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BUNDLE UP: Hockey Day N.D. calls for freezing temps
Nelson, Schiele lead JHS over Mandan
CLASS B ROUNDUP: Cards pull off victory over Tornadoes
High school scores: Jan. 17
Jamestown Sophistikix perform twice last weekend
Plain Talk: Rep. Karla Rose Hanson talks about gun seizure legislation, good idea or bad?
Port: Do North Dakota gay rights activists really want to achieve their objectives?
Letter to the editor: More is needed in ND communities
Letter to the editor: Resist anger, hate speech from White House
McFeely: Fargo-Moorhead diversion derailed, for now, by watershed board
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Harvey R. Jensen
Chad R. Lester
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
Denim and Diamonds Gala Saturday
Community calendar of events for Jan. 17, 2018
Hockey Day prep
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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
Ditch toxic people and find those who fuel your best self
FARGO — Toxic people come in many forms: our crotchety co-worker, corrosive cousin or constantly-complaining acquaintance. Sometimes they...
November 3, 2017 - 8:05am
October 26, 2017
Commentary: Shocker: After lawmakers shut them down, BreatheND gave employees a massive golden parachute
The Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control – you know them from their preachy, ubiquitous advertising as “BreatheND” – was an anti-tobacco...
October 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 25, 2017
Commentary: The hidden discrimination facing Hispanic students
Hispanics make up about a quarter of the U.S. student population, nearly half of whom reside in our two most-populous states - California and Texas. But while 1 in 5 U.S. students call these states home, California and Texas have access to only 4 percent of the national spots at the...
October 25, 2017 - 12:28pm
October 16, 2017
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
Last week, President Donald Trump once again took to Twitter to complain about news coverage of his administration. This time, his sight was...
October 16, 2017 - 10:37am
October 11, 2017
Commentary: If Harvey Weinstein were a powerful Republican he’d have gone down years ago
I, like the rest of you, have been watching the stories about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein roll out with an amazed sort of disgust. There’s...
October 11, 2017 - 10:46am
September 29, 2017
Oprah just teased a run for president in 2020
I don't know if Oprah Winfrey is actually thinking about running for president in 2020. I do know that she really seems to want us to talk about...
September 29, 2017 - 11:32am
September 25, 2017
McArdle: The NFL can't afford to become a battleground
If you want a perfect metaphor for our national moment, it's Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva coming out onto the field for the...
September 25, 2017 - 4:48pm
September 11, 2017
Port: Can we expect political extremists to attack the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project now?
Back during the violent demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline one casus belli of the political extremists perpetrating them was the...
September 11, 2017 - 9:46am
September 1, 2017
Column: What a hurricane tells us about local news
I am thousands of miles away, but I still turned to Chron.com, a website of the Houston Chronicle, to figure out what was going on in Texas...
September 1, 2017 - 8:23am
August 31, 2017
Port: 'When two enemies are talking, they’re not fighting'
Not so long ago I had as a guest on my radio show Fargo-area citizen Peter Tefft. You can listen to the interview here.
August 31, 2017 - 10:28am
Wemple: The New York Times still owes Sarah Palin an apology
The New York Times pronounced itself "delighted" that federal judge Jed S. Rakoff threw out Sarah Palin's lawsuit against the newspaper for a...
August 31, 2017 - 9:28am
August 16, 2017
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
For those of us who enjoy horse race politics, today was an indication that the 2018 election cycle in North Dakota may be a dull one.
August 16, 2017 - 10:17am
August 1, 2017
Port: Head of Fargo-Moorhead refugee group owes the community an apology
In my Sunday print column I wrote that an ugly incident in the parking lot of a Fargo Walmart between a white woman and three Somali women has...
August 1, 2017 - 9:12am
July 7, 2017
FOMO: What we're missing when we're worrying about missing out
FARGO — Phone in hand, we scroll through our social media feeds to find 50 things to do this weekend. Frantically, we click "interested"...
July 7, 2017 - 11:14am