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Editorial: Let’s all celebrate International Festival

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Worthington’s Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival has continued to grow over the years, and the community’s recent hosting of the national windsurfing championships — for the third time — show the annual event is well thought o…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Toughen Iowa texting law

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

While data continue to show a direct correlation between texting while driving and tragedy, Iowa continues to list it as a “secondary offense.”
That means in most cases an officer cannot pull over a texting dr…continue reading on dglobe.com

Other views: Real reform on reservations starts with a free press

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

President Barack Obama clearly is trying to improve conditions on American Indian reservations. And some of the efforts he described Friday during his visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota probably will help.
But six years int…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: Stamp ‘Denied’ on oil trains’ secrecy requests

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Fewer people would die on American highways if the U.S. government reimposed its nationwide 55 mph speed limit. But there’s no move in Congress to do so; and if anything, the trend among states is in the other direction. (On July 1, the speed limit…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As others see it: A missed opportunity

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Another legislative session is over and another opportunity to allow consumers to purchase liquor on Sundays was lost.
Fears that Sunday liquor sales would somehow lead to anarchy in the streets has once again triumphed over lifting a prohibition-er…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: A missed opportunity

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Another legislative session is over and another opportunity to allow consumers to purchase liquor on Sundays was lost.
Fears that Sunday liquor sales would somehow lead to anarchy in the streets has once again triumphed over lifting a prohibition-er…continue reading on dglobe.com

OUR VIEW: 20 years too long without plan for upper courthouse floor

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Your Davison County Courthouse has an empty fourth floor.

As strange as that sounds, it’s true. A building whose existence is entirely supported by your property tax dollars has a top floor that is unused.

The county’s jail was up there until t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Our View: Congratulations to Dickinson State University graduates

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Congratulations are in order for today’s graduates of Dickinson State University and their families. The journey for this year’s class has been one marked with distractions that most college students never have to overcome.
Earning a college deg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Our View: Western ND roads are busy, so be prepared

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Not long ago, there were times when western North Dakota highways were like those deserted back roads you see in movies, where a car driving into sunset could look out onto the horizon and see nothingness for miles on end.
Those times are gone for m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Editorial: Stop the games

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s no wonder politics turn off so many.
Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton put the spotlight on the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System during his State of the State address. He said he wanted a $1.2 billion bonding bill that would complete the pro…continue reading on dglobe.com