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University of Jamestown to appeal $210,000 fine for violations
Worst drought conditions vacate state
Lisbon wins tap water taste test in ND
Minnesota tree removal company banned in N.D.
ND Supreme Court upholds conviction for man who killed homeless woman
Emergence of versatile Karcz gives Bison defensive line another weapon
Tickets go on sale Dec. 7 for NCAA men’s hockey West Regional
A rundown of the seven UND-Minnesota games since their last meeting in Grand forks
Kolpack: Bison should think about playing this game in Sioux City
Minnesota coach Don Lucia: 'All you've got to do is YouTube'
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Commentary: Video: Anti-oil zealots shut down public hearing on Line Three Pipeline
Letter: It's not the president who is dividing this country
Steve Stark cartoon: Scarier than Halloween
Letter: NDSU should check background of speakers invited to campus
Fredricks: Let's not allow a refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Carrie Underwood final headliner for 2018 WE Fest
Underwood final headliner for 2018 WE Fest
Music and nerds and ballets - on my! (Oct. 19, 2017)
Tattoo'd lady: 'American Pickers' star talks tats, bikes and burlesque
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
More memories of Galloping Goose train
Restaurant review: Twist combines excellent food with sophisticated atmosphere
How to celebrate upcoming International Champagne Day
Why whistling can confuse a cat, but not a dog
Home and Garden
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Cramer promotes GOP tax overhaul, seeks comments from F-M businesses
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October 15, 2017
Editorial: Adoption lawsuit is frivolous, fails to recognize religious freedom
James and Tahnee Young sound like a couple who someday will make fine adoptive parents. It's commendable that they want to adopt a teenager who has been "overlooked by the system." But the Fargo couple is way off base in filing a lawsuit against Catholic Charities of North Dakota—seeking...
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 8, 2017
Editorial: Flood diversion task force should conduct its business in public
The task force that will try to reach compromise in the design of the $2.2 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project is the awkward union of a shotgun marriage. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced the formation of the task force last week at...
October 8, 2017 - 11:00am
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Minnesota school tax credit program for farmers is a policy winner
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school backers came up with a slate of enhancements for the district's public schools, including a new early childhood center and improvements to elementary, middle and high schools. The group called itself Developing Great Futures and its wish list added up...
October 1, 2017 - 11:00am
September 24, 2017
Editorial: Only a diversion can provide 'safety and security' from catastrophic floods
An important fact has been submerged in the ongoing discussion about what the diversion to protect the Fargo-Moorhead metro area means for Minnesota: More than 1,000 homes in Moorhead would be protected from catastrophic flooding from the diversion channel. If left unprotected, that...
September 24, 2017 - 11:00am
September 17, 2017
Editorial: Charles Beck, the artist who was a folksy modernist
Charles Beck was an interesting contradiction, the folksy modernist. The subjects of his art were decidedly rural and rustic: willow trees, farmsteads, shelterbelts. But his style was bold, with a sharp eye for the graphic patterns of nature. One of his visual signatures was a thicket...
September 17, 2017 - 8:00am
September 3, 2017
Editorial: Savanna's death should have us all asking questions
One week ago, on a beautiful late-summer evening, the body of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind was found on the east bank of the Red...
September 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 27, 2017
Editorial: Downtown convention center needs City Hall leadership
The old Townhouse Motor Hotel, which ended its life as a Howard Johnson, was a fixture of downtown Fargo for six decades. It was built in 1961-62, and offered 114 rooms, restaurant, lounge and swimming pool. Located near the Red River, it was a full-service hotel that added vitality...
August 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 20, 2017
Editorial: Burgum's outreach to ND tribes is important, must be sustained
Relations between the state and North Dakota's American Indian tribes were badly frayed when Doug Burgum became governor in December. Massive protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which crosses the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, caused...
August 20, 2017 - 12:05pm
August 13, 2017
Editorial: Moorhead needs a strong Human Rights Commission
The Moorhead Human Rights Commission sputtered and ground to a quiet halt two years ago. Several problems contributed to the unfortunate decline. It became very difficult to recruit volunteers to serve on the commission, especially given a requirement to meet quotas for members representing...
August 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 6, 2017
Editorial: Voters should decide Sunday closing law's fate
One of the perverse joys of living in North Dakota is trying to figure out what is and isn't legal on Sunday. It's legal to have your car fixed on Sunday, but not to buy a car. It's legal to buy soup on Sunday, but not to buy a can opener before 12 noon. It's legal to buy clothing...
August 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 30, 2017
Editorial: Hybrid vigor is healthy for communities too
In the constant rush of events that swirl around us, it's easy to forget that Fargo-Moorhead has always dealt with immigrants settling the area in search of better lives. Norwegians were prominent in the early settlement era. Other northern and western Europeans, including Germans,...
July 30, 2017 - 9:46am
July 27, 2017
Editorial: The 'unhealthy obsession' goes both ways
A survey released last month shows more than half of Americans feel the media is biased. The media received a better grade than it has in recent years, according to the 20th annual State of the First Amendment survey, which comes from the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The survey showed...
July 27, 2017 - 10:30am
July 18, 2017
Editorial: Zuckerberg's visit good for North Dakota
Mark Zuckerberg has the look of a presidential candidate. The founder of Facebook is touring the country, learning all he can about things that...
July 18, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 9, 2017
Editorial: Unacceptable risk to Fargo's backup water supply
Now that Fargo finds itself on the cusp of drought it's worth recalling that, for most of the city's history, leaders have fretted more about the lack of water than flooding. For decades the city has been interested in bringing water from the Missouri River to augment local water...
July 9, 2017 - 11:00am
July 2, 2017
Editorial: Career workforce academy idea offers real promise
The area's chronic shortage of workers is an impediment to economic growth of the region. Although the area's low unemployment rate is fortunate in many respects, it imposes an invisible drag on the economy. Businesses have been limited by the scarcity of workers. The problem is so...
July 2, 2017 - 11:08am