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A kind, caring guy in the new millennium who doesn't like what's going on!

Lloyd Omdahl: Welcome aboard, Captain

Lloyd’s collectivist utopian dream never dies!  Welcome aboard, Capt. Mark Hagerott, as our latest chancellor of North Dakota higher education. Your extensive naval experience will serve you well, but the best thing going for you is the lack of exposure … Continue reading

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Jane Ahlin: The Patriots’ gifted weasels and ‘conventional wisdom’

This time, however, he seems to be in a protective bubble. Guess we’re to believe he’s shocked (shocked!) to learn what was going on with the team footballs. (See-no evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil monkeys come to mind.) Who is she calling … Continue reading

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Forum editorial: Oil safety lawsuit unhelpful

Notice that there was no mention of government holding up pipeline construction. How many people were killed or injured in the recent Amtrak derailment?   While the primary purpose of the American Petroleum Institute is to advocate for its member … Continue reading

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Board of higher ed approves 2.4 percent tuition hike for NDSU

Since there is little, if any inflation now; why is higher education so greedy? Board of higher ed approves 2.4 percent tuition hike for NDSU By Grace Lyden Today at 7:20 p. BISMARCK—The state Board of Higher Education approved a … Continue reading

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Forum editorial: Go green with solar project

How many solar panels has state media installed? A famous frog puppet once said, “It’s not easy being green.” Kermit’s lament was personal. But “green” today can mean environmentally green, and in the 21st century, it is relatively easy being … Continue reading

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Police ‘constantly’ at Fargo home; Mom says focus on sons unfair

They are being singled out for no good reason. “Police ‘constantly’ at Fargo home; Mom says focus on sons unfair By Archie Ingersoll on May 11, 2015  FARGO—King Patterson said he was headed to a prayer meeting on a recent … Continue reading

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Lloyd Omdahl: Broaden meaning of success

How much of his standard of living is Lloyd willing to forgo to bring about the utopia he envisions?    While serving as a professor of political science at the University of North Dakota, I was privileged to see many … Continue reading

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Letter: Why print such a diatribe?

I wonder what Steve thinks the temperature is supposed to be. He seems to believe in mob rule.  Letter: Why print such a diatribe? By Steve Thiel from Portland, Ore. I  am a bit confused, and a lot disappointed, that … Continue reading

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President uses SD graduation address to promote free community college tuition

If you think higher education is expensive now, just wait until it’s free! WATERTOWN, S.D.—It’s all about family. That’s what President Barack Obama emphasized makes America strong when he spoke Friday during the Lake Area Technical Institute graduation ceremonies at the … Continue reading

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“Forum editorial: Do a fair deal with W. Fargo”

State media loves the nebulous word “fair.” If an agreement can be completed to the satisfaction of both cities, Fargo soon will be providing West Fargo with its primary source of drinking water. What appears to be a good deal … Continue reading

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