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Cancer ends famed Mall of America marriage
Former St. Paul teacher of the year loses licensing-board slot after insulting Trump
'We feel heard': Parents cheer halt to special ed plans at Agassiz; Fargo board plans further study
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Cleburne rallies past RedHawks to earn American Association victory
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'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
New exhibit by Forum photographers puts past on display
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
Oakes, ND agriculture company sends product across the world
Classy Sisters Boutique opens in south Fargo
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Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
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Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
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May 15, 2018
Bender: Maybe I can mediate this McFeely/Port kerfuffle
I'd like to begin this week by saying, "That darn Heidi Heitkamp." I'm referring to the column in which Mike McFeely ever-so-gently, in his curmudgeonly...
May 15, 2018 - 2:44pm
April 18, 2018
Bender: This column is headed in more directions than a presidential tweet
I had a pretty good week. My lawyer, Sly M. Ball didn't get raided, and his paper shredder is working just fine. It's powered by a V-8 Cummins,...
April 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 10, 2018
Bender: What's the matter with kids today?
I was just wrapping my head around this Tide pod trend when I learned that condom snorting might be a thing. Now, I'll have to sit down and have...
April 10, 2018 - 1:49pm
March 28, 2018
Bender: Current events quiz
AIR FORCE ONE ANNOUNCEMENT—"Ladies and gentlemen, we are experiencing some... uh... turbulence. As we continue our steep descent into anarchy,...
March 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
Bender: Quotes from the gun debate
• "Good morning, students. It's time for announcements. The lunch menu today is hot dogs with macaroni and cheese. The vegetable is ketchup....
February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 7, 2018
Bender: Six more months of Mueller
Well, the groundhog saw his shadow, so six more months of Mueller. The president might have basked for a while in the glow of his triumphant...
February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 25, 2018
Bender: We should loosen up, like the Europeans
It's getting interesting when it comes to what women can and can't do in North Dakota. In Wahpeton, there's a debate about a bar's request to...
January 25, 2018 - 10:34am
January 7, 2018
Bender: What the heck happened (and what could)/Jan. 1, 2017
The year 2017 was the newsiest year on record according to statistics I just made up. Strike that. These are not alternative facts. This is based...
January 7, 2018 - 11:00am
December 14, 2017
Bender: The politics of self-preservation
It will be interesting to see if the president can hold together The Party of Capitulation after Roy Moore's defeat. Divide and conquer. That's...
December 14, 2017 - 12:45pm
December 7, 2017
Bender: Call me when the swamp is drained
A legislative committee will examine North Dakota's sexual harassment policy "to make sure it's up to date," said Rep. Al Carlson. "I'm hoping...
December 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 30, 2017
Bender: Rolling back net neutrality would be an assault on free speech
The FCC appears ready to roll back net neutrality rules in December. I know your eyes are glazing over, but hang with me just a second, and let...
November 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 22, 2017
Bender: Thanksgiving is a time to Make America Queasy Again
I love Thanksgiving. It's got all the best aspects of Christmas, without the pressure of having to buy gifts. You plop your sweet potatoes on...
November 22, 2017 - 7:00am
November 10, 2017
Bender: 'I'm puzzled'
I'm puzzled. Why did Donald Trump Jr. have to drag his daughter, Chloe, into a discussion about economics? All the kid really wanted to do was...
November 10, 2017 - 3:46pm
October 20, 2017
Bender: Irony and her sisters, Hypocrisy and Obliviousness
One of Us The other day, I ran into a friend who wondered why I couldn't get with the program, like the rest of the Republicans in my neck of...
October 20, 2017 - 1:57pm
September 28, 2017
Bender: Are you up on your news?
Hey folks, it's been awhile, and I sense my readers slacking off. Have you been paying attention to current events? The news has been particularly...
September 28, 2017 - 1:00pm