THE GAY AGENDA That's Debatable
Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend a debate discussing legalizing same gender marriage. Former Fargo Mayor and retired economics professor Jon Lindgren discussed the topic with Ryan T Anderson,... Posted on 2/12/14 at 8:23 AM
NORTH DAKOTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS Capitol Letters - Week 16
Governor Bill Guy: 1919 - 2013
As we were putting the final touches on this weeks Capitol Letters, we received the sad news of Governor Bill Guys passing. Much will rightly be said about this giant of... Posted on 4/26/13 at 3:04 PM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES Snail Mail: Send A Little Love
The summer before my sophomore year of high school, my family and I moved from northern New Jersey, to Indiana. Even though I grew up moving a lot, this was the first move that was really hard on me.... Posted on 4/17/13 at 8:09 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE What Does It Take to Be an Expert?
I have no letters after my name.
Okay, officially I have a B.A., which in today's climate stands less for Bachelor of Arts as it does for Buy Additional -- credits, tuition, college time -- leading t... Posted on 4/5/12 at 1:19 PM
I read with interest Rep. Kylie Oversen’s, D-Grand Forks, recent letter expressing support for the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks amendment. My hope was to read an objective, fact-based benefit of the proposed amendment, and yet it had none.
The April 11 Forum editorial is the perfect opportunity to address the recent Pew study that ranks North Dakota as the top-performing state in the Elections Performance Index. In fact, North Dakota was the top-performing state for three years in a row, largely because we do not require voter registration, according to Pew.
As I write this, the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota are tied at the end of the second period. I’d like to take the opportunity to congratulate UND on their effort, win or lose.
On April 9 in The Forum, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., wrote about the importance of preserving coal as part of our region’s energy mix. Sen. Heitkamp, who previously served as director of Dakota Gasification Co.’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant, knows all too well that coal is not only abundant in our region but its affordability makes it attractive to consumers whose family budgets increasingly have additional costs to bear.
After discussing what Oakport Township residents could expect for hunting privileges with the Moorhead police chief at a recent open house, this is what he informed me regarding future hunting in Oakport whether it is bow, slugs or rifle:
James and Sylvia Shasky, Oakport Township, Minn.
, April 12, 2014
The University of North Dakota’s Gamma Phi Beta sorority (Forum, April 8) did something almost unthinkable and very insensitive; they hung up a banner saying “You can take away our mascot but you can’t take away our pride.” Wow, does it get any worse than that? What sorts of evil lies in the heart of man, or woman in this case?
The Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment could provide farmers and ranchers with more options and flexibility in conservation programs than they are getting currently through federally sponsored programs
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