May 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Sometimes we need to step back from a legislative issue to look at the big picture. The recent stadium issue is a prime example.
May 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
A proposed rule that will require companies to disclose chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands should give the public peace of mind. The oil industry believes it is just another redundant rule stacked on top of state regulations. Continue Reading
November 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR In the only contest among the four open seats, Ward 2 incumbent Ron Christianson, 60, was re-elected to a fifth four-year term on the Willmar City Council, handily defeating challenger Andrew Bjur, 1,447 to 570, according to unofficial returns in Tuesday’s general election.
October 8, 2010 in West Central Tribune
A few years ago, four umpires gathered in the middle of the diamond to sort out a home-run-or-not call that none of them clearly saw. As arguments raged around them and a crazed crowd looked at TV monitors and howled, one of the umps simply said to his crewmates: “It’s a shame that there are 50,000 people here tonight and we’re the only people who don’t know what happened.” Continue Reading