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North Dakota native Gary Johnson grabbing attention as third-party presidential candidate
Devils Lake, Ultra Green settle $2 million dispute
Volunteers restoring Dakota border's history half-mile at a time
Not less, but 'better' testing in North Dakota schools
Taylor HorseFest an outlet for those with old-time passions
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
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
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
Twins battle back but fall in 10 innings to White Sox
Late errors haunt Bismarck in loss to Wahpeton
Valley City earns comeback on Beulah, earns title game berth
Walker, Streb still tied after PGA rainout
Underdogs a year ago, top dogs now: Vikings have flipped script
Port: How to not matter
Omdahl: Was ignorance the problem in primaries?
McFeely: Dear NDSU athletic department overlords ...
Letter: North Dakota leaders cherish bragging rights over people
Letter: Native Americans will not let water be destroyed by Dakota Access Pipeline
good bad and ugly
Monte J. Geerts
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
January 5, 2016
ND issues more than 70 same-sex marriage licenses
BISMARCK – Last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage sparked debate among North Dakota lawmakers Tuesday about whether they should update state law to reflect the ruling or leave the state’s nullified ban on gay marriage in place as a public policy...
January 5, 2016 - 10:33pm
September 24, 2015
Pope tells Congress U.S. should reject hostility to immigrants, protect human life
WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject a "mindset of hostility" to immigrants, directly addressing...
News/Nation and World
September 24, 2015 - 12:57pm
August 27, 2015
North Dakota agrees to pay attorneys’ fees in lawsuit over gay marriage ban
BISMARCK – The state of North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs in one of two lawsuits filed in federal court that challenged the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Documents filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Fargo show the state has stipulated...
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 3:40pm
July 25, 2015
Letter: Marriage will always be one man and one woman
June 26, 2015, will go down as one of the darkest days in American history. The day that the highest court in America made a mockery out of God’s institution of marriage. Really, that decision shouldn’t even be valid in the first place because the court’s vote wasn’t even...
July 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
July 23, 2015
Head of ND Episcopal Church says he cannot ‘in good conscience’ allow gay marriages
FARGO — Earlier this month at its general convention in Utah, the U.S. Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly to allow same-sex marriages in the church, a decision that one reverend called a "huge step" for equality. But the Episcopalian leader in North Dakota, Bishop Michael G....
July 23, 2015 - 6:23pm
July 21, 2015
Letter: ND counties revive infamous ‘separate but equal’ doctrine
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality, Kathy Schwab, the Stark County recorder, and Diane Link, the Walsh County recorder, indicated that — because of their religious views — they were uncomfortable issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The...
July 21, 2015 - 2:53pm
July 14, 2015
Walsh County recorder declines to issue same-sex licenses
GRAFTON — Walsh County Commission last week granted a request from County Recorder Diane Link to relieve her of marriage licensing and officiating duties after she said it would go against her beliefs to grant licenses to same-sex couples. Link said she believes marriage is between...
July 14, 2015 - 10:33pm
July 12, 2015
Omdahl: Opposition to gay marriage is not bigotry
GRAND FORKS -- In the heated rhetoric of the debate, some gay marriage advocates have alleged that opposition to gay marriage is the same as...
July 12, 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
July 7, 2015
Stark County recorder to refrain from issuing same-sex marriage licenses
The Stark County commissioners voted at their regular meeting Tuesday to authorize the county’s deputy recorder to issue marriage licenses after it was revealed that the county recorder felt uncomfortable granting them to same-sex couples. The discussion topic was brought up...
July 7, 2015 - 6:15pm
Few same-sex couples get marriage licenses across the North Dakota
FARGO -- Same-sex couples have trickled into county offices in some of North Dakota's most populous counties in the past week and received marriage licenses. Cass and Burleigh counties had issued licenses to two same-sex couples as of Monday, employees there said. The U.S....
July 7, 2015 - 11:18am
June 29, 2015
Judge rules N.D. gay marriage ban ‘unconstitutional and invalid’ after Supreme Court decision
BISMARCK – A federal judge declared Monday that North Dakota’s ban on same-sex marriage is “unconstitutional and invalid,” following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision Friday striking down similar bans in other states. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson granted...
June 29, 2015 - 5:22pm
June 26, 2015
Marriage law overrides ban in ND, elsewhere
BISMARCK — Gay rights supporters in North Dakota celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in favor of same-sex marriage Friday, a historic...
News/Nation and World
June 26, 2015 - 11:37pm
April 29, 2015
ND couple rallies for gay rights outside Supreme Court
WASHINGTON - -"Love can't wait" ... "Love is equal" ... "Love wins" .... These slogans were shouted out Tuesday morning by hundreds of people...
News/Nation and World
April 29, 2015 - 4:37am
January 12, 2015
U.S. judge: South Dakota ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage violates the right to due process and equal protection guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge ruled on Monday. Judge Karen Schreier ruled in favor of six same-sex couples who challenged the South Dakota ban on gay marriage...
January 12, 2015 - 4:30pm