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Redbirds Still Searching for What Eluded Them in Frisco
NORMAL, Ill. -- At the bottom of the scoreboard at north end of Hancock Stadium, home of the Illinois State football team, there is a sign. It reads: "2015 NCAA D-I FCS National Champion Runner-Up" T...
11/17/17 at 5:49 PM BISON MEDIA BLOG
FCS Pick ‘Em — Week 12
Well, my 9-0 showing last week put the fork in my cohort's season-long gallant and noble effort to catch me. In prior years with a big lead, I got creative to maybe create some suspense and got burned...
11/17/17 at 5:10 PM CAPITOL CHATTER
Court Says Minnesota Legislature Has Enough Money to Remain Open
Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission. But, they said, they will need to immediately pass a legislative...
11/17/17 at 9:09 AM OIL PATCH DISPATCH
Faces of the Boom: Workers Adjust to Meet Changing Demands in ND’s Oil Fields
WILLISTON, N.D. -- In Karolin Jappes first year as emergency manager in McKenzie County, she responded to five explosions at oil and gas facilities. Most concerning to Jappe was that four of the five...
Sophomore QB Meehl Has Impressed During Dragons Spring Football Camp
Minnesota State Moorhead sophomore quarterback Bryce Meehl has had a strong spring football camp for the Dragons, establishing himself at No. 2 on the depth chart behind senior starter Demetrius Carr....
4/15/17 at 5:45 PM

Featured Area Voices FARGO SCHOOL TALK
The Role of a School Counselor
School counselors play many roles for area students. By Fargo Public Schools Counselor Coach Janelle Stahl Ladbury Did you knowFargo Public Schools has 35 professional school counselors working with o...
Kindness Works as a Trifecta
I have written more than 300 stories for this column, but Id have many more to share if it werent for one tiny phrase that keeps repeating itself in a variety of forms. I dont want to toot my own hor...
11/18/17 at 7:07 AM UND HOCKEY
Friday Night Rewind
DENVER -- You all saw that coming, right? When UND was getting outshot 21-2 during the first 15 minutes of the game -- and when it gave up a shorthanded goal to go down 3-0 in the second period -- yo...
Thought of the Day: Maintenance Is Preservation
This photo was taken by fellow pontist Will Truax which needs no explanation. This sign can be found at the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, which is a National Historical Site. Albeit not a his...
11/18/17 at 1:43 AM ASTRO BOB
Interstellar Interloper 1I/’Oumuamua Gone Forever
Back in October, astronomers discovered the first known interstellar object passing through our solar system. Interstellar meaning that it came from another planet around another star and was someho...
11/17/17 at 7:13 PM