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Oakes, N.D., pharmacist's license suspended
Construction suspended for the season at 25th Street, 13th Avenue
ND Health Department issues call for sexually transmitted disease evaluations
ND jobless rate at 1.7 percent, down slightly
Bond set at $1 million for ND woman accused of killing man with three gunshots
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Get a fresh look inside Fargo's first cidery, Wild Terra Cider
Study: North Dakota antibiotic prescriptions declining
Commentary: #NoDAPL activist on trial claims there should be no consequences for protecting water
Commentary: Tweet leads to confusion about whether blogger swiped Governor Doug Burgum’s Main Street initiative domain
Commentary: ND Highway Patrol says black patrol cars are safer, but that doesn’t make sense
Commentary: 'Buy local' is baloney
Schools of thought: Packers proud
Haitian man travels to Fargo to get a 3D-printed prosthetic arm
Trucker originally from Casselton hauling Capitol Christmas tree to Washington
Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army launches holiday fundraising campaign
F-M Coalition for Homeless Persons named Bush Prize winner
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Local lacrosse association hosting free event
McFeely: Redbirds still searching for what eluded them in Frisco
Timberwolves' Tyus Jones breaks down his pick-and-roll connection with Towns
Two-time state volleyball champ Century passes first round test
Oshie, Chorney greet UND hockey coaching staff in Denver
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Harry A. Schulz
Clayton E. Runck Jr.
Minnie M. Ross
Harlan E. Ellenson
October 15, 2013
Omdahl: Online for-profit colleges exploiting students
While the Internet is full of scams and misinformation, the evolution of the online for-profit college is becoming one of the more serious as gullible students are lured into the system with unfounded claims and promises. Having 20 years of experience in the classroom, I am skeptical...
October 15, 2013 - 2:16pm
October 8, 2013
Omdahl: 'White Supremes' endanger community 'Heritage House'
“Meeting again!” grumbled Holger Danske who interrupted his sauerkraut processing to attend this crisis meeting of the Homeland Security Committee. He had a fabulous cabbage crop and wanted to get it in the 20-gallon crocks while it was still fresh. Other town electors echoed...
October 8, 2013 - 3:17pm
October 1, 2013
Omdahl: It looks like we are all on welfare
The farm bill is being held up in Congress by a controversy over food stamps. Some legislators think that this welfare program has gotten out of hand. Before we delve into the details, let us arrive at some sort of definition for welfare. It would seem to me that welfare is receiving...
October 1, 2013 - 1:26pm
September 11, 2013
Showdown at the Polls over Oil Money
North Dakota voters will participate in a showdown with the Legislature over oil money in the general election November, 2014. One hundred years ago — 1914 — voters assumed authority to initiate laws, to refer acts of the legislature, and to propose constitutional amendments....
September 11, 2013 - 9:11am
August 30, 2013
Minnesota Twins End Their Season Early
Some observations are warranted before the Twins end their season. Actually, I'm a little late because their season ended in April. As of this writing, they are 19 games behind Detroit in the American League Central Division. At least the attendance is encouraging. Minneapolis...
August 30, 2013 - 11:07am
August 28, 2013
Why 12,000 kids aren’t in school, pre-kindergarten students need education
Around 12,000 North Dakota children who should be in school won’t be there when it opens across the state this month. This is a regrettable situation because there is no good reason for their absence.
August 28, 2013 - 12:01pm
August 21, 2013
Is the Christian church failing it's mission?
Moral issues have created some of the most divisive controversies in recent political campaigns. While some Christians try to argue these issues from the Biblical perspective, their arguments have been falling on deaf ears, often because the Christians themselves are such an integral...
August 21, 2013 - 8:23am
August 12, 2013
Omdahl: Oil patch cities need 2015 census
During the last legislative session, the governor and the legislature made great strides in responding to the multi-faceted crises engulfing the township, city, school and county governments in the booming Bakken oil field. The dimensions of the boom were outlined in the recent study...
August 12, 2013 - 8:57am
August 5, 2013
Critics of One-House Legislature Have Weak Case
If the one-house legislature is so good, why haven't other states followed Nebraska's example? That was a common argument raised by opponents of a one-house system for North Dakota. There is a good answer for that criticism. In half of the states, the legislature is the only means...
August 5, 2013 - 10:07am
July 31, 2013
Time to consider a one-house legislature
With the proposal by the Legislature of a constitutional amendment to replace the present eight-member Board of Higher Education with a three-member commission, North Dakota legislators apparently think that having fewer people involved in governance would result in better decisions....
July 31, 2013 - 8:31am
July 22, 2013
Omdahl: People want to vote on national issues
Founding Father James Madison would turn over in his grave if he knew what the American people were thinking about his premise that legislation should pass through a Congress whose wisdom would determine the public good. The Gallup polling organization recently found that 68 per cent...
July 22, 2013 - 8:21am
July 15, 2013
Omdahl: 79 percent wasn't enough for N.D. senators
We had a garage sale at our house a couple of weeks ago and I took the occasion to sell my .22 rifle, a gun I purchased to protect my lettuce from the rabbits and my bird feeder from the squirrels. (Life requires us to make hard choices.) The sale wasn't a protest over gun legislation....
July 15, 2013 - 8:36am
July 8, 2013
Omdahl: Analysis of overlooked trivia in the news
The Board of Higher Education has designated an acting chancellor to replace the previous acting chancellor. Maybe the title should be changed permanently to "acting chancellor" and be done with it. **** The Minnesota Twins appear to be playing baseball again this summer. At least,...
July 8, 2013 - 8:32am
June 26, 2013
Omdahl: Indian child welfare laws should be for children
While elected state and federal officials wring their hands, children on the Spirit Lake Reservation continue to live under a cloud of fear and poverty. Our Congressional delegation has been meeting with tribal and federal officials for several years but tragic incidents continue...
June 26, 2013 - 12:46pm
June 24, 2013
Omdahl: Congress suffering from chronic citizen contempt
Serving in the U. S. Congress is one of the most important jobs in the world. The hockey coach at the University of North Dakota may make more money but he affects only one small part of the world. Congresspersons impact just about everything that happens in the United States. Because...
June 24, 2013 - 7:57am