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Small fires point to dry conditions in southwest N.D.
Senate committee hears testimony on ND check-off increase
Skogen: Transparency top challenge facing higher ed system
Alleged sex trafficker facing federal charge
IRS phone scam reported in ND
Bakken rig count
Derailed N.D. oil train still burning in Illinois; shipment delays expected
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone pipeline bill
Holten: Our most valuable gift
Brock: Kill Senate Bill 2166 now
Letter: Taxpayer protection, not a ‘gag’
Schneider and Onstad: Democrats’ proposals make steady progress
Hoeven: Keystone XL about energy, jobs, economic growth and energy security
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Journeying the Narrow Path
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
John "Spencer" Reimer II
John Spencer Reimer II
Clementina "Tina" Ficek
Annette Rose Greff
Second half push leads Minot Ryan past Shiloh Christian
Free-throws the surprising key to L-L-M’s victory
Kindred girls pulls off win in overtime over Parshall
DSU baseball looking for hot start
Blue Hawks send 8 to national tourney
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
May 5, 2014
Renner: Mother's Day wishes
If you are reading this article, it means someone gave birth to you. That would be your mother. Much has been written about Mothers. Far greater writers and poets than I have written creative and heartwarming stories and poems about mothers. For me to write something in comparison...
May 5, 2014 - 9:56pm
February 17, 2014
Who are these people and what are they doing? These are my parents, Marie and Ted Renner. They are playing on their iPad. They belong to a new generation of iPadders. (Parents Are Defining Different Entertainment Rules.) In October, my mom announced that she wanted an iPad for her...
February 17, 2014 - 10:18am
November 25, 2013
Renner: Removing leaves sure can blow
By Mickey Renner Ah, autumn, that awesome time of the year. Some people even proclaim fall as their most favorite season. They love the smell of cool, clean, crisp air as opposed to the dusty, dry and stale air of summer. I have to agree. It is pretty amazing that Mother Nature...
November 25, 2013 - 6:50pm
October 15, 2013
Stupid Smartphones: iPhone, uDumb
I really want to get a smartphone, but I have this intense fear that I am too dumb for one. I have already imagined this encounter with the salesperson many times. There are several variations but mostly it goes like this: I walk into the cellphone store. There are seven customers...
October 15, 2013 - 12:00am
October 8, 2013
Renner: Stupid Smartphones -- Cameras, cards and cellphones, oh my!
One week, when I was submitting a post to my blog, I wanted to include a picture. Even though my phone is not a smart one, it can take pictures. Not that I am very good at taking pictures with a phone. I shiver and shake so much that there are focusing squares dancing all over the...
columns / lifestyles
October 8, 2013 - 12:00am
September 24, 2013
Renner: Barkin' in the Bakken
There are so many issues of living in a boomtown other than the obvious. I feel obligated to inform the general public of these little annoyances. I feel this way mostly because of the whole "misery loves company" aspect. When we think of the influx of people we don't automatically...
September 24, 2013 - 9:46am
September 17, 2013
Renner: Life is a Trip Part III - PT 101
Since I have never had a broken bone before or any surgery requiring rehab -- yet -- I never had the physical therapy experience. Eventually, I got to the point where the broken fifth metatarsal bone in my foot needed physical therapy. I remember distinctly that appointment with my...
September 17, 2013 - 12:00am
September 10, 2013
Renner: Life is a Trip Part II - In the crutches of fear
A person would think I would have come up with any number of hilarious stories for when everyone asked how I actually broke my foot. I really wonder if any one of the other 7 billion people living on this planet actually broke their foot by tripping on an alarm clock. Doubtful. The...
September 10, 2013 - 12:00am
September 3, 2013
Renner: Life is a Trip Part I - Don't be alarmed
I cannot tell you how glad I am it is this year and not last year. On July 1, 2012, I stepped on my alarm clock. I know what you are thinking. What was my alarm clock doing on the floor or why was I walking on my nightstand next to the bed? The answer to either of these two questions...
September 3, 2013 - 12:00am