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Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
ND House passes initiated measure study commission bill
Pipeline system that leaked at risk of future failures, regulators say
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
Motion seeking testimony from former prosecutors in Rodriguez case resolved
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Injuries end playing career of UND football captain
Port: 'This will ultimately enhance your privacy' Congressman Cramer says of controversial internet bill
Letter to the editor: Standing Rock showing no remorse for protests
Port: Planned Parenthood's fake news and Burgum's first veto
McFeely: Do Democrats have buyer's remorse with Burgum?
Port: 'We cannot be an identity politics party,' says man who wants to lead ND Democrats
Paul A. Heer
Paul A. Heer
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Jamestown banker nearly perishes in 1899 New York fire
Start spring out with forsythias
Celebrating 80 years: CEF helps children get involved in ministry, learn about the Gospel
FCCU, Victory Christian School support Project Ignite Light
Ladies luncheon set at First Assembly
Bank Forward donates $10,000 to UJ
Classic Car Club won’t meet tonight
Pheasants Forever banquet set
Legion sets Spring Meeting
OK Club holds meeting at Heritage Centre
Terry Wanzek is turning 60
$100,000 marijuana seized in Stutsman County traffic stop
March 7, 2017
Port: Parochialism blocks Burgum's quest to reinvent government
Gov. Doug Burgum's push to reinvent state government will have to overcome the realities of practical parochial politics. North Dakota's constitution...
March 7, 2017 - 7:41pm
Parenting Perspectives: The perfect parent (and it isn't me)
Recently, I left home for a five-day work trip. Normally, working from home doesn't require much travel. My client, however, was hosting a live...
March 7, 2017 - 10:17am
Mike Jacobs: State casinos not a sure bet in North Dakota
Al Carlson says he's not a gambling man. Nevertheless, he placed a pretty big bet last week. He suggested building six state-owned casinos in...
March 7, 2017 - 8:21am
March 5, 2017
AstroBob: A new take on why we hear meteors
Have you ever seen a super-bright meteor and at the same time heard hissing or rustling sounds? Some people claim to hear the sizzle of a bright...
March 5, 2017 - 3:07pm
Swift: An 'x-plan' could be an x-scape from life
A Facebook friend recently shared a link to a blog that brought a whole new meaning to the term, "x factor." The author, Bert Fulks, wrote a...
March 5, 2017 - 9:43am
Veeder: A day in the life of a chief executive baby
"She's not a baby anymore," I said to my husband as we were driving home from the big town; Edie was strapped in her car seat behind me, singing...
March 5, 2017 - 7:35am
March 4, 2017
Minding our Elders: Major changes like moving can set back health of some elders
Dear Carol: My mother's memory has gotten very poor, her arthritis puts her at risk for falls and she has severe asthma, so she decided that...
March 4, 2017 - 10:32am
Fielding Questions: Helping a split crabapple tree
Q: We're looking for advice to help our young crabapple tree. Several winter storms and heavy snow weighed down a branch and caused a split down...
March 4, 2017 - 9:40am
Faith Conversations: Saint Francis prayer offers radical response
Recently, I mentioned here my reliance on Saint Francis' peace prayer, especially in times of discord. My spiritual director suggested it to...
March 4, 2017 - 9:24am
Growing Together: Cut plants back now to improve growth
I love gardening phrases. As a small boy, when Mom said Aunt Margaret had "taken a slip," I thought she had fallen on the ice. Actually, she...
March 4, 2017 - 8:38am
Phillips: New Netflix series sparks ideas for kindness
A strange thing is happening. The kids are fed, the dishes are done (sort of) and the couch begins calling my name. Actually, it's not the couch...
March 4, 2017 - 7:33am
Port: Cry me a river, liberals
After President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress this past week, Rep. Kevin Cramer insulted a group of Democratic women...
March 4, 2017 - 3:42am
March 3, 2017
Answers among us: Looking to wiser souls to build a better life
At 20-something, we lack answers. In love, we wonder how we'll know who's the one, what makes marriage work and when to start a family. We question...
March 3, 2017 - 8:35am
March 1, 2017
World of Wine: A journey in wine appreciation
This completes my third year of writing "The World of Wine" column, and I celebrate the advancement I've made in the growing appreciation of...
March 1, 2017 - 10:27am
February 28, 2017
Repeal health insurance tax
Congress is taking on the important work of improving our nation’s health care system. All indications are that the process or replacing or repairing the Affordable Care Act will take several months. Regardless of the time it takes to put a new or revised law together, it’s crucial...
February 28, 2017 - 11:24am