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Letter: For cattle ranchers, every day is Earth Day
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Letter: ND hasn't changed, residents still respect and care for one another
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Fargo Theatre to host free screening of poverty documentary
Local poet says written word is a magical thing
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Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
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'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
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Americans waste about a quarter of the food they buy, and the environmental consequences are staggering
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Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Last week Governor Doug Burgum released budget guidelines which called for state agencies to prepare for more budget cuts in the coming legislative...
13 hours 33 min ago
April 20, 2018
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
“Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing,” is the headline over a Grand Forks Herald editorial today, making the point that the U.S....
April 20, 2018 - 10:11am
April 16, 2018
Commentary: After attacking Cramer as 'scam artist,' turns out Sen. Heitkamp has also paid her family with campaign cash
For months now North Dakota Democrats have been viciously attacking Congressman Kevin Cramer, challenger to incumbent Senate Democrat Heidi Heitkamp,...
April 16, 2018 - 1:09pm
April 12, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval has gone from 60% to 47% over last four quarters
According to new polling released by Morning Consult, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp has seen a significant drop in her approval numbers as...
April 12, 2018 - 8:07am
March 22, 2018
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
I had to laugh a bit when I saw this headline over my colleague John Hageman’s piece about the impact of federal tax reform on state-level...
March 22, 2018 - 12:12pm
March 20, 2018
Commentary: Campbell campaign won’t say if they’re paying for delegates to attend state convention
The NDGOP convention next month is a little more high stakes than usual thanks to a contested race for the House endorsement. There are five...
March 20, 2018 - 11:33am
March 15, 2018
Commentary: Vice President Mike Pence expected to visit Fargo in March
UPDATE: This post originally indicated that Pence would be the keynote speaker at the NDGOP convention in April. I misunderstood my source. Pence...
March 15, 2018 - 10:33am
March 14, 2018
Commentary: When voters say 'no' public officials should listen
One of the most aggravating tactics local officials use against taxpayers is putting controversial spending proposals on the ballot over and...
March 14, 2018 - 10:56am
March 12, 2018
Commentary: North Dakotans have a choice between Democrats who say they’ll govern like Republicans and actual Republicans
Over the weekend the Associated Press had an interesting article about the crop of Democratic U.S. House candidates – former state lawmakers...
March 12, 2018 - 9:33am
February 26, 2018
Commentary: Why North Dakota should legalize pot: Arrests involving marijuana have increased 119 percent since 2009
Over the weekend my colleague April Baumgarten wrote an eye-opening piece about drug arrests in North Dakota. Particularly startlingly was how...
February 26, 2018 - 9:44am
February 24, 2018
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
As I noted earlier this month, there are a lot of left-of-center ballot measures in the works this election cycle, but it’s been a rocky road...
February 24, 2018 - 9:31am
February 19, 2018
Commentary: The argument for gun control is myopic and shallow
Over the weekend the Fargo Forum published an editorial calling for the reinstatement of an assault weapons ban that was as shallow as it was...
February 19, 2018 - 8:47am
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
February 13, 2018
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 9, 2018
Commentary: Will North Dakotans care about Gary Emineth’s intemperate social media postings?
On Sunday some dummy wrote a print column about how North Dakota’s Democrats should avoid hubris when it comes to the U.S. Senate race this...
February 9, 2018 - 8:08am