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Brock: Winter wisdom comes from experience

October 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

They say there is a fine line between genius and insanity, and since I consider myself one of the five smartest people I know, it makes sense that I have done some crazy stuff in my life. Continue Reading

Brock: Shutdown isn’t working, time to move on

October 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Humorist Will Rogers once said, “Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today,” which certainly are commonsense words the U.S. House of Representatives should consider. Continue Reading

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September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Sometimes it is easy to forget how blessed we are to live in our country, and those of us who live in southwestern North Dakota have experienced an economic boom that is the envy of the country and world. Continue Reading

Brock: Board avoids duties by learning how to avoid media

September 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Two words that have never found association in my vocabulary are lunch and learn. Continue Reading

Brock: As Dickinson grows, a certain wallet must open

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Every time someone visits, like most of us, I show them around town and all of the new developments. Continue Reading

Brock’s battle: Paddling with a purpose

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

This is part two in a two-part series on 19-year-old Alexandria resident Brock Wood, who has overcome a battle with cancer to kayak the Mississippi for a cause now near to his heart. Part one can be read in the August 14 issue of the Echo Press. Continue Reading

Brock’s battle: Beating Hodgkin’s lymphoma

August 13, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

This is part one in a two-part series on 19-year-old Alexandria resident Brock Wood, who has overcome a battle with cancer to kayak the Mississippi for a cause now near to his heart. Continue Reading

Brock: A summer vacation without the words ‘if’ and ‘could’

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

By the time you read this on Friday morning, despite gobs of sunscreen, I should be slightly sunburned. Continue Reading

Brock: A lot of impossible has happened at Dickinson State

July 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Since I moved to my new house three years ago, most of my mornings begin with an hour walk on a route that includes the perimeter of the beautiful Dickinson State University campus. Continue Reading

Brock: Thank you, Roughrider Commission

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Roughrider Days Fair and Expo truly is a rodeo and so much more. This year’s event began with a youth rodeo on June 8, got into full swing with the carnival and concluded with last night’s fireworks. Continue Reading