North Dakota

North Dakota to vote on legalizing marijuana for recreational use in November

North Dakota will vote on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after a measure was approved for the November ballot on Monday.

Cannabis

Trump’s big wall isn’t going anywhere — and the polls show why

Congress refuses to pay for President Donald Trump’s wall. Congress is not clamoring to separate children from their families, as Trump has done.<p>The …

Immigration

Six high-stakes U.S. Senate races to watch [Opinion]

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>By Albert R. Hunt<p>Bloomberg News<p>Elections for the U.S. Senate get less attention compared with the House, where control is …

San Francisco Bay Area

North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Measure Qualifies For November Ballot

North Dakotans voted to approve medical cannabis two years ago, and now they will get the chance to decide on full marijuana legalization this November.<p>Activists collected a sufficient number of signatures to qualify a ballot measure that would allow adults over 21 to use and grow marijuana, the …

Cannabis

UNI basketball: Panthers land 2019 Oskaloosa standout Cole Henry

CLOSE<p>Oskaloosa’s Cole Henry discusses Class 3A semifinal win over Waverly-Shell Rock at the Iowa state boys’ state tournament.<p>For the second time in …

College Sports

Wildfire in Glacier Closes Campgrounds, Going-to-the-Sun Road

Glacier National Park joins the long list of public lands that are reeling from wildfires. Three fires started in Glacier over the weekend after …

National Parks

The Absolute Best Pizza Joint In Every Midwestern State

Real talk: The Midwest might be the strongest geographical region in the United States when it comes to pizza. There are a lot of styles at play in this part of the country: Deep Dish, Tavern-style, St. Louis-style, Detroit-style (which is greatly underrated, by the way), and various styles that …

Seasonal Food

Oregon announces new football games with Michigan State

On Monday the Oregon Ducks announced a future home and home series against the Michigan State Spartans. Oregon announced the matchups in a release …

College Sports

North Dakota State tops preseason FCS coaches Top 25

Stop me if you have heard this one before, but North Dakota State will begin the college football season as the No. 1 team in the nation. The Bison …

College Sports

The New Gilded Age? It’s Everywhere

A new analysis shows the 1 percent pulling away from the rest of us in every state in the union.<p>The rise in inequality experienced in the United …

Liberal View

Soccer picked second in preseason poll

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State women's soccer was picked second in the 2018 Summit League Preseason Coaches Poll, released Monday. The …

College Sports

All kickoff times set for Montana Grizzlies' 2018 season

MISSOULA — Montana's game dates and opponents have been etched into the calendar for some time now, but all the kickoff times for the 2018 season are …

College Sports

Lopez Brothers Win As Co-Champions Of National Wrestling Tournament

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> Brothers grappling with each other may not be uncommon, but a pair of Dekalb wrestlers refused to take their siblign rivalry to the …

Siblings

Easing of drought good news for duck hunting in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — A reprieve from drought in North Dakota this summer is good not only for farmers but also duck hunters.<p>Duck broods in the state are …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

'Fly Girls' is soaring tale of how early female aviators won the skies

There’s a sad resonance and timeliness to "Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 265 pp., ★★★½ out of four stars).<p>This is the true story of yet another chapter in American history where women were dismissed, diminished, denigrated …

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Countdown to Football: Montez Garrett-led Hillcrest ranked No. 10 in the preseason by the Daily Southtown

Hillcrest’s Montez Garrett played quarterback every season since he was 8.<p>That changed last year.<p>The Hawks chose to go with senior Rocky Griffin, which meant Garrett moved to wide receiver.<p>Garrett confirmed it was an adjustment. Not just from the standpoint of learning a new position, but also by …

College Football

FACT CHECK: Did Astronaut Mark Kelly Say the 'Space Force' Was a 'Dumb Idea?'

CLAIM<p>Astronaut Mark Kelly said President Trump's proposed 'Space Force' military branch was a dumb idea.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s …

Space Force

Farmer-Owned Restaurant Group Contemplates Boston Expansion

A farmer-owned group of restaurants based near Washington, D.C., could one day expand north to the Boston area. Founding Farmers, a company that is majority-owned by more than 47,000 farmers, is looking for real estate in Boston, confirms Meaghan O’Shea, the company’s vice president of marketing. …

Boston

Who Gets the Blame When a Town Explodes?

Williston August 2012, Photo by Tim Pippert.For the better part of the last century, North Dakota has been slowly losing population. Vast oil …

Sociology

Jonathan Bernstein: One more state kills a barrier to voting

Automatic voter registration is now on the books in yet another state, with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, R, signing a bill into law.<p>This is one …

Government

Oil tumbles as much as 2% as Oklahoma crude piles up

Oil prices slid Monday after inventories at a key US crude delivery hub jumped last week, adding to demand concerns.<p>West Texas Intermediate was down 0.6% to $67.34 per barrel at 3:15 p.m. ET. Brent, the international benchmark, shed 0.3% to $72.74 a barrel. Both had fallen more than 2% in midday …

Oil

#TV: Here's what you'll be watching tonight! (8/13)

Just Now<p>Oh... the REALITY of TELEVISION...<p>It's Monday, and you've got options tonight, friends...<p><b>PRIME TIME:</b><p><b>Bachelor in Paradise</b> A noncommittal …

TV

Iowa News Headlines Monday, August 13, 2018

(Des Moines, IA) -- The Iowa Supreme Court overturned the injunction against shortening the early voting period included in Iowa’s new voting law. In …

Iowa

What The New Sales Tax Ruling Means For Online Retailers

When it comes to collecting sales taxes, the question is no longer where online retailers have a physical presence, but where their customers do.<p>A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concluded that the physical presence of a business was an “unsound and incorrect” standard for determining state sales …

Online Life

Former Minot judge advocate accused of attempted PCS scam

Lt. Col. Deric Prescott, the former staff judge advocate at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, has been charged with stealing and trying to steal …

Corruption

Overnight Energy: Trump Cabinet officials head west | Zinke says California fires are not 'a debate about climate change' | Perry tours North Dakota coal mine | EPA chief meets industry leaders in Iowa to discuss ethanol mandate

<b>GO WEST, YOUNG CABINET SECRETARIES:</b> Four of President TrumpDonald John TrumpMattis defends reversing his stance on Trump's 'Space Force' Pelosi: …

Iowa

Utah's Martha Hughes Cannon Statue Will Change The Capitol's Statuary Hall

In an effort to boost its flailing reputation regarding women's advancement and gender equality, Utah plans to send a woman to Washington. But Utah's …

Washington State

Oil prices edge up as Saudi cuts output, but looming demand slowdown drags

Oil prices rose on Tuesday after a report from OPEC confirmed that top exporter Saudi Arabia had cut production to avert looming …

Oil

Missouri News Headlines Monday, August 13, 2018

(Kansas City, MO) -- The family of an inmate critically injured at the Jackson County Correctional Center doubts initial reports on the way he was …

Kansas City

Daiy Inspiration --- Public Banking: A Powerful New Idea

nail at the top of your program of action the demand for a public bank in your community, to take the control of credit out of the hands of …

Liberal View