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Port: Legislation would let the government seize guns from people deemed as possibly dangerous
11 hours 34 min ago
January 14, 2019
A sign alerting visitors that the facility is closed is posted outside the Library of Congress in Washington on Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. (Pete Marovich/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Port: If the longest ever government shutdown teaches us one thing it’s that the federal government is too large
January 14, 2019 - 12:42pm
January 13, 2019
Forum New Service columnist Mike McFeely
McFeely: Fact is, ND legislators are smarter than you
January 13, 2019 - 5:27pm
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
January 13, 2019 - 1:39pm
January 10, 2019
A map compiled by Minnesota journalist David Montgomery of City Data, showing what a combined North and South Dakota would look like. The new state would be called Megakota, according to a joke online petition calling for the merger. Megakota would have a population of 1.62 million and would be the fourth-largest state by land area.
McFeely: 'Megakota' would be huge, with powerful economy
January 10, 2019 - 7:53pm
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist.
Veeder: January is a little too good at loneliness
January 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Strasburg, N.D. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Pinke: Businesses should decide their Sunday hours, not government
January 10, 2019 - 3:08pm
Rob Port
Port: Measure 1 is bad policy, and exactly why the initiated measure process needs reform
January 10, 2019 - 12:27pm
Gov. Doug Burgum delivers his State of the State Address in front of a joint session of the 66th legislature in the house chamber of the capitol. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Port: Burgum needs to give up on declining his salary
January 10, 2019 - 11:05am
January 9, 2019
More than 35 percent of millennials consider themselves religious “nones,” meaning they are atheist, agnostic or not affiliated with any particular religion, according to the pew Research Center. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Port: Bill would require Bible study elective in North Dakota schools
January 9, 2019 - 9:59am
January 8, 2019
Rob Port
Port: Using the Legacy Fund to eliminate income taxes is an idea worthy of debate
January 8, 2019 - 11:46am
North Dakota Republican Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, addresses members of the House and Senate appropriations committees Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Port: State lawmakers should be wary of their own revenue forecast
January 8, 2019 - 11:45am
January 7, 2019
File photo of Hubert Humphrey in Buffalo N.D., on Sept 19 ,1964. 

With farmyard bell in background, Sen. Hubert Humphrey, Democratic vice presidential candidate, is greeted by 3-year-old Amy Olson of Seattle, Wash., niece of the Elmer Fraases, on Fraases' farm near Buffalo, 32 miles west of Fargo, N.D.
Commentary: Before looking ahead to 2020, Democrats should look back to Hubert Humphrey
January 7, 2019 - 1:49pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the House Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, March 20, 2018.   (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Port: There’s nothing 'horrifying' about due process for college campuses
January 7, 2019 - 11:47am
Katie Pinke is leaving the pie cookbook her mom and grandma both use often on her counter this year as a reminder to bake more pies. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Pinke: Bake your pie — and eat it, too
January 7, 2019 - 11:02am