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Feds won’t grant permission to finish controversial pipeline, ND officials blame Obama

Paul Laney, Cass County sheriff, saying law enforcers will back away from a contested bridge to de-escalate tensions over the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
VIDEO: Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
6 hours 32 min ago
John Delmar Anderson was one of about 100 Pearl Harbor veterans who gathered in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 2014, for the 73rd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. SUBMITTED PHOTO
In death reunited: 75 years after Pearl Harbor attack, Anderson brothers of Dilworth, Minn., will rest together in USS Arizona
21 hours 24 min ago
Evan Holm (6) strong-arms Richmond wide receiver Gershom Ejoni as he returns the ball in the second half of Saturday's NCAA FCS Quarterfinal game at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D. (Jesse Trelstad/Forum News Service)
Richmond's improbable comeback ends UND's season in the FCS playoffs
22 hours 48 min ago
People have left flowers, teddy bears, pictures and cards Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, where two Mounds View High School students were killed in a car accident on Highway 96 in Arden Hills.  (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
'So many heartbroken' over Minnesota students' deaths
December 3, 2016 - 9:38am
Escape, Jr. co-owner Tyler Bauman stands in one of the escape rooms located at 623 Main Avenue East Suite 208 in West Fargo. Colton Pool / The Pioneer
Escape, Jr. gives kids a chance at escape rooms
November 30, 2016 - 5:15am
Cartoon by Trygve Olson
November 30, 2016 - 5:12am
Construction of the new auxiliary gymnasium at West Fargo High School is just one of the many additions West Fargo Public Schools have made in recent years.Matt Hellman / The Pioneer
West Fargo Schools planning ahead for 'relentless' growth
November 30, 2016 - 5:11am
The West Fargo boys basketball team runs a drill during practice Friday, Nov. 25, at West Fargo High School.Michael Vosburg / The Pioneer
Packers boys determined to get back to state championship
November 30, 2016 - 5:10am
Chase Erickson, right, plays defense during West Fargo Sheyenne practice Friday, Nov. 25, at Sheyenne High School.
Dave Wallis / The Pioneer
Mustang boys striving to make first state tourney in school history
November 30, 2016 - 5:08am
Western State Bank donates $1,480 to Sheyenne booster club
November 30, 2016 - 5:06am
West Fargo Sheyenne Mustangs girls basketball head coach Brent Hintz gives instructions during practice Friday, Nov. 25, at Sheyenne High School.
Dave Wallis / The Pioneer
Mustangs looking to push young program forward
November 30, 2016 - 5:06am
Athlete Spotlight: Andie Asp and Brittany Roerick
November 30, 2016 - 5:05am
Two basketball players take part in a drill during practice Wednesday, Nov. 23, at West Fargo High School.Michael Vosburg / The Pioneer
Packers rely on chemistry with state tournament hopes
November 30, 2016 - 5:01am
Assistant Chief Mike Reitan
Risks involved in burglary
November 30, 2016 - 5:00am
Cloud 9 Salon & Day Spa in West Fargo recently launched Cloud 9 Coffee, a full coffee bar with a drive-thru window in the salon. Zach Davis Photography / Special to The Forum
Cloud 9 Salon opens drive-thru coffee business
November 23, 2016 - 7:23am

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Former North Dakota State Bison and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, poses with BlackRidgeBank president Mark Anderson, right, as part of Wentz's endorsement deal with the bank. Submitted photo

WEST FARGO -- As Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz’s popularity spreads nationwide, his endorsement power is skyrocketing just as quickly.
Still, the man who grew up in Bismarck and ...

West Fargo Sheyenne drama students rehearse in the Black Box Theatre for the production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."David Samson / The Pioneer

When Adam Pankow was in high school and college, he tried to soak up as much information about the theater as he could, which included reading columns by theater critic ...

A sign from Sheyenne Appliance sits in the piles of rubble that remain in the 400 block of Sheyenne Street Friday, August 11, 2016, in West Fargo after crews demolished the buildings to make way for Sheyenne Plaza, a $12 million, 124,000-square-foot complex that will include a mix of residential and business space, with the potential to include a small city park or gathering space. It has been dubbed West Fargo's future downtown square.
Dave Wallis / The Forum

Wrecking balls started to swing down Sheyenne Street last week, clearing most of the 400 block to make room for the incoming Sheyenne Plaza building.

Construction, which includes demolition of ...

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