Obamacare web site: Fix it now
October 26, 2013 It’s apparently no one’s fault that the website built to register applicants for the Obama administration’s new health insurance plan has thus far been an enormous failure. more »»
A clean bill? We think not
October 23, 2013 After weeks of demanding a “clean” federal spending bill, President Barack Obama and his supporters in Congress last week instead agreed to one loaded with billions of dollars in special interest... more »»
Political standoff: Who won?
October 21, 2013 The latest standoff between liberals and conservatives in Washington has ended, and make no mistake about it: The confrontation may have been labeled as one between Democrats and Republicans — but... more »»
The week that was
October 20, 2013 BACK TO WORK – Amid the political grandstanding, finger-pointing and excuse-making following the welcome end of the partial government shutdown, President Barack Obama made a statement that we agre... more »»
Animal cruelty sickening
October 19, 2013 We’re not even sure where to begin with this story: A Shetland pony was chased from its pen near Bottineau, hit by a vehicle and eventually dragged behind a vehicle until it was dead. more »»
Oil spill questions remain
October 18, 2013 There are many questions surrounding the oil spill near Tioga, that dumped approximately 20,600 barrels of oil onto Steve Jensen’s land. more »»
Now, let's get back to work
October 17, 2013 With the government set to reopen after a 16-day partial shutdown, there continues to be discussions of blame and finger-pointing. more »»
We assume the NSA is watching
October 16, 2013 When does it stop? Nearly every week we read another story about the continued infringement of privacy being perpetrated upon the American people by the National Security Agency. more »»
Who defines essential?
October 15, 2013 During a partial shutdown of the government, there isn’t enough money to keep national parks open, but federal wildlife areas can be opened to waterfowl hunting. more »»
Are they paying attention?
October 14, 2013 One wonders, sometimes, whether President Barack Obama and others involved in his vendetta against the coal industry pay any attention to their own administration’s energy forecasts. more »»
The week that was
October 13, 2013 PAYING IT FORWARD – If anyone knows what it’s like to recover after a devastating flood, it’s students at Minot’s Erik Ramstad Middle Schoo. more »»
U.S. raid raises questions
October 12, 2013 U.S. special forces’ capture of a notorious al-Qaida leader in Libya has been hailed as a coup in the war against terrorists. more »»
Oil boom impacting the world
October 11, 2013 North Dakota has quickly ascended through the ranks of oil-producing states, passing every state along the way except Texas. more »»
How did child sneak onto plane?
October 8, 2013 The news this past weekend that a 9-year-old boy without a ticket boarded a flight in Minneapolis and flew to Las Vegas is greatly disturbing, to say the least. more »»
The law of the land for all?
October 7, 2013 Some members of Congress might have been more interested in delaying Obamacare if they and their staffs had to cope with anything like it. But they do not. more »»