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First of DAPL deer poaching cases resolved
White nationalist 'shocked' by Fargo Republican group's vote to kick him out
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Bala files lawsuit against ND, estimates business lost $30.8 million
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D5 TOURNEY: L-L-M tops Oakes in quarterfinals
Central blanks Red River, advances to state high school hockey title game
BLUE JAY BRONZE: JHS third in state team competition
Jimmies fall to Minot State
Sports Shorts: M-P-B seeded No. 1 for state
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter to the editor: Recruiting shouldn’t happen in ND schools
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
John T. Sinclair
Roger Lee Cook
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 Feb. 23, 2018
10-year-old Jamestown girl sings national anthem at UJ game
Visit on the ice
Community calendar of events for Feb. 22, 2018
letter to the editor
February 1, 2018
Hoeven’s provision should be permanent
With the passage of the Tax Cut & Jobs Act in December, Congress and the Trump administration promised historic tax relief. Unfortunately, it looks as if a lot of farmers won’t receive tax relief, given the current situation with Section 199, a tax deduction that is essential...
February 1, 2018 - 6:57am
January 6, 2018
Nation shouldn’t abandon net neutrality
Gov. Doug Burgum has certainly made his passion for technology and innovation known. This includes his vision for distance education where teachers and learners harness the power of the internet while not being bound by place or space. I agree that investing in a variety of approaches...
January 6, 2018 - 6:59am
December 12, 2017
Time running out to sign up for health insurance
Years ago, I worked as a nurse in North Dakota hospitals. It was not uncommon to meet farm families or young adults who were unable to get health insurance and were worried about their ability to get and pay for needed health care. This problem is serious because research clearly...
December 12, 2017 - 7:07am
Remember when things were different
Remember when life was much simpler.Remember when everyone walked to and from school. Remember when there was no school parking lot, look now. Remember when every older man was proud to provide for his own family. Remember when the word “no” only had to be said once.
December 12, 2017 - 6:48am
November 25, 2017
Kudos to Two Rivers Activity Center
Our observations after utilizing the Two Rivers Activity Center for a little over a month have been that the layout of the activity areas is very nice. We appreciate the variety and quality of fitness machines available for use. Staffing personnel have been cordial, available to answer...
November 25, 2017 - 7:05am
October 21, 2017
Kneeling during anthem isn’t disrespectful
Kneeling in respect while the national anthem is played is not disrespectful. The athletes show respect with a hope that full consideration will one day be achieved for all citizens regardless of nationality, color, religion or gender as is the promise of our Constitution.To declare...
October 21, 2017 - 7:05am
October 20, 2017
MDU rate increase will hurt North Dakotans
Here we go again – another year and another Montana-Dakota Utilities rate increase proposal.For the third time in four years, MDU is looking to unfairly hike rates on residential consumers’ natural gas bills. This time MDU is asking the Public Service Commission to agree to a...
October 20, 2017 - 6:55am
October 18, 2017
Proposed hog operation not good for ND
A factory hog operation has been proposed less than 1 mile from the Devils Lake shore. Yearly, this facility would house over 100,000 pigs and produce over 3.5 million gallons of waste! Langdon, and many other communities already receive or are slated to receive water from the Spiritwood...
October 18, 2017 - 6:49am
October 13, 2017
JRCC inmates came together to support child
I would like to take this opportunity and acknowledge a group of people that usually don’t get recognized for doing good and that’s the inmates at James River Correctional Center here in Jamestown. They went together with open hearts and raised $560 for the Haisley Jo Greywind...
October 13, 2017 - 8:26am
September 22, 2017
New health care proposal wrong for country
Another scary health care proposal is on the fast-track in Congress and needs to be stopped quickly. After voting “no” on the most recent “repeal-and-replace” bill, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., encouraged members of Congress to quit playing childish partisan games with people’s...
September 22, 2017 - 6:57am
September 2, 2017
Gutting banking industry regulations is wrong
Congressman Kevin Cramer has joined the bandwagon to roll back what he and many others call unneeded regulations on the banking industry. Our congressman has worked almost his whole life in the public/political sector, either running the North Dakota Republican Party, taking one...
September 2, 2017 - 7:00am
Students should consider skilled trades
The back-to-school season brings a sense of excitement and wonderment for parents and families for the year ahead. However, juniors and seniors nearing the conclusion of their time in the local public schools are making decisions for education and careers that will impact the rest...
September 2, 2017 - 6:59am
August 19, 2017
Millennials need to get involved in politics
We as Americans have a love of democracy. We believe that our democracy is quintessential to our way of life and the freedoms we enjoy. So why then has “politics” become such a dirty word? The answer to me is simple:polarization. We all have an opinion, and as Americans we also...
August 19, 2017 - 6:48am
August 18, 2017
New phrases needed in reporting weather
Endless days without any rain and bright sunshine calls for new phrases to report meteorology - one would be “cheerful rain.” The other would be “cheerful sunshine.” The other would be “cheerless sunshine.” A farmer with seeds in the ground or the manager of a golf course...
August 18, 2017 - 6:49am
August 16, 2017
Focus on the real problems of elections
President Donald Trump catalyzed this witch-hunt by cranking up his kangaroo court “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity” to fix an election problem we do not actually have!Election problems we actually do have all lead to lowered voter turnout. Many eligible...
August 16, 2017 - 7:04am