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Negotiations with Manitoba could end more than 15 years in court in fight over northern ND water project
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Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
Braun, Huebner capture titles
Jimmies compete at classic
Twins to go with five outfielders to start season
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
Letter to the editor: Vietnam Veterans Day is next week
Commentary: No, billionaires won't save us - that's a myth that links Zuckerberg and Trump
Commentary: I run Dick's Sporting Goods. It's Congress's turn to do something about guns.
Commentary: Dem. AG candidate says Stenehjem, Dalrymple 'violated bribery statutes'
Tara Lynn Bauer
Wilbur D. Holmgren
Anthony "Tony" Karsky
John Martin Hagen
Steven "Herman" Feske
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 22, 2018
Community calendar of events for March 21, 2018
Foundation donates to Widmer family
Modern Woodmen donates funds to Prairie Paws Rescue
JAGST offering grief support group
Iris Grace Larson
March 7, 2018
Commentary: Armstrong camp says they raised $250K for House campaign in eight days
The race for the NDGOP nomination for House of Representatives has become a crowded one. State Senator Kelly Armstrong, state Senator Tom Campbell,...
March 7, 2018 - 10:37am
March 6, 2018
Commentary: Maybe university presidents aren’t all that important
It’s remarkable how much time and treasure we invest into hiring presidents for our public universities.
March 6, 2018 - 9:26am
March 5, 2018
Commentary: What if North Dakotans started financing infrastructure by lending money to themselves?
In 2009 the North Dakota Legislature passed a constitutional amendment to create a fund out of a portion of taxes on oil and gas development....
March 5, 2018 - 2:32pm
March 3, 2018
Commentary: Heitkamp supports denying Americans their rights without due process
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp wants the government to be able to deny you constitutionally-protected rights not because you've been convicted of a crime,...
March 3, 2018 - 3:55pm
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
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
March 1, 2018
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
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 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 22, 2018
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
Pressed for a solution to mass shootings, President Donald Trump has said he’d like to see armed teachers in our schools. Which is kind of...
February 22, 2018 - 11:12am
February 21, 2018
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
“North Dakotans aren’t interested in petty political infighting and want a U.S. Senator who works with Republicans and Democrats to find...
February 21, 2018 - 9:28am