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Editorial: If newspapers go away, what then?

February 15, 2013 in EOT Focus

Don’t be too quick to write off newspapers, even as the industry struggles to adapt to the financial struggles of the digital age. Continue Reading

Taking a commercial break

February 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Don’t you love television commercials? I do, at least as much as a dentist appointment, Continue Reading

The fading away of etiquette

January 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Do you know what etiquette is? The dictionary says its a code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior according to contemporary conventional norms within a society, social class or group. Continue Reading

Dickinson schools reflect on 2012

December 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Public School District is thankful for another year of positive implementations and an opportunity to serve the students’ educational needs with very highly qualified teachers, administrators and staff. Continue Reading

Preparing Dickinson’s Prairie Rose

November 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The construction of Prairie Rose Elementary has made excellent progress and is proceeding on schedule. Continue Reading

Dickinson Press readers deserve apology; Scouts about serving, protecting youth

October 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

On Wednesday, The Dickinson Press published an article which at best deserves a front-page apology and at worst, an “F” for quality, investigative journalism. Continue Reading

Dickinson Public Schools implement Alert Now

October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Public Schools has utilized an emergency call system to notify parents about weather emergencies for the past two years. Continue Reading

US has poor voter turnout

October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Greetings from your District 36 senator. Continue Reading

Dickinson parents’ input appreciated

September 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

School accreditation is a voluntary method of quality assurance developed more than 100 years ago and is primarily designed to distinguish schools adhering to a set of educational standards. Continue Reading

Empower States Act ensures development, environmental stewardship

September 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Press ran an editorial Sunday discussing the Empower States Act, which I introduced last week in the U.S. Senate. I appreciate this opportunity to provide Press readers with additional details about the bill. Continue Reading