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U.S. will send about 600 more troops to Iraq: defense chief
U.S. wheat firms on rising export hopes; corn, soy weak
County Road 40 closure delayed
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over ‘rather inappropriate’ tweets posted during presidential debate
Stabbing in Jamestown under investigation
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Jimmies earn sweep in Aberdeen
UJ men move up to second
Comets hand Jimmies first fall loss
KEEPING PACE: Jamestown plays to draw with Bismarck
Class B Volleyball Roundup: Carrington improves to 18-0
Letter to the editor: Jamestown could learn from VC’s recycling center’s operation
Letter to the editor: Proposal raises questions on water project
Measure 4 is an end-around on ND's legislative process
Autumn's timely cool down
Letter to the editor: Pl ant-based diet is good for health, planet
Julie Ann "Merna" VenHuizen
Helena Flemmer Jeske
Great Stories of the Great Plains: 1903 Jamestown crowd nearly lynches police officer
Make time for breakfast
The fantastic flight of the monarch butterfly
Simplified French onion soup recipe is perfect for home cooks
Mission trip planned to Peru
Community calendar of events for Sept. 28, 2016
F-M Icelandic Klub offers scholarships
Parent-teacher conferences set
Marion native receives MSUAA's Golden Award
Northwest Tire to donate to state schools
Stetson LeRoy Berg
JP and Judy Wiest
July 30, 2016
Trailing plants will give your garden flow and motion
Every garden has an element of flow to its design. Even if it only has one plant, the flow is to draw your attention to that one plant. Most...
July 30, 2016 - 6:36am
July 5, 2016
Saudi Arabia's oil reserves: how big are they really?
LONDON - "How much oil lies beneath the desert sands of Saudi Arabia and how long will it last before running out?" is a question that has intrigued and confounded oil experts for five decades.The kingdom has proven reserves of 266 billion barrels according to government estimates...
News/Nation and World
July 5, 2016 - 10:00pm
April 8, 2016
Nothing beats bass in the reeds
It’s warming up and more and more anglers are getting ready to go fishing. I know I am. I’m often asked about my favorite fish to catch and my favorite fishing technique. When I respond that I don’t have a favorite fish or favorite technique, I am being very sincere: I just...
April 8, 2016 - 6:30am
January 6, 2016
Winter wheat still faces risk of cold-weather scenario
Cold-weather hype and associated concerns for wheat emerge every winter, and even though that risk has recently been absent in the Northern Hemisphere, frigid conditions may return at any point over the next two months.Wheat is among the most resilient crops in adverse weather, but...
News/Nation and World
January 6, 2016 - 1:00am
October 31, 2014
Raining in Juneau
I think about the place now and then, many times on October 31, the date when there is a 98 percent chance of precipitation there — Juneau, Alaska where I lived from April 1983 until I “escaped” in July 1986 and moved to Montana. Like a good many times in my life, I acted impulsively....
October 31, 2014 - 8:41am
October 15, 2014
Oil market proves mightier than OPEC: Kemp
LONDON - There is nothing remotely surprising about the sharp fall in oil prices over the last four months, except perhaps the timing. The fundamental forces driving prices lower (rising supply outside OPEC from shale and sluggish demand growth as result of conservation and...
News/Nation and World
October 15, 2014 - 9:30am
July 28, 2014
Forecasts for higher oil prices misjudge the shale boom: Kemp
LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - "The world of energy may have changed forever," according to Professor James Hamilton of the University of California. "Hundred dollar oil is here to stay." Hamilton, who is one of the most respected economists writing about oil, made his bold...
News/Nation and World
July 28, 2014 - 10:14am
Frustrated? Forget about it
I have people that email me frequently, some of whom like to give me a hard time. I got one Friday that I kind of deserved, I guess. Last year in the run up to the Jimmies playing the University of New Mexico, I mentioned a handful of times about a player named Kendall Williams...
June 28, 2014 - 8:38am
October 4, 2013
Steeler fans need to take a deep breath
If you're a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, don't overreact. Sure, it's tough right now. Your team dropped to 0-4 on the season, especially for a franchise with an NFL-record six Super Bowl championships. You've had three coaches in 44 years, mainly because previous regimes always built...
October 4, 2013 - 6:54am
December 8, 2009
UND student column draws fire
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A University of North Dakota student has apologized for a student newspaper column on date rape. Josh Brorby's column in late November was a satire that took the point of view of a date rapist. It prompted more than 120 comments on the Dakota Student's...
December 8, 2009 - 2:40pm
July 21, 2009
Reduce CO2 yes ... but cap and trade, no
I'm in favor of taking action to reduce CO2 emissions and to protect our environment. But I don't support the "cap and trade" plan now being debated in the Congress. "Cap and trade" is an approach that would have the government set caps on carbon emissions from certain sources, and...
July 21, 2009 - 5:53am
July 20, 2009
Liberal Catholics can't handle the truth
ROME -- Some things are beyond parody. In announcing that Barack Obama is more Catholic than the pope, Newsweek takes the cake. The piece, written by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend for the magazine's Web site, in anticipation of last week's presidential-papal meeting, asserts: "(The pope...
July 20, 2009 - 7:20am
Don't expect health care reform to happen
If you happen to be one of the 68,000 North Dakotans without medical coverage waiting for passage of federal health insurance, don't hold your breath. The ambulance will not be coming. While the chorus of support for health care reform has been loud and long by everyone in the biggest...
July 20, 2009 - 7:18am
July 18, 2009
What mentors do
When Sonia Sotomayor was a law student, she told a professor that her career goal was to be a federal judge. But more than a decade later, when she was urged to apply for an opening on the district court in New York, her mentor and law partner at the time, David Botwinik, could not...
July 18, 2009 - 7:28am
July 6, 2009
S.C. governor's wife stands up for family
Move over, Sarah Palin? Jenny Sanford, the wife of embattled Republican South Carolina governor Mark Sanford, is attracting her own constituency. The reason behind this is easy to see. Sanford's husband, who recently admitted to having an extramarital affair, explains that he "crossed...
July 6, 2009 - 7:05am