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Citing oil boom, HUD raises limits for housing vouchers in western N.D.

October 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The federal government has agreed to raise the dollar limits for housing vouchers in nine western North Dakota counties facing a housing crunch and higher rental rates because of the state’s oil boom.

The change was expected to be h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Opponent sees Franken as yes-man

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s Republican opponent says that in five years in the U.S. Senate Franken has become the poster child for a do-nothing, superpartisan Congress.

Franken disputes the portrait painted by first-time candidate Mike M…continue reading on dglobe.com

Pipestone County has contenders for auditor, sheriff races

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited.
Amanda Baarson-Sandy
Office sought: Pipestone County Auditor
Occupation: Certified Public A…continue reading on dglobe.com

Pipestone County has contenders for auditor, sheriff races

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited.
Amanda Baarson-Sandy
Office sought: Pipestone County Auditor
Occupation: Certified Public A…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: The poster child for a broken Washington

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission.
The agency that oversees our campaign-finance system, by law led by three Democratic…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: The poster child for a broken Washington

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission.
The agency that oversees our campaign-finance system, by law led by three Democratic…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

For McFadden, a career in the crosshairs

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Republican Minnesota U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden has never been a public official, so his business career has become the field of attack.

He has made millions of dollars in business and regularly is portrayed by Democratic opp…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Letter took tone of personal attack

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Rosemary Schaffer, Windom

In Albert Henning’s Sept. 24 letter to the editor, the writer is trying to trash a person for asking questions about a politician not attending a scheduled debate in an election year. Rep. Rod Hamilton, in …continue reading on dglobe.com