Former N.D. governor Ed Schafer honored with portrait in Washington

April 28, 2012 at 2:15 am in Grand Forks Herald

Former North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer, the 29th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, was honored Friday with the unveiling of his official portrait at USDA headquarters in Washington. Schafer was sworn in as agriculture secretary Jan. 28, 2008, and served during the final year of President George W. Bush’s administration. Schafer served as North Dakota’s governor from 1992 to 2000. Continue Reading