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Sentencing date set for Hoehn in baby-snatching murder case
Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
Cramer raises almost $1.7 million in third quarter, Heitkamp holds cash advantage
Judge throws out Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump
Trump denies promise to give $1 million to charity if Warren proved her Native American DNA
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nation and world
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
Frost Fire ski area in ND flies in chairlift towers with helicopters
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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
Blue Hawks fall to Vikings in dramatic, five-set night
Rodgers, Crosby lead Pack to win over 49ers
Bowman County earns perfect regular season with win over Beulah
Bulldogs boys and girls take second at West Regional
Yoder captures WDA individual title
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
Just say yes to Apple Day
When visiting Mom's house, prepare for prehistoric appliances
Commentary: The excuse making for Heitkamp's election day loss has already begun
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Melvin and Myong Bullinger
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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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
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October 14, 2018
Forum Communications editorial: Vote no on ND Measure 1, 2, 3; yes on Measure 4
North Dakota voters face a slate of wrongheaded ballot measures in the Nov. 6 election. Voters should reject measures 1, 2 and 3, but Measure...
October 14, 2018 - 6:50am
October 9, 2018
Editorial: 'Necessity defense' could unleash chaos
GRAND FORKS — Is it OK to break the law if it's in the name of perceived public good? Specifically, can people who trespassed and tampered with a multimillion-dollar pipeline avoid jail time if they can prove it was for the sake of slowing climate change? This is the issue...
October 9, 2018 - 5:24pm
October 3, 2018
Commentary: Cramer leads Heitkamp by 12, poll says
Earlier this week we got polling, commissioned by local NBC affiliates, which indicated that Republican Kevin Cramer was leading Democrat Heidi...
October 3, 2018 - 8:17pm
October 2, 2018
McFeely: Pollster who correctly called Heitkamp’s 2012 race pushes back (sort of) on latest ND survey
There is history with a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in North Dakota being given a 10-point polling margin over Heidi Heitkamp. It involves...
October 2, 2018 - 4:55pm
October 1, 2018
Commentary: Cramer leads Heitkamp 51 – 41, poll says. Respondents name Kavanaugh as their top issue.
New polling commissioned by NBC North Dakota News shows Congressman Kevin Cramer leading Senator Heidi Heitkmap by 10 percentage points. According...
October 1, 2018 - 6:54pm
Commentary: Supposed “anti-corruption” amendment supporters don’t get to ignore the text of their own measure
North Dakota’s Measure 1, a constitutional amendment put on the ballot by professional signature collectors paid by Hollywood celebrity activists,...
October 1, 2018 - 3:18pm
September 5, 2018
Zuckerberg: Protecting democracy is an arms race
When you build services that connect billions of people across countries and cultures, you're going to see all of the good that humanity can...
September 5, 2018 - 7:30am
June 11, 2018
A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention
This editorial appeared in Monday's, June 11, Washington Post. Days after the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Spade was 55, Bourdain was 61,...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49am
June 6, 2018
Cannibals of free speech
The media holds incredible power—the power to illuminate, the power to educate, the power to liberate. The power to destroy. So we have entered into an age where the news is global, digital and ever-present. It comes straight to you, it happens instantaneously, and it has the...
June 6, 2018 - 6:12pm
April 14, 2018
The sutra of snowfall
The only thing I believe in is myself, and even that I know is a lie. This is a truly tragic circumstance and I come upon this realization as I nurse my petrified pride rooting in the tangles of my stomach, staring at a flurry of April snowflakes that seem to be making mockery of...
April 14, 2018 - 8:40am
April 11, 2018
For the sake of GOP, Campbell should withdraw
It's official: There will be a Republican primary for North Dakota's seat in the House of Representatives. That's what Tom Campbell decided after Saturday's state Republican Convention, and he filed nominating petitions Monday. At the convention, fellow Republican Kelly Armstrong...
April 11, 2018 - 6:07am
April 6, 2018
A silent crisis screaming in your ear
I've been reflecting for some time on a conversation I recently had—one you might recall—with Sen. Rich Wardner. We were discussing the problem of school security and he said that we must look further into mental health, that our students are dealing with troubles and...
April 6, 2018 - 10:17am
March 29, 2018
For freedom's sake, Prometheus paid the price
Prometheus gave fire to mankind, so that we would be as gods. Fearful of the dangers that the resulting civilization possessed, of mankind unfettered, Zeus, king of the heavens, punished Prometheus, subjecting him to a torment of endless slaughter, to be killed again and again and...
March 29, 2018 - 7:22am
March 22, 2018
COLUMN: The wisdom of youth, the burden of potential
North Dakota, I'm falling for you. In a literal sense, with the assistance of gravity and ice and a particularly innocuous section of parking lot. Now, as I nurse an aching elbow, I reflect for a moment on the alleged passing of the season, a rumor which I am beginning to suspect...
March 22, 2018 - 12:46am
March 15, 2018
Opinion: George Sinner's optimism and faith distinguished his life of public service
George A. Sinner's two terms as North Dakota's governor spanned years that were the most difficult for the state since the Great Depression of...
March 15, 2018 - 9:40am