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The White House correspondents' dinner breaks decades-old tradition by not featuring a comedian
His 'heart and soul' still in North Dakota, former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill receives state's highest honor
CNN drops suit against White House after Jim Acosta's press pass is fully restored
Coyote takes small dog in northwest Sioux Falls
Emergency Commission approves ND Guard tuition funding
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NDSU's Klieman goes to bat for Indiana State in FCS selection process
Wild hope ‘good day off’ quells frustration of consecutive losses
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Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Rob Port: Audit: North Dakota’s use of open source textbooks has saved North Dakota students a lot of money
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
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A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
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Community calendar of events for Nov. 19, 2018
Lebaron wins Dual in the Dirt
Community calendar of events for Nov. 17, 2018
Salvation Army kicks off Kettle Campaign
Births for Nov. 14, 2018
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Jamestown marriage licenses for Oct. 20, 2018
July 3, 2018
Commentary: We should stop lowering the flags for mass shootings
Last night the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was refusing to order the nation’s flags lowered as a gesture to the awful...
July 3, 2018 - 9:54am
June 21, 2018
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
One element of the political posturing around the issue of President Donald Trump’s new zero tolerance policy at the southern border, which...
June 21, 2018 - 10:06am
June 20, 2018
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
Earlier this year Duane Sand, who ran for both the U.S. House and Senate on behalf of the NDGOP in previous cycles, challenged two incumbent...
June 20, 2018 - 10:09am
June 11, 2018
Commentary: It sure seems like President Trump just snubbed senate candidate Kevin Cramer
Weeks ago North Dakota Democrats, and Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign, began pushing a narrative about a potential rift between...
June 11, 2018 - 2:42pm
Commentary: The Democratic brand is so toxic in North Dakota, Democrats lie and call themselves 'Independents'
Over the weekend the Grand Forks Herald published an interview with Democratic U.S. House candidate Mac Schneider. In the interview, Schneider...
June 11, 2018 - 10:29am
June 6, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval goes underwater among North Dakotans, 50 percent say elect someone else
Morning Consult has released their monthly tracking polling of key states in the midterm elections, and much like last month it’s ugly news...
June 6, 2018 - 8:31am
June 1, 2018
Commentary: Koch Brothers praise Heidi Heitkamp, confuse the hell out of everyone
The Koch Brothers and the various groups they fund are a bête noire for our friends on the left. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, currently in the throes...
June 1, 2018 - 11:07am
May 30, 2018
Commentary: North Dakota’s Democrats, desperate to re-elect Heidi Heitkamp, suddenly love Donald Trump
Back in 2016 the North Dakota Democratic Party, as you might expect, were not fans of President Donald Trump.
May 30, 2018 - 11:50am
May 29, 2018
Commentary: As Native American voters abandon her, Democrat Heitkamp touts comparison to a caustic chemical
“I take ‘battery acid’ as a compliment,” Senator Heidi Heitkamp says in her latest campaign ad. It’s supposed to be a positive ad –...
May 29, 2018 - 9:25am
May 20, 2018
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
UPDATE: Gardner has withdrawn from the race, though as I note below I don’t believe he can get his name off of the primary ballot at this time....
May 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
May 14, 2018
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp’s latest ad says she’ll 'work with anyone,' but her enemies list says otherwise
Publicly Senator Heidi Heitkamp likes to cultivate for herself a reputation as a pragmatic centrist. In fact, that’s the theme of her most...
May 14, 2018 - 1:27pm
May 11, 2018
Commentary: SBHE member Kevin Melicher is out as six candidates advance to fill vacancies
Kevin Melicher, who was appointed to the State Board of Higher Education by former Governor Jack Dalrymple, was never perceived as a strong pick....
May 11, 2018 - 9:57am
May 7, 2018
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign not saying if staff benefited from the Trump tax cuts she voted against
In my Sunday print column I mentioned something I want to expand on a bit here on the blog. “Even Heitkamp’s own campaign staff appears to...
May 7, 2018 - 10:28am
April 30, 2018
Commentary: Hiring comedians to insult Republicans is not how journalists will regain the trust of Americans
In January of this year Gallup released a poll showing 84 percent of Americans thinking the press is very important to the health of our democracy,...
April 30, 2018 - 12:29pm
April 27, 2018
Commentary: Why can’t the North Dakota University System be satisfied with a 31 percent increase in funding for a 7 percent increase in students?
At a State Board of Higher Education meeting yesterday there was a lot of griping among some board members about Governor Doug Burgum’s suggested...
April 27, 2018 - 10:02am