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'One of the greatest honors of my life' -- Stark County Sheriff reflects on service to community
Stormy Daniel's lawyer Michael Avenatti speaks out after his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence
Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill
Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia
Heitkamp advocates for public safety in Indian Country as Savanna's Act advances
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COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
ND Medicaid changes should improve access to addiction, mental health services
Holistic management: Brown’s Ranch finds success in being different
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Ag economist says farm income is normal, not low
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North Dakota regulators weigh input on oil conditioning rules
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Mechanics rescue kitten who took 80-mile ride under car hood
Jazz Ensemble plans concert
Heart River Writer's Circle to welcome Bismarck poet
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
No. 10 Kentucky rolls past UND as team has now beat teams from every state
Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Pelicans
Wolves' Taylor glad to put Butler drama behind him, confident in Thibodeau
McFeely: If Kansas State job opens, NDSU football coach Klieman will be top candidate
'We aren't satisfied yet': Dickinson Trinity seeks for higher ground at state tournament
Rob Port: Burgum’s proposal for governing North Dakota’s Universities isn’t likely to fix anything
Port: Heitkamps feel they’re entitled to power, and that’s exactly why they shouldn’t have it
McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
Port: My daily radio show ends this week
Port: North Dakota voters are very forgiving of politicians who struggle with alcohol
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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October 27, 2018
Our choices for North Dakota attorney general, secretary of state, ag post, PSC, Supreme Court
North Dakota state government is well managed and its statewide officeholders reflect the views of residents, who prefer a government that is...
October 27, 2018 - 6:00am
October 20, 2018
ND voters should support Cramer for Senate, Armstrong for House
Kevin Cramer should follow the advice of wise carpenters, who say you should measure twice and cut once. In the case of a politician, the corollary...
October 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
October 14, 2018
Forum Communications editorial: Vote no on ND Measure 1, 2, 3; yes on Measure 4
North Dakota voters face a slate of wrongheaded ballot measures in the Nov. 6 election. Voters should reject measures 1, 2 and 3, but Measure...
October 14, 2018 - 6:50am
October 9, 2018
Editorial: 'Necessity defense' could unleash chaos
GRAND FORKS — Is it OK to break the law if it's in the name of perceived public good? Specifically, can people who trespassed and tampered with a multimillion-dollar pipeline avoid jail time if they can prove it was for the sake of slowing climate change? This is the issue...
October 9, 2018 - 5:24pm
October 3, 2018
Commentary: Cramer leads Heitkamp by 12, poll says
Earlier this week we got polling, commissioned by local NBC affiliates, which indicated that Republican Kevin Cramer was leading Democrat Heidi...
October 3, 2018 - 8:17pm
October 2, 2018
McFeely: Pollster who correctly called Heitkamp’s 2012 race pushes back (sort of) on latest ND survey
There is history with a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in North Dakota being given a 10-point polling margin over Heidi Heitkamp. It involves...
October 2, 2018 - 4:55pm
October 1, 2018
Commentary: Cramer leads Heitkamp 51 – 41, poll says. Respondents name Kavanaugh as their top issue.
New polling commissioned by NBC North Dakota News shows Congressman Kevin Cramer leading Senator Heidi Heitkmap by 10 percentage points. According...
October 1, 2018 - 6:54pm
Commentary: Supposed “anti-corruption” amendment supporters don’t get to ignore the text of their own measure
North Dakota’s Measure 1, a constitutional amendment put on the ballot by professional signature collectors paid by Hollywood celebrity activists,...
October 1, 2018 - 3:18pm
September 5, 2018
Zuckerberg: Protecting democracy is an arms race
When you build services that connect billions of people across countries and cultures, you're going to see all of the good that humanity can...
September 5, 2018 - 7:30am
June 11, 2018
A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention
This editorial appeared in Monday's, June 11, Washington Post. Days after the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Spade was 55, Bourdain was 61,...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49am
June 6, 2018
Cannibals of free speech
The media holds incredible power—the power to illuminate, the power to educate, the power to liberate. The power to destroy. So we have entered into an age where the news is global, digital and ever-present. It comes straight to you, it happens instantaneously, and it has the...
June 6, 2018 - 6:12pm
April 14, 2018
The sutra of snowfall
The only thing I believe in is myself, and even that I know is a lie. This is a truly tragic circumstance and I come upon this realization as I nurse my petrified pride rooting in the tangles of my stomach, staring at a flurry of April snowflakes that seem to be making mockery of...
April 14, 2018 - 8:40am
April 11, 2018
For the sake of GOP, Campbell should withdraw
It's official: There will be a Republican primary for North Dakota's seat in the House of Representatives. That's what Tom Campbell decided after Saturday's state Republican Convention, and he filed nominating petitions Monday. At the convention, fellow Republican Kelly Armstrong...
April 11, 2018 - 6:07am
April 6, 2018
A silent crisis screaming in your ear
I've been reflecting for some time on a conversation I recently had—one you might recall—with Sen. Rich Wardner. We were discussing the problem of school security and he said that we must look further into mental health, that our students are dealing with troubles and...
April 6, 2018 - 10:17am
March 29, 2018
For freedom's sake, Prometheus paid the price
Prometheus gave fire to mankind, so that we would be as gods. Fearful of the dangers that the resulting civilization possessed, of mankind unfettered, Zeus, king of the heavens, punished Prometheus, subjecting him to a torment of endless slaughter, to be killed again and again and...
March 29, 2018 - 7:22am