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North Dakota nice on display at early debate

If our U.S. House candidates were there to duke it out, the gloves never came off.

Posted 5/08/18 (Tue) read more »

I have lots of bees in my bonnet lately

It seems everyone is a little less civil these days, a little more determined to get what they think they have coming to them.

Posted 5/01/18 (Tue) read more »

When sales tax fails, turn to the use tax

Online retailers are not required to collect and remit sales taxes. The playing field is not level.

Posted 4/24/18 (Tue) read more »

Every millennial could use a trip to the Holocaust Museum

No one should ever, ever forget, and yet the number of people unfamiliar with the 1940s genocide of 6 million Jews is increasing.

Posted 4/17/18 (Tue) read more »

Reporting erratic driver better than watching a semi roll

Did we save a life? Maybe even our own? We will never know, but here is the story.

Posted 4/10/18 (Tue) read more »

Regret weighs heavy with loss of luster and charm

As a kid, I thought the Tuftedal Chevrolet building in Crosby was captivating. Things change.

Posted 4/03/18 (Tue) read more »

Facebook is teetering now

I am one of its biggest critics, yet I continue to wade into it daily.

Posted 3/27/18 (Tue) read more »

A tale of 3 politicians guided by character and values

It seems they do not make them like this anymore.

Posted 3/20/18 (Tue) read more »

Keeping the sun shining on local governments in ND

This week is Sunshine Week, a nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.

Posted 3/13/18 (Tue) read more »

I owe this column to John Andrist

Clearing up an unsettled argument about Crosby history and the Great Northern Railway.

Posted 3/06/18 (Tue) read more »