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Local author, legislator unveils his new book of American history

September 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota legislator and author Eliot Glassheim said he was feeling frustrated with what he was hearing on some radio talk shows when he began research for his latest book, “Sweet Land of Decency: America’s Quest for a More Perfect Union.” Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: To Eliot Glassheim, Curt Kreun: Thanks

June 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Eliot Glassheim was elected to the North Dakota House in 1974, lost his re-election bid in 1976, was defeated again in 1978 and then turned those losses into one of the most remarkable political careers in Grand Forks history. Continue Reading

Eliot Glassheim, Grand Forks, column: Democratic Party welcomes disaffected GOPers

May 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

All Republicans who have been called RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) and have had their party taken away from them need to know that there is a place for them in the moderate Democratic Party. Continue Reading

Newcomer enters GF City Council Ward 3 race

April 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

UND social work assistant professor and Near Southside neighborhood resident Bret Weber recently filed petitions to run for the council seat occupied for 30 years by Eliot Glassheim, who is not running for reelection. Continue Reading

Glassheim: Current Grand Forks council term his last, but he’ll run re-election to N.D. House

February 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Eliot Glassheim, a Grand Forks City Council member since 1982, said in a news release he will not seek re-election this June. He will run for another term to the North Dakota House of Representatives, where the Democrat first served a term in 1975. Voters returned him to the House in 1993, and he’s been a state representative in District 18 since. Continue Reading

Eliot Glassheim, Grand Forks, column: Ideology drives GOP calls for cuts

January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Reform in Rhode Island was not an ideological agenda masquerading as fiscal necessity, as in Wisconsin and Ohio. Continue Reading

Another day, another $10

October 10, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The cost of having the municipal judge preside over a wedding is going up 20 percent next year in Grand Forks. The cost of having fire protection if you live outside city limits is going up 3 percent. The cost of a permit to sell Christmas trees isn’t going up at all. Continue Reading