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Pope Francis wants psychological testing to prevent problem priests. But can it really do that?
With more focus on the southern border, U.S. officials see a rise in migrants at sea
Amy Klobuchar cites bad data to claim credit for reducing black incarceration
Trump attacks McCain again, saying he didn't get 'thank-you' for role in funeral
NDSU names Kalk new executive director for Research and Technology Park
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota on track to receive grant for abandoned coal mine cleanup
Bayer's blind spot on Monsanto's Roundup may cost billions
Legislature weighs replacing NDSU facility labeled as an ‘embarrassment’
Facebook makes big changes to ad system
Despite uncertainty with international markets, ND exports up in 2018
place a business brief
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
Four things that changed my laundry game after doing laundry at my friends' home
It's the Year of the Pig. Is it also the year fake pork takes off in China?
6 ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide
Does a church matter? For some congregations, nontraditional settings like former motels and auto shops have become religious gathering places
Bison hang on to beat North Carolina Central, face top-ranked Duke next
Schnepf: With Duke next, NDSU will receive the most exposure the school has ever seen
Blue Hawk track teams open spring season at Spearfish on Saturday
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
Twins release veteran first baseman Lucas Duda, reassign four more
Plain Talk Podcast: Senator Cramer says he’s 'sure' Trump supports electoral college because it won him election in 2016
Port: You can’t just do art without the government’s permission
Bender: When will they do the right thing?
Plain Talk Podcast: Is the Legacy Fund at risk from initiated measures? And some thoughts on the demise of the Sunday Close Law
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Rita Ann Hanson
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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December 23, 2018
Port: Should we care if teens vape?
MINOT, N.D. -- "No one can look at the data and say there’s no problem.” Those are the words of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner...
December 23, 2018 - 7:28am
October 27, 2018
Our choices for North Dakota attorney general, secretary of state, ag post, PSC, Supreme Court
North Dakota state government is well managed and its statewide officeholders reflect the views of residents, who prefer a government that is...
October 27, 2018 - 6:00am
October 20, 2018
ND voters should support Cramer for Senate, Armstrong for House
Kevin Cramer should follow the advice of wise carpenters, who say you should measure twice and cut once. In the case of a politician, the corollary...
October 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
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