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'One of the greatest honors of my life' -- Stark County Sheriff reflects on service to community
Stormy Daniel's lawyer Michael Avenatti speaks out after his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence
Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill
Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia
Heitkamp advocates for public safety in Indian Country as Savanna's Act advances
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COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
ND Medicaid changes should improve access to addiction, mental health services
Holistic management: Brown’s Ranch finds success in being different
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Ag economist says farm income is normal, not low
place a business brief
North Dakota regulators weigh input on oil conditioning rules
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Mechanics rescue kitten who took 80-mile ride under car hood
Jazz Ensemble plans concert
Heart River Writer's Circle to welcome Bismarck poet
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
No. 10 Kentucky rolls past UND as team has now beat teams from every state
Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Pelicans
Wolves' Taylor glad to put Butler drama behind him, confident in Thibodeau
McFeely: If Kansas State job opens, NDSU football coach Klieman will be top candidate
'We aren't satisfied yet': Dickinson Trinity seeks for higher ground at state tournament
Rob Port: Burgum’s proposal for governing North Dakota’s Universities isn’t likely to fix anything
Port: Heitkamps feel they’re entitled to power, and that’s exactly why they shouldn’t have it
McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
Port: My daily radio show ends this week
Port: North Dakota voters are very forgiving of politicians who struggle with alcohol
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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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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November 11, 2018
Is intelligence predestined? Don't ask this product of encouragement
“You are so talented.” “You are so creative.” “You’re such a good writer.” I often heard those phrases while growing up, and always...
November 11, 2018 - 7:38am
October 14, 2018
When visiting Mom's house, prepare for prehistoric appliances
The minute I saw the TV, I knew we were in trouble. My mother has upgraded almost every television in her large bed-and-breakfast with modern...
October 14, 2018 - 8:33am
October 7, 2018
Gettin' the band back together for one more road trip
At first blush, I was a bit suspicious of her. She seemed so young and tan in her white summer dress, so sharp and confident, so talented with...
October 7, 2018 - 8:01am
September 21, 2018
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
WEST FARGO — In a beautiful townhome in West Fargo, the smell of freshly baked peanut butter cookies tickles the nose and warmth radiates...
September 21, 2018 - 7:08am
September 16, 2018
For letter, or worse
FARGO — I'll never forget the day. In many ways, it was a day like many others. Blue sky. The sounds and smells of lawn-mowing in the distance....
September 16, 2018 - 8:57am
September 2, 2018
Driving Miss Baby: Swift's confessions of a 14-year-old licensed driver
So my friend's son is studying for his driver's test. It's quite a process, which seems to involve written tests, fees, waiting periods and various...
September 2, 2018 - 9:52am
August 26, 2018
Things I forgot about living with 2-year-olds
Oh, how I'd forgotten. It's been years since my nieces and nephew were toddlers. But I'd somehow forgotten what it was like to be around a human...
August 26, 2018 - 7:56am
August 5, 2018
Maybe the 'Worrier Diet' is right for me
After a lifetime of battling what to eat in order to triumph over the scale, I've realized that I've been asking the wrong question. Maybe the...
August 5, 2018 - 6:45am
July 29, 2018
Commentary: I still don't care about shiplap, but I'm embracing homeownership
FARGO — For most of my life, I resisted domestication. Yes, for a while I was married and lived in a rambler, but even then I fought my...
July 29, 2018 - 6:23am
July 22, 2018
Swift: It's a dog's life for Kita, my needy pooch
Dear Friend: Thank you for agreeing to take care of my dog. I knew you were the right person for the job when you told me about the summer you...
July 22, 2018 - 8:50am
July 15, 2018
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
FARGO — You know how most people look after a vacation? They're rested and golden brown from lazing on the beach. They may be sporting...
July 15, 2018 - 9:38am
June 17, 2018
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
We can hang onto grudges, slights, insults and snubs for years. But who knew that a single act of kindness could last longer than all of them?...
June 17, 2018 - 6:52am
June 10, 2018
Swift's tale of the sisterhood of the traveling couch
It was love at first sight. I still remember my first glimpse of her, languishing across the room in a beam of sunlight and wearing that perfect...
June 10, 2018 - 9:33am
June 3, 2018
Commentary: We can't always trust our gray matter when it comes to objective thinking
FARGO — Many years ago, I attended some sort of leadership training course. The woman conducting the course was memorable for several reasons....
June 3, 2018 - 12:20pm
May 27, 2018
Swift's rules of comportment not quite as persnickety as royal family
It never fails. Whenever a royal wedding crops up, there's a resurgence of interest in life as a Windsor. There's something about the pageantry,...
May 27, 2018 - 9:42am