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Eye in the sky: Bill requiring warrant for drone use passes House

February 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota law enforcement may soon be required to obtain a search warrant in order to use an unmanned aircraft system, or drone, for civilian surveillance purposes. Continue Reading

Survey finds seat belt use up in region; belts save lives

October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Seat belt use in southwest Minnesota is up 1.4 percent, according to a recent survey completed by a multi-agency effort of Toward Zero Deaths on our roadways.
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Two Windom residents held in Jackson County for meth use

June 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

JACKSON Two Windom residents are in the Jackson County Jail after allegedly smoking methamphetamine before babysitting in Heron Lake. Continue Reading

U.S. Surgeon General: More work needed to stop youth tobacco use

March 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General’s office said in a report released Thursday. Continue Reading

Obama warns GOP not to tie Keystone pipeline issue to payroll tax cut extension

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama warned congressional Republicans that he would reject any effort to tie extraneous issues to an extension of the payroll tax cut, including the approval of an oil pipeline between the U.S. and Canada. Continue Reading

New landscaping business gets preliminary approval

January 27, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Nobles County Planning Commission approved two conditional use permits during its Wednesday night meeting in Worthington, including one for development of a landscape supply business in rural Worthington, and one for the construction of a new hog confinement barn near Rushmore. Both permits will now advance to the Nobles County Board of Commissioners for consideration at their Feb. 8 meeting. <a href=”http://www.dglobe.com/event/article/id/45363/”>Continue Reading</a>

Vatican: Everyone can use condoms to prevent HIV

November 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

VATICAN CITY Using a condom is a lesser evil than transmitting HIV to a sexual partner even if that means a woman averts a possible pregnancy, the Vatican said today, signaling a seismic shift in papal teaching as it explained Pope Benedict XVI’s comments. Continue Reading