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Monke: No-Shave November itchy, but rewarding

November 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

When our publisher, Harvey Brock, asked me if I’d ever heard of No-Shave November and Movember, I laughed and told him of course I had as I consider myself at least somewhat tuned into trends.
Then he asked if I’d ever tried it.
As a guy who ha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark County Relay for Life: Walking for American Cancer Society

July 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Relay for Life teams are preparing to walk throughout the night while raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. Continue Reading

Angry Birds

March 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Buster the Blue Hawk, Dickinson State University’s mascot, sits next to a structure of pig targets Saturday in Wienbergen Hall as kids launched “angry birds” in honor of Cancer Versus Angry Blue Hawks, which helps support the American Cancer Society. The set up was based on a popular mobile gaming app entitled “Angry Birds.” Continue Reading

PHOTO: Celebrity grocery baggers

November 19, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Clinton Greenway, program director at KORN Radio, right, and Jonathan Guenthner, of Endorf Lurken Olson & Co., left, bag groceries Friday at Country Fair Foods in Mitchell in an effort to raise awareness and encourage donations for the American Cancer Society. Continue Reading

Doctors: Best test for cervical cancer remains Pap test

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Part of recommendation at odds with American Cancer SocietyScientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged women for cervical cancer, and it’s only needed once every three years. But they say there is not enough evidence yet to back testing for HPV, the virus that causes the disease. Continue Reading

Calendar gives cancer survivors hope

January 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

CAVALIER Robert Vivatson never dreamed he’d be modeling for a calendar.
Then again, the Cavalier-area farmer couldn’t quite believe, back in 1987, that he’d be diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Continue Reading

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

December 17, 2010 in The Daily Republic

When will ‘power to people’ make return?
To the Editor:
Indeed, it appears that in this Christmas season of 2010, we are living in the dark night of the American soul. With the “Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission” decision of the U.S. Supreme Court passed last January, our political system was given into the hands of the large corporations, among them the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which now has the right to dispense an unlimited amount of money into political campaigns as an expression of their “right of free speech.”
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