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July 19, 2016
Leaving nickname controversy behind imporatant to future
Last week, the Grand Forks Herald editorial board sat down with Mark Kennedy, the University of North Dakota's new president. The result was so interesting that we're splitting the transcript and publishing it over two Sundays. The first half appears today. And here's a brief preview...
July 19, 2016 - 5:00am
July 18, 2016
Bravo to increase in taxable sales
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: * Bravo to Jamestown showing an increase in taxable sales of 6.4 percent for the first quarter of 2016 compared to 2015. The state saw a decline of 33 percent for the same time period. Jamestown showed increases in manufacturing,...
July 18, 2016 - 8:36am
July 15, 2016
Make sure Minnesota’s on board with F-M diversion
With the signing of a project partnership agreement on Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers has formally committed to helping to build the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion.Just as important, the signing means the Corps now has $450 million to spend. For Grand Forks, these developments...
July 15, 2016 - 6:56am
July 14, 2016
How police can respond to mistrust
Some policy responses to this week's police shootings and shootings of police will take years to put in place. But others can be rolled out within months. Here are two, both of them drawn from a striking op-ed in The Washington Post titled "The low-hanging fruit of police reform"...
July 14, 2016 - 6:51am
July 13, 2016
F-M Diversion closer to reality
I’sa weeks for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. Several positive developments have moved the massive project forward in substantive ways. Progress, which has been steady, if sometimes uneven, in the last few years, continues apace – so much so that it is likely construction on a...
July 13, 2016 - 6:53am
July 12, 2016
Record boardings shows good things happening at airport
Jamestown Regional Airport is experiencing some growing pains due to more people using the airport. It's a good problem for the airport that had record passenger boardings in June. Last month the airport had 999 paid passenger boardings, the most since the federal government deregulated...
July 12, 2016 - 6:45am
July 11, 2016
Reform Fargo’s city elections
The good news is that the Fargo City Commission will proceed with a study of city election reforms in the wake of last month's balloting in which city commissioner winners, former state Sen. Tony Grindberg and former Fargo School Board member John Strand, received 16 percent and 15...
July 11, 2016 - 6:41am
July 9, 2016
Bravo to volunteers who searched for child
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: *Bravo to those volunteers who stepped up to help find a missing boy this week. The Ellendale community rallied to look for DJ Napton, an 18-month-old child who was playing in a cornfield near Ellendale when he disappeared Thursday....
July 9, 2016 - 6:51am
July 8, 2016
Hoeven should speak out on Trump
There's little chance that Eliot Glassheim will get anywhere with his criticism of John Hoeven's coyness regarding Donald Trump. Glassheim, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party's candidate for Senate, "has been working hard to hammer Hoeven on Donald Trump, the GOP's presumptive...
July 8, 2016 - 7:04am
July 7, 2016
Sex string confirms the worst
Fargo Police Chief David Todd was visibly shaken and angry last week when he announced the results of a sting in which 18 suspects were arrested for attempting to make connections to have sex with minor children. "Disgusting," the chief said. "Heartbreaking," he said. It's all that...
July 7, 2016 - 7:04am
July 5, 2016
GOP politics not a lovefest
Doug Burgum, the Fargo entrepreneur who beat the tar out of the Republican-endorsed candidate for North Dakota governor last month, tried to smoke a metaphorical peace pipe last week among Bismarck Republicans. By superficial accounts, he got a warm welcome at the monthly GOP chairman's...
July 5, 2016 - 6:38am
July 2, 2016
Bravo to Kourajian for his years of service
Bravo to Kourajian for his years of serviceThe Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: › Bravo to Prairie Paws Rescue in Jamestown and volunteers for caring for 64 dogs that were seized in Barnes County. The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office seized the dogs, all Australian...
July 2, 2016 - 6:59am
July 1, 2016
Fireworks safety is as important as the fun
With a three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend and some predicted warm, dry summer nights, you can be fairly certain there will be more fireworks than usual during this exciting summer weekend. Detonating fireworks is meant to be a fun activity for family and friends to enjoy, and...
July 1, 2016 - 6:28am
June 30, 2016
Decision on abortion is consistent
The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-3 ruling Monday striking down Texas laws that required abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital is consistent with the court's rulings on abortion since the landmark Roe v. Wade case more than 40 years ago. The latest decision...
June 30, 2016 - 6:34am
June 29, 2016
UND logo's popularity will grow
Time, human nature and history are on the University of North Dakota's side, as far as acceptance of the new logo is concerned. Time, because new freshmen keep arriving at UND, and their connection with old logos and nicknames becomes more remote with every passing year. Human nature,...
June 29, 2016 - 6:55am