Skip to main content
WATCH: ND's US House candidates talk tariffs in final debate
Saudi government acknowledges Khashoggi was killed while visiting Saudi consulate
Border tensions boil over as Trump's frustrations grow
Former Aberdeen physician is charged with illegally distributing opioids.
Measure 1 supporters say lobbyist reports bolster their case
nation and world
Wild rally in third, top Stars
Defense troublesome in UND loss to MSU-Mankato
Despite boos, Wolves' Butler hits 33 to beat Cavs
Murray says he has a surprise dinner coming for offensive lineman
Doug Leier: Bighorns are North Dakota's wild sheep
Commentary: Heitkamp’s defense of her attack on Cramer’s salary was so dumb it was kind of funny
Voters, go do your civic duty
Commentary: Over 700 sign open letter asking Governor Burgum to restore North Dakota old “Legendary” logo
Commentary: Governor Burgum’s Super Bowl trip couldn’t have happened under his office’s new ethics policy
Letter to the editor: Lawmakers have lost sight of importance of safety on ND highways
Submit a Political Letter
Michele 'Shelly' Kay Kinzler
Cecil M. Speidel
Marlys Joan Ruff Nickisch
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
Little Free Library founder dies, Wisconsin man believed books could make better neighborhoods
Public meetings scheduled next week
Calendar for Oct. 19, 2018
Halloween open house set at courthouse
Jamboree on the Air for Scouts set
Births for Oct. 18, 2018
Jerry and Pat Sova
September 18, 2018
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
A 45-year-old American woman shattered a two-decade-old cycling speed record Sunday, pedaling 183.9 mph across Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in...
September 18, 2018 - 11:35am
September 16, 2018
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
With the regular waterfowl season on the horizon in North Dakota and Minnesota, hunters could be excused for worrying about the impact of this...
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 12, 2018
Doug Leier: Numbers look good for upcoming waterfowl openers
September may seem like a month to focus on early upland game seasons like grouse and partridge, but we actually have three weekends in a row...
September 12, 2018 - 5:32pm
Bernie Kuntz: Sharptails of long ago
I knew from the beginning that those early autumn days hunting sharp-tailed grouse in southwestern North Dakota were special. And now, after more than five decades, I realize they were some of the very best days of my life. It is difficult for me to convey the indescribable excitement...
September 12, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 11, 2018
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
ROSEAU, Minn.—Bears are nosy critters by nature, and a 150-pound black bear last week found out the hard way what happens when it sticks...
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
September 7, 2018
New hunting opportunities open in ND, Minn.
FARGO – There are three new places to hunt and fish in Minnesota and North Dakota. The U.S. Department of the Interior plans to open more than 251,000 acres nationally to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 30 national wildlife refuges. U.S. Secretary of the Interior...
September 7, 2018 - 8:27pm
September 6, 2018
North Dakota pheasant numbers similar to last year; Huns up slightly and sharptails decline
BISMARCK—North Dakota pheasant hunters will have to work to put birds in the bag again this fall with overall bird numbers similar to last...
September 6, 2018 - 5:11pm
Doug Leier: Hunters need general game license
The North Dakota legislature established the general game license in 1967, and ever since then deer hunters have needed one, in addition to a...
September 6, 2018 - 6:54am
September 5, 2018
Bernie Kuntz: Bowing to the whiners
In the last issue of BUGLE magazine, published by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, I noticed that Colorado has made the same mistake that Montana and a number of other western states have made.
September 5, 2018 - 7:58pm
September 3, 2018
Deer hunters address concerns surrounding the new SD license proposal
HURON, S.D.—Deer hunters shared their concerns Saturday surrounding a new deer hunting license proposal from the South Dakota Game, Fish...
September 3, 2018 - 4:07pm
September 2, 2018
Commentary: August ends with catfish songs and a prized 'Hen'
GRAND FORKS — It's not often that I get to write about my enjoyment of music and fishing in the same column, but the opportunity came along...
September 2, 2018 - 11:38am
August 29, 2018
Doug Leier: Regulations to remember as hunting season nears
Whether it's early September archery deer hunting, dove hunting, or late season pheasant hunting, North Dakota's 220,000 acres of state wildlife...
August 29, 2018 - 7:03pm
Bernie Kuntz: Magic of sheep hunting
The late Charley Waterman included a chapter on wild sheep hunting in his wonderful little book, "The Part I Remember", and in it he wrote, "There is only a little sheep hunting for most of us." Waterman shot a big Stone ram somewhere off the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia...
August 29, 2018 - 7:03pm
August 27, 2018
South Dakota's pheasant count jumps 47 percent from 2017
MITCHELL, S.D.—Here's a bit of a rooster rush. The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department is reporting a 47 percent increase from last...
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
August 26, 2018
Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
GRAND FORKS — Several years ago, a friend and I crossed the border at Rainy River, Ont., for a few days of lake trout fishing and received...
August 26, 2018 - 1:10pm