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Butterfly species added to list of endangered species

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two species of butterflies are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.
The Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling have suffered population declines due to loss and degradation of their native grasslands, according to th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Butterfly species added to list of endangered species

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two species of butterflies are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.
The Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling have suffered population declines due to loss and degradation of their native grasslands, according to th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

News-Chronicle exclusive: DFL and GOP candidates vie for your vote

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ken Vogel
chronicle@lcnewschronicle.com

This fall, Minnesota’s DFL Governor Mark Dayton is facing off against a field of qualified challengers. Republican Jeff Johnson is the most significant threat, just 10 points behind Dayton in pre-election …continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

MSUM gives sorority 3 years of probation for bullying

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A sorority at Minnesota State University Moorhead will be on probation for three years and was ordered to review its policies and procedures after a university panel found its members engaged in bullying behavior.
Sheridan Tihist…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

MSUM gives sorority 3 years of probation for bullying

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A sorority at Minnesota State University Moorhead will be on probation for three years and was ordered to review its policies and procedures after a university panel found its members engaged in bullying behavior.
Sheridan Tihist…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Proposed tax changes could affect philanthropy

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Diana Anderson, Interim President/CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Hutchinson

Philanthropy plays a vital role in our region’s economy. Proposed changes in current tax policies will impact efforts to build thriving com…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Proposed tax changes could affect philanthropy

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Diana Anderson, Interim President/CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Hutchinson

Philanthropy plays a vital role in our region’s economy. Proposed changes in current tax policies will impact efforts to build thriving com…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Time to prioritize state roads and bridges

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By  District 16B State Rep. Paul Torkelson

HANSKA — No one can argue that funding our transportation needs is one of state government’s top priorities. There’s not a person among us who doesn’t use and benefit from reliable roads and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Time to prioritize state roads and bridges

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By  District 16B State Rep. Paul Torkelson

HANSKA — No one can argue that funding our transportation needs is one of state government’s top priorities. There’s not a person among us who doesn’t use and benefit from reliable roads and …continue reading on dglobe.com

F-M colleges more accepting of LGBT students

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. —Voice professor Paul Hindemith said the moment he “knew for sure things had changed” on the Concordia College campus was when he and his husband, Fred Olson, were married there this past summer.
“It was very obvious at that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com