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McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap, miffing Carlson and developer
April 25, 2017 - 10:32am
FARGO -- North Dakota House majority leader Al Carlson tried to help facilitate a land swap between North Dakota State University and a Fargo...
Editorial: How to counter lawmakers' skepticism about UND
April 25, 2017 - 10:23am
We're imagining ourselves as being UND President Mark Kennedy today, and reading the higher-ed portion of Mike Jacobs' column on today's editorial...
Letter: People who want to raise livestock should do it out in the country
April 20, 2017 - 10:50am
Do Fargo homeowners want chickens and a chicken coop next door to them? I surely don't. But on April 10th, that is what the Fargo City Commission,...
Letter: Has Verizon Wireless considered these alternatives for tower?
April 17, 2017 - 10:52am
As a resident of the University Park neighborhood, I have a strong interest in the discussion surrounding the potential placement of a cell tower...
Sonny Perdue needs to be confirmed
April 17, 2017 - 10:29am
The U.S. Senate on April 24 will take up — and is expected to confirm — Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue, a former Georgia governor...
Editorial: Meet the challenge; fund the universities' Challenge Grants
April 13, 2017 - 10:51am
It was a vast landscape of cuts, that budget that Gov. Doug Burgum presented in January. But across that windswept prairie, one "grain elevator"...
Letter: Bonus system 'integral' to State Mill's success
April 13, 2017 - 10:48am
I have always admired the ability of State Rep. Marv Nelson, D-Rolla, to think outside of the box. Unfortunately, his letter to the editor, "North...
Letter: Budget cuts cost UND a piece of its soul
April 13, 2017 - 10:21am
The cutting of women's hockey and the diving and swimming programs will be a major loss to UND. Since the inception of UND's women hockey team...
Editorial: If tower in Grand Forks' University Park is needed, let it be built
April 12, 2017 - 9:32am
City parks are special places. But they're not hallowed ground. That's the bottom line on Verizon Wireless' proposal to build a wireless communication...
Letter: Why so many take cuts to women's hockey personally
April 12, 2017 - 9:19am
My name is Tawni Hauser, and if you Google "Tawni Hauser hockey stats," you'll find I had one assist for the 2002-03 UND Fighting Sioux women's...
State representative: North Dakota State Mill was built to 'profit' farmers, not itself
April 11, 2017 - 9:29am
My opposition to the current bonus system for North Dakota State Mill and Elevator employees is not to punish the workers ("Don't punish workers...
Former Gov. Ed Schafer: Booms seduce North Dakota into overbuilding government
April 10, 2017 - 12:30pm
FARGO—When I saw the editorial headline in the Herald blaring "Ed Schafer was wrong," I smiled ("Optimists were right, and Ed Schafer was wrong,"...
Port: UND, NDSU sports cost college students, taxpayers
April 10, 2017 - 10:04am
I wouldn’t say I’m happy about the demise of the women’s hockey program at the University of North Dakota — I feel for the students and...
Port: Sanford got caught with its hand in the cookie jar
April 6, 2017 - 9:58am
Yesterday we had a bit of a political conflagration caused by NDSU President Dean Bresciani who claimed state lawmakers were trying to close...
Port: Accidental truth, DAPL’s positive impacts, and cuts which aren’t really cuts
April 5, 2017 - 9:44am
I have a politician who accidentally told the truth, the positive and immediate impacts of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and cuts that aren’t...