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Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running
By Don Davis Minnesotas 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want the chance to knock him off...
4/29/13 at 9:55 AM Dayton finds his spot as Minnesota governor 12/31/11 at 10:00 AM
State officials really can get along 9/2/11 at 1:50 PM
Checking out the R and D rosters
Let's say it's a ballgame. The first pitch has yet to be thrown in the 2014 game, but how about setting the lineups? The Republican team is easy to write down. The Democrats? Not so much, and the two...
4/4/13 at 11:22 PM Rounds drops the last veil 11/28/12 at 5:30 PM
Rounds v. Johnson 2/6/12 at 3:20 AM
The land that time forgot...
Fargo took the Midwest title in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. Fargo advanced to the Final Four after beating out International Falls by a mere forty votes. Well, at least t...
3/30/13 at 11:24 AM Educate abortion away... 3/24/13 at 11:45 AM
The "V" word... 3/23/13 at 8:53 PM
55 years ago and today...the Davies legacy
This month marks the 55th Anniversary of the desegregation crisis in Little Rock. Fargo U.S. District Court Judge Ronald N. Davies, for whom our third high school building was named, was a central fig...
9/19/12 at 11:39 AM
Governor thanks Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple thanked Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota in a recent blog post on his re-election website. Dalrymple marveled in his blog about the record 9,500 registration...
5/23/12 at 2:13 PM
State Farm Insurance Building
Call me corn-fed, but I've always thought of the North Dakota Capitol building in Bismarck as cool, especially when you consider it was built in the 1930's during the Great Depression. Working in Bism...
4/20/12 at 10:44 AM
Fargo go Braugh!
What happens in Fargo when it's 76 degrees and sunny on St. Patrick's Day? Thousands of happy people enjoying a parade in beautiful downtown Fargo. Thanks to all the organizers and all the fun folks t...
3/18/12 at 12:59 PM Our future's bright with more solar energy 3/11/12 at 9:33 AM
Sun, sun, sun, here it comes! Fargo Solar Symposium 3/7/12 at 1:54 PM
North Dakota still ranks No. 9 in top governor races
BISMARCK--Despite no one having officially announced a run for governor, North Dakota continues to rank No. 9 in Politico's Top 10 governor races. Coping with flooding across the state has put though...
7/29/11 at 2:55 PM Politico ranks N.D. governor race No. 9 5/31/11 at 8:59 AM
Bills signed into law today 5/9/11 at 2:37 PM
Monday special guests at the Herald
Monday morning we had some very special guests at the Grand Forks Herald. We had 47 -6th graders from Larimore School, ND Governor Jack Dalrymple and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. The 6th grader...
5/3/11 at 9:00 AM
Safety Will be Focus of National Public Health Week
Governor Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed April 4 through 10, 2011, as Public Health Week in North Dakota. National Public Health Week is celebrated each April. To highlight this years theme of Safety ...
4/1/11 at 10:24 AM
Motherhood and politics
For the first time ever, Oklahoma will elect a woman for governor. Both candidates are women, so they have no choice. One woman, Lieutenent Governor Jan Askins, has spend her life building her career ...
10/23/10 at 10:30 PM
DEMISE OF HUMANKIND UPDATE: Former madam running for NY governor
Can't you just smell the collective despair? Hope for humanity continues to spiral. Don't believe me? Well...... CNN reports that a "former madam who claims to have provided prostitutes to former New...
8/27/10 at 1:01 PM DEMISE OF HUMANKIND UPDATE: Elvis impersonator named 'Elvis D. Presley' running for governor in Arkansas 8/6/10 at 12:28 PM
8 Reasons Why Our Next Governor Has Got To Be From Outstate Minnesota
(editors note : This is a reprint of a blog I published exactly 1 year ago to the day. I think it still has merit and with elections around the corner its something to consider as we pick our ...
8/3/10 at 1:01 AM Kent Hrbek, RAGNAR and Dick Enrico...My 3 Candidates for Governor of Minnesota 1/19/10 at 1:40 AM
8 Reasons Why Our Next Governor Has Got To Be From Outstate Minnesota 7/29/09 at 1:46 AM
Hoven for Senator?
It is nice to hear Governor Hoven on his radio ads all the time telling us how he found all that oil and its resulting tax revenue for the state of ND. I am sure glad that Hoven is doing such a ...
7/29/10 at 3:26 PM
Speaking with Rob Hahn
Rob Hahn is definitely on the fringe as far as political candidates go. He’s neither a Democrat nor Republican, but rather running as an Independence Party gubernatorial hopeful. And, he’s...
7/15/10 at 8:38 AM Speaking with Matt Entenza 7/8/10 at 11:05 AM
Debate 1/28/10 at 9:08 AM