The female members of Congress sat they wore white as a silent protest against the president and support for women’s rights.
This picture, from the Morton County, N.D., Sheriff’s Department, from the scene of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest should spark another discussion about that equipment the U.S. government gave away to police departments with all the money it had to fight terrorism. Read more →
Count the insults John Oliver delivered on his HBO show last night.
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Perhaps you’ve seen these satellite images of North Dakota in which the Bakken Oil Patch is illuminated by all of the gas flares from the wells. They’re misleading, University of North Dakota researchers say. Read more →
You don’t often see a bill’s roll call on the front page of the morning paper, but the Fargo Forum went all out today following yesterday’s vote in North Dakota to deny protection to gays. Read more →
The Oil Patch isn’t going anywhere, at least not yet. Read more →
The tragedy in Larimore, N.D., this week, in which a BNSF train collided with a school bus, has certainly put public safety officials in the state in a tough spot: questioning the account of heroism by the parents of a girl on the bus who was killed. Read more →
State school chief Kirsten Baesler and first lady Betsy Dalrymple announced a bill they will have filed that will require high school kids to answer questions on the citizenship test as a requirement for graduation. Read more →
North Dakota’s oil boom is being helped leaders looking away from the environmental disaster that is unfolding in the state, the New York Times reported this weekend. Read more →
The huge increase in oil production in North Dakota and Montana has brought an equally huge jump in oil and chemical spills tied to drilling. Read more →
Christina Clusiau says a lot of her friends were leaving northern Minnesota and heading to the oil fields of North Dakota when she came up with the idea of joining them. Her friends were mining oil. She was after stories. She’s a filmmaker and has released Black Rush Life. She found it’s more complicated than Read more →
Clearing off the desk of items that’ve been sitting here a week or so. There goes the Federal Reserve again, destroying perceptions. In its assessment of state economies released a couple of weeks ago for April 2013, only five states have contracting economies under a survey’s method. And two of them border the fair state Read more →