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Georgia man gets life plus 32 years for toddler's 'hot car' murder
Three injured in Morton County crash
Travel alert issued for south central and northwestern North Dakota
Suspect in woman's death charged after leading deputies to remains
Standing Rock Sioux chair: protesters can go home, hopes for Trump meeting
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Jimmies split with Colorado State
Hammer, Jimmies topple Trojans
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Young qualifies for nationals in marathon
Two Jimmies place sixth in Montana
Does North Dakota need two parties?
Standing Rock’s 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
Letter to the editor: People should stand with Standing Rock
Fill the red kettles
Here’s something Congress can actually get done this year
John "Brownie" DeKrey
Driving home from night shift may be safer with light therapy
Gardening products make the perfect gift
New choir performs Sunday
LOST ITALIAN: Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
UPC Dream Team awarded grant
Community calendar of events for Dec. 2, 2016
Community calendar of events for Dec. 1, 2016
New Materials at Libraries
Working in Jamestown's coal mines
Citizen's Advisory Committee to meet Tuesday
Births for Dec. 4, 2016
Births for Dec. 2, 2016
Wilbert and Darlis Reister
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October 12, 2016
Nourish your immune system for optimal health
Influenza-like illnesses account for 30 million patient visits each year. How can you keep your immune system working at optimum capacity? The immune system responds when it recognizes something that has entered the body as “foreign.” Examples are viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites,...
October 12, 2016 - 6:30am
October 8, 2016
The Veterans Care Coordination initiative ion Fargo will help veterans
This week, we were pleased to announce a new pilot program called the Veterans Care Coordination initiative. Effective Oct. 4, veterans seeking care through the Veterans Choice Program will now be able to coordinate all of their health care needs through the Fargo VA Health Care System...
October 8, 2016 - 8:51am
October 7, 2016
Stop the raid K-12's education savings account
Measure 2 will raid the K-12 education savings account (Foundation Aid Stabilization Fund), a constitutional fund established by the citizens...
October 7, 2016 - 7:36am
October 3, 2016
This presidential campaign drives committee to more prayer
“ Oh Lord! I’ve been praying like never before,” Gerda Erfald announced as she stumbled into a special meeting of the Community Homeland Security Committee gathering in the historic Bohemian hall. “Have you been praying about the presidential campaign?” queried Holger Danske...
October 3, 2016 - 6:53am
State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
Apparently fed up with the often unlawful and sometimes violent antics of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, rancher David Meyer sold thousands of acres of the historic Cannonball Ranch south of Mandan, N.D., to the pipeline company. “It’s a beautiful ranch, but I just wanted...
October 3, 2016 - 6:52am
September 28, 2016
Measure 4 is an end-around on ND's legislative process
As chairman of the House Finance and Taxation Committee, I'm writing to provide my thoughts regarding Measure 4 on the ballot this November....
September 28, 2016 - 6:36am
September 27, 2016
North Dakotans deserve better answers, accountability from Wells Fargo
Like most North Dakotans, when I walk into my local bank, I know and trust the folks behind the counter. They're my friends and neighbors, and they're incredibly dedicated to their work and to our community. That's why when I learned that at least 5,300 Wells Fargo employees had been...
September 27, 2016 - 6:41am
September 26, 2016
PORT: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, and inaccurate
One of the most contentious areas of our criminal justice system is the balance between protecting the alleged victims of crimes and protecting...
September 26, 2016 - 6:36am
Measure 1 begs issue of representativeness
Measure No. 1 on the November ballot is a constitutional amendment that would require all legislators to live in the districts they represent and, if they move out of the district, they must resign. The proposed amendment is simple and direct, but it attempts to solve a problem that...
September 26, 2016 - 6:35am
September 20, 2016
1900 farmer loses his pants at harvest
There was a lot going on in Jamestown and in North Dakota in September of 1900. It was an election year and some of the national political figures were coming through town on whistle-stop tours. Theodore Roosevelt, candidate for vice president on the Republican ticket, and William...
September 20, 2016 - 7:02am
It’s time to act on recycling program
Six years ago, the Jamestown Area Chamber’s City Beautification Committee conducted a study that indicated that if the city implemented a recycling program, it would save one to two years of landfill space. The study also concluded that if the city automated its garbage pickup system,...
September 20, 2016 - 6:41am
September 19, 2016
Pity the owners of M&A bidding companies
The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.Shareholders in acquiring companies should be thankful: mergers and acquisitions are down sharply this year. Despite oceans of happy talk after nearly every merger about new synergies, efficiencies and growth,...
September 19, 2016 - 4:24pm
September 12, 2016
Ben Franklin in Bismarck for Pulitzer event
Ben Franklin, whose physiognomy adorns the Pulitzer medal, will be in North Dakota Sept. 24 to appear at the 100th anniversary celebration of Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and history. Sponsored by the North Dakota Humanities Council, the appearance will take place at the Legacy...
September 12, 2016 - 6:46am
Vouchers for addiction treatment a great idea
For too long, North Dakota’s response to addiction issues has been dictated by psychologist Abraham Maslow’s “Law of the Instrument.” “Give a small boy a hammer, and he will find that everything he encounters needs pounding,” Maslow wrote in 1964. You’ve probably heard...
September 12, 2016 - 6:44am
September 5, 2016
Great suggestions for balancing state budget
Doug Burgum, probable-governor-elect, is making bold plans to get North Dakota thinking outside of the box in the same fashion as he did when overcoming barriers to creating the billion-dollar Great Plains Software empire. Having no prior government experience, he is not saddled with...
September 5, 2016 - 6:43am