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'I been watching you': A child killer taunted little girls with terrifying notes, police say. After 30 years, DNA led to an arrest.
Baby dies from 'lethal combination of drugs' hours after his mother breastfed him, police say
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
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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Leo J. Kuntz
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
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
March 19, 2018
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
Maybe it's because I have two chest freezers in my house filled mostly with beef raised practically in my front yard, but I feel a little out...
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
December 25, 2017
The local foods scene
MANDAN, N.D. — In Vermont, where Angela and Brian McGinness used to farm, small towns don't have big grocery stores. "In every town, people...
December 25, 2017 - 11:05am
October 23, 2017
Group plans push for expanded livestock sector in ND
ENGLEVALE, N.D.—As soybeans and corn have increased as crops of choice for North Dakota farmers, Craig Jarolimek said driving through the...
October 23, 2017 - 7:00am
May 12, 2017
UND takes on branding effort to figure out its identity
GRAND FORKS — What does identity mean for an institution in flux? And, more specifically, how do you pinpoint what it means to be a part...
May 12, 2017 - 7:37pm
November 11, 2016
Facebook to stop ethnicity-based targeting for some ads
Facebook Inc said on Friday, Nov. 11, it would stop advertisers from using its ethnicity-based ad-targeting feature on some ads, following criticism...
November 11, 2016 - 3:29pm
September 14, 2016
Baker plans to leave Stark Development Corp. in December
The executive vice president of Stark Development Corp. will step down at the end of the year after 21 years of service. Gaylon Baker said at...
September 14, 2016 - 9:32pm
February 7, 2016
Theodore Roosevelt National Park gears up for a busy year
MEDORA — Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s top official believes it could be a big year for the western North Dakota people’s playground....
February 7, 2016 - 6:01am
November 15, 2015
With small tourism budget, ND aims for savvy marketing
FARGO -- An unusual scene played out in downtown Fargo this summer. A homegrown movie star, a woodchipper, musicians and a throng of people wearing UND and North Dakota State University jerseys hammed it up for camera crews that were there to film the latest advertisement meant...
November 15, 2015 - 6:00am
March 10, 2015
Is 'Midwest' best?: Talking about our regional identity
FARGO – When Jill Halvorson recently attended a trade show for convention organizers, she didn’t bring key chains, refrigerator magnets or...
March 10, 2015 - 4:09pm
September 9, 2014
Marketing expert offers social media tips
A local business owner and marketing professional will share the latest in social media techniques during a business networking series. Catherine Wilson, owner and marketing director for Western Edge Media, will lead a discussion titled, "Smart Social Networking" from...
September 9, 2014 - 5:17pm
April 26, 2014
Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill jobs, show off North Dakota
North Dakotans could afford to show off a little bit more. At least that’s what those organizing an ad campaign to lure workers to the state say. “We’ve got to tell a better story,” said Wally Goulet, chairman of the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation. “I don’t...
April 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 8, 2012
Dickinson: The Queen City; Old nickname for city on the western edge a mystery
Dickinson has been crowned "The Queen City of the Prairies" for more than a century, but it begs the question: Where did the name come from? "I've...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Letter: $2.2M severance for CEO unbelievable
As a small business owner in southwest North Dakota, you can imagine how I felt when I opened the newspaper to the headline, "Fired Blues CEO gets $2.2M severance." Unbelievable, as I'm faced with the decision, can I afford to keep health insurance for my employees? I ask all of...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am