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Cohen will not testify before Congress next month 'due to ongoing threats against his family' from Trump, lawyer says
Pelosi tells Trump: No State of the Union address in the House until government is opened
US recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as interim president
South Dakota legislative committee amends bill to avoid scheduling all CBD oil
2 arrested in Grand Forks for alleged possession of meth with intent to deliver
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BNSF explains new cameras able to detect rail flaws at 70 mph at ND Capitol exhibit
Bell Bank to purchase Fargo-based Warner and Company Insurance and its subsidiaries in Grand Forks, Detroit Lakes
Making agriculture more humane: Temple Grandin, livestock handling expert, shares her wisdom
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
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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
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
Lost Italian: Tuna Melt Reset puts a nutritious twist on classic sandwich
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
How MLMs - multilevel marketing schemes - are hurting female friendships
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Montana Grizzlies football player found dead
Klaman comes through: Junior scores twice as Midgets collect wins on back-to-back nights
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Jan. 22
Patriots power over Midgets
Bismarck Century dominates Dickinson girls
Plain Talk Podcast: 'We the People' are the problem in politics, and Senator Piepkorn explains his call for a higher oil extraction tax
Port: Lawmakers introduce resolution ordering study into whether it’s 'necessary' or 'desirable' to implement ethics ballot measure
Port: This is why North Dakota Democrats can’t win elections
Plain Talk Podcast: Ranching group's members back bill ending posting requirement to keep hunters off private land
Plain Talk Podcast: If the voters cast their ballots for bad policy, does that suddenly make it good policy?
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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
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
May 9, 2018
Commentary: I went back to the man who hit me. Why?
It's been a quarter-century, and I can still hear clearly the sound of my voice that night. It wavered with a plaintive, childish note as I spoke...
May 9, 2018 - 11:23pm
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
The following editorial is from Bloomberg View. In late 2016, the Air Force realized it was facing a shortage of about 700 fighter pilots....
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am
January 11, 2018
Our View: Sullivan will be missed
In most places, eight years flies by with not many changes, but Dickinson is not most places. Our town is so much different than it was in 2009 when Doug Sullivan took over as school superintendent. The oil boom was in its infancy in our area, and our town, though bigger, wasn't that...
January 11, 2018 - 10:53pm
October 6, 2017
Herald editorial: Leadership flaws are the chief concern with chancellor
Let's assume North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott did not fire Vice Chancellor Lisa Feldner just to insert a fellow Navy veteran...
October 6, 2017 - 7:48am
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am
September 16, 2017
Hey, Amazon: How about North Dakota?
Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon in 1994 and turned it into the retail giant it is today, is looking for a new company home. Bezos calls it HQ2....
September 16, 2017 - 10:47am
September 10, 2017
Weed presents a dangerous foe, must-win battle
Weeds have been a problem since crops were first cultivated. Farmers, on the front lines of the age-old battle, know all too well that weeds...
September 10, 2017 - 6:44pm
January 15, 2017
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Dickinson State University President Thomas Mitzel shared the worst case scenario with faculty, staff and students Friday if the former governor's...
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 23, 2016
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
FARGO — For the first time in more than a half century, The Forum Editorial Board is not endorsing the Republican candidate for president...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 8, 2016
Forum: Trump misses moment with FBI’s report on Clinton emails
Donald Trump should have won the day when the FBI director said Hillary Clinton was “extremely careless” in handling classified materials on her private email server, but he blew it. Instead of counting down chapter and verse the devastating rebuke from FBI Director James Comey,...
July 8, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 1, 2016
GFH: Conrad-led commission: Save America’s golden years
GRAND FORKS -- Besides its wheat, sunflowers and new bounty of Bakken oil, North Dakota produces something else: notable moderates on the national scene. In the U.S. Senate, both John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp are among the senators most willing to work across the aisle. And this...
July 1, 2016 - 11:40pm
June 7, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: A blatant violation of tradition
FARGO -- University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer stumbled when he endorsed a candidate in the hotly contested Republican primary contest for governor. With only a few weeks to go at the helm of UND, the former governor, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, former fish farm...
June 7, 2016 - 10:56pm
May 24, 2016
The Forum Ed Board: Age not an issue in presidential campaign
FARGO -- The age factor in the presidential campaign has turned out to be no factor at all. The three candidates left standing are, in popular parlance, senior citizens. They qualify for Social Security and Medicare benefits. They are grandparents. Should he win, Donald Trump would...
May 24, 2016 - 2:21pm