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Sanders, Democratic stars make pitch for Clinton after messy first day
Red River Valley Fair attendance in 2016 lowest since 2008
3 in custody after Florida nightclub's teen party leaves two dead
Grand Forks officials suspend search for swimmer in Red River
Not happy with brother's leadership, Obama's sibling says he'll vote for Trump
Wall Street declines as earnings take center stage
Hanging out at Zero Gravity: Alternative fitness studio combines acrobatics, gymnastics, dance for fitness
Brewing up options: Four new craft beer businesses to open in F-M area this year
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Forum editorial: Upgrade West Fargo fire unit
Cartoon: July 20, 2016
Chief's Corner: Looking at last month's crime
The Math Isn't New, but the Pedagogy Is
Olson Cartoon: July 13, 2016
Nursery News (7-6-16)
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Merland L. Carlson
Larry L. Lang
Michelle D. Ellenson
February 1, 2012
Legislative Report District 13: State continues to pay down mills to school districts
Recently, a question came up regarding real estate taxes for 2011. A gentleman called to say that his taxes had gone up, and he wondered if the state had stopped paying the 75 mills to the North Dakota school districts that was started two years prior. The answer, of course, is...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Like father, like son
A son to a current District 13 representative has thrown his hat into the political ring for one of North Dakota's newest districts. West Fargo...
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
District 22 Republicans set Jan. meeting
District 22 Republicans have scheduled their reorganization meeting for Monday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m., in the City Hall Auditorium, 702 1st St. N., Casselton, N.D. Agenda items will include the election of district officers and precinct chairs. Additional new business will include...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 28, 2011
Cass County Dem-NPL group presents awards
The Cass County (N.D.) Democratic Women Plus organization held its 41st Annual Holiday Party on Dec. 12, at the Howard Johnson Hotel in downtown Fargo. Governor George and Mrs. Jane Sinner were presented with the Lifetime Award for Outstanding Service to the N.D. Democratic-NPL...
December 28, 2011 - 7:35am
December 21, 2011
Legislative Report District 13: A North Dakota success story
Last week, it was demonstrated once again that government can work, if people come together and apply a little common sense. Recently, it had come to my attention that a highly qualified teacher was having trouble with what should have been a simple matter - getting licensed to...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Postal Service needs a new service model
With the U. S. Postal Service on the edge of bankruptcy, Postmaster General Patrick Donahue - backed by the General Accountability Office (GAO) - is proposing drastic across-the-board cuts to stabilize the agency. Preliminary plans include abolishing 3,600 of the agency's 31,000...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
Koppelman announces campaign for Congress
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
November 30, 2011
Legislative Report District 13: Special legislative session addresses key issues including redistricting
Although I have my phone numbers on the national "do not call" list, I recently have received several solicitation phone calls. I checked with the Attorney General's office and learned that one's numbers should remain on the list and the listing does not need to be renewed. However,...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2011
States should propose a balanced budget amendment
November 23, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Getting energy to where it's needed
The process to make it easier for states to cooperate in siting electric transmission lines got underway in Washington, D.C., Oct. 6-7. A team of state legislators, federal agency representatives and other key stakeholders met for the first time to begin drafting an electric transmission...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Retail Act more about fairness than money by leveling the playing field
Chances are good that you have been a tax dodger. Unknowingly, of course. If you bought your gardening supplies from the Jung's catalogue, you would not pay the sales tax. Yet, if you bought the supplies from a local store, you would pay the state sales tax. Now this situation...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 26, 2011
Legislative Report District 13: Interim committee addressing health insurance exchange bill
The Health Care Reform Review interim legislative committee has just completed its work on a bill concerning a state health insurance exchange which will be considered during the special legislative session beginning Nov. 7. There has been a great deal of work and discussion on whether...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2011
Koppelman receives Champion Award from N.D. Family Alliance
Rep. Kim Koppelman has received the Champion Award from the North Dakota Family Alliance. The Award recognized Koppelman's legislative service...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
October 5, 2011
The Crosby 'dirt farmer' left a world mark
"I'm just a dirt farmer from Crosby," was the way Rolland Redlin modestly described himself when he was chosen to serve as the floor leader for a bunch of upstart political insurgents at a Jamestown morning caucus in 1950.
October 5, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
Plot to bypass electoral college will fail; too many facets for consensus
While a half dozen Republican hopefuls are seeking the opportunity to run against President Obama, there is another campaign underway to change the manner in which we elect the president. The method we now use has been a running controversy since the1787 Constitutional Convention...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am