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UND Spent Over $16,000 on Consulting in Athletics Department Which Produced No Written Reports

UND athletic director Brian Faison listens to president Mark Kennedy during a press conference Tuesday morning, Oct. 17, at the High Performance Center. Faison announced his retirement effective December 31, 2017, after which he will serve as a consultant to the Athletics department until June of 2018. Show More Summary

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Raised More Money From Goldman Sachs Employees Than North Dakotans

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald) Fully aware that she’s in a vulnerable electoral position in the 2018 political cycle, first term North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been working on filling her campaign coffers so that she can effectively fight off any Republican challenge. Show More Summary

Video: Anti-Oil Zealots Shut Down Public Hearing on Line Three Pipeline

The political extremists in the anti-oil movement have promised to make Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project into the next #NoDAPL movement. Given that the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline were hugely violent, and saw millions of dollars worth of vandalism and economic damage perpetrated in the region, the folks of Minnesota should feel a sense...

John Andrist: Celebrate or Tear Down Our History?

Groundskeepers remove a plaque commemorating Robert E. Lee outside of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, Aug. 16, 2017. In the days after a white nationalist rally to defend a statue of Robert E. Lee led to violence in Charlottesville, Va., monuments to Confederate leaders came down in Gainesville, Fla., Baltimore and elsewhere. Show More Summary

Poll: 42 Percent of North Dakotans Say They’re Less Likely to Vote for Heitkamp Is She Opposes Trump Tax Plan

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp shakes the hand of President Donald Trump with other state leaders Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at the Tesoro Refinery in Mandan, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor Will Senator Heidi Heitkamp back President Donald...Show More Summary

If We’re Going to Preserve the History of #NoDAPL, How About We Document All of It?

Protest organizer Kristen Kelsch holds a sign and chants across the street from the State Capitol in Bismark. News is that the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian is going to preserve an 11.5-foot-tall mile-marker post...Show More Summary

Heidi Heitkamp Took Money From Wells Fargo PAC Just Nine Days Before Saying “Someone Should Go to Jail”

Senator Heidi Heitkamp appears on CNBC on October 5, 2017. “I think somebody should go to jail,” Senator Heidi Heitkamp said during an interview with CNBC earlier this month (video at the link). “If we can start developing a level of...Show More Summary

Connie Krapp: How Many Generations of #MeToo?

Seems as though in the past several years, from Bill Clinton to Bill Cosby to Bill O’Reilly, a lot of public male personalities have kissed their reputations good-bye as not-so-secret tales of their sexual misconduct have surfaced. As we have watched story after story of harassment, abuse and perversion come to light, we might think,...

Obamacare Was Driving up Premiums Even Before Trump’s Decision to Stop Paying Illegal Insurance Company Subsidies

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Dave Wallis / The Forum There has been a lot of gnashing of teeth among Democrats over President Donald Trump’s executive actions last week. Specifically his decision to cut off illegal subsidies for insurance companies selling individual policies in the Obamacare exchanges. Show More Summary

Higher Ed Is Already Run by Politicians, They Just Don’t Have to Stand for Election

FILE PHOTO: Chancellor Mark Hagerott of the North Dakota University System. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald) In North Dakota talk often turns to better ways to govern our sprawling university system. Because that university system is often plagued with scandal. Show More Summary

Democratic House Candidate Raises Paltry $36,000 in First Quarter

Congressional candidate Ben Hanson (Grady McGregor / Forum News Service) North Dakota’s Democrats would like us to believe that there’s a lot of enthusiasm in the state for unseating incumbent Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer in the upcoming 2018 election cycle. Show More Summary

North Dakota Is Smart to Resist the Wind Energy Bubble

Wilton Wind Farm is utilized by Basin Electric Power Cooperative as a source of renewable power in North Dakota. (AMY TABORSKY, Bismarck Tribune) Ed Gruchalla is a former Democratic state lawmaker now serving as a flak for the wind energy after voters cast him out of office in the 2014 election cycle. Show More Summary

President Trump’s Threat Against NBC’s Broadcast License Is Stupid and Counterproductive

President Donald Trump discusses the Raise Act, proposed immigration legislation, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, Aug. 2, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times) Our blustery President, in one of his fits of social...Show More Summary

Jason Bohrer: The Clean Power Plan No Longer Threatens North Dakota’s Economy

Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton Young Station, located near Center, N.D. Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, did a big favor for states like ours that use coal to generate electricity. His recent decision...Show More Summary

Audio: Potential Senate Candidate Kevin Cramer Says “We Have a One Chamber Problem and It’s the Senate”

Rep. Kevin Cramer answers questions from the Grand Forks Herald editorial board in Aug. 2016. Joshua Komer / Forum News Service Congressman Kevin Cramer joined me on my radio show yesterday for his weekly open phones segment, and responding to a caller question he ended up ripping Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Show More Summary

Audio: Berkeley Scholar Calls Wind Energy Subsidies “Completely Perverse”

Wind turbines generating electricity Steven Hayward, a Senior Resident Scholar at Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies, has produced a report for Minnesota’s Center of the American Experiment which finds that power sources like wind and solar aren’t really accomplishing what their supporters say they are. Show More Summary

John Andrist: A Good Woman Wanted for President

North Dakota Girls Staters make their away across campus at UND for a morning session at the annual event. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to having our first woman president for these disjointed United States. Show More Summary

Another Loss for #NoDAPL: Judge Rules That Dakota Access Pipeline Can Remain Open

Protest organizer Kristen Kelsch holds a sign and chants across the street from the State Capitol in Bismarck in 2016. The Dakota Access Pipeline has been open and moving oil for months now, but there was a chance that a federal judge...Show More Summary

Podcast: Will North Dakota’s Government Employees Be Able to Use Medical Marijuana?

On my radio show yesterday Aaron Birst from the North Dakota Association of Counties said his group’s membership is grappling with the reality of implementing new medical marijuana policy as created by voters on the 2016 ballot and amended by lawmakers during their 2017 session earlier this year. Among the questions they need to answer?...

Blaming Guns for Suicides Does a Disservice to Suicide Prevention Efforts

A wall of Bushmaster AR-15 223's is seen Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Bill’s Gun Shop & Range in north Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor My last Sunday print column suggested that we could save more lives in America with better suicide prevention efforts than with tougher gun control policy. Show More Summary

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