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A bird of a different feather

I have good news, North Dakotans. I’m back!

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue) read more »

5th national title brings positive PR to North Dakota

Even for a University of North Dakota partisan sitting in a recliner thousands of miles north in Bismarck, this football game was awesome.

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue) read more »

A price for feeding your family

OK, I admit it. I detest occupational licensing. It kills jobs and opportunities, particularly for the poor. But my, how it has spread over the years.

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue) read more »

A baby boy born in a stable brings the cheddar

Arthur Steven stopped over Saturday afternoon. Though not yet 2, A. Steven, in many respects, is much like Papa Steve.

Posted 12/22/15 (Tue) read more »

The perfect Christmas letter

Christmas will be here before you know it. Time to get those family Christmas letters written and into the mail. Like always, I have some tips.

Posted 12/15/15 (Tue) read more »

Re-evaluate development, but stay in the arena

Everyone is busy. But busy people find time to do the things they find important and necessary.

Posted 12/08/15 (Tue) read more »


By Don Anderson 1: No matter what time of day John met you, his greeting was 'Good morning". Didn't matter if it was 8 am, 2 in the afternoon, or 10 o'clock at night. 2: When answering the phone John never said "Hello", it was always "Yeh, go ahead."

Posted 12/07/15 (Mon) read more »

Christmas giving: better than getting

I’m addicted. So are you.

Posted 12/01/15 (Tue) read more »

Thanksgiving gets a facelift

Thanksgiving is this week. Don’t blink or you might miss it.

Posted 11/24/15 (Tue) read more »

This chain of events could have been prevented

You know how it is. Your kid has an old beater car and once it’s on its last legs, you just want to get rid of it.

Posted 11/17/15 (Tue) read more »