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Welcome home, daddy! Troops of N.D. Guard’s 1/188th return home
A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Alleged 'rough handling' prompts correction order for West Fargo day care
crime and courts
Cobber women roll to 74-54 win over St. Olaf
All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
NDSU Softball drops double header in tournament play
Hill-Murray blanks Spuds boys hockey
Packers wrestler Franek ends historic career with fourth state title
high school sports
Lucier: Birthright citizenship is not universal
Letter: I challenge Heitkamp to return donations from special interest groups
LaDuke: Another case of poor 'Trumpenomics'
Salonen: Planned Parenthood, a wolf in sheep's clothes
Shaw: Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
matthew von pinnon
Influential artists: Exhibit showcases birth of local art scene
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
Headliners announced for 2018 ND State Fair
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
How Marvel's last four films ended up featuring female leads of color
Auto Review: 2018 Jeep Trackhawk has a Hellcat heart
Gate City Bank Promotes Shannon Nelson
Gate City Bank Promotes Jacob Thielges
Gate City Bank Promotes Lezan Tahir
Gate City Bank Promotes Amanda Torok
"what is that"
Place a Business Announcement
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
You still need to visit those who no longer recognize you
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Nationally known economist Stephen Moore to speak at two Fargo events
Kind kids help a hurting teacher with a touching act
home and garden
Caroline Thorson 90th Birthday
Cordy Farsdale 100th Birthday
Virginia M. Johnson Carter
Tamri Jan Israel
Herman G. Bryn
Leo Riegert Sr.
February 16, 2018
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
To hear some environmental activists put it, you’d think North Dakota were an industrial wasteland where energy industry titans are allowed...
February 16, 2018 - 10:25am
February 15, 2018
Commentary: NDGOP Chairman Kelly Armstrong Is Interested in U.S. House race, Goettle says he’s not making any decisions
Earlier today I wrote a post speculating about what the U.S. House race might look like here in North Dakota now that incumbent Republican Kevin...
February 15, 2018 - 3:49pm
Commentary: The mass shooting as a medium for extremists and the disaffected
Yesterday all too familiar news broke about another mass shooting. This time at a high school in Florida. This morning the alleged shooter, 19-year-old...
February 15, 2018 - 8:27am
February 14, 2018
For Republicans it may be Cramer for Senate or bust
MINOT, N.D. — Republicans are not setting themselves up to be able to win the race against U.S. Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp with any...
February 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Commentary: New Yorkers gave almost 3x more money to Heitkamp than North Dakotans did
The federal candidates like Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Tom Campbell released their fundraising totals for 2017 a while...
February 14, 2018 - 8:52am
February 13, 2018
Commentary: Emineth says Cramer is in Senate race as he withdraws his candidacy
I haven’t heard any sort of an announcement that Congressman Kevin Cramer is, for certain, running for the U.S. Senate but fellow Republican...
February 13, 2018 - 11:53am
Commentary: Sources say Trump has contacted Cramer at least three times urging a senate run
Late last week I broke a story about Congressman Kevin Cramer reconsidering entrance into the U.S. Senate race. Since then I’ve had reports...
February 13, 2018 - 9:37am
February 10, 2018
Commentary: Burgum's Super Bowl adventure shows ND doesn't need an ethics commission
I am going to make an argument to you that, at first blush, may seem illogical. Gov. Doug Burgum's decision, amid mounting criticism from myself...
February 10, 2018 - 12:08pm
February 8, 2018
Commentary: Public meetings held out of state should be illegal
Back in 2012 I requested from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s office an opinion on open meetings law as it applied to a supposedly public...
February 8, 2018 - 11:05am
February 7, 2018
Commentary: Rep. Cramer says Heitkamp's vote against abortion was 'more like North Korea than North Dakota'
The full audio of today’s radio show is below. You can tune in weekdays from 12-2pm on WDAY 970 AM and 93.1 FM in the Fargo area or subscribe...
February 7, 2018 - 3:28pm
Commentary: Governor Burgum’s Super Bowl trip didn’t violate ethics policies mostly because the governor’s office doesn’t have any
When Governor Doug Burgum went to the Super Bowl over the weekend his tickets were paid for by Xcel Energy. A utility company heavily regulated...
February 7, 2018 - 10:10am
February 6, 2018
Commentary: Jaeger helped by a strong Democratic challenger, mystery candidate joins House race
Some interesting notes from the world of North Dakota politics as the 2018 political cycle begins in earnest. Many political observers have...
February 6, 2018 - 4:23pm
Commentary: Mystery Republican candidate files for North Dakota House race
According to a Statement of Candidacy filed with the FEC (see below), a woman named Tiffany Abentroth is running for the U.S. House in North...
February 6, 2018 - 11:42am
February 5, 2018
Commentary: Governor Burgum should have paid for his own Super Bowl tickets
Governor Doug Burgum attended the Super Bowl this weekend, and Xcel Energy picked up the tab. Burgum’s staff tried to cover the trip with a...
February 5, 2018 - 10:37am
February 3, 2018
Commentary: Democrats should be wary of hubris in the 2018 cycle
I've been having a lot of conversations with liberal friends of mine about North Dakota's 2018 Senate race. They're awfully confident. So much...
February 3, 2018 - 4:50pm