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South Dakota county finalizes plans for sheriff's certification revocation
25-year-old killed in morning crash near Aberdeen
Western South Dakota corrections officer fired for online comment
Man pleads guilty in South Dakota hospital lockdown case
Legacy Fund committee urges caution with spending oil revenue
crime and courts
nation and world
Christmas tree on top of Aberdeen elevator honors man who died from cancer
After Senate reports, Facebook and Twitter face wave of criticism
ND Natural Beef sends out final payments to producers eight years after federal agency stepped in
Rep. Peterson calls farm bill's passing 'a miracle'
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
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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
Easing holiday stress for pets
'4 Children For Sale': South Dakota man whose father was in photo pieces together his past
Repurposing vinyl records
Solberg starts Willow Tree Designs
Accepting a call to lead First Reformed Church in Dickinson
Free throws help Midgets hold on late against Williston
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Dec. 18
Despite struggles on offense, Titans earn first region win over Bison
Midgets batter Braves with seven goals
Sharks hand Wild another shutout
Rob Port: State Board of Higher Education wisely declines to give university presidents a blank check on tuition
Rob Port: Prisons aren’t jobs programs
Port: Heitkamp’s angry goodbye
Veeder: Maybe mothers aren't all that different from spider that gives everything to its kids
Hauser: Distraction can lead to inaction during Christmas season
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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
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
String of vandalism strikes Dickinson, police seek identity of perpetrator
October 15, 2018
ND counties eligible for extreme drought funding assistance
FARGO — The North Dakota State Water Commission added Benson, Eddy, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, Nelson, Ramsey, Steele and Walsh counties...
October 15, 2018 - 4:22pm
October 10, 2018
Airborne electromagnetic survey to fly over seven ND counties
FARGO — If you notice a strange helicopter in the sky next week, don't be alarmed. The North Dakota State Water Commission is planning to conduct an aerial electromagnetic survey of aquifers in parts of Benson, Ramsey, Eddy, Nelson, LaMoure, Dickey and Sargent counties.
October 10, 2018 - 7:58pm
October 2, 2017
3 dead after two-vehicle crash on township road in central Minn.
BENSON, Minn. — A crash early Saturday morning near Benson has claimed three lives. The three were identified by family and friends on social...
October 2, 2017 - 9:14am
January 21, 2016
Benson: America’s grand argument goes on
SIDNEY, Neb. Last month in Newsweek, columnist Kurt Eichenwald made a series of startling statements about the bitter divisiveness that separates Democrats and Republicans. He was incensed to learn that each political party tried to twist the blame upon the other for the San Bernardino,...
January 21, 2016 - 4:47pm
July 16, 2014
Benson: 20 years ago, a sobering reality hit our universe
In March 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a heavy-weight planet, exerting an enormous...
July 16, 2014 - 6:31pm
May 7, 2014
Benson: University graduates found way through haze
On April Fools’ Day, several dozen Dartmouth students gathered in the office belonging to the university’s president, Philip J. Hanlon, and insisted that he respond to each of the items listed on their Freedom Budget. The students demanded a faculty that included more women and...
May 7, 2014 - 7:45pm
February 26, 2014
Benson: The good, bad and ugly of US citizenship
The New York Times reported last Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II is strapped for cash.
February 26, 2014 - 7:26pm
December 4, 2013
Benson: Human migration continues today
Sixty-thousand years ago, perhaps as few as “a couple of hundred people,” members of the species Homo Sapiens, departed “humanity’s birthplace in the Great Rift Valley of East Africa,” and ventured out of Africa and crossed into Arabia. Some of their progeny walked north...
December 4, 2013 - 5:32pm
November 20, 2013
Benson: Americans have plenty to be thankful for
By William H. Benson Rex Walls was a character. Brash, loud, full of opinions, and convinced that he knew all that needed knowing, he stormed his way through life. When his daughter, Jeannette, then only 4, burned her stomach when cooking some hot dogs, Rex got into a shouting...
November 20, 2013 - 6:26pm
October 24, 2013
Benson: Historic dialouge doesn't repeat, but it does rhyme
In recent days, I came across a book published in 2010 with a thought-provoking title, "Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us."...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
September 12, 2013
Benson: Terror on New York's streets
A bomb exploded at noon sharp, on Sept. 16, 1920, at 23 Wall St., at the intersection of Broad and Wall streets, the address of the J.P. Morgan...
September 12, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2013
Benson: Aware of where we are
In May 1986 at Harvard's graduation, an interviewer asked 23 graduates a simple question: "Why is it warm in the summer and cold in the winter?"...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
July 18, 2013
Benson: Egypt has a history of conquerors
Conquerors love Egypt. Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte each in their own time invaded Egypt, walked upon Egypt's sand,...
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am