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Opossum spotted in Grand Forks, beyond species' normal range
Will colicky babies benefit from acupuncture?
Watch and listen: Estimated crowd of 1,000 gather in Fargo as part of worldwide Women's March
Proposed gun law could impact ND law enforcement
Waiting for the cut: Colleges make space for decreasing budgets
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'
Youth carries Midgets wrestling to victory
Slow second half dooms Midgets against Bravettes
Moody scores 40, Dickinson defense shuts down Turtle Mountain
Scoreboard of January 20, 2017
Blue Hawks take another close one over Valley City
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Phillips: Kindness leaves you with lots to talk about
Living Faith: Marriage, family as 'last battle' playing out
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
November 19, 2016
Fewer parents say they spank their kids
Spanking and hitting children to discipline them has become much less common in recent decades as more parents choose non-physical approaches like "time-outs" instead, a U.S. study suggests. Since 1988, the proportion of middle-income mothers who think physical punishment is appropriate...
News/Nation and World
November 19, 2016 - 3:45pm
July 29, 2016
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Last week I was with my daughter Amanda on her birthday as we passed the golf course in Havre, Mont. I thought back to her 16th birthday. Amanda,...
July 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
Veeder: In the sweet spot of summer, motherhood
WATFORD CITY -- This morning the gobble of wild turkeys woke me up from the outside the open window in my bedroom. Everything has officially...
May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
March 26, 2016
Feeling the strong yet fragile thread that ties child, parent
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- It was one of those little scenes that would play out in the movie version of your life, one that offers comic relief to...
March 26, 2016 - 5:42pm
February 21, 2016
Conversation builds about federal, state family leave proposals
FARGO -- Most American workers get little or no paid time off for family leave, such as for the birth of a child or to care for a sick or aging...
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am
October 18, 2015
Veeder: Becoming a devoted dad is no joke for my husband
WATFORD CITY My husband has been practicing his dad jokes. It’s been a long rehearsal, I’ll tell you. Six months of lame comebacks followed...
October 18, 2015 - 12:03am
July 26, 2014
Paid parental leave becoming less common
FARGO — It can be difficult for moms to return to work after the birth of a child. Breanna Breidenbach of Fargo quit her job and became a full-time independent sales director with Mary Kay just before her first child was born both because of the expense of child care and because...
July 26, 2014 - 9:31pm
January 27, 2014
Playgroup connects parents, children
Kimberly and Eric Jayjohn moved to North Dakota from Ohio three years ago. They have since welcomed a daughter, Adleigh, who is 16 months old....
January 27, 2014 - 6:02pm
January 20, 2014
MS. Simplicity: I’ve moved from helicopter parent to drone pilot
I don’t know when it happened. There is no magic date I circled on the calendar that I planned and practiced for. There is no book called “What To Expect When Your Child Becomes An Adult.” One day I was busy going to kids’ activities, making sure my kids ate a balanced diet...
January 20, 2014 - 4:10pm
November 29, 2013
Grandparent visitation case appealed to ND Supreme Court
GRAND FORKS — A couple here who were sued by the man’s parents for visitation with the grandchildren is appealing the case to the state Supreme Court. That’s after a judge confirmed his ruling that Cory Bjerke and his longtime partner, Naomi Sterf, must allow their 16-year-old...
November 29, 2013 - 7:55pm
October 28, 2013
Treat Street the new normal on Halloween
Thinking back to her childhood, Kristin Heath remembers trick or treating from door to door every Halloween. That may not be how her two young girls remember the holiday.
October 28, 2013 - 6:28pm
February 1, 2009
Getting through the difficult parenting years
I recently had a friend and mom of teens tell me that she and her husband were experiencing some of the most difficult years of their married life, largely she felt, as a result of parenting teens. "Whatever the stresses of little ones," she said, "that was easy compared to what...
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am