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Byrd: Dickinson should take up plastic recycling

September 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Sometimes it makes me sad to look into my garbage bin behind my desk. It seems that by the end of the week there’s so much plastic in there, and in Dickinson there’s nowhere for it to go except into the city’s landfill. Continue Reading

Byrd: Don’t be blind to stress relief

July 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The nerve on my left temple was going numb again. It does that when I get stressed. And I had good reason to be stressed. I had never before lost my vision. Continue Reading

Byrd: Use Facebook responsibly

June 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Do you know the golden rule of Internet use? It’s this: If you don’t want the entire world to read it or see it, don’t post it, upload it or share it. Continue Reading

Byrd: Remembering a man who cherished being an American

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Imagine, just for a moment, that you’re a prisoner held in a camp with hundreds of other prisoners. Food is provided, but only in scraps. There’s not enough for everyone and the ones who grow weak from starvation are relieved of their agony with a bullet in the head. Continue Reading

Byrd: The speck in Cramer’s eye

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer earlier this month delivered a commencement speech in which he sought to tie school shootings to legalized abortion. “Forty years ago, the United States Supreme Court sanctioned abortion on demand,” he said in his speech at the University of Mary on May 4. “And we wonder why our culture sees school shootings so often.” Continue Reading

Press names Monke new managing editor

March 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Press didn’t go far in its search for a managing editor. Continue Reading