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Dickinson High School senior’s art to hang in Washington, D.C.

May 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School senior Mandy Marboe was announced Friday as the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition winner for her piece titled “Determination.” Continue Reading

Wind Tax-Credit Extension Seen Driving Growth, Trade Group Says

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

The production tax credit was due to expire at the end of 2012 and the extension was part of yesterday’s passage of the bill to avert the so-called fiscal cliff that would have imposed income tax increases for most U.S. workers. The bill will cover all wind projects that start construction in 2013. Continue Reading

Farmers upset over lack of new farm bill

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Farm groups toiled for months over a new bill, but Congress extends the old bill for nine months instead.
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Farmers get mixed news in federal budget vote

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

America’s farmers and ranchers are digesting a mixed signal that came from the last-minute extension of federal farm legislation in a bill dealing with the federal budget. Continue Reading

For Peterson, fiscal cliff bill puts budget ‘further behind’

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., an accountant before turning politician, could not support budget legislation passed on New Year’s night because it will grow the federal deficit by $3.9 trillion. Continue Reading

After fiscal cliff drama, paychecks shrink as rhetoric expands

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Americans will pay Washington more, despite rhetoric from politicians saying they shot down most tax increases on New Year’s Day, and in the aftermath of what widely was described as a flawed federal budget bill the public should expect more federal fiscal drama in coming months. Continue Reading

Farm bill fumble?: ND farm group leaders say Congress dropped the ball

September 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Frustration. Disappointment. Uncertainty. Continue Reading

Northwood, N.D., boy carries state hopes in National Spelling Bee

May 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ty Korsmo of Northwood can say the alphabet backwards in four seconds, but North Dakota’s champion speller probably won’t have to do that this week as he competes in the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

Police clear tents from Occupy site in DC

February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dozens of U.S. Park Police officers in riot gear and on horseback converged before dawn today on one of the nation’s last remaining Occupy sites, with police clearing the grounds of tents that they said were banned under park rules. Continue Reading

It’s on: the new National Christmas Tree lights up

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The new National Christmas Tree is getting its holiday on. President Barack Obama and his family lit the tree in a ceremony just after dark Thursday. It’s the 89th year for the holiday tree lighting, a tradition that began with President Calvin Coolidge in 1923. Continue Reading