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Byron Dorgan, Washington, column: A plan to keep U.S. jobs here at home

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Anyone who claims they have a plan to create new jobs in the U.S. but isn’t committed to renegotiating unfair trade agreements and closing tax loopholes for moving jobs overseas isn’t really serious. Continue Reading

VIEWPOINT: For the valley’s sake, get back to the bargaining table

August 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“As harvest approaches, it is time for the growers and management to discuss whether continuing this lockout is in the industry’s or the valley’s best interest,” U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota writes in the Viewpoint. “It may not be worth the risk to the community or to the survival of the sugar program.” Continue Reading

Spooner: Something’s fishy about lutefisk lovers

November 8, 2010 in South Washington County Bulletin

I would not eat lutefisk, which some people consider a Scandinavian delicacy, with a gun to my head. Continue Reading

SOUCHERAY: To live is good

August 5, 2010 in Woodbury Bulletin

I am having an amazing experience this summer that is changing my life. I am volunteering at a hospice. Continue Reading