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Chairman Rick Berg unanimously reelected by North Dakota GOP
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Man fatally struck by SUV while chasing dog ID'd
Prosecutors release no details in hearing for South Dakota teacher charged with abusing disabled student
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North Dakota to ask federal agency to intervene in oil-by-rail dispute with Washington
Last hepatitis case against Minot hospital appealed to ND Supreme Court
Growing optimism: Dairy producers see glimmer of hope for milk prices
Protesters say Sanford uncooperative in providing medical marijuana certification to patients
Chinese buffet owners mull closing after flap over caged pigeons found in basement
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Port: North Dakota Democratic party: 'Coal is no longer a viable source of energy'
The U.S. becomes top oil producer globally -- The economic and educational cost of oil in the Bakken
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
Growing Together: Why were so many trees and shrubs injured this winter?
Salonen: Peering into the heart, a breathtaking reality
Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Port: Jon Stewart and his sanctimony are a lot of what’s wrong in American politics today
Plain Talk Podcast: Senator Kevin Cramer says political attacks on North Dakota company could scare off bidders for federal contracts
Bender: Everything's just fine with our gun laws, thank you
Commentary: Down on the farm, core values grow
Port: North Dakota is fun, despite what some dumb spam “study” says
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Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Last week it was reported that the local cost of President Trump visiting Fargo to rally for U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Cramer was about $104,000....
July 17, 2018 - 10:55am
July 10, 2018
Commentary: More bad polling for Heitkamp, Cramer leads by five
Yesterday North Dakota’s Senate race was shifted from being a “toss up” to “tilts Republican” by two sources, Roll Call and Fox News....
July 10, 2018 - 10:05am
July 3, 2018
Commentary: We should stop lowering the flags for mass shootings
Last night the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was refusing to order the nation’s flags lowered as a gesture to the awful...
July 3, 2018 - 9:54am
June 21, 2018
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
One element of the political posturing around the issue of President Donald Trump’s new zero tolerance policy at the southern border, which...
June 21, 2018 - 10:06am
June 20, 2018
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
Earlier this year Duane Sand, who ran for both the U.S. House and Senate on behalf of the NDGOP in previous cycles, challenged two incumbent...
June 20, 2018 - 10:09am
June 11, 2018
Commentary: It sure seems like President Trump just snubbed senate candidate Kevin Cramer
Weeks ago North Dakota Democrats, and Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign, began pushing a narrative about a potential rift between...
June 11, 2018 - 2:42pm
Commentary: The Democratic brand is so toxic in North Dakota, Democrats lie and call themselves 'Independents'
Over the weekend the Grand Forks Herald published an interview with Democratic U.S. House candidate Mac Schneider. In the interview, Schneider...
June 11, 2018 - 10:29am
June 6, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval goes underwater among North Dakotans, 50 percent say elect someone else
Morning Consult has released their monthly tracking polling of key states in the midterm elections, and much like last month it’s ugly news...
June 6, 2018 - 8:31am
June 1, 2018
Commentary: Koch Brothers praise Heidi Heitkamp, confuse the hell out of everyone
The Koch Brothers and the various groups they fund are a bête noire for our friends on the left. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, currently in the throes...
June 1, 2018 - 11:07am
May 30, 2018
Commentary: North Dakota’s Democrats, desperate to re-elect Heidi Heitkamp, suddenly love Donald Trump
Back in 2016 the North Dakota Democratic Party, as you might expect, were not fans of President Donald Trump.
May 30, 2018 - 11:50am
May 29, 2018
Commentary: As Native American voters abandon her, Democrat Heitkamp touts comparison to a caustic chemical
“I take ‘battery acid’ as a compliment,” Senator Heidi Heitkamp says in her latest campaign ad. It’s supposed to be a positive ad –...
May 29, 2018 - 9:25am
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