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Farm groups oppose removing food stamps from farm bill

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Farm group leaders who have worked for two years on a new farm bill had a mixed reaction on whether legislation approved Thursday by the U.S. House is a step in the right direction. Continue Reading

Chancellor’s exit divisive, not surprising

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO One lawmaker lamented the buyout of embattled North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s contract because she thinks he should have just been fired. Continue Reading

Anti-abortion attorney: Heartbeat bill won’t survive legal challenge

March 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A bill passed by the North Dakota Legislature on Friday would effectively end abortions in the state, but an anti-abortion lawyer says it’s unlikely it will ever be enforced. Continue Reading

Local Catholics celebrate the election of Pope Francis I

March 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The selection of a pontiff affects 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide, but each has a different take on the recent election of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s successor, Pope Francis I. Continue Reading

Mo. Senate candidate Akin’s rape remark sparks disbelief among North Dakotans

August 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO For one Fargo woman, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin’s words about women’s bodies preventing pregnancies after what he termed a “legitimate rape” are frightening in their ignorance and deeply personal for her. Continue Reading

Car crashes into building, driver had diabetic problem

July 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A Danube man was treated at the scene of a motor vehicle accident around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday where a vehicle crashed into a building. Continue Reading

Locals speak out on demise of al- Qaida leader

May 2, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Public sentiment seems to run from wild jubilation to cautious optimism when it comes to local reactions about the death of Osama bin Laden, but there is also a heavy dose of American pride. Continue Reading

Family of MN 9/11 hero praises attack on bin Laden

May 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – The family of a Minnesotan hailed as one of the heroes of 9/11 is praising the American force that killed Osama bin Laden. Continue Reading