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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 (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
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...
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
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
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
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
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,...
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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?...
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