be the choice of the Fargo Dome Authority; and it looks like this time NDSU is not opposed....
August 3, 2015 - 6:21pm
July 18, 2015
Our View: Fox shows humility in visit to southwest North Dakota
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Fox trots up White Butte: Some celebrities support causes. Michael J. Fox lives for his. The “Back To The Future” actor who has...
July 18, 2015 - 12:00am
July 9, 2015
Our View: Stark County recorder smartly avoids conflict
The Stark County Commission and its state’s attorney solved a problem before it became one Monday by allowing the county’s deputy recorder to sign same-sex marriage licenses after county recorder Kathy Schwab expressed her unwillingness to doing so based on her belief system. Schwab,...
July 9, 2015 - 12:00am
June 27, 2015
Our View: Intersection changes great; gunplay stupid
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good I-94 exit intersection to get a revamp: The frustrating Exit 61 off Interstate 94 in Dickinson is in the early stages of a remodel....
June 27, 2015 - 12:00am
June 21, 2015
Our View: Inaccurate satellite images help show real Oil Patch picture
More than two years ago, a video from NASA made the rounds on the Internet showcasing beautiful satellite images of Earth. Dozens of areas around the globe were seen from space and, in many ways, the video was mesmerizing. One particular area, however, caught everyone’s attention....
June 21, 2015 - 12:00am
June 19, 2015
Our View: Ross appointment brilliant, building permit shortfall bad
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Ross chosen to lead TRNP: Theodore Roosevelt National Park had the right person all along. Wendy Ross, who has been in charge of the...
June 19, 2015 - 11:56pm
June 12, 2015
Our View: Applaud efforts to lift oil export ban
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Cramer’s efforts to lift the ban on the export of crude oil: The embargo was established by President Ronald Reagan following the...
June 12, 2015 - 11:07pm
June 6, 2015
Our View: Another judge a great addition to courts
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Dickinson to get another judge: Most of you don’t see it, but we do every week. As part of our reporting process, we look over...
June 6, 2015 - 10:46pm
May 30, 2015
Our View: Bully to 50 years of the Medora Musical!
Few institutions in North Dakota are as special as the Medora Musical. Next weekend, the Burning Hills Singers, the Coal Diggers Band, and countless stagehands and workers who make up the musical’s crew will kick off the 50th edition of the “Greatest Show in the West.” Today,...
May 30, 2015 - 11:41pm
May 22, 2015
Our View: Congrats to Wilz, grads, Blue Hawks
Each week, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Wilz becomes state’s first female general: It’s great to see Richardton native Giselle “Gigi” Wilz being promoted to be the first female...
May 22, 2015 - 11:00pm