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SD man violated no-contact order, killed woman by asphyxiation, police say
City hires consulting firm to study pay scales
North Dakota granted Real ID waiver
ND state agencies take action after opioid exec order from Burgum
Detroit Lakes ice palace committee moving forward with plans even though 'St. Paul couldn't get it done'
Come for the booze, stay for the food at these 5 local pubs
Beyond Running opens, to hold grand opening event later this month
Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership hires new president and CEO
Maximum Performance & Fitness expected to open WF location in December
Lululemon store is coming to West Acres
Commentary: Poll: 42 percent of North Dakotans say they’re less likely to vote for Heitkamp if she opposes Trump tax plan
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
Column: Public servants hostile to openness aren't worthy of public service
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Sellout politics led to an early hunting opener, but it's not a good thing
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Young Packer girls cross country team ranked among best in state
Packers, Mustangs take football wins
Sports Calendar for Oct. 18, 2017
Beske takes third, Mustang doubles team grabs upset at boys tennis state tournament
No resolutions after NFL meets with players union
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
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
To feed or not to feed
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Ione A. Johnson
Alvin H. Zaeske
Linda R. Rieniets
September 25, 2017
ND voter database not breached by hackers, says state's top election official
FARGO—North Dakota's top election official is "puzzled" the state was targeted by hackers who tried to breach voting databases in more...
September 25, 2017 - 6:13pm
November 3, 2016
In blow to Trump, court denies Republican poll monitor request
WASHINGTON—In a blow to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a U.S. judge on Thursday, Nov. 3, upheld a Pennsylvania state law...
November 3, 2016 - 1:21pm
October 27, 2016
Minnesotans already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
ST. PAUL—More than a quarter of a million people have already voted in Minnesota and the record-breaking numbers are expected to surge...
October 27, 2016 - 8:43pm
October 26, 2016
'Like a miracle to me': 92-year-old woman in hospice care casts votes for Clinton, Burgum
FARGO - It's a pretty good day when Grandma Mary can still talk about "Beauty and the Beast" and princess dresses with great granddaughter, Kennedi....
October 26, 2016 - 8:13am
October 7, 2016
Port: We need a “None of the above” option on our ballots
The first presidential election I could legally vote in was Bush vs. Gore in 2000. It may surprise many of you readers, given my political proclivities...
October 7, 2016 - 1:13pm
October 3, 2016
150,000 have ballots in their hands already in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- More than 100,000 Minnesotans have been sent absentee ballots and more than 14,000 voters have already had their ballots accepted,...
October 3, 2016 - 10:08pm
October 1, 2016
U.S. says hackers probed voting systems, no sign of damage
Hackers have probed the voting systems of many U.S. states but there is no sign that they have manipulated any voting data, Homeland Security...
October 1, 2016 - 1:07pm
August 29, 2016
FBI detects breaches against two state voter systems
WASHINGTON—The FBI is urging U.S. election officials to increase computer security after it uncovered evidence that hackers have targeted...
August 29, 2016 - 9:47am
August 22, 2016
Virginia governor restores voting rights to 13,000 felons
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has restored voting rights to almost 13,000 felons on a case-by-case basis after the state Supreme Court blocked...
August 22, 2016 - 1:24pm
June 1, 2016
Voting is a right, not a privilege
Recently, an e-newsletter received from a conservative coalition group wisely advised its readers to vote in the upcoming elections. However, it stated the "right to vote is a precious privilege" and encouraged readers to exercise their "privilege to vote". Voting in the United States...
June 1, 2016 - 7:40am
September 26, 2012
Early voting sites set, absentee ballots available
There have been a lot of inquiries about early voting precincts and absentee ballots prior to the Nov. 6 general election. For those of you who like to vote early and avoid the regular election lines and related hubbub, Cass County is once again providing that option with three...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Making sure every vote counts
Local officials seem to be impressed by the early voter turnout that continues through Friday in West Fargo at the Lodoen Kindergarten Center and in Fargo at the Hilton Garden Inn. The location provides a value-added alternative for voters who don't like the congestion of heading...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Early voting option available for county residents
The Primary Election is fast approaching Tuesday, June 12, affecting leadership roles in a variety of city venues all over the country. Next week's publications will feature West Fargo candidate profiles and interviews based off a special question and answer format that should,...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Candidate forum at high school May 20
League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley will hold a forum for candidates in the West Fargo Mayoral, Commission, and School Board races at the West Fargo High School Auditorium, 801 9th St. E., on Thursday, May 20. The Mayoral Candidates Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m., the...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Bond referendum vote comes up short
The future of students in the West Fargo School District was in the voters' hands Tuesday as polls opened for the much publicized bond referendum. Now, at 140 votes short, it looks like the district is back to the drawing board. With only 57.4 percent of the 60 percent yes votes...
March 24, 2010 - 7:20am