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August 15, 2018
Leo Kuntz, right, and his brother Frank were instrumental in saving Nokota horses, which were named the North Dakota honorary equine in 1993. Photo special to The Forum
North Dakota Nokota horse breeder dies unexpectedly, leaving herd of 200 in jeopardy
7 hours 13 min ago
August 12, 2018
Tahlequah pushes her dead calf on the second day of her long, sad journey. Ken Balcomb, Center for Whale Research
Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey
August 12, 2018 - 2:04pm
A researcher holds a canola sample at Calyxt, where experimental wheat and soybeans are also grown. Calyxt's soybean is the first of 23 gene-edited crops the Agriculture Department has recognized to date. Photo by Tim Gruber for The Washington Post
A fast-moving future for gene-edited foods
August 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Paleontologists uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana
August 12, 2018 - 6:17am
August 10, 2018
A group of more than 100 people showed up Thursday for the Foxtail Wind Farm ground breaking ceremony near Merricourt in Dickey County. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Foxtail Wind Farm
August 10, 2018 - 6:49am
August 9, 2018
An illustration of the sun-bound Parker Solar Probe. MUST CREDIT: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben
This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth's scariest threats - the sun
August 9, 2018 - 5:37pm
Special to The Forum
Western wildfires mar air quality in North Dakota, and it could get worse
August 9, 2018 - 2:29pm
With the partially constructed Courtenay Community Hall in the background, Blake Nixon, CEO of Geronimo Energy, talks about the Courtenay Wind Farm. Geronimo Energy developed the wind farm and is funding a community fund for the area at $40,000 per year for 20 years.  Keith Norman / The Sunplay button
Good things in the wind
August 9, 2018 - 7:26am
A giant hibiscus flower is in bloom behind some liatris as seen Wednesday in southeast Jamestown. A tropical plant, the hibiscus flower can span 7 inches in diameter. John M. Steiner / The Sun
A giant flower
August 9, 2018 - 6:56am
August 8, 2018
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Pentagon is moving toward establishing Trump's Space Force
August 8, 2018 - 7:39pm
The West Nile virus in North Dakota appears to be on the rise with more cases reported.    File photo
West Nile cases see steep increase in North Dakota
August 8, 2018 - 3:28pm
August 6, 2018
Mosquito spraying to occur tonight in Jamestown
August 6, 2018 - 4:03pm
August 3, 2018
Chris Ferguson, director of Boeing's Starliner crew and mission operations, fist-bumps NASA astronaut Sunita Williams as they and astronauts Nicole Mann and Bob Behnken prepare for emergency system training at Kennedy Space Center in June. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
NASA unveils the astronauts who will relaunch human space flights from US soil
August 3, 2018 - 12:51pm
August 2, 2018
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What the EPA's proposed fuel standards could do to your gas mileage
August 2, 2018 - 3:08pm
A colorful medley of flowers grow inside the confines of the James River Correctional Center as seen Wednesday. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Colorful medley
August 2, 2018 - 6:51am