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Other Views: Why is ND wildlife in trouble?

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Several studies are underway to determine why North Dakota’s wildlife populations, specifically iconic game species, are on the decline, and have been for several years. Two factors affecting wildlife — severe winters and the loss of Conservation…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Why is ND wildlife in trouble?

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Several studies are underway to determine why North Dakota’s wildlife populations, specifically iconic game species, are on the decline, and have been for several years. Two factors affecting wildlife — severe winters and the loss of Conservation…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Godfrey: My kind of problems

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

I like that “First World problems” has become such a popular phrase. It refers, of course, to things that can be seen as problems only by people who enjoy wealth and prosperity.
Even though its use is satirical, the joke serves as a good reminde…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Godfrey: My kind of problems

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

I like that “First World problems” has become such a popular phrase. It refers, of course, to things that can be seen as problems only by people who enjoy wealth and prosperity.
Even though its use is satirical, the joke serves as a good reminde…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: The immigrant said, ‘Sorry kid, but the boat is full’

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 1883, Emma Lazarus wrote “The New Colossus,” a sonnet that now graces the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.
“Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand.
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Baumgarten: Guilty until proven innocent

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

In this day and age, it is hard to believe that there is a thing such as justice in the world anymore.
This month marks a very important ruling in the justice system — some may say it is one of the biggest miscarriages of justice. On July 13, 2013…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: Oil boom sex trafficking an epidemic

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota’s attorney general again warned that sex trafficking in oil country is, by state historical standards, approaching epidemic levels. Wayne Stenehjem was on the airwaves last week reporting how easy it’s been for law enforcement agents…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Color is the key

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

What state has better sunsets than North Dakota? There is none. North Dakota is the king of sunsets, or at least the prince in waiting.
I saw one of those sunsets Monday night while driving in the countryside, while I was spooning a marshmallow sund…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Time to rethink time

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Bogle, Windom

Mary Henkels’ July 3 letter “Another Take on Creationism” fails to give evidence for evolution, which was my original point.
While a day can mean an indeterminate time period, in Genesis 1 it implies a normal…continue reading on dglobe.com

Baumgarten: I love my cat, the jerk

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’m an animal lover. Whenever I get out to the farm I always make a point to go outside and greet my fuzzy friends. It’s just in my nature.
For seven years, I essentially had to live without my very own four-legged friend. My college prohibited …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com