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Don't underestimate the Zachary factor
It seems that all eyes are now on Stephanie Herseth Sandlin - will she or won't she run for the US Senate in 2014? NSU's Jon Schaff tells the Argus it appears she's already made up her mind to run, a...
4/23/13 at 1:17 PM Checking out the R and D rosters 4/4/13 at 11:22 PM
Stephanie's big fan: Brendan Johnson 3/28/13 at 12:24 AM
Federal failure costs state
By Don Davis The federal governments failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year. Early numbers show schools and health programs could be among...
4/5/13 at 5:04 PM Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees 3/8/13 at 4:24 PM
Political notebook: Forecast to take budget temperature 2/22/13 at 5:21 PM
What's Wrong Wednesday
1/16/13 at 9:40 AM Action Alert! Support People with Disabilities in Health Care Reform 3/11/10 at 4:31 AM
Citizen Forum: Voice your environmental concerns
The Minnesota Environmental Congress will hold a Citizen Forum from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday in the CMU Ballroom. State agency commissioners will give a brief presentation about Minnesotas Enviro...
12/11/12 at 6:14 PM
Post-Election Insights: Helpful Links
We are in the heat of election season and you may be wondering....what happens next? Here is a link to a helpful research document from Eaton Vance that discusses the Fiscal Cliff. I am not a...
11/2/12 at 8:59 AM
DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Corps officials: 'Don’t wait’ to lobby for project on Capitol Hill
FARGO Regional officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are advising Fargo-Moorhead leaders to resume their lobbying efforts in Washington as early as this fall. The Diversion Authority suspe...
8/26/12 at 9:05 AM Due to likely pre-election gridlock, diversion lobbying may halt until fall 4/9/12 at 3:16 PM
Army Secretary sends Red River diversion plans to Congress 4/3/12 at 5:00 PM
Student’s Language Skills Essential at Library of Congress
Julia Cater 14, Midland, Texas, loves libraries. She also loves the German language. Her internship at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., allows her to indulge in both. Cater is making info...
8/23/12 at 2:05 PM
House votes to repeal health care reform, Senate repeal unlikely
By Ryan Schuster Members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, 244-185 today, but the vote is not expected to end the controversy over the legislation anytime ...
7/11/12 at 12:29 PM
The suicide rate of active duty military membersis up to about one a day. Whenwe add this to the 18 veteran suicides a day that have been documented overthe past few yearswe should be horrified. One a...
6/9/12 at 9:22 PM Allow me to be blunt... 3/2/12 at 11:24 PM
North High student elected International DECA president
Fargo North High senior and North Dakota State DECA President Morgan Thompson has been elected as the DECA international president for 2012-13. Thompson was elected to the post late Tuesday evening by...
5/3/12 at 3:40 PM
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven speaker at May 7 UND School of Law Commencement
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota will be the featured speaker at the University of North Dakota School of Law spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., May 7, in the Chester Fritz Auditorium. ...
4/26/11 at 4:43 PM Earl Pomeroy to receive honorary degree at UNDâ€™s spring commencement May 14 4/25/11 at 2:43 PM
U.S. Sen. Byron Dorganâ€™s Congressional archives to be housed in UND Special Collections 12/14/10 at 6:54 PM
I Can't Believe I Was There
I like to think that I have a decent vocabulary. I'd also like to think that if I had to describe a situation, any situation, I'd have a wide array of words at my disposal in which to choose. But...
1/26/11 at 8:32 AM
Of all the birds, owls figure quite prominently in human lore. Mostly the nocturnal winged beasts are depicted as spooky creatures of the dark. But given the birds' penchant for sitting quietly and st...
1/26/11 at 6:42 AM
Thanks to Congressman Earl Pomeroy for joining us on WDAZ News @5 yesterday. It was his first broadcast interview since the election. Actually, I was surprised that he agreed to do the interview Wedn...
11/6/10 at 8:12 AM
mama mondays: undeserved blessings
A whole lot of things are going right at present, and I find myself feeling giddy about it all. Not that everything is perfect, but there does seem to be an abundance of the good stuff these days. I...
10/4/10 at 12:00 AM