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Other Views: Welcome new mobile clinics to Oil Patch cities

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Leaders of Williston should act quickly to modify a city moratorium on mobile businesses in order to welcome Sanford Health’s “clinics on wheels.” Sanford, which has emerged as the most innovative health care provider in the Upper Midwest, is r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: Concerns about oil are bipartisan

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Republican Party playbook has a new page this campaign season. Republicans are trying to make a case that North Dakota Democrats want to divide the state (a “wedge” issue) by criticizing the majority party’s policies regarding …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: Concerns about oil are bipartisan

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Republican Party playbook has a new page this campaign season. Republicans are trying to make a case that North Dakota Democrats want to divide the state (a “wedge” issue) by criticizing the majority party’s policies regarding …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Editorial: Get off the road to ruin

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s probably little secret to most readers that many roads and bridges across Nobles County are in need of improvement. Unfortunately, Steve Schnieder, the county’s public works director, has a budget that’s practically non-existent compared t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Editorial: Get off the road to ruin

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s probably little secret to most readers that many roads and bridges across Nobles County are in need of improvement. Unfortunately, Steve Schnieder, the county’s public works director, has a budget that’s practically non-existent compared t…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Pursue compromise on medical marijuana

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton long has been opposed to legalizing marijuana, siding with law-enforcement concerns that legalization, even for medical reasons, opens the door to a rise in drug use and drug-related criminal activity.
But the governor las…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Pursue compromise on medical marijuana

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton long has been opposed to legalizing marijuana, siding with law-enforcement concerns that legalization, even for medical reasons, opens the door to a rise in drug use and drug-related criminal activity.
But the governor las…continue reading on dglobe.com

Other views: Triplett proves Legislature not owned by oil

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

A verbal spanking administered to a Bismarck-based engineering firm provides a glimmer of hope that the North Dakota Legislature has not yet become a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil and gas industry.
Sen. Connie Triplett, D-Grand Forks, let fly a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: Triplett proves Legislature not owned by oil

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

A verbal spanking administered to a Bismarck-based engineering firm provides a glimmer of hope that the North Dakota Legislature has not yet become a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil and gas industry.
Sen. Connie Triplett, D-Grand Forks, let fly a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: Making significant progress on flaring

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The apparent willingness of the North Dakota Industrial Commission to better scrutinize wasteful flaring of natural gas in the Bakken oil play can add a layer of effective regulatory oversight that has been missing. That is, if it’s done right.
Th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com