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Rule 5 pick Tyler Kinley understands why Twins had to designate him
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Letter: ND is one of the most 'connected' rural broadband states in the nation
Letter: Dirty campaign tricks by Kevin Cramer
Letter: Let's have a real conversation about guns
Letter: The time has come in Fargo for property valuation caps
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Old Dominion returns to Fargo
Weekend Watch: Arts groups are in the spring swing
Dad jokes: Comic Jim Gaffigan makes bank on his ‘dad brand’
Fargo North senior represents ND in national poetry contest
WDAY-TV wins regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Kevin Wallevand's 'Wilbur the Goose'
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Thunder Road fun park ready for new season with new owners
As more emotional support animals fly on airlines, Congress eyes tightening the leash
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
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Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old's leg and reattached it the wrong way
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
30 Days of Biking promotes commuting without car
Faith Conversations: Christian film surge shows gap being filled
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April 22, 2018
Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark
It seems that nothing stokes populist anger more quickly than perceptions that public officials are traveling irresponsibly on the public dime. That's especially true in North Dakota, where prairie frugality is engrained in the culture. But sometimes perceptions can gallop well ahead...
April 22, 2018 - 10:00am
April 15, 2018
Editorial: Dismiss charges against journalists covering the Standing Rock protests
Sara Lafleur-Vetter was filming the arrest of protesters demonstrating against the Dakota Access Pipeline when police tackled her to the ground, with one officer placing his knee on her back. On a video of the arrest, demonstrators can be heard telling police that LaFleur-Vetter is...
April 15, 2018 - 10:30am
April 8, 2018
Now's the time for income tax relief in Minnesota
Minnesota is in many ways an economic marvel. It's long been among the most innovative states. Companies like 3M, an iconic Minnesota company, and Medtronic come to mind. Minnesota is home to 17 Fortune 500 companies, including Target and Best Buy, as well as the nation's largest...
April 8, 2018 - 8:15am
April 1, 2018
Editorial: ND lawmakers should reject bill to weaken public notice requirements
Democracy is not a spectator sport. Maintaining a healthy democracy requires the active engagement of citizens—well informed citizens. A hallmark of our governmental system is the value we place on keeping citizens apprised of what their governments are doing in their name....
April 1, 2018 - 10:00am
March 25, 2018
Editorial: ND minimum wage proposal is a bad idea
Those who are advocating that North Dakota adopt a mandatory minimum wage of $15 per hour should pay attention to Flippy, the burger-flipping robot that made its debut recently at a California fast-food restaurant. Flippy is a six-axis robotic arm designed to take orders via a digital...
March 25, 2018 - 10:30am
March 18, 2018
Editorial: Students will transform the gun debate
The nationwide student protests to demand action to curb gun violence proved one thing: We've entered a new era in the gun debate. At schools all around the country, tens of thousands of students walked out of schools in an impressive demonstration of the determination of young people...
March 18, 2018 - 9:33am
March 11, 2018
Legacy Fund loan idea is promisin--but should go further
The North Dakota Legacy Fund is fed by a portion of the state's share of petroleum revenues. The fund, which started collecting deposits in 2011, now has a balance of more than $4.2 billion and the cash is pouring in lately at the rate of between $42 million and $45 million a month....
March 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2018
Editorial: Fargo performance center should receive rigorous financial vetting
Fargo civic leaders and arts patrons have long dreamed of having a premier performing arts center to enrich the city's cultural life. Each of the three college or university campuses has its own performance venue, but each is old and has its limitations. The Fargo Civic Center, also...
March 4, 2018 - 10:31am
February 25, 2018
Editorial: Hector International Airport skywalk would be a big waste of money
We have to acknowledge that the drawings for the proposed skywalk at Hector International Airport look nice. The idea of the elevated walkway...
February 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 18, 2018
Editorial: We need to restore sanity to our gun laws
Once again America is mourning the victims of mass slaughter. Once again the scene of the carnage is a school. Once again the instrument of mass death is a gun. And once again that gun is a variant of the AR-15, an assault-style gun. The AR-15, the civilian version of the military's...
February 18, 2018 - 10:00am
February 11, 2018
Editorial: Needle exchange programs help save lives and money
It's often said that change is the only constant. One of the most sobering changes confronting Fargo-Moorhead is the explosive growth of the opioid epidemic. Even a few years ago, who would have imagined that Fargo would have a methadone clinic—or that it would have more than...
February 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 28, 2018
Editorial: Women's March should be more inclusive
The Women's March has done a remarkable job of mobilizing and motivating women across the country. Look at the sheer number of women participating in events last weekend and you can't argue that. And while this year's march, again tied to the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration,...
January 28, 2018 - 11:00am
January 20, 2018
Forum Editorial: Turn on the lights, open the warming houses
In this part of the country, with our long winters filled with long nights, what could be more idyllic than a neighborhood skating rink bathed...
January 20, 2018 - 8:01pm
Editorial: Best of community journalism distinguishes Andrist's legacy
John Andrist was never reluctant to state his mind, whether in the columns of his weekly newspaper in Crosby, N.D., or on the floor of the North Dakota Senate, where he served with distinction for 22 years. Andrist, who had moved from Crosby to Fargo in 2014, died Wednesday, Jan....
January 20, 2018 - 9:00am
December 31, 2017
Editorial: The verdict is in: Dakota Access Pipeline is good for ND economy
A key reason for the resurgence of North Dakota's Oil Patch is 1,172 miles long and 30 inches in diameter. The Dakota Access Pipeline, thoroughly vilified by protestors, has been capable of carrying 470,000 barrels of Bakken crude oil daily since the $3.78 billion pipeline started...
December 31, 2017 - 12:00pm