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Horse named to ND Cowboy Hall of Fame

June 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — There’s no set formula for what makes a good rodeo horse: some combination of breeding, buck, personality and prize-money potential.
Whatever it is, Skoal’s Centennial had it.
The three-time North Dakota Rodeo Association Horse of th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fehr, Shatz, Armstrong lock down election to ND Legislature

November 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Representative-elect Alan Fehr, R-Dickinson, will join incumbent Mike Schatz, R-New England, in representing District 36 in North Dakota’s State Legislature. Fehr came away with 26 percent of the vote and Schatz captured 33 percent, according to the North Dakota Secretary of State. Continue Reading

GOP wins ND Senate, 1 House seat, 1 race too close to call

November 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The District 36 Senate seat that was left open by George Nodland of Dickinson will go to Republican Kelly Armstrong over Democrat Rich Brauhn.
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Democratic rally in Dickinson

November 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

State Senate candidate Shirley Meyer, D-Dickinson, center, introduces a crowd of supporters to Democrats Brad Crabtree, a candidate for the North Dakota Public Service Commission, and Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Senate candidate, during a final rally Friday at Dakota Diner in Dickinson. Continue Reading

The super PAC effect: Heitkamp calls on Berg to help phone solicitation by supporters

October 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

If unlimited money and the super PACs that provide it are allowed to run free in North Dakota, the state’s political climate can be ruined, Democrat candidates said Friday. Continue Reading

Dickinson lawmaker has ‘big and bold’ proposal for west: Oil-producing counties make case for more funding

October 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT The state’s oil-producing counties are building a united front to change how oil tax revenue is distributed so they can better keep up with rapid growth. Continue Reading

Lack of day care a western North Dakota workforce issue

August 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Southwest North Dakota has a lot on its plate as the fall elections near. Oil production has helped drive down the state’s unemployment rate, but the benefits do not come without their drawbacks. Continue Reading

District 36 Dems endorse Bev Berger for the House

April 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The District 36 Democratic Party has filled its slate for state legislative candidates, officials announced Monday. Continue Reading

Simons brothers run for Republican nominations

January 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Luke and Ben Simons grew up discussing politics. Now the two brothers are taking a shot at it.
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Today the 10th anniversary of the Patriot Act

October 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Ten years have passed since President George W. Bush signed the 2001 Patriot Act, but some people still have strong feelings on the controversial bill used to prevent terrorism.
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