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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
May 9, 2018
Commentary: I went back to the man who hit me. Why?
It's been a quarter-century, and I can still hear clearly the sound of my voice that night. It wavered with a plaintive, childish note as I spoke...
May 9, 2018 - 11:23pm
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 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
October 6, 2017
Herald editorial: Leadership flaws are the chief concern with chancellor
Let's assume North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott did not fire Vice Chancellor Lisa Feldner just to insert a fellow Navy veteran...
October 6, 2017 - 7:48am
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
September 16, 2017
Hey, Amazon: How about North Dakota?
Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon in 1994 and turned it into the retail giant it is today, is looking for a new company home. Bezos calls it HQ2....
September 16, 2017 - 10:47am
September 10, 2017
Weed presents a dangerous foe, must-win battle
Weeds have been a problem since crops were first cultivated. Farmers, on the front lines of the age-old battle, know all too well that weeds...
September 10, 2017 - 6:44pm
January 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Dickinson State University President Thomas Mitzel shared the worst case scenario with faculty, staff and students Friday if the former governor's...
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 23, 2016
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
FARGO — For the first time in more than a half century, The Forum Editorial Board is not endorsing the Republican candidate for president...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 8, 2016
Forum: Trump misses moment with FBI’s report on Clinton emails
Donald Trump should have won the day when the FBI director said Hillary Clinton was “extremely careless” in handling classified materials on her private email server, but he blew it. Instead of counting down chapter and verse the devastating rebuke from FBI Director James Comey,...
July 8, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 1, 2016
GFH: Conrad-led commission: Save America’s golden years
GRAND FORKS -- Besides its wheat, sunflowers and new bounty of Bakken oil, North Dakota produces something else: notable moderates on the national scene. In the U.S. Senate, both John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp are among the senators most willing to work across the aisle. And this...
July 1, 2016 - 11:40pm
June 7, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: A blatant violation of tradition
FARGO -- University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer stumbled when he endorsed a candidate in the hotly contested Republican primary contest for governor. With only a few weeks to go at the helm of UND, the former governor, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, former fish farm...
June 7, 2016 - 10:56pm
May 24, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: Age not an issue in presidential campaign
FARGO -- The age factor in the presidential campaign has turned out to be no factor at all. The three candidates left standing are, in popular parlance, senior citizens. They qualify for Social Security and Medicare benefits. They are grandparents. Should he win, Donald Trump would...
May 24, 2016 - 2:21pm
May 21, 2016
Our View: Time to confront ND's gang problem
Two men were shot and killed at a Williston apartment complex last Tuesday morning. On the afternoon of Sunday, April 30, a man was hit by a stray bullet while sitting in his mobile home in Dickinson’s Heartland Village. On Nov. 30, 2014, a man was shot and killed in the parking...
May 21, 2016 - 5:00am