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Three people arrested in connection with shooting in Fergus Falls
ND education leaders hope student loan forgiveness will attract teachers to rural areas
'Russians are spying on us': Complaints against NDUS chancellor vary from Russian spies to gender discrimination
North Fargo standoff ends after armed man surrenders
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
MATBUS offering reduced fares during shopping season
The open and closed times for many local stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
Open and close times for many stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
New restaurant, craft store coming to West Fargo
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Letter: I trust Heitkamp's ideas for reform
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
McFeely: Balanced FCS bracket advantageous for NDSU
A respite from the street: Easing homeless from hospital to shelter improves lives, saves money
United Blood Services seeking donations due to low supply
Over 185,000 pounds of food collected in Fill the Dome campaign
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
McFeely: Injured Tanguay, DeLuca are better for Bison than none at all
Union prepares for new experience playing Fighting Hawks in Grand Forks
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
Unlike teammates, Thielen shrugs off reaching 1,000 receiving yards
UPDATE: Vikings seize control of NFC North with 30-23 victory over Lions
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
Dianna K. Miller
Susan I. Bleed
Harry A. Schulz
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
June 14, 2013
Qualifications for new chancellor tough to meet
Help Wanted Desperately Position Overseer of the institutions of higher learning in North Dakota, actual title to be negotiated. Constitution calls the position of "commissioner" but everyone hopes for a "chancellor." The constitution has not been amended to change the title because...
June 14, 2013 - 8:56am
June 7, 2013
Omdahl: Revenue sharing: a lesson in government speed
If you are holding your breath until the passage of an immigration bill, this saga about federal dispatch may convince you that you will turn purple before anything happens In the early 1960s, the federal government cut income taxes and the result was a hefty surplus. This bit of...
June 7, 2013 - 2:22pm
May 23, 2013
Omdahl: Holmberg will alter style of policymaking
The election of Senator Ray Holmberg (R-Grand Forks), a 38-year veteran of the Legislature and Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, as chair of the interim Legislative Management Committee may signal a shift to a more moderate and a more collegial Legislature. The Legislative...
May 23, 2013 - 3:37pm
May 7, 2013
Omdahl: Governor Guy sealed the two-party system
‘Where Seldom Was Heard A Discouraging Word’ was the title chosen by Gov.
May 7, 2013 - 2:14pm
April 29, 2013
Omdahl: A Sus Scrofa is the answer for leftovers, obesity
Dr. Oz, the television guru on diets, has been touting all sorts of meals and concoctions to curb the obesity epidemic. In spite of his exhortations, Americans are continuing to balloon in their britches, raising the cost of health care for all of us. In a ground war, we would be...
April 29, 2013 - 8:21am
April 22, 2013
Omdahl: Christians shouldn't depend on the government
After a couple centuries of government support, the Protestant mores that have dominated the American culture are disappearing from the public square. A majority of Americans support same-sex marriage, legalizing marijuana, and abortion, not to mention other activities and values...
April 22, 2013 - 10:22am
April 9, 2013
Omdahl: Study claims ND flunks corruption test
Questions of conflicts of interest are continuing to haunt the North Dakota policymakers involved in the burgeoning oil industry. Inquiries into the issue have been spawned by the governor’s ownership of oil stocks and the previous industry connections of Lynn Helms, director of...
April 9, 2013 - 2:49pm
April 2, 2013
Knotty problems require creative thinking
In case you haven’t noticed, Congress and the State Legislature are meeting at the same time. That is considered by the Tea Party to be double jeopardy. While we hear much oratory about problems, we see limited accomplishment, primarily because the proposed solutions have been too...
April 2, 2013 - 1:06pm
March 26, 2013
Chancellor fight has put Higher Ed in a hole
We seem to forget the circumstances that brought us to the conclusion that we needed a strong chancellor.
March 26, 2013 - 1:20pm
March 19, 2013
Oil puts North Dakota in big league politics
States policymakers across the country have always been plagued by undue political influence whenever an economic interest develops a huge stake in state policies. Montana had its Anaconda Copper; West Virginia its coal; Delaware its DuPont Chemical, and North Dakota its Alexander...
March 19, 2013 - 1:56pm
February 26, 2013
‘Direct Democracy’ saved legislators from liquor fights
By Lloyd Omdahl
February 26, 2013 - 1:50pm
February 19, 2013
Legislators still hate the petition process
By Lloyd Omdahl
February 19, 2013 - 1:20pm
Working together to promote community pride
Come spring following the snow melt there will no doubt be some West Fargo business sites needing to take the time to improve the aesthetic appearance of their properties. West Fargo city officials are being proactive in that regard providing assistance to those that might need a...
February 19, 2013 - 1:19pm
February 12, 2013
Valentine’s Day all in the eye of the beholder
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. The occasion is associated with chocolate and roses and setting aside the day to do something really nice for your other half, all a very good thing tied to some very interesting bits of information. Did you know that on this day? The average American...
February 12, 2013 - 11:17am