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Trump's approval rating is 59 percent in ND, second-highest in country
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Minnesota Congressman backs bill authorizing interim storage of nuclear waste at Nevada's Yucca Mountain
Heitkamp rakes in $1.2 million in second quarter
29 movies that scream summer
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Kim wins Marathon Classic by four shots
Twins reliever Matt Belisle, on a quiet roll, makes no excuses for 'volatility'
Late-inning flurry carries Tigers past Twins
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Stanley Orin Oberg
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
McFeatters: U.S. missile bases have unacceptable lapses
In the Cold War years of the 1950s and '60s and even into the '70s, America's nuclear arsenal -- its size, deployment, the aircraft and rockets that would deliver it and the Air Force officers and crews who oversaw it -- were front and center in the U.S. defense posture. But there...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 14, 2013
Omdahl: Online for-profit colleges exploiting students
While the Internet is full of scams and misinformation, the evolution of the online for-profit college is becoming one of the more serious as...
October 14, 2013 - 6:01pm
October 10, 2013
Benson: Jim Ryun and the Mile
Decades ago, one lap around a high school or college track equaled a quarter of a mile. A race on the straight in front of the stands was the 100-yard dash and a half lap was 220 yards. Those two were the sprints. A single lap was the quarter-mile run and two laps was the half-mile...
October 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 4, 2013
Other views: Blame for shutdown belongs to select lawmakers
The Lincoln Memorial is swathed in police-line tape, national parks are closed from the Everglades in Florida to Mount Denali in Alaska, and an estimated 800,000 federal employees have packed up potted plants and gone home indefinitely. So who's to blame? Is it the group of roughly...
October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
September 29, 2013
Omdahl: It looks like we are all on welfare
The farm bill is being held up in Congress by a controversy over food stamps. Some legislators think that this welfare program has gotten out...
September 29, 2013 - 12:00am
September 17, 2013
Omdahl: Homeland Committee considers hate center
"Welcome!" bellowed Ork Dorken, chairperson of the Homeland Security Committee, as he opened the annual economic development conference for 14 of the town's eager electors seated randomly around the room. Einar Stamstead stumbled in late. His dirty knees indicated that he was digging...
September 17, 2013 - 12:00am
September 12, 2013
Benson: Terror on New York's streets
A bomb exploded at noon sharp, on Sept. 16, 1920, at 23 Wall St., at the intersection of Broad and Wall streets, the address of the J.P. Morgan...
September 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 8, 2013
Omdahl: Showdown at polls over oil money
North Dakota voters will participate in a showdown with the Legislature over oil money in the November 2014 general election. One hundred years...
September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
September 2, 2013
Omdahl: Twins end their season early
Some observations are warranted before the Minnesota Twins end their season. Actually, I'm a little late because their season ended in April....
September 2, 2013 - 12:00pm
August 11, 2013
Omdahl: Oil Patch cities need 2015 census
During the last legislative session, the governor and the Legislature made great strides in responding to the multi-facetted crises engulfing the township, city, school and county governments in the booming Bakken oil field. The dimensions of the boom were outlined in the recent...
August 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 6, 2013
Omdahl: Critics of one-house Legislature have weak case
If the one-house Legislature is so good, why haven't other states followed Nebraska's example? That was a common argument raised by opponents...
August 6, 2013 - 12:00am
July 28, 2013
Omdahl: Time to consider a one-house Legislature
With the proposal by the Legislature of a constitutional amendment to replace the present eight-member Board of Higher Education with a three-member commission, North Dakota legislators apparently think that having fewer people involved in governance would result in better decisions. While...
July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
July 23, 2013
Omdahl: People want to vote on national issues
Founding Father James Madison would turn over in his grave if he knew what the American people were thinking about his premise that legislation...
July 23, 2013 - 12:00am
July 18, 2013
Benson: Egypt has a history of conquerors
Conquerors love Egypt. Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte each in their own time invaded Egypt, walked upon Egypt's sand,...
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am
July 14, 2013
Omdahl: 70 percent wasn't enough for ND senators
We had a garage sale at our house a couple of weeks ago and I took the occasion to sell my .22-caliber rifle, a gun I purchased to protect my lettuce from the rabbits and my bird feeder from the squirrels. (Life requires us to make hard choices.) The sale wasn't a protest over gun...
July 14, 2013 - 12:00am