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Banned instructor says school leaders forced to students to lie for him
Cresting Cedar River putting pressure on Cedar Rapids storm sewer system
Nurses union, Allina meeting again
FBI silent on missing woman's connection to Spirit Lake death
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Minors won't be allowed in Three Lyons
Western State Bank building going up near West Fargo location
Report shows GDP growth in North Dakota metro areas
Wall Street ends flat as banks gain
Port: One of these idiots is going to be president
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Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
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March 30, 2016
Heitkamp letter: US trip will benefit people of Cuba and North Dakota
Last week as I walked around Havana, Cuba, as part of the president’s historic trip to the country – the first by a sitting U.S. president in almost 90 years – I kept running into Cubans who had met North Dakotans before. It was incredibly telling. Not only did it reinforce...
March 30, 2016 - 12:28am
Letter: Tufte a natural choice for ND Supreme Court
When I heard Justice Dale Sandstrom was retiring at the end of the year, I immediately started thinking about who might succeed him on the North Dakota Supreme Court. The first name that came to mind was Jerod Tufte. Many friends and colleagues I talked to around the state also volunteered...
March 30, 2016 - 12:27am
March 23, 2016
Letter: Vote stolen by party of elites
Finally, a Republican spokesman publicly confirms what has long been assumed to be their truth. Curly Haugland, former NDGOP party chair and now national Republican Party Committeeman appeared on a CNBC political program to talk about party rules that will allow the RNC to choose...
March 23, 2016 - 12:18am
February 24, 2016
Letter: Hoeven must fulfill constitutional duty
The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia brought the judicial nomination process to the spotlight. It is critically important to ensure the president and Senate fulfill their constitutional duties with the president nominating and the Senate confirming a Supreme...
February 24, 2016 - 12:46am
Heitkamp: Celebrating the farm bill, and fighting to protect it
Two years ago, after painstaking negotiations and bipartisan compromise, I was proud to help get the 2014 farm bill across the finish line –...
February 24, 2016 - 12:43am
February 9, 2016
Letter: Illinois fourth-graders reach out to region
Illinois fourth-graders reach out to region The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary, located in southern Illinois, is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region. The kids in the class think it would be fun...
February 9, 2016 - 4:36pm
February 3, 2016
Letter: Track West Fargo's plows from home
As we inch closer to spring, the possibility of major winter storm still exists. If you are stuck at home and wondering about those darn plows, Public Works has the perfect answer. We have a GPS-based tracking map that can be accessed at our website at www.westfargond.gov. Look for...
February 3, 2016 - 5:04am
Letter: Vote Jerod Tufte for ND top court
Jerod Tufte recently announced that he is running for election to the North Dakota Supreme Court. With the retirement of Justice Dale Sandstrom, the court will lose a technology leader who brought greater public accessibility to the high court. Jerod’s background as a computer...
February 3, 2016 - 12:01am
Letter: Petersons thank you for supporting Braelyn
We would like to extend a huge, heartfelt “Thank You” to everyone involved with the fundraising benefit for our daughter, Braelyn Peterson, on Friday, Jan. 22 in Fargo. It was an overwhelming and humbling evening and we couldn’t be more appreciative and grateful for the support...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Letter: Succeed 2020 provides unique opportunity for ND education
In 2012, Hess Corp. made a $25 million grant to North Dakota in a new effort termed Succeed 2020. This is an initiative to improve the state’s education and workforce development systems and increase students’ achievement in middle grades and high school, access to and success...
January 27, 2016 - 12:08am
January 20, 2016
Letter: Residents’ interests weren’t represented at pipeline meeting
What does it say about a situation when residents don’t even show up to a hearing in their community? In my experience, it means residents have been so ignored to this point they’ve quit attempting to reason with interests that refuse to represent their own. I must say, I can...
January 20, 2016 - 2:46am
Letter: Reitan’s actions regarding employees aren’t consistent
In the Jan. 6 issue of the West Fargo Pioneer, there was an article about a West Fargo police officer who had been arrested for DUI. Any time a law enforcement officer is arrested for a crime, it is a very serious matter. Unfortunately, Chief Mike Reitan doesn’t think so. He is...
January 20, 2016 - 12:51am
January 13, 2016
Letter: Marsy's Law protects victims
I am chairing a statewide initiative called Marsy’s Law for North Dakota, which establishes constitutional protection for victims of crime. While we live in a safe and special place, none of us in North Dakota is immune from the possibility of becoming a victim. Once thrust into...
January 13, 2016 - 1:04am
January 5, 2016
Letter: Thank-you from Bud Reitan family
The family of Bud Reitan would like to extend our thanks for the memorials, cards, flowers and expressions of sympathy. Thanks to the ladies of Martin’s Church for the food served after the service. Thank you to Pastor Pete for his visits and words of comfort. Undesignated memorials...
January 5, 2016 - 5:23pm
December 30, 2015
Lee: North Dakota can weather downturn
Over the past several years, North Dakota has had countless “firsts”: First among states in economic performance, first in job creation,...
December 30, 2015 - 12:40am