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Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Moorhead School Board votes to terminate 20 probationary teachers
Fargo, West Fargo plan separate elementary school for students with severe behavioral problems
Wildfire season arrives
Proposed sexual harassment policy in Minnesota Legislature would cover everyone, all the time
crime and courts
Yankees tee off on Twins
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Kelsch's three goals lift Shanley over Sheyenne in girls soccer
North sweeps Valley City in baseball
Spuds split two baseball games at Concordia
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Letter: For cattle ranchers, every day is Earth Day
Letter: Witless Trump could 'spill the beans' on national security
Letter: ND hasn't changed, residents still respect and care for one another
Letter: Lawsuit seeking mineral rights along Missouri River would erode private property rights
Letter: Grande attack on need for climate control ignores GOP's historical support for the environment
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Comic David Cross returns to Fargo Theatre
Disruption and transformation require resources
Fargo Theatre to host free screening of poverty documentary
Local poet says written word is a magical thing
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
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.
Health Matters: How to successfully treat frequent heartburn
Fostering hope and healing: Local couple shares journey to becoming a forever family
Americans waste about a quarter of the food they buy, and the environmental consequences are staggering
Away from Home: St. Augustine, Florida
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Lynn and Karen Johnson
Happy Birthday A.G. (Mike) Mickelson
Delores D. Halverson
Joan Margaret Piepkorn
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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
June 25, 2017
Editorial: Crucial help for single mothers and their children
One of society's biggest challenges is helping single mothers escape poverty. Single mothers are much more likely to live in poverty than single fathers. About 60 percent of the children of single mothers are poor. Even worse: Too often, the cycle is perpetuated. Children of single-parent...
June 25, 2017 - 9:35am
June 22, 2017
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today's local newspapers...
June 22, 2017 - 8:21am
June 11, 2017
Forum editorial: Bank of North Dakota entrepreneur program falls short
The Bank of North Dakota recently announced a new lending initiative for entrepreneurs at a 1 Million Cups gathering of business people at the Stage at Island Park. Eric Hardmeyer, president of the state-owned Bank of North Dakota, said the bank will devote $1.5 million toward seed...
June 11, 2017 - 10:30am
June 7, 2017
Editorial: City of West Fargo should redo process to select police chief
The city of West Fargo should stop and start over its process to select a new police chief. We say this not because the finalists for the job...
June 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 4, 2017
Editorial: Fargo convention center belongs downtown
Fargo leaders will make a pivotal decision for the future of the city when they decide where to locate a convention center. A consultant's latest review gave the edge to a site adjacent to the Fargodome, but conceded there was ample room for debate. In truth, the evidence points persuasively...
June 4, 2017 - 11:06am
May 31, 2017
Editorial: Confederate 'hero' statues shouldn't be allowed to stay
A disclaimer: When we first heard about efforts in the South to tear down statues of Confederate war heroes, the process seemed excessive. After...
May 31, 2017 - 11:24am
May 28, 2017
Editorial: Fargo, Moorhead downtowns at a crossroads
The downtowns of Fargo and Moorhead are vigorously engaged in transformations.
May 28, 2017 - 9:22am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Minnesota dysfunction has become the norm
Minnesota is once again mired in partisan dysfunction in St. Paul. Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, and Republican leaders who control both chambers of the legislature are far apart in their budget proposals, a troublesome stalemate as the session nears completion. The governor and legislators...
May 21, 2017 - 11:00am
May 20, 2017
Editorial: How youth sports can help fight drug abuse
To help prevent opioid addiction, take an "ecosystem" approach. That means employ a web of strategies, a network that involves police, hospitals,...
May 20, 2017 - 11:20am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Trump lacks self control, poses a danger
President Trump's erratic governing style and his inability to achieve any semblance of stability have to concern even his most stalwart supporters....
May 14, 2017 - 5:00am
May 7, 2017
Editorial: A new governor's mission to do more with less
North Dakota has just emerged from the most fiscally challenging legislative session since the austerity forced by the Great Depression. It was a painful reckoning, a necessary course correction to bring state spending in line with revenues that have fallen sharply because of the...
May 7, 2017 - 11:51am
April 23, 2017
Editorial: Refugee debate cries out for study
In all of the noise emanating from the strident arguments for and against refugee resettlement in North Dakota, it's easy to forget that the state has been quietly accepting refugees since 1948, welcoming a displaced Latvian as its first. Other early refugees included people fleeing...
April 23, 2017 - 10:22am