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February 22, 2018
Sheriff’s office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
3 hours 51 min ago
U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer speaks at a policy summit hosted by the Americans for Prosperity-North Dakota on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., N.D. leaders add to gun debate
5 hours 18 min ago
North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley meets with The Forum editorial board Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Sen. Hoeven backs Wrigley for North Dakota U.S. Attorney
6 hours 32 min ago
Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
7 hours 25 min ago
NDGOP to hold special election for chair
7 hours 59 min ago
The Oasis Stage Bar and Package Store, 512 Dakota Ave. in Wahpeton, as seen Jan. 16, 2018. Forum file photo
City leaders deny allowing Wahpeton bar to resume topless dancing -- for now
8 hours 14 min ago
Hundreds of people jammed into the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to urge state lawmakers to pass bills to prevent gun violence. About 1,000 people filled the rotunda and nearby areas. Don Davis / Forum News Service
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
8 hours 33 min ago
Rick Gates, a longtime protégé and junior partner of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in New York in an April 24, 2017 file photo. Gates was expected to surrender to federal authorities on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, after a person close to the case said the first charges were filed in a special counsel investigation. (Damon Winter/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
8 hours 59 min ago
Kelly Armstrong, left, kicked off his campaign to seek the North Dakota Republican Party nomination for Congress on Thursday afternoon in front of a large crowd on the campus of Bismarck State College. In back from left are Armstrong's wife Kjersti, son Eli, 7, and daughter Anna, 10. (Photo courtesy of Bismarck Tribune)
Dickinson state lawmaker seeks Cramer's seat in 'scrappier' House
9 hours 33 min ago
Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller has charged an attorney with making a false statement when he was interviewed about work he did with a Donald Trump presidential campaign adviser six years ago. The attorney, Alex van der Zwaan, was expected to appear in court on Feb. 20, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
10 hours 17 min ago
President Donald Trump during a meeting with state and local officials on school safety inside the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 22, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
10 hours 43 min ago
Mark Empting. Special to The Forum
Bergquist endorses Empting in Clay County Sheriff race
10 hours 56 min ago
Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association chief, takes the stage to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, in National Harbor, Md., Feb. 22, 2018. LaPierre, speaking publicly Thursday for the first time since last week’s deadly school shooting, defended gun ownership while criticizing the news media, Democrats and the FBI. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times)
After silence on Parkland, NRA pushes back against law enforcement, media, gun-control advocates
15 hours 9 min ago
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., stands up while addressing a group gathered to discuss opioid addiction in rural areas at the Hazen City Hall on Feb. 20, 2018. From left, Aaron Garman, medical director of Coal Country Community Health Center, Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen and School Resource Officer Michelle Anderson were among the community leaders who spoke at the event. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Communities big and small need a plan to combat addiction, Heitkamp says
15 hours 15 min ago
Rep. Erin May Quade
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
16 hours 4 min ago