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A lifetime of defying the odds

July 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Bob Beighley carded the 15th hole-in-one of his life at AGC on July 2. Continue Reading

Update: Senate GOP staffer fired after profane Twitter comments about Rep. Kriesel

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A Minnesota Senate Republican staffer was out of his job Friday, hours after he used profanity on Twitter to publicly criticize Cottage Grove Republican John Kriesel’s opposition to the proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Continue Reading

After NCLB, how many are too many to still be behind?

August 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Is 77 percent good enough? That’s the question we face this summer regarding our school children throughout South Dakota. Continue Reading

Man’s stroke in BWCA sends his friend on race against time for help

July 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Scott Pirsig wasn’t quite sure what happened to his friend, Bob Sturtz, but he knew medical help was needed. To make matters worse, fog engulfed the lake. Could Scott find the portage on the other shore without getting lost? Continue Reading

A growing industry: Southwest North Dakota producers believe no shortage in food supply

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Earth gained another mouth to feed when the world’s 7 billionth person was born in October. Continue Reading

Blind Fargo hunter bags alligator in Florida Everglades

January 29, 2012 in DL-Online

Carey McWilliams of Fargo loves hunting. He’s bagged any number of birds and animals. But last August, he got himself an animal that would be hard to come by in the Dakotas and Minnesota: an alligator. Continue Reading

ND known for clean air: Increased activity in Dickinson could lower quality

January 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota is known for having some of the cleanest air for the lungs in the country, officials said, but some have concerns it could get messy.
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Journalist Bob Woodward speaks in Fargo

November 18, 2011 in DL-Online

Watergate happened almost 40 years ago, but the indignation is fresh in Bob Woodward’s voice when he talks about the American president he helped bring down. “It’s appalling what went on in the Nixon White House,” Woodward said Thursday, speaking before a crowd of more than 700 people at an event hosted by the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber. Continue Reading

Lind: Reflecting on tragedy: Woman with Minnesota connection writes about Norway shootings

August 21, 2011 in DL-Online

It all, she says, “is so horrible and so unreal that every now and then I stop and wonder, ‘Did it really happen, or is it just a nightmare?’ ” Continue Reading

Friends, colleagues, kin pay respects to Bob Stenehjem; funeral is today

July 25, 2011 in DL-Online

About 700 people paid their final respects to Senate Majority Leader Bob Stenehjem at a rare event Sunday in North Dakota Capitol. Continue Reading