May 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Minnesota’s gay community never has known such joy.
That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front of the state Capitol when Minnesota became the 12th state to embrace same-sex marriage. Continue Reading
February 8, 2013 in EOT Focus
At age 23, Clifford Bjerke’s mother was worried he’d become an old bachelor. So she sent him down the road to visit young Mildred Warwick, the only girl she knew worth marrying. Continue Reading
September 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Couples who are employed at the same place and enjoy healthy relationships have mastered the art of balancing their work and personal lives. One of the keys to success seems to be having separate areas of responsibility. Others are communicating well and letting go of the small stuff. Continue Reading
February 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune
For couples, Valentine’s Day is a chance to celebrate the love you share with another person. If you’re not part of a couple, however, the whole day can be a depressing reminder of all that’s missing in your life.
But it doesn’t have to be. Continue Reading
February 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A proposed one-year waiting period before North Dakota married couples could get a divorce has been removed from a state Senate bill. Continue Reading
December 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
There may be some churchgoers who fit the stereotype of a repressed prude who can only shuffle awkwardly and stare at his or her shoes when the topic of sex arises. Continue Reading
September 14, 2010 in INFORUM
BISMARCK North Dakota lawmakers and Tax Commissioner Cory Fong promised Tuesday to take steps to ensure that married couples don’t pay more in state income taxes next year if Congress allows some federal tax cuts to expire.