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As court reporters age, demand for replacements is high
Tactics changing with juvenile offenders in ND - less punishment, more counseling
Cramer, Heitkamp point to ND issues in high-profile votes
Solo grad: Graham graduates as lone member of Class of ‘18 at Fordville-Lankin Public School
Victim in deadly motorcycle crash near Lidgerwood ID’d
crime and courts
nation and world
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Drunk diners, penny-pinching patrons: Service industry workers share stories of customer mistreatment
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
Swift's rules of comportment not quite as persnickety as royal family
2-year-old Edie thinks she's 30-something, or 60-something, or something
Practice safe cooking habits to avoid food poisoning
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Grace Zimmerman - HS Athlete of the Week
High school Athlete of the Week - Hunter Crist
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Commentary: Record walleye leads to story of 1952 lunker
Commentary: Road to recovery
We Need to Protect Our Borders
Flaring Vote Shows Senate Candidate Energy Positions
Commentary: Human decency should trump politics
Courage is a choice
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Irene M. Binstock
Irene M. Binstock
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
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
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
May 20, 2018
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
UPDATE: Gardner has withdrawn from the race, though as I note below I don’t believe he can get his name off of the primary ballot at this time....
May 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
May 14, 2018
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp’s latest ad says she’ll 'work with anyone,' but her enemies list says otherwise
Publicly Senator Heidi Heitkamp likes to cultivate for herself a reputation as a pragmatic centrist. In fact, that’s the theme of her most...
May 14, 2018 - 1:27pm
May 11, 2018
Commentary: SBHE member Kevin Melicher is out as six candidates advance to fill vacancies
Kevin Melicher, who was appointed to the State Board of Higher Education by former Governor Jack Dalrymple, was never perceived as a strong pick....
May 11, 2018 - 9:57am
May 7, 2018
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign not saying if staff benefited from the Trump tax cuts she voted against
In my Sunday print column I mentioned something I want to expand on a bit here on the blog. “Even Heitkamp’s own campaign staff appears to...
May 7, 2018 - 10:28am
April 30, 2018
Commentary: Hiring comedians to insult Republicans is not how journalists will regain the trust of Americans
In January of this year Gallup released a poll showing 84 percent of Americans thinking the press is very important to the health of our democracy,...
April 30, 2018 - 12:29pm
April 27, 2018
Commentary: Why can’t the North Dakota University System be satisfied with a 31 percent increase in funding for a 7 percent increase in students?
At a State Board of Higher Education meeting yesterday there was a lot of griping among some board members about Governor Doug Burgum’s suggested...
April 27, 2018 - 10:02am
April 25, 2018
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Incumbent Democrat Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign is out with their first ad of the 2018 election cycle, and I think the (mostly out of...
April 25, 2018 - 10:19am
April 23, 2018
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Last week Governor Doug Burgum released budget guidelines which called for state agencies to prepare for more budget cuts in the coming legislative...
April 23, 2018 - 9:56am
April 20, 2018
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
“Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing,” is the headline over a Grand Forks Herald editorial today, making the point that the U.S....
April 20, 2018 - 10:11am
April 16, 2018
Commentary: After attacking Cramer as 'scam artist,' turns out Sen. Heitkamp has also paid her family with campaign cash
For months now North Dakota Democrats have been viciously attacking Congressman Kevin Cramer, challenger to incumbent Senate Democrat Heidi Heitkamp,...
April 16, 2018 - 1:09pm
April 12, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval has gone from 60% to 47% over last four quarters
According to new polling released by Morning Consult, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp has seen a significant drop in her approval numbers as...
April 12, 2018 - 8:07am
March 22, 2018
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
I had to laugh a bit when I saw this headline over my colleague John Hageman’s piece about the impact of federal tax reform on state-level...
March 22, 2018 - 12:12pm
March 20, 2018
Commentary: Campbell campaign won’t say if they’re paying for delegates to attend state convention
The NDGOP convention next month is a little more high stakes than usual thanks to a contested race for the House endorsement. There are five...
March 20, 2018 - 11:33am
March 15, 2018
Commentary: Vice President Mike Pence expected to visit Fargo in March
UPDATE: This post originally indicated that Pence would be the keynote speaker at the NDGOP convention in April. I misunderstood my source. Pence...
March 15, 2018 - 10:33am
March 14, 2018
Commentary: When voters say 'no' public officials should listen
One of the most aggravating tactics local officials use against taxpayers is putting controversial spending proposals on the ballot over and...
March 14, 2018 - 10:56am