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The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates
A 71-year-old Florida man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say
Jaguar escapes zoo and moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals
'Drowning is a cultural problem': Recent drowning illustrates alarming trend
Deadly tornado prompts call for improving RV park safety standards
crime and courts
nation and world
Unhealthy burden: Steep medical bills can add stress to periods of bad health
It's not your imagination: airline restrooms are getting smaller
After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges
Northrop Grumman CEO will step down
SD wheat being harvested even as crops still being planted
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
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
Study finds decrease in early deaths in ND
Volcano stops student mission trip in tracks
She cut her weekly trash down so much it fits into an unbelievably small jar
Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
Twins top Rays thanks to Dozier's walk-off grand slam
France lifts second World Cup after winning classic final
Kim pours it on, wins John Deere Classic by eight shots
VAR plays key role in World Cup final, but was it the way FIFA intended?
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
Commentary: Are capricious state regulators contributing to ND's child care shortage?
Even in dark times, hang on to hope
Commentary: New Cramer ad features President Trump riding herd on Senator Heidi Heitkamp
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Edward E. Dvorak
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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July 14, 2018
Volcano stops student mission trip in tracks
FARGO — For almost a year, the group of 17 Fargo Oak Grove School students and nine adults had been excitedly preparing for their mission...
July 14, 2018 - 10:32am
July 5, 2018
ND bishops call for 'honest examination' of immigration situation
BISMARCK -- Catholic Bishops of North Dakota released a statement Thursday for "an honest examination and correction" of the immigration situation...
July 5, 2018 - 4:56pm
Commentary: Tim Murphy was a fine poet and a fine friend
In my first meeting with Tim Murphy, I encountered a slight man, a bit bent, with a thick head of red hair, eager to recite — nay, to sing...
July 5, 2018 - 11:41am
July 4, 2018
Former pastor saved by helmet and 'the hand of God'
MITCHELL, S.D.—Keith Nash, former pastor of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church, has always had a love for motorcycles. As a young boy he rode...
July 4, 2018 - 8:36pm
July 3, 2018
Is God male? The Episcopal Church debates whether to change its Book of Common Prayer.
The terms for God, in the poetic language of the prayers written for centuries, have almost always been male: Father. King. Lord. And in the...
July 3, 2018 - 8:22am
June 30, 2018
Green Bay, Mercy Me, friends bring hope
I feel a bit sheepish admitting publicly, in Vikings fan territory, that I recently attended a conference for Christian communicators in Green...
June 30, 2018 - 12:10am
June 24, 2018
From North Dakota to New York City
What a blessing it was to recently celebrate my wife's 50th birthday! As a pastor, perhaps in any profession and certainly in life, your spouse...
June 24, 2018 - 6:00am
June 23, 2018
Family adopts sons they once dreamed of on a date
FARGO — Their courtship had only begun when Kevin and Bonnie Spies learned of their mutual dream of adopting disadvantaged boys. "We were...
June 23, 2018 - 9:18am
June 20, 2018
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis stepped into a growing controversy over President Donald Trump's immigration policies, criticizing the separation...
June 20, 2018 - 9:45am
June 17, 2018
Commentary: Are you connecting with your children?
When I think of what it takes to be a great dad, one of the key characteristics is a consistent commitment to connect with your children; to...
June 17, 2018 - 6:31am
June 16, 2018
Commentary: 'Last girl to go' brings mix of emotions
During a summer vacation in Duluth several years ago, I whispered to my husband, "Wouldn't it be neat if one of the kids went to college here...
June 16, 2018 - 7:12am
June 11, 2018
Catholics can get married outdoors in two places: In Montana, and now in Baltimore
The outdoor wedding, stuff of girlhood fantasy and bridal-magazine photography, has long been off-limits to most Catholics. No beachside ceremonies...
June 11, 2018 - 11:04am
June 10, 2018
Commentary: Does anyone care?
FARGO — Our 4th-grade daughter Brooke started Taekwondo in January and she has learned several self-defense patterns. She will ask me at...
June 10, 2018 - 9:30am
June 9, 2018
Fargo Muslims persist through 18-hour fasts during Ramadan this summer
FARGO — Just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, the Islamic Center of Fargo was bustling. People parked their cars at the first open spot...
June 9, 2018 - 2:31pm
Commentary: Unable to speak, pastor's voice stronger than ever in his books
FARGO — It's been nearly 15 years since the Rev. Lyle Kath learned his swollen glands indicated he had esophageal cancer. Though the necessary...
June 9, 2018 - 9:05am