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New ND Legislature harassment policy a good start but needs tweaks, lawmakers say
North Dakota sues defunct Fargo renovation company
Another tribe joins legal fight against opioid industry
Historic legal battle between ND governor, lawmakers, reaches state Supreme Court
Fargo tax-cut talk to feature VP Pence as special guest
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Jamal Crawford turns 38 on Tuesday. Here's how the Timberwolves guard stays young
Approaching 40 goals, Wild's Eric Staal nears milestone ... and maybe a franchise record
Beat-up Bison start spring football practice without Stick, emphasis on depth
First competitive hole-in-one part of Amy Olson's great week in Phoenix tourney
Carson Wentz posts video of himself throwing in Eagles' facility
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
Ida Mae Brant
Wilbur D. Holmgren
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Community calendar of events for March 19, 2018
A fine day 1,776 register for Runnin O’ the Green
Runnin O’ the Green gets underway
Community calendar of events for March 17, 2018
'His little heart gave out': Boy dies five years after being crushed by tree limb as a toddler
March 3, 2018
Commentary: Former state lawmaker Mac Schneider to announce U.S. House campaign
North Dakota Democrats are getting another candidate for the U.S. House, but it’s not happening without some internal strife. Mac Schneider,...
March 3, 2018 - 8:51am
An outsider's view on the advantages of small town sports
In celebration of high school basketball tournament time, I am sharing my most read blog post about small town sports, originally published on...
March 3, 2018 - 6:07am
March 2, 2018
Commentary: In bizarre move, ethics commission activists file two more versions of their measure with Secretary of State
Back in late January a group of left wing activists calling themselves North Dakotans for Public Integrity submitted a ballot measure to create...
March 2, 2018 - 10:58am
There is kindness on other side of door
Every time I talk to my friend Tom, he mentions how kind the people are at the Roger Maris Cancer Center. Valet parking, a lovely receptionist,...
March 2, 2018 - 8:22am
March 1, 2018
Commentary: We kissed conservatism goodbye when we let Trump lead the GOP
In a White House meeting Wednesday, President Hillary Clinton expressed a willingness to ban assault weapons, tweaked Republicans for being afraid...
March 1, 2018 - 10:04am
Commentary: Poll shows Cramer leading Heitkamp by 5 points in Senate race
Earlier this week I wrote about a poll from Gravis Marketing which, based on internet surveys, showed incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp with a...
March 1, 2018 - 8:08am
Commentary: Learning to cheer on the small-town team
I always figured I'd get back into girls high school sports. I just didn't figure it would be until my own kids were at least in junior high....
March 1, 2018 - 7:19am
February 28, 2018
Commentary: The women’s hockey program at UND died because few were supporting it
“Bring back women’s hockey,” writes former Grand Forks Herald publisher Mike Jacobs in a column this week.
February 28, 2018 - 12:06pm
Commentary: What if school shootings aren't actually an epidemic?
Seen through the prism of myopic and sensationalist media media coverage, not to mention the self-aggrandizing and almost ubiquitous lecturing...
February 28, 2018 - 7:19am
February 27, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp and Cramer neck and neck in Senate race, Campbell leads among Republicans in House race
The folks at Gravis Marketing have released polling for North Dakota’s House and Senate races, the tax reform bill, the abortion issue, ray...
February 27, 2018 - 9:33am
February 26, 2018
Commentary: Why North Dakota should legalize pot: Arrests involving marijuana have increased 119 percent since 2009
Over the weekend my colleague April Baumgarten wrote an eye-opening piece about drug arrests in North Dakota. Particularly startlingly was how...
February 26, 2018 - 9:44am
February 25, 2018
Commentary: Thank you, Joy Behar
Joy Behar of ABC News and co-host of "The View" recently said, "It's one thing to talk to Jesus. It's another thing when Jesus talks to you......
February 25, 2018 - 11:02am
February 24, 2018
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
I'm not sure Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's office sends a press release out without the word "bipartisanship" included. That's not surprising for the...
February 24, 2018 - 4:35pm
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
As I noted earlier this month, there are a lot of left-of-center ballot measures in the works this election cycle, but it’s been a rocky road...
February 24, 2018 - 9:31am
February 23, 2018
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Back when my now-teenage daughter was 7 or 8, we got to experience the grand tradition of Girl Scout cookie sales. I don't know how it works...
February 23, 2018 - 9:49am