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In tough times, agriculture comes through for its own
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nation and world
Loboes sweep Tommies for state B three-peat
Just Out Of Reach: Century defeats Jays in Class A title match
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Blue Jay grapplers trending upward
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Open road welcome; traffic concerns remain
Letter to the editor: House tax bill hurts North Dakotans
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter to the editor: Teacher-student relationship is critical to learning
Ruth (Van Winkle) Soma
Henry "Hank" Fietzek
Betty Jane Hill
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Trinity seeking food donations
First Baptist continues refugee mission
Senior Menu, Activities Nov. 6-10
Morrison graduates from university
Retzlaff among scholarship recipients
Students sought for national science camp
FCCU raises money, collects items for food pantries
Community calendar of events for Nov. 20, 2017
Jim & Babe Boyd
November 19, 2017
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
MINOT, N.D. — For years now I've often earned no small amount of criticism and derision for suggesting that victims of sexual harassment and...
November 19, 2017 - 7:00am
November 16, 2017
Commentary: #NoDAPL activist on trial claims there should be no consequences for protecting water
If you needed more evidence for the idea that some factions of the environmental movement are convinced that tactics like violence and vandalism...
November 16, 2017 - 8:29am
November 15, 2017
Commentary: Tweet leads to confusion about whether blogger swiped Governor Doug Burgum’s Main Street initiative domain
UPDATE: Just got this from Burgum spokesman Mike Nowatzki: I saw your post on the Main Street Initiative website. The problem isn’t that the...
November 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
Commentary: ND Highway Patrol says black patrol cars are safer, but that doesn’t make sense
The North Dakota Highway Patrol announced this week that the’d be transitioning their fleet of patrol vehicles from being predominantly white...
November 15, 2017 - 10:29am
Commentary: 'Buy local' is baloney
"Buy local" is a term you probably hear a lot in these days of digital commerce and a global economy. Business groups such as the Chamber of...
November 15, 2017 - 9:40am
November 14, 2017
Commentary: Draft legislation would prohibit AG’s office from providing legal counsel for boards the AG sits on
The State of North Dakota asks a lot from its statewide elected officials. In addition to the duties of their specific elected office, these...
November 14, 2017 - 11:08am
November 10, 2017
Commentary: Republicans must turn their backs on Roy Moore
Late last month I published a print column headlined, “The GOP tent shouldn’t be big enough for a cretin like Roy Moore.” The basis for...
November 10, 2017 - 8:43am
November 8, 2017
Commentary: New task force could consider removing universities from state constitution, Burgum says
I had Governor Doug Burgum on my radio show today to talk about his new task force aimed at possibly reforming the governance structure of the...
November 8, 2017 - 3:43pm
Commentary: ND should reform initiated measures to make them simpler
Legislating at the ballot box is a foolish way to make public policy. That said, there is a widespread fetish in American society for direct...
November 8, 2017 - 7:14am
November 7, 2017
Commentary: ND medical marijuana program director says expected length of implementation is about average
The North Dakota Department of Health is estimating that medical marijuana won’t be available in North Dakota for another 11-13 months. Voters...
November 7, 2017 - 3:39pm
Commentary: The Bismarck Tribune was right to publish the name of officer who invoked Marsy’s Law
Last week I posted about an incident from Bismarck where an officer involved in shooting a member of the public who was allegedly attacking him...
November 7, 2017 - 9:31am
November 6, 2017
Commentary: Remember when North Dakota lawmakers were mocked for allowing concealed carry in churches?
A shooter in Sutherland Springs, Texas, opened fire in a Baptist church over the weekend. As I write this, the count is 26 dead and 20 wounded....
November 6, 2017 - 11:30am
November 4, 2017
Commentary: We were better off before Obamacare
I had a remarkable interview with North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread this past week. During a segment on my radio show, I asked...
November 4, 2017 - 3:43pm
November 3, 2017
Commentary: Governor Doug Burgum is Netflix and NDSU President Dean Bresciani is the cable company
My colleague Patrick Springer wrote a very astute article recently about two different visions for higher education presented by Governor Doug...
November 3, 2017 - 12:31pm
Commentary: North Dakota voters made a tragic mistake when they approved Marsy’s Law
Last year, after an intense campaign funded exclusively by California billionaire Henry Nicholas, North Dakota voters approved a sprawling amendment...
November 3, 2017 - 9:18am