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Late-school backers to file petition

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that if approved would force North Dakota school districts to start school after Labor Day say they have more than enough signatures to get the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.
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Petition for later school start is short on signatures

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A group pushing for North Dakota’s public schools to start after Labor Day has so far collected at least 6,000 signatures, less than half of what’s needed for a statewide vote, according to a co-chair of the group.
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Petition for later school start is short on signatures

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A group pushing for North Dakota’s public schools to start after Labor Day has so far collected at least 6,000 signatures, less than half of what’s needed for a statewide vote, according to a co-chair of the group.
The movement t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Petition pushing for later school start approved

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — The group pushing to make public school start after Labor Day can now begin collecting the 13,452 signatures needed to put the issue up for a statewide vote. Continue Reading

Brock: Happy Labor Day

August 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Where has the summer gone? Tomorrow is Labor Day, which, according to the Department of Labor, is a creation of the labor movement, and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. Continue Reading

DSU plans double feature for Labor Day weekend

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

It might not be a double-wide trailer, but the Dickinson State University Foundation has announced plans for a double feature over Labor Day weekend that should have fans of bull riding and country music very excited. Continue Reading

Wagner’s annual Labor Day parade draws thousands

September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

3-day event takes months to coordinate.
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Rocking out in Iowa

September 3, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

IRRMA welcomes 2012 inductees with Labor Day celebration
ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa High temperatures, vintage cars and music from days gone by set the scene on Saturday as the 2012 Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association’s Hall of Fame Induction Spectacular weekend rolled into town. Continue Reading

VIEWPOINT: Today is Labor Day, not Union Day

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers, not union bosses, but that won’t stop Big Labor’s apologists from seizing the spotlight to demand more power. Continue Reading

VIEWPOINT: This Labor Day, let’s work to bring prosperity to all

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As the economy begins to recover, Minnesota’s working people need comprehensive and proven policies that will build shared prosperity for everyone in America who works hard and plays by the rules. Continue Reading