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May 24, 2016
Three ways to budget for fun in retirement
NEW YORK - The way retirement is supposed to go is that you scrimp and save for decades while you are working, and then you get to enjoy years of luxurious, worry-free leisure.But here is a little tip: Fun does not just happen. You have to budget for it. According to new data from...
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May 24, 2016 - 10:30am
April 4, 2016
Is Kevin Cramer trolling us?
FARGO -- Like a lot of North Dakotans, I feel like I know Rep. Kevin Cramer pretty well. He is extremely accessible to the media and the public alike. Year after year, he is recognized for holding the most town hall events with his constituents out of any member of Congress. It usually...
April 4, 2016 - 7:32am
March 28, 2016
N.D. gives up on getting smarter voters
Appearing on "Fox & Friends," conservative commentator Ann Coulter proposed that literacy tests become a prerequisite for voting because it bothered her that the votes of ignorant people counted as much as hers. At the other end of the political spectrum, President Barack Obama suggested...
March 28, 2016 - 6:34am
September 19, 2015
Everyone has sinned, and all can be saved
It’s a sad day in America when people cannot voice their opinion or stand up for their beliefs without fear of being called names, losing their job, being fined so heavily you may lose your business or worse yet — being put in jail. How long will God put up with an America who...
September 19, 2015 - 7:17am
January 26, 2015
Taxing, clashing values
North Dakota legislators will be sorting through a tangle of bills aimed at various forms of tax relief or other means of enabling residents to share in the state’s bursting coffers. The debate will be complicated by the plunge in oil prices and will be influenced by the best available...
January 26, 2015 - 7:27am
January 5, 2015
Catching a falling knife in the oil market: Kemp
LONDON - "Don't try to catch a falling knife" is sage advice for investors trying to identify the trough in a market like oil following a sharp selloff. Yet big moves also create the greatest potential for the mispricing of financial assets and commodities, which is what makes...
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January 5, 2015 - 9:00am
January 3, 2015
Bravo to increase in N.D. population
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: * Bravo to the increase in North Dakota's population. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Dec. 23 that the state's population grew by about 16,000 residents in one year to a total of 739,482. That means North Dakota is the fastest-growing...
January 3, 2015 - 7:58am
December 24, 2014
It's Christmas Eve, and the spirit of Christmas is alive and well. English author Charles Dickens described Christmas time as "the rolling time of the year." For most people this is literally the busiest time as the moments between Thanksgiving and Christmas disappear in a dizzying...
December 24, 2014 - 7:22am
December 12, 2014
Opinion: Why Publishing Stolen Sony Data Is Problematic but Necessary
LOS ANGELES - The more Sony Pictures data keeps leaking, the more my moral compass spins like a weather vane in a hurricane. What just a week ago seemed such a clear-cut case of doing what my instincts have told me to do at every other moment of my career is now making me increasingly...
December 12, 2014 - 2:00am
July 23, 2014
Oil boom sex trade an epidemic
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead North Dakota’s attorney general again warned that sex trafficking in oil country is, by state historical standards, approaching epidemic levels. Wayne Stenehjem was on the airwaves last week reporting how easily it’s been for law enforcement agents...
July 23, 2014 - 7:36am
July 14, 2014
The real shale revolution: Kemp
LONDON - By now everyone knows the shale revolution was made possible by the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. But although fracking has captured the popular imagination, and is often used as a synonym for the whole phenomenon, horizontal drilling...
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July 14, 2014 - 10:34am
June 19, 2014
Do your part to prevent West Nile virus
The West Nile virus is a reoccurring threat every summer, and people should take precautions against this potentially-fatal disease. North Dakota had the sixth highest rate of West Nile virus last year with 127 cases and two fatalities. The other top five states had a total of 1,259...
June 19, 2014 - 8:16am