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Murky Marsy's Law: Clarity sought for prosecutors, public access
Longstanding legacy: North Dakota campuses a result of politics, early expectations of state's founders
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
Gov. Burgum's Super Bowl reimbursements rise to nearly $40,000
A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
nation and world
Commentary: Taking the optimistic view of the outdoors in winter
Bubba joins Palmer, Hogan as 3-time Los Angeles winner
Dillon wins crash-marred Daytona 500
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Ko completes wire-to-wire Women's Australian Open win
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
COMMENTARY: You haven't beaten Heidi Heitkamp yet, Republicans
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
What is love? The answer depends on who you ask
John F. Lonsky
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
Pepsi contract is 22 percent of sales
Community calendar of events for Feb. 15, 2018
Lincoln James Hanson
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March 2, 2011
Death of last WWI vet stirs memories
Frank Buckles, who at 16 lied about his age to join the Army and go to France in 1918, died on Sunday at his home in West Virginia, the last...
March 2, 2011 - 7:43am
December 25, 2010
Top US general visits troops in Afghanistan
MARJAH, Afghanistan (AP) -- The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan crisscrossed the country on Saturday, making a Christmas visit to coalition troops at some of the main battle fronts in a show of appreciation and support in the tenth year of the war against the Taliban. Gen....
December 25, 2010 - 1:00pm
North Korea praises 'iron-willed commander' Kim Jong Il
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea could be planning another nuclear test for next year, a South Korean think tank warned, as Pyongyang celebrated the anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's elevation to military chief, calling him "an invincible and iron-willed commander." The 19th...
December 25, 2010 - 9:00am
November 28, 2010
South Korea orders journalists off front-line island
YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's government ordered journalists to leave a front-line island Sunday, citing tensions with North Korea, hours after the U.S.
November 28, 2010 - 8:00am
November 26, 2010
South Korea mourns 2 marines killed in North Korean attack
SEONGNAM, South Korea (AP) -- Dignitaries placed white chrysanthemums on a funeral altar Saturday for two marines killed in a North Korean artillery attack that was one of the worst bombardments of its territory since the 1950-53 Korean War. The South Korean marines commander vowed...
November 26, 2010 - 9:20pm
November 25, 2010
South Korea's defense chief resigns over North Korea attack
YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's defense minister resigned Thursday amid intense criticism two days after a North Korean artillery attack killed four people on a small island near the Koreas' disputed frontier. The move came as President Lee Myung-bak vowed to...
November 25, 2010 - 11:00am
September 13, 2010
N.D. soldiers killed in war on terror honored
BISMARCK -- Three North Dakotans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored Saturday "to ensure they are forever remembered and thanked for...
September 13, 2010 - 7:25am
August 30, 2010
U.S. wasted billions in rebuilding Iraq
KHAN BANI SAAD, Iraq (AP) -- A $40 million prison sits in the desert north of Baghdad, empty. A $165 million children's hospital goes unused in the south. A $100 million waste water treatment system in Fallujah has cost three times more than projected, yet sewage still runs through...
August 30, 2010 - 7:10am
July 8, 2010
Wahpeton man killed in Afghanistan
FARGO -- Keenan Cooper was to turn 20 next week, return from Afghanistan within a month and get married this fall. The Wahpeton, N.D., native was killed by a roadside bomb Monday while serving his first tour of duty in Afghanistan. The family's pastor said Tuesday Cooper wanted...
July 8, 2010 - 7:18am
July 7, 2010
Petraeus continues COIN nightmare
Anyone who believes that Gen. David H. Petraeus plans to overhaul the rules of engagement (ROEs) in Afghanistan due to the critical mass of ROE-caused casualties finally catching American's attention just wasn't listening to the general at his Senate confirmation hearing last wee...
July 7, 2010 - 7:08am
July 2, 2010
We can't afford war
"General Petraeus is a military man constantly at war with the facts," began the MoveOn.org attack ad against Gen. David Petraeus back in 2007, after he had delivered a report to Congress on the status of the war in Iraq. George W. Bush was president, and MoveOn was accusing Petraeus...
July 2, 2010 - 7:20am
June 30, 2010
McChrystal's fate should be a COIN quip
So Gen. Stanley McChrystal lost his job. Does it matter? Aside from the fact that with Wednesday's announcement the nation's capital could finally exhale for the first time since news broke about the profanity-laced Rolling Stone profile in which the now-former Afghanistan commander...
June 30, 2010 - 7:18am
March 10, 2010
'The last thing I want to do is kill kids'
As our air war against terrorists accelerates -- with strikes by pilotless drone planes, helicopters, et al. -- unintentional civilian deaths and serious injuries mount. A Feb. 22 Wall Street Journal report from Kabul begins: "U.S.
March 10, 2010 - 7:32am
February 24, 2010
Interrogate or kill? It's up to Obama
On Sept. 14 in Somalia, Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, a long-sought link between al-Qaida and its East African allies, was in a vehicle bombed by a helicopter flying from an American ship off the Somali coast. As Karen DeYoung and Joby Warrick reported in a front-page Washington Post story...
February 24, 2010 - 7:24am
February 18, 2010
Outpost decision an insane strategy
Sorry, but this Washington Post headline -- "U.S. commanders in Afghanistan face tougher discipline for battlefield failures" -- misses the point. The story concerns "failures" all right, but the three recently investigated incidents in question are not "battlefield" failures. No,...
February 18, 2010 - 7:09am