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Four Generations of the
Editorial: Keep DeMers project simple
By 2019, DeMers Avenue will undergo construction, and the process comes down to two choices: A quick-and-easy overlay without many modifications,...
9 hours 49 min ago
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Twenty years
A fellow we know is looking back on 20 years in Grand Forks. He arrived with his young family a few months after the 1997 flood. Today, the kids have passed through the Grand Forks schools and are making their way in the world. So a new chapter has begun, but the fellow and his wife...
May 21, 2017 - 7:00am
May 18, 2017
Editorial: Seek federal contracting dollars as new source of growth
The North Dakota prairie is the last place you'd expect to find an iceberg. But drive on out to the Grand Sky project, take a look at the construction there, and you'll see it—the tip of one, at least. It's the buildings themselves. They're the tip of a truly massive "iceberg"—a...
May 18, 2017 - 6:05am
May 17, 2017
Editorial: Youth activities can help fight drug abuse
To help prevent opioid addiction, take an "ecosystem" approach. That means employ a web of strategies, a network that involves police, hospitals, nonprofits, families and others in a citywide response. Here's one strand of the web: Learn from Iceland's experience. The country devotes...
May 17, 2017 - 6:05am
May 16, 2017
Editorial: Heed North Dakota governor on downtown development
The points have nothing to do with either the Legislature or UND, and they were buried in a long Q&A. So for Grand Forks residents, it would...
May 16, 2017 - 8:20am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: How to avoid stalemate and shutdown in Minnesota
In Minnesota, the outline of a Grand Plan is coming into view. It shows a way forward on the three big budget divides that are threatening yet another government shutdown. The divides are taxes, education and transportation. And the way forward is this: Gov. Mark Dayton yields on...
May 14, 2017 - 7:00am
May 11, 2017
Editorial: Why UND's strategic plan deserves attention
Put the words "Kim Kardashian" into your headline, and you're sure to get lots of clicks online. Here are two words that have the opposite effect:...
May 11, 2017 - 6:10am
May 10, 2017
Editorial: Slow down on speed-limit reductions
People take speed limits personally. Some limits even are taken as a sign of character: Think of the federal 55 mph limit, and you'll picture yourself back in the 1970s, when the Arab oil embargo kneecapped the nation, and President Jimmy Carter spoke of a national malaise. The Reagan...
May 10, 2017 - 6:20am
May 9, 2017
Editorial: Don't count out region's colleges just yet
"It's admissions season — and this one is one like no other," USA Today reported last month. Now, take a guess. How does that story turn out? Is the season "like no other" because it's showing clear signs of an industry in collapse? Are America's best students abandoning expensive...
May 9, 2017 - 6:05am
May 7, 2017
Editorial: Rural Minnesota lawmakers must step up on Local Government Aid
When the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities speaks, northwest Minnesotans should listen. So should northwest Minnesota lawmakers. Especially State Sen. Mark Johnson, R-East Grand Forks, and State Reps. Deb Kiel, R-Crookston, and Dan Fabian, R-Roseau. More about them in a minute....
May 7, 2017 - 7:00am
May 5, 2017
Editorial: Kudos to Burgum for defending Little Missouri
The North Dakota license plate does not show the skyscraper Capitol. Nor does it show an oil rig. For that matter, nor does it show a tractor,...
May 5, 2017 - 6:05am
May 4, 2017
Editorial: Minnesota's Daudt should show statesmanship on Real ID
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt reportedly has his eye on running for governor next year. But Daudt's a Republican, and Minnesota's not a ruby Red state. So, if Daudt wants to win, he's going to have to convince key Republican and Democratic moderates of his ability to govern....
May 4, 2017 - 6:10am
May 3, 2017
Editorial: Downtown grocery should be priority in Grand Forks
Downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks need a grocery store. That's an idea residents probably have heard before. But in this saga whose outcome...
May 3, 2017 - 6:00am
May 2, 2017
Editorial: Condemn Carlson's effort to force land deal
"Boringly honest." That's how the State Historical Society's editor described North Dakota politics in 2008. The words echoed Lloyd Omdahl's conclusion from "Governing North Dakota," the classic guide to state government that he edited through the early 2000s: "Abuses in lobbying...
May 2, 2017 - 6:15am
April 30, 2017
Editorial: Take threats to Badlands, Little Missouri River seriously
The bill passed the Senate 47-0 and the House 76-11. So, the odds of Gov. Doug Burgum vetoing it are slim. Still, attention should be paid to House Bill 1020. That's because the bill makes plain how far North Dakota's balance is tipping toward oil development and away from Badlands...
April 30, 2017 - 10:35am