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Owner of West Fargo tank farm where fire started has a history of violating federal regulations
'It all happened at Trump Tower': Trump accuser keeps telling her story, hoping someone will finally listen
Central Minn. teacher plans walkout over gun violence as part of national movement
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
Man arrested after report of gunshots fired in Grand Forks
crime and courts
Kindred, Oak Grove take first round wins in Region 1 girls basketball
Tickets for UND-Minnesota matchup in Vegas top $2,000
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek finally gets the monkey off his back
Wolves center Patton patiently waiting, improving with Iowa club
Vikings hire familiar face in Todd Downing as senior offensive assistant
high school sports
Trygve Olson cartoon: Tax assessors
Letter: Blaming AR-15s is ludicrous
Letter: Why should we help a new brewery pay its taxes?
Tow: Actionable steps to prevent school shootings
Letter: Cramer's voting record has something for everyone to despise
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Alternative galleries offer art for daily life
Influential artists: Exhibit showcases birth of local art scene
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
Headliners announced for 2018 ND State Fair
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
Something's brewing in downtown Fargo: Kilstone Brewing is latest brewery to announce downtown location
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
What FFA meant to him: Young farmer sees big benefits
"what is that"
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Longtime Fargo pastor, the Rev. Dale Vitalis, has died
She didn't expect her video of a screaming Delta passenger would go viral - now she feels bad
How to heal a broken heart
One-day cruise available on USNS City of Bismarck
What is love? The answer depends on who you ask
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Clay County marriage licenses (2-18-18)
Caroline Thorson 90th Birthday
Cordy Farsdale 100th Birthday
Leona M. Adermann
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George A. Oja
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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...
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February 18, 2018
COMMENTARY: You haven't beaten Heidi Heitkamp yet, Republicans
MINOT, N.D. — As I write this column there is much jubilation from Republicans in my social media feeds over Congressman Kevin Cramer finally...
February 18, 2018 - 9:30am
February 16, 2018
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
To hear some environmental activists put it, you’d think North Dakota were an industrial wasteland where energy industry titans are allowed...
February 16, 2018 - 10:25am
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
Commentary: The mass shooting as a medium for extremists and the disaffected
Yesterday all too familiar news broke about another mass shooting. This time at a high school in Florida. This morning the alleged shooter, 19-year-old...
February 15, 2018 - 8:27am
February 14, 2018
For Republicans it may be Cramer for Senate or bust
MINOT, N.D. — Republicans are not setting themselves up to be able to win the race against U.S. Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp with any...
February 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Commentary: New Yorkers gave almost 3x more money to Heitkamp than North Dakotans did
The federal candidates like Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Tom Campbell released their fundraising totals for 2017 a while...
February 14, 2018 - 8:52am
February 13, 2018
Commentary: Emineth says Cramer is in Senate race as he withdraws his candidacy
I haven’t heard any sort of an announcement that Congressman Kevin Cramer is, for certain, running for the U.S. Senate but fellow Republican...
February 13, 2018 - 11:53am
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 10, 2018
Commentary: Burgum's Super Bowl adventure shows ND doesn't need an ethics commission
I am going to make an argument to you that, at first blush, may seem illogical. Gov. Doug Burgum's decision, amid mounting criticism from myself...
February 10, 2018 - 12:08pm
February 8, 2018
Commentary: Public meetings held out of state should be illegal
Back in 2012 I requested from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s office an opinion on open meetings law as it applied to a supposedly public...
February 8, 2018 - 11:05am
February 7, 2018
Commentary: Rep. Cramer says Heitkamp's vote against abortion was 'more like North Korea than North Dakota'
The full audio of today’s radio show is below. You can tune in weekdays from 12-2pm on WDAY 970 AM and 93.1 FM in the Fargo area or subscribe...
February 7, 2018 - 3:28pm
Commentary: Governor Burgum’s Super Bowl trip didn’t violate ethics policies mostly because the governor’s office doesn’t have any
When Governor Doug Burgum went to the Super Bowl over the weekend his tickets were paid for by Xcel Energy. A utility company heavily regulated...
February 7, 2018 - 10:10am
February 6, 2018
Commentary: Jaeger helped by a strong Democratic challenger, mystery candidate joins House race
Some interesting notes from the world of North Dakota politics as the 2018 political cycle begins in earnest. Many political observers have...
February 6, 2018 - 4:23pm
Commentary: Mystery Republican candidate files for North Dakota House race
According to a Statement of Candidacy filed with the FEC (see below), a woman named Tiffany Abentroth is running for the U.S. House in North...
February 6, 2018 - 11:42am