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Column: Obama’s big immigration error

November 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Back in July, when President Obama was deciding whether to take executive action on immigration before the midterm elections, I got into one of those cable-news debates that offer the president unsolicited advice from the unqualified.
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Leier: ND’s rich 125-year history in outdoors

October 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

As North Dakota gives pause to acknowledge the 125th anniversary of statehood, much will be made of its history, and thoughts of how the state will age into the future.
And some of that history will revolve around wildlife and the outdoors, from the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier; Completed or continuing research in ND

October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

My job as an outreach biologist is everything from working with local media and civic and school groups, to checking on possible fish kills, and even surveillance of moose or other critters in places we’d rather not have them.
I enjoy the variety …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Keeping out aquatic trouble in ND

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Throughout the fall season, and honestly in about any discussion on the future of hunting, habitat and wildlife populations, you’ll read, see and hear discussion on the loss of habitat.
Thankfully for now in North Dakota, only a small part of that…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Leier: Keeping out aquatic trouble in ND

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Throughout the fall season, and honestly in about any discussion on the future of hunting, habitat and wildlife populations, you’ll read, see and hear discussion on the loss of habitat.
Thankfully for now in North Dakota, only a small part of that…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

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