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Leier: Hunters play critical function with surveys

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

As a life-long resident of North Dakota, I take pride in knowing that hunters contribute more to our outdoor heritage than just license dollars.
Something as simple as voluntarily reporting violations goes a long way to assist game wardens in doing …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Hunters play critical function with surveys

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

As a life-long resident of North Dakota, I take pride in knowing that hunters contribute more to our outdoor heritage than just license dollars.
Something as simple as voluntarily reporting violations goes a long way to assist game wardens in doing …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Murphy: EmPower Commission helps in legislative process

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Energy Development and Transmission Committee, on which I serve, met Aug. 14 in Bismarck to hear the reporting of two entities: IHS Chemical and the ND EmPower Commission.
IHS did a study for North Dakota (as they do for many states and corporat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Murphy: EmPower Commission helps in legislative process

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Energy Development and Transmission Committee, on which I serve, met Aug. 14 in Bismarck to hear the reporting of two entities: IHS Chemical and the ND EmPower Commission.
IHS did a study for North Dakota (as they do for many states and corporat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

McGregor: Midgets, Titans, Cowboys knock off early rust

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

What a difference a year makes.
The unsureness and tentative play which was displayed by the Dickinson Trinity football team during the entire 2013 season was nowhere to be found on Friday.
Trinity, which finished 0-9 last year, wasn’t second gue…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

McGregor: Midgets, Titans, Cowboys knock off early rust

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

What a difference a year makes.
The unsureness and tentative play which was displayed by the Dickinson Trinity football team during the entire 2013 season was nowhere to be found on Friday.
Trinity, which finished 0-9 last year, wasn’t second gue…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Culture surely a factor in higher suicide rates

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The suicide of Robin Williams hit us in our national solar plexus. Unexpected and utterly bewildering to legions of fans of all age groups, political persuasions, and economic and educational levels, his untimely death stopped us cold, needing a seco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Eucs, grass and a tear

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The other day, the Dickinson Research Extension Center became home to an unstoppable force that is going to drill a well. In this case, an oil well.

The spot selected is in the middle of a native grass pasture. Who knows the age of that native gra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Monke: Dickinson needs more events like concert

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

I stood on the roof of the old Elks Building in downtown Dickinson on Thursday night and said to someone, “Why don’t we do this more often?”
And I didn’t mean standing on top of one of downtown’s tallest buildings, though the view was pret…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: Neighbors again, and ready for our next mission

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

I used to keep a wildflower book. I was 9 or 10, and I decided somewhere in that summer that my life’s work would be collecting, identifying and pressing every blooming thing that grew on the hillsides out here. 

It made me feel adventurous…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com