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University doubles housing, dining refunds to $28M after complaints
Trump promises oil firms will get help to offset effects on prices
Facing coronavirus pandemic, Trump suspends immigration laws and showcases vision for locked-down border
White House scrambles to scoop up medical supplies, angering Canada, Germany
COVID-19 cases in Minnesota corrections facilities increase, officials take steps to limit spread
Bison football preparing for life after Jabril Cox
Former SCSU D Kyle McLaughlin preparing rural Alberta hospitals for pandemic
Off the ice, former Gopher Blake Wheeler is Mr. Mom during pandemic
NFL medical chief: Plenty of hurdles before league can reopen
WNBA postpones start to season
April 4, 2020
Shaw: 'It's OK to feel anxiety'
FARGO — For the family of Amy and Hudi Kobrinsky of Fargo, the COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically changed their lives. The Kobrinskys have...
April 4, 2020 - 10:00am
April 2, 2020
Bender: Bridging the unsocial distancing with a letter to a friend
Hey old buddy, Well, it's come to this. A letter to an estranged friend. I've made some calls to other friends—the easy ones. Calls you can...
April 2, 2020 - 6:00am
March 31, 2020
Mike Jacobs: Primary could test new way of voting in North Dakota
During this pandemic, elections will change. After the pandemic, elections may never be the same. On Thursday, which was March 26, Gov. Doug...
March 31, 2020 - 7:00am
March 30, 2020
Salonen: In light of viral enemy, divisions disappear
“When an enemy enters the room, feuding brothers cease to fight.” I lack the source or exact wording, but this quote has never been more...
March 30, 2020 - 7:00am
Reconnect the old-fashioned way, with a phone call
When was the last time you opened a phone book, found a number and then picked up your phone to dial that number? I’m serving my last few months...
March 30, 2020 - 7:00am
March 29, 2020
Zaleski: A good time to escape with a film
FARGO — As we retreat into isolation because of angst over the coronavirus, consider escapist movies to allay anxiety. Taste in film runs the...
March 29, 2020 - 10:30am
March 28, 2020
Shaw: 'Chinese Virus' term is hurtful and dangerous
FARGO — Shame on President Trump for calling the current pandemic the “Chinese Virus.” The most commonly used correct terms are COVID-19...
March 28, 2020 - 10:00am
March 26, 2020
McFeely: A sad ending to Sami the lost dog story
GLADSTONE, N.D. — "She looked so peaceful. She looked like she was sleeping."That's how Yolanda Martin described how Sami, her family's dog,...
March 26, 2020 - 9:00am
Bender: Save the rich
Remember the time I extolled the virtues of a president displaying glimpses of mediocrity? Well, that didn't last long. He's returned to form....
March 26, 2020 - 6:00am
March 24, 2020
Mike Jacobs: Pandemic impacts pile up in the political system
GRAND FORKS — From campaigns to conventions to elections themselves, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to pile up against the...
March 24, 2020 - 7:00am
March 23, 2020
Sam Easter: Quiet airports, near-empty planes on way home from South Africa
Where were you when the world slammed shut? I was in South Africa with my father, standing in a hunting lodge and watching as that country’s...
March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
March 21, 2020
Shaw: We're all in this together
FARGO -- It’s stunning how our lives have changed over the last two weeks because of the coronavirus. Our routines are out of whack. We’re...
March 21, 2020 - 10:10am
March 20, 2020
Commentary: Was the coronavirus really sneaky in its spread to the US? Experts say no
Unveiling a series of policies meant to mitigate the threat of COVID-19, President Donald Trump also sought to respond to criticism that his...
March 20, 2020 - 11:16am
March 19, 2020
Bender: I'm not panicking
I'm not panicking. There's usually enough toilet paper in my house because I have a bidet. Two of them, actually. I'm hoarding bidets. The only...
March 19, 2020 - 7:00am
COLUMN: Newspapers are indeed ‘essential services’
San Francisco and six Bay Area counties, with a combined population of nearly 7 million, are under “shelter-in-place” orders directing everyone...
March 19, 2020 - 6:00am