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Chief Justice Roberts says U.S. Supreme Court at its worst when influenced by politics
With 'Horseface,' Trump initiates another personal attack on a female adversary
Trump appears to make room for Saudis to deny involvement in Khashoggi disappearance
Police: Man hits ND police officer with SUV, drives off
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ND counties eligible for extreme drought funding assistance
Cold, wet weather threatens potatoes in Red River Valley
Sears files for bankruptcy after years of turmoil
Gary Ficek achieves recertification in Social Security Disability Law with the National Board of Trial Advocacy
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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
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
'In the moment' Linda Renaud's complex technique creates great color
'Alfalfa Girl' -- a journey of self-discovery; novel based on true stories of child abuse survivors
Ukrainian Hall of Fame names inductees
Bargain books: Friends of Library sponsor used book sale
A wave of light: In memory of infants who have died
Dodgers even NLCS with 13-inning win over Brewers
'Playing for pride, playing for the seniors': Dickinson High closes out its season against top-ranked Bismarck High
Beavers keep Blue Hawks on their toes in three-set sweep
Staal, Granlund score to lead Wild past scuffling Coyotes
Despite all their drama, Timberwolves believe they can be good
Commentary: The ugly, nasty, awful Heitkamp political machine
Commentary: Women say Heitkamp campaign identified them as sexual assault survivors without their permission
Commentary: Tribal governments should take some blame over the voter ID issue
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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October 15, 2018
ND counties eligible for extreme drought funding assistance
FARGO — The North Dakota State Water Commission added Benson, Eddy, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, Nelson, Ramsey, Steele and Walsh counties...
October 15, 2018 - 4:22pm
October 10, 2018
Airborne electromagnetic survey to fly over seven ND counties
FARGO — If you notice a strange helicopter in the sky next week, don't be alarmed. The North Dakota State Water Commission is planning to conduct an aerial electromagnetic survey of aquifers in parts of Benson, Ramsey, Eddy, Nelson, LaMoure, Dickey and Sargent counties.
October 10, 2018 - 7:58pm
October 2, 2017
3 dead after two-vehicle crash on township road in central Minn.
BENSON, Minn. — A crash early Saturday morning near Benson has claimed three lives. The three were identified by family and friends on social...
October 2, 2017 - 9:14am
January 21, 2016
Benson: America’s grand argument goes on
SIDNEY, Neb. Last month in Newsweek, columnist Kurt Eichenwald made a series of startling statements about the bitter divisiveness that separates Democrats and Republicans. He was incensed to learn that each political party tried to twist the blame upon the other for the San Bernardino,...
January 21, 2016 - 4:47pm
July 16, 2014
Benson: 20 years ago, a sobering reality hit our universe
In March 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a heavy-weight planet, exerting an enormous...
July 16, 2014 - 6:31pm
May 7, 2014
Benson: University graduates found way through haze
On April Fools’ Day, several dozen Dartmouth students gathered in the office belonging to the university’s president, Philip J. Hanlon, and insisted that he respond to each of the items listed on their Freedom Budget. The students demanded a faculty that included more women and...
May 7, 2014 - 7:45pm
February 26, 2014
Benson: The good, bad and ugly of US citizenship
The New York Times reported last Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II is strapped for cash.
February 26, 2014 - 7:26pm
December 4, 2013
Benson: Human migration continues today
Sixty-thousand years ago, perhaps as few as “a couple of hundred people,” members of the species Homo Sapiens, departed “humanity’s birthplace in the Great Rift Valley of East Africa,” and ventured out of Africa and crossed into Arabia. Some of their progeny walked north...
December 4, 2013 - 5:32pm
November 20, 2013
Benson: Americans have plenty to be thankful for
By William H. Benson Rex Walls was a character. Brash, loud, full of opinions, and convinced that he knew all that needed knowing, he stormed his way through life. When his daughter, Jeannette, then only 4, burned her stomach when cooking some hot dogs, Rex got into a shouting...
November 20, 2013 - 6:26pm
October 24, 2013
Benson: Historic dialouge doesn't repeat, but it does rhyme
In recent days, I came across a book published in 2010 with a thought-provoking title, "Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us."...
October 24, 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
August 1, 2013
Benson: Aware of where we are
In May 1986 at Harvard's graduation, an interviewer asked 23 graduates a simple question: "Why is it warm in the summer and cold in the winter?"...
August 1, 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