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Monke: The difference between ‘want’ and ‘need’ in North Dakota

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Growing up, my family taught me about needs and wants.
If we went to the store and I saw a toy I wanted, my parents would ask me, “Do you really need that toy, or do you just want it?”
Of course, usually I just wanted it. And why not? Someone e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: API diminishes what Measure 5 would accomplish

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The American Petroleum Institute is sponsoring their own website, www.noon5.org, to smear North Dakota’s new conservation initiative, the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment.
API is a big-time, Washington, D.C., lobbying group for big oil. S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: API diminishes what Measure 5 would accomplish

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The American Petroleum Institute is sponsoring their own website, www.noon5.org, to smear North Dakota’s new conservation initiative, the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment.
API is a big-time, Washington, D.C., lobbying group for big oil. S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Conservation amendment would benefit farmers

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

I wasn’t born in North Dakota, I chose North Dakota. Moving to Cavalier in my high school years from North Carolina, I quickly fell in love with the hunting in North Dakota. I have stayed in North Dakota, raised a family here and expect to retire h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Measure 5 needs to be defeated

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Farmers and ranchers have been stewards of the land for years. Their farming practices for taking care of the land continue to get better every year. Cover left on the ground in place helps control wind erosion and filter the rainfall and snowmelt, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Measure 5 nothing more than out-of-state land grab

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The recent commercials supporting Measure 5 are a joke. I don’t know how they managed to get a farmer to speak in favor of this out-of-state land grab, but I guarantee Dick Monson doesn’t represent the vast majority of farmers and ranchers who ar…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Coalition to draw attention to broad opposition to North Dakota Measure 5

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Opponents of Measure 5 will flex their political muscle in North Dakota’s largest cities Wednesday, highlighting the number of state lawmakers, local elected officials and business leaders fighting the Nov. 4 ballot measure that would …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Measure 5 spending tops $1 million

November 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The Humane Society of the United States and its legislative fund have contributed more than $675,000 to the campaign supporting passage of Measure 5 on the North Dakota general election ballot. Continue Reading

Opinions vary on animal cruelty measure in Dickinson forum

November 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Finding someone in favor of animal abuse might be hard to do. Representatives of both sides of a measure to increase the penalty for abuse to dogs, cats and horses say they have the best interest of these companion animals at heart. But opinions differ on how to provide more protection through the law. Continue Reading

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Measure 5 Spending Tops $1 Million

November 1, 2012 in WDAZ

The Humane Society of the United States and its legislative fund have contributed more than $675,000 to the campaign supporting passage of Measure 5 on the North Dakota general election ballot. Continue Reading