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Anamoose food hub opens doors for local food growers
Updated: 2 hurt in house explosion Saturday in Cleveland, ND
Thinking cap or Sorting Hat?
Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
1-week survey offers snapshot of North Dakota's sexual violence
nation and world
Timberwolves' Wiggins drawing few foul calls in playoffs
Kyle Busch makes it three in a row at Richmond
Wolves blow out Rockets in Game 3: Butler, Teague total 51 points
Cron homers twice as Snell, Rays dominate Twins
After early playoff exit, Wild ask where it all went wrong
What We Think: Bravo to Blessing Bag donors
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
Ryan is an enemy of working people
Letter to the editor: Port’s column needed in the state
Melford 'Gene' Andersen
Douglas Mitchell & Adeline Mitchell
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
Free livestream planned of event
Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for April 20, 2018
Steve and Karen Samek
Rep. Josh Boschee
April 20, 2018
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
WISHEK, N.D. — Aside from my husband, one of the most important relationships I've had to cultivate is with my mother-in-law. This week...
April 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
February 4, 2018
How can communities overcome the 'you're not from here' culture to grow for the future?
At a recent small business seminar in my rural community, I asked the speaker, a young attorney who relocated her practice from Minneapolis-St....
February 4, 2018 - 3:26am
Food shaming: Why I'm avoiding foods labeled "Non-GMO Project" verified
I recently grabbed a can of diced tomatoes from my pantry shelf and the "Non-GMO Project" butterfly logo caught my eye. There were many labels...
January 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
November 25, 2017
Commentary: What no one tells you on a college football recruiting visit
Our son played in his first season on the field for the University of North Dakota football team. I learned about what no one tells on recruiting...
November 25, 2017 - 8:11am
October 21, 2017
Column: If only the chair could talk
My grandma came to visit us last week. While chatting at one point, I was sitting in a pink chair that once belonged to my dad's grandma. I mentioned...
October 21, 2017 - 10:28am
September 30, 2017
Pinke: Don't be afraid to get outside your echo chamber
How does a woman from rural North Dakota find herself at the Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence, Kan., for a discussion group series? As...
September 30, 2017 - 6:11am
September 22, 2017
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Did you know September is National Family Meals Month? Less than 40 percent of American families eat meals together three or more times a week,...
September 22, 2017 - 3:26pm
August 21, 2017
Do you need a dose of leadership courage?
This past week, on a couple occasions, I was reminded of what my husband calls "leadership courage." The first instance happened while attending...
August 21, 2017 - 4:08am
August 12, 2017
Buying local fuels communities
I'm one year into a four-year term on the Wishek (N.D.) City Council. At our recent monthly meeting, the importance of buying local came up in...
August 12, 2017 - 7:59am
July 29, 2017
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
I recently read an article that described me as a Xenial, a micro-generation born between 1977 and 1983. We were raised in an analogy childhood,...
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
July 15, 2017
Column: I confess, I no longer pray for rain
"Pray for rain." I've heard that statement often in recent weeks. A hashtag, #prayforrain, has even been circulating. Growing up in and around...
July 15, 2017 - 9:09am
July 8, 2017
In life's droughts, don't be afraid to take a chance
I married a man I met on an airplane. In July 2005, my life was in a bit of a drought, similar to the ground I live on today. I owned a house...
July 8, 2017 - 10:01am
July 2, 2017
Bubba Schweigert speaks in Zeeland Hall
The Zeeland Hall was recently named to the National Register of Historic Places. To commemorate the milestone, University of North Dakota head...
July 2, 2017 - 2:14pm
June 24, 2017
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
I had the honor of serving as a keynote speaker at the 4-H Extension Youth Conference. As I opened my remarks, I acknowledged my Grandpa who...
June 24, 2017 - 9:39am
June 3, 2017
Pinke Post: Make a town your community
Ten years ago, at age 31, my husband returned to live and work in his hometown. He transitioned from being an "achiever" (one who left) to a...
June 3, 2017 - 1:14pm