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Editorial: Simon vs. Severson

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

It may not be the most high-profile of state political races, but it’s the only one without an incumbent involved.
We’re talking about the open Secretary of State post, which is being vacated by Mark Ritchie and being sought in November by DFLer…continue reading on dglobe.com

Editorial: Simon vs. Severson

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

It may not be the most high-profile of state political races, but it’s the only one without an incumbent involved.
We’re talking about the open Secretary of State post, which is being vacated by Mark Ritchie and being sought in November by DFLer…continue reading on dglobe.com

Other Views: North Dakota tax chief should not step down

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota’s appointed tax commissioner, Ryan Rauschenberger, should not resign because he is struggling with alcohol abuse. Calls for him to do so make no sense because, no matter what he does, his name will be on the ballot in November. The dea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As others see it: Preserve FOIA

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ever since Watergate, the federal Freedom of Information Act has helped guarantee access to data, documents and other information the public is entitled to and needs to hold its government — and its government officials — accountable.
But the ac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Editorial: Hard-working Hagedorn

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jim Hagedorn stopped by the Daily Globe newsroom Tuesday, the latest in numerous visits he’s made since first declaring his intent to challenge four-term Democratic incumbent Tim Walz for his seat in Congress.
Hagedorn has so far demonstrated he continue reading on dglobe.com

Editorial: Hard-working Hagedorn

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jim Hagedorn stopped by the Daily Globe newsroom Tuesday, the latest in numerous visits he’s made since first declaring his intent to challenge four-term Democratic incumbent Tim Walz for his seat in Congress.
Hagedorn has so far demonstrated he continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Reject Dayton’s ‘request’

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting th…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Reject Dayton’s ‘request’

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Our View: Take it slow as school resumes this week in Dickinson

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Do you remember how excited and nervous you were for your first day of school? Every year was different, from kindergarten through high school. Then came the year you were old enough to ride your new bike and, years later, when you drove yourself to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other views: ND board of higher ed works for taxpayers, not presidents

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

You’ve probably seen it happen if you’ve served on a board: Candidates campaign for board membership.
They win a seat. They attend their first meetings.
And pretty soon, the executive director — not the board — is running things. Again.
It…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com