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11 dead after duck boat sinks during storm near Branson, Missouri - at least 5 still missing
300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
Suspect in Minnesota prison guard's death witnessed his own mother's murder
Texas restaurant bans customer who left racist note to waiter
Coworkers vow to fight for more staff at Minnesota prison where guard was killed
crime and courts
nation and world
Wheat yield predictions show huge contrast to 2017 drought crop
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Summit's new Soul: Minnesota brewer taps ND roots for new flavor
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
Francis sends 'em home: Walk-off homer caps ninth-inning comeback against Western Nebraska
NFL halts national anthem policy after talks with players union
Committee reverses course, will allow 3x3 OTs in college hockey
Upgrades in basketball never stop as Dexter Werner signs another international pro contract
UND men's basketball continues European trend with two international additions
Kindness can save lives
Commentary: Prairie Public’s antenna problem seems like Prairie Public’s problem
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
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Terrence Brennan Quintus
Frances Florence Elkins Goetz
Wilfred "Willie" Anton
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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June 11, 2018
A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention
This editorial appeared in Monday's, June 11, Washington Post. Days after the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Spade was 55, Bourdain was 61,...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49am
June 6, 2018
Cannibals of free speech
The media holds incredible power—the power to illuminate, the power to educate, the power to liberate. The power to destroy. So we have entered into an age where the news is global, digital and ever-present. It comes straight to you, it happens instantaneously, and it has the...
June 6, 2018 - 6:12pm
April 14, 2018
The sutra of snowfall
The only thing I believe in is myself, and even that I know is a lie. This is a truly tragic circumstance and I come upon this realization as I nurse my petrified pride rooting in the tangles of my stomach, staring at a flurry of April snowflakes that seem to be making mockery of...
April 14, 2018 - 8:40am
April 11, 2018
For the sake of GOP, Campbell should withdraw
It's official: There will be a Republican primary for North Dakota's seat in the House of Representatives. That's what Tom Campbell decided after Saturday's state Republican Convention, and he filed nominating petitions Monday. At the convention, fellow Republican Kelly Armstrong...
April 11, 2018 - 6:07am
April 6, 2018
A silent crisis screaming in your ear
I've been reflecting for some time on a conversation I recently had—one you might recall—with Sen. Rich Wardner. We were discussing the problem of school security and he said that we must look further into mental health, that our students are dealing with troubles and...
April 6, 2018 - 10:17am
March 29, 2018
For freedom's sake, Prometheus paid the price
Prometheus gave fire to mankind, so that we would be as gods. Fearful of the dangers that the resulting civilization possessed, of mankind unfettered, Zeus, king of the heavens, punished Prometheus, subjecting him to a torment of endless slaughter, to be killed again and again and...
March 29, 2018 - 7:22am
March 22, 2018
COLUMN: The wisdom of youth, the burden of potential
North Dakota, I'm falling for you. In a literal sense, with the assistance of gravity and ice and a particularly innocuous section of parking lot. Now, as I nurse an aching elbow, I reflect for a moment on the alleged passing of the season, a rumor which I am beginning to suspect...
March 22, 2018 - 12:46am
March 15, 2018
Opinion: George Sinner's optimism and faith distinguished his life of public service
George A. Sinner's two terms as North Dakota's governor spanned years that were the most difficult for the state since the Great Depression of...
March 15, 2018 - 9:40am
March 14, 2018
COMMENTARY: With convention looming, North Dakota Democrats are still short candidates
MINOT, N.D. — North Dakota's Democrats have an unusually strong slate of candidates for federal office this cycle. Senator Heidi Heitkamp,...
March 14, 2018 - 7:15am
March 11, 2018
Commentary: Legacy Fund loan idea is promising -- but should go further
The North Dakota Legacy Fund is fed by a portion of the state's share of petroleum revenues. The fund, which started collecting deposits in 2011, now has a balance of more than $4.2 billion and the cash is pouring in lately at the rate of between $42 million and $45 million a month....
March 11, 2018 - 7:00am
February 9, 2018
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
The following editorial is from Bloomberg View. In late 2016, the Air Force realized it was facing a shortage of about 700 fighter pilots....
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
January 11, 2018
Our View: Sullivan will be missed
In most places, eight years flies by with not many changes, but Dickinson is not most places. Our town is so much different than it was in 2009 when Doug Sullivan took over as school superintendent. The oil boom was in its infancy in our area, and our town, though bigger, wasn't that...
January 11, 2018 - 10:53pm
December 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: Presidential Library Foundation Board has much to consider
This week the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation unanimous voted to empower its leadership to look into alternative sites for the library. The vote was in response to a potential new large donor who looked favorably on alternative sites including a Badlands site and...
December 15, 2017 - 12:07am
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am