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LAWRENCE: Who me, on a jury? How the court system works

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

I am in the Davison County pool this year and thrashed around a bit in the legal waves recently. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Here’s hoping for a strong summer at the Corn Palace

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It’s almost March, and as the days grow longer and temperatures become more moderate, we can’t help but think about the upcoming tourist season. The Corn Palace needs a good year. Continue Reading

Car license renewal due Feb. 29

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

People whose last name begins with C, D or E or with a decal that expires in February 2012 will need to renew their license tabs by Wednesday, Feb. 29. Continue Reading

Deadwood’s St. Ambrose cemetery to get $1M preservation facelift

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

St. Ambrose is less famous than Deadwood’s other 130-year-old graveyard, Mount Moriah Cemetery, where notorious western legends Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane are buried. But St. Ambrose is a tourist attraction nonetheless. Continue Reading

Companies profiting off aspiring child actors

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rachel Prieur and her brother Ryan were captivated by a radio commercial flooding the airwaves in Dallas. It offered children a shot at stardom maybe even a part on a Disney show and all they had to do was show up for an audition. Continue Reading

GUEBERT: Cattlemen fishing, in checkoff-style

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Most state beef councils spend less than a thin nickel per year per person to promote beef in the most populous states and 30- to 100-times more in states with more cows than coyotes. Is the goal of the beef checkoff to convince cattlemen that the checkoff is good or convince consumers that beef is good? Continue Reading

GUEBERT: Cattlemen fishing, in checkoff-style

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Most state beef councils spend less than a thin nickel per year per person to promote beef in the most populous states and 30- to 100-times more in states with more cows than coyotes. Is the goal of the beef checkoff to convince cattlemen that the checkoff is good or convince consumers that beef is good? Continue Reading

New on DVD: Elizabeth Olson in ‘Martha Marcy’

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two films that had limited play top this week’s DVDs releases. Continue Reading

A religious role: Dolores Hart left films to become a nun

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When Dolores Hart, 73, walks the red carpet Sunday at this year’s Academy Awards as planned, no interviewer will need to ask who made her dress. She will be wearing her nun’s habit from the Benedictine Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., where she lives a life of contemplation and hospitality and is mother prioress. Continue Reading

A religious role: Dolores Hart left films to become a nun

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When Dolores Hart, 73, walks the red carpet Sunday at this year’s Academy Awards as planned, no interviewer will need to ask who made her dress. She will be wearing her nun’s habit from the Benedictine Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., where she lives a life of contemplation and hospitality and is mother prioress. Continue Reading