South Dakota State's Dallas Goedert breaks away from North Dakota State's Tre Dempsey after a reception Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at the Fargodome.
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LISTEN: FCS Expert Says UND, SDSU Face Tough Battles In Playoffs

FARGO — STATS FCS senior editor Craig Haley joined the “Mike McFeely Show” on 970 WDAY Friday to chat about the Football Championship Subdivision playoff games this weekend. Haley says the University of North Dakota, South Dakota State University and Jacksonville State all will have their hands full. Listen here:

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Sen. Heitkamp Getting Job In Trump Administration Would Be A Good Thing

970 WDAY talk-show host Mike McFeely says U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota getting a job as U.S. secretary of the interior or energy department in the Trump administration would be a good thing for the state and country. Also, The Forum’s Jeff Kolpack and FCS STATS’s Craig Haley talk football playoffs and fellow host…
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North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple listens to comments during an Industrial Commission meeting in Bismarck, North Dakota September 24, 2015. North Dakota regulators on Thursday gave the energy industry 10 extra months to reduce the amount of natural gas burned off at oil wells, acquiescing to industry worries that construction delays have made it all but impossible to meet existing targets.    REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Gov. Dalrymple’s Having A Really Tough Week

FARGO — Jack Dalrymple has had better weeks, probably. If he’s had a root canal or a bunion removed, that was probably a better week than this one. The governor of North Dakota has this little problem that won’t seem to go away. Even the newspaper for which I work, The Forum, has seen fit…
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Gov. Dalrymple’s Lack Of Leadership In DAPL Controversy Is Shining Through

970 WDAY talk-show host Mike McFeely wonders why North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple wants to meet with Standing Rock Tribal Council now, after blowing them off for months. Also, audio from a wonderful speech delivered by a Standing Rock elder to pipeline supporters two years ago, the Star Tribune’s Jim Souhan previews the Vikings-Cowboys game…
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LISTEN: ‘I Will Never Submit To Any Pipeline To Go Through My Homeland’

Standing Rock tribal elder Phyllis Young was among the last to speak at a meeting between the tribal council and representatives of Energy Transfer Partners back in September of 2014. Yes, the tribal council and the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline met face-to-face more than two years ago. At the meeting, the tribe laid…
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