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May 6, 2018
Editorial: Thinking inside the big box
Those who've visited Austin, Minn., might know the SPAM Museum, an homage to the famous canned cooked pork that people seem to love or hate, which once occupied a former Kmart. As it happens, offices for the maker of SPAM, Hormel Food Corp., grew so much that they took over the entire...
May 6, 2018 - 10:30am
April 22, 2018
Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark
It seems that nothing stokes populist anger more quickly than perceptions that public officials are traveling irresponsibly on the public dime. That's especially true in North Dakota, where prairie frugality is engrained in the culture. But sometimes perceptions can gallop well ahead...
April 22, 2018 - 10:00am
April 15, 2018
Editorial: Dismiss charges against journalists covering the Standing Rock protests
Sara Lafleur-Vetter was filming the arrest of protesters demonstrating against the Dakota Access Pipeline when police tackled her to the ground, with one officer placing his knee on her back. On a video of the arrest, demonstrators can be heard telling police that LaFleur-Vetter is...
April 15, 2018 - 10:30am
April 11, 2018
For the sake of GOP, Campbell should withdraw
It's official: There will be a Republican primary for North Dakota's seat in the House of Representatives. That's what Tom Campbell decided after Saturday's state Republican Convention, and he filed nominating petitions Monday. At the convention, fellow Republican Kelly Armstrong...
April 11, 2018 - 6:07am
April 1, 2018
Editorial: ND lawmakers should reject bill to weaken public notice requirements
Democracy is not a spectator sport. Maintaining a healthy democracy requires the active engagement of citizens—well informed citizens. A hallmark of our governmental system is the value we place on keeping citizens apprised of what their governments are doing in their name....
April 1, 2018 - 10:00am
March 25, 2018
Editorial: ND minimum wage proposal is a bad idea
Those who are advocating that North Dakota adopt a mandatory minimum wage of $15 per hour should pay attention to Flippy, the burger-flipping robot that made its debut recently at a California fast-food restaurant. Flippy is a six-axis robotic arm designed to take orders via a digital...
March 25, 2018 - 10:30am
March 18, 2018
Editorial: Students will transform the gun debate
The nationwide student protests to demand action to curb gun violence proved one thing: We've entered a new era in the gun debate. At schools all around the country, tens of thousands of students walked out of schools in an impressive demonstration of the determination of young people...
March 18, 2018 - 9:33am
March 15, 2018
Editorial: George Sinner's optimism and faith distinguished his life of public service
George A. Sinner's two terms as North Dakota's governor spanned years that were the most difficult for the state since the Great Depression of...
March 15, 2018 - 6:00am
March 14, 2018
COMMENTARY: With convention looming, North Dakota Democrats are still short candidates
MINOT, N.D. — North Dakota's Democrats have an unusually strong slate of candidates for federal office this cycle. Senator Heidi Heitkamp,...
March 14, 2018 - 7:15am
March 11, 2018
Legacy Fund loan idea is promisin--but should go further
The North Dakota Legacy Fund is fed by a portion of the state's share of petroleum revenues. The fund, which started collecting deposits in 2011, now has a balance of more than $4.2 billion and the cash is pouring in lately at the rate of between $42 million and $45 million a month....
March 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2018
Editorial: Fargo performance center should receive rigorous financial vetting
Fargo civic leaders and arts patrons have long dreamed of having a premier performing arts center to enrich the city's cultural life. Each of the three college or university campuses has its own performance venue, but each is old and has its limitations. The Fargo Civic Center, also...
March 4, 2018 - 10:31am
February 25, 2018
Editorial: Hector International Airport skywalk would be a big waste of money
We have to acknowledge that the drawings for the proposed skywalk at Hector International Airport look nice. The idea of the elevated walkway...
February 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 18, 2018
Editorial: We need to restore sanity to our gun laws
Once again America is mourning the victims of mass slaughter. Once again the scene of the carnage is a school. Once again the instrument of mass death is a gun. And once again that gun is a variant of the AR-15, an assault-style gun. The AR-15, the civilian version of the military's...
February 18, 2018 - 10:00am
February 11, 2018
Editorial: Needle exchange programs help save lives and money
It's often said that change is the only constant. One of the most sobering changes confronting Fargo-Moorhead is the explosive growth of the opioid epidemic. Even a few years ago, who would have imagined that Fargo would have a methadone clinic—or that it would have more than...
February 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 9, 2018
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
The following editorial is from Bloomberg View. In late 2016, the Air Force realized it was facing a shortage of about 700 fighter pilots....
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am