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Some testify that Capitol guns scare them
By Don Davis Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the Capitol, but a key opponent admitted he likely will not wi...
8/20/13 at 4:03 PM Legislative notebook: Senate DFL not on board with surcharge 3/20/13 at 7:22 PM
House drops most background checks for gun buyers 3/19/13 at 9:44 PM
Learning to Shoot Zombies
I learned to shoot over the weekend, with the help of my colleague, Logan Adams. While I'm not sure if I ever hit the target with the larger guns (that's larger in physical size, not um, bullet size),...
6/26/13 at 10:00 AM When Everyone Is Equal 3/10/10 at 12:00 AM
Target Date Funds...What I Call a Target Rich Environment
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 approved the use of Target Date funds asa default option forretirement plan sponsors and since that time, we have seen an explosion of popularity in its offering (Ta...
3/26/13 at 10:58 AM
No $ for Adult Bookstores
The story might seem a bit ho-hum at first: a bank decides not to lend to businesses it deems unethical. But hold on. How do you interpret the actions of a big bank not lending to certain businesses?...
3/15/13 at 10:03 AM The Right, The Left, and the Newtown Massacre 12/18/12 at 9:04 AM
by Broc Lietz, Business Manager The legislative session is in full swing, and Dr. Schatz and I have spent a great deal of time in Bismarck following bills that address the primary legislative issues ...
2/14/13 at 3:17 PM Protecting our children 2/1/13 at 3:53 PM
Hunting season... a warning 10/5/12 at 9:26 AM
Gun debate isn’t a black and white issue
Seven weeks ago, a 20-year-old man walked into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and killed 26 people. Across the country we mourned their loss lives cut tragically short by a guy on a whim wit...
1/31/13 at 8:54 PM In my defense 5/16/09 at 5:24 AM
Gun rights and wrongs
This time, the stories are saying, it's different. This latest massacre in America has some politicians vowing to tighten rules on access to assault rifles, automatic weapons and clips with multiple ...
12/18/12 at 10:53 AM Noem trying to mislead voters on NRA's endorsement? 10/14/10 at 8:44 AM
NRA endorses Herseth Sandlin 9/29/10 at 9:30 AM
East Grand Forks MDHA chapter offers annual ‘10-gun raffle’
The Min-Dak Border Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is holding its 10-gun raffle again this fall, selling 750 tickets at $10 each. The raffle is a secondary fundraiser, and all of the...
9/14/12 at 7:00 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Guns and Hoses...
8/30/12 at 6:49 AM Guns and Hoses 8/26/12 at 6:41 AM
It's not the heat, it's the humidity.
We've been in hiding the last few days. It's really horrible, I know, but with this hot & steamy weather, it just makes me want to stay in the lovely blessing of air conditioning. We've left for j...
7/19/11 at 9:11 PM
Gun show in Carrington this weekend
There's a gun show this weekend at the North Dakota National Guard Armory (Map of location here)in Carrington, N.D.The show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunda...
3/9/11 at 9:00 AM NRA endorses Hoeven, Pomeroy 10/31/10 at 3:53 PM
North Dakota on Fark: Shooting the urinal 10/26/10 at 5:05 PM
Firearms are involved in 0.5% of accidental deaths nationally, compared to motor vehicles (37%), poisoning (22%), falls (17%), suffocation (5%), drowning (2.9%), fires (2.5%), medical mistakes (1.7%),...
11/15/10 at 9:37 PM
Throwback Thursday: November Rain
It's not November but it is raining here today so this is a fitting post for Throwback Thursday. The first time I saw the video for the Guns N' Roses hit "November Rain" was the summer after I had fi...
9/23/10 at 11:57 AM
Drive By Shooting in Bemidji Causes Little Reaction...Are We Numb to This Activity?
The Bemidji Pioneer ran an article on Wednesday August 25th in regards to a drive by shooting on Kay Avenue. When I first read the piece I could hardly believe what I was reading. This was no ordinary...
8/30/10 at 6:11 PM
EPA: No ban on lead hunting ammunition
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition by five environmental groups to ban lead in hunting ammunition. Here's a link to a story on the topic....
8/30/10 at 1:45 PM