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Mike Becker, Alexandria, Va., column: Don’t turn the clock back on crop insurance

May 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

If one group has its way, they would take the crop-insurance program back decades to a time of inefficiencies, overspending and near failure by replacing, in part or in whole, professional private-sector crop insurance agents with federal employees. Continue Reading

Frank Hurt, BCTGM Union president, column: Lockout ruins communities, smothers dream

May 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This union goes into every set of negotiations looking for a fair and equitable settlement. The BCTGM concludes nearly 99 percent of our negotiations without a work stoppage, one of the best records in the labor movement. Continue Reading

Jamestown tops Dickinson in tennis

May 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson High girls tennis team has seen steady improvement from the beginning of the season until now. Continue Reading

Titans, Pender win at Sweetwater in Bowman

May 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BOWMAN The Dickinson Trinity boys golf team won another tournament Saturday, shooting a 308 to win the Bowman County Invitational at Sweetwater Golf Course by 15 strokes. Continue Reading

Rain hampers but doesn’t hurt Dickinson golfers

May 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON The rain came down, but so did the golf scores at the Links of North Dakota. Continue Reading

Young sets 800 school record

May 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Dickinson State sophomore Brittany Young set a school record in the 800 meters Saturday at the Ron Masanz Invitational at Minnesota State Moorhead’s Alex Nemzek Stadium. Continue Reading

I’ll Have Another becomes first horse to win the Kentucky Derby starting out of post No. 19

May 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the final furlong Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby, ending up in the winner’s circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.
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Relocation threat hangs over Vikings and other teams

May 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS The Vikings are embroiled in a fight for a new stadium that may jeopardize the franchise’s 51-year tenure in Minnesota.
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College softball: St. Scholastica wins UMAC tourney and berth in NCAA

May 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Gatorade shower has been a sports tradition since the mid-1980s, where athletes dump a cooler of icy liquid over a coach or player’s head following a big win.
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Grand Marias couple on a 12,000-mile expedition, connecting with students as they go

May 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The West Coast and the Canadian wilderness are behind them. The next leg of Dave and Amy Freeman’s North American Odyssey will be more civilized.
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