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President Trump expresses support for senators' gun bill
$1.3 million NDSU building dispute with contractor has landed in court
Teachers say Florida shooter's problems started in middle school, and the system tried to help him
Trump lashes out over Russia probe in weekend tweetstorm
Fishing tournament brings in many
nation and world
Aerial view of fishing derby
Norway soars to victory in team ski jumping event
Canada crush OAR to set up U.S. showdown
Marvin, Lamoureux score goals to send U.S. to gold-medal game at Olympics
A fist-bump instead of a handshake? Norovirus precautions overtake Olympic tradition
Commentary: Why Facebook is afraid of Mueller
Commentary: Trump is ignoring the worst attack on America since 9/11
Commentary: The argument for gun control is myopic and shallow
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
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
Community calendar of events for Feb. 19, 2018
Pepsi contract is 22 percent of sales
Lincoln James Hanson
February 9, 2018
How to sit comfortably in creative insecurity
I don't know what to say. No, really. I'm stuck. I've been sitting here for two hours staring at a blank cursor. My heart rate is through the...
February 9, 2018 - 9:16am
January 12, 2018
Waiting is hard to do in an instant world
It's a new year. Or as I like to call it, "Halleluiah-It's-Over-Pass-The-Wine." (Except, don't really because I'm trying to have a baby, and...
January 12, 2018 - 1:45pm
December 8, 2017
Learning to love what you didn't know you did
LOS ANGELES — This year, my husband and I decided to purchase a "living" Christmas tree. Did you feel that? That was my entire, Midwest...
December 8, 2017 - 6:45am
HOMEGROWN HOLLYWOOD: Why we shouldn't wait for sickness to slow us down
LOS ANGELES — Last week I was sick. I had the kind of cough that makes people scoot their chairs a few inches away and look at you with...
September 8, 2017 - 6:15am
August 25, 2017
Laughing all the way to imminent destruction
Last month I wrote my first script for a television show. I had a week to complete it, and I spent the first two days staring at a blank screen,...
August 25, 2017 - 11:37am
August 11, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: Safe spot of fantasy allows hope to bloom
I've always had an active imagination. As a kid, I believed in all the classics: mermaids, fairies, unicorns, elves. I was even convinced trees...
August 11, 2017 - 9:21am
August 4, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: Permanent ink marks impermanent time
Last week I got a tattoo. Wait, Grandma, don't stop reading! I'm still your sweet granddaughter — the same girl you once hugged and whispered...
August 4, 2017 - 9:18am
July 14, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: The real America refers to many versions
I've always loved the Fourth of July. Growing up in my small town, the Fourth meant three-legged races, watching the parade on Main Street and...
July 14, 2017 - 9:02am
June 23, 2017
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Last month I was hacked by the Russians. OK, it wasn't "the" Russians but rather one Russian. He hacked into my Facebook account, changed my...
June 23, 2017 - 9:34am
June 9, 2017
HOMEGROWN HOLLYWOOD: Diving into my new life as a TV writer
LOS ANGELES — Last week was the first week of my new job as a television writer. It was also my nine-year anniversary in Los Angeles. In...
June 9, 2017 - 6:00am
May 26, 2017
Jessica Runck: Women feel enough guilt without judgement over infertility
Hi Katie. It's me, Jessica. I'm the woman whose article about infertility you responded to in a letter entitled, "A strong faith is all you need...
May 26, 2017 - 6:01am
May 12, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: No pain, no gain, no baby
Last week I froze my eggs. The ones in my body, not the ones in my kitchen. I always considered freezing your eggs something women did so they...
May 12, 2017 - 8:00am
April 27, 2017
HOMEGROWN HOLLYWOOD: Anxiously, sweatily living my dream
LOS ANGELES — Last week my life changed. By "life" I mean "career" and by "changed" I mean "went from trudging slowly along" to "breaking the...
April 27, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 31, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: Searching for family in all the wrong places
Last week I was in North Carolina, crawling on my hands and knees, covered in briar scratches, trying to find my grandma. I don't mean actually...
March 31, 2017 - 9:00am
March 9, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: Grocery stalking helped me let go of husband's past
My husband is divorced. Not from me — that would be much bigger news — but from his first wife. I never thought I'd marry a divorcee....
March 9, 2017 - 8:00pm