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Luke Baldwin, Ames, Iowa, letters: Money talks, and veterinary students are listening

December 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Veterinary student Luke Baldwin writes letter on the shortage of rural veterinarians. Continue Reading

C.T. Marhula, Grand Forks, N.D., letter: Let majority rule in U.S. Senate

November 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Current Senate rules allow for a two-track system for legislation, which means a single senator can hold or filibuster legislation without having to hold the floor. Continue Reading

Phil Krinkie, St. Paul, column: Americans voted their own — not the nation’s — pocketbook

November 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When most Americans cast their ballots, the voters did so the candidate they believed would best protect their individual economic situation. Continue Reading

Paul Cline, Grand Forks, letter: Russell Means leaves fascinating legacy

October 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Means was no saint, and I continue to disagree with many of his tactics. Armed confrontation has no place in a civil society.
That said, it was these same tactics that brought the issues facing American Indians to the fore. Continue Reading

Dave Pieper, Bismarck, column: Badlands wilderness plan needs North Dakotans’ support

September 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota congressional delegation and governor need to step up now and lead the effort to protect these lands for this and future generations. Continue Reading

Rep. Lee Kaldor, D-Mayville, column: GOP’s partisanship blocked vital grants

September 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It was the Republicans who made child abuse a partisan issue during the 2011 regular session; and it was they who, if not making the problem worse, did not help where help was needed and where children’s lives were at stake. Continue Reading

Robert Townsend, Minot, letter: Vote ‘yes’ to protect N.D.’s natural areas

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Clean Water, Lands and Outdoor Heritage Amendment is a unique opportunity to protect our natural lands, parks and clean water, as well as strengthen natural flood control. Continue Reading

Kevin Gault, Minot, column: ‘Call before you dig’

August 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Enbridge is proud to be involved in ongoing industry efforts to educate the public on safe digging and excavation, and we ask for Herald readers’ help in raising awareness of 811. Continue Reading

Paul Owens, Fargo, letter: Taylor’s proposal misses the solution

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ryan Taylor’s proposal of $45.6 million in grants to help with the shortage of day care in the oil country of western North Dakota sets a wrong direction for the future. Continue Reading

The Rev. Marty Toepke-Floyd, Wishek, ND, letter: Does Hoeven care about environment?

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The media reported that this week, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., visited industrial tar sands oil production sites in Alberta. Images did not show Hoeven at any of the tar sand mining sites. So what did Hoeven see on his trip? Continue Reading