NEW PLATEAUS In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016?
Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou... Posted on 2/18/13 at 11:27 AM
THE NEW FORTY Perfect timing...
Tonight I had the honor and privilege to have dinner with three veterans and Kaarin Remmich of NDSU's Military and Veteran Services office. The veterans - my son Noah, Dr. Berlin Nelson (from NDSU), a... Posted on 11/6/12 at 11:22 PM
NIE ROCKS Elections Word Search
In celebration of election day, here's a word search with words relating to the election. Print out and enjoy!
To download click on the following link: http://legacy.grandforksherald.com/pdfs/ELECTION... Posted on 11/6/12 at 3:51 PM
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN ND Do you want property tax reform?
I'm trying to put together a column on how Measure 2 and how, even though it was defeated, it really tapped into a strong vein in North Dakota in that lots of people feel they either, A- Property taxe... Posted on 6/13/12 at 4:31 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Oil Patch polls have long lines, familiar faces
WILLISTON, N.D. Voters waited in long lines to cast their ballots here Tuesday, but the strong turnout came from longtime residents rather than new workers.
Inspector Claire Folvag said the four sta... Posted on 6/13/12 at 12:26 AM
This year began as of the year of the Republican primary presidential debate. There were 18 debates before Jan. 1, and nine more before the party decided Willard “Mitt” Romney was the presumptive nominee in late spring.
SEATTLE (AP) — The crowds of happy people lighting joints under Seattle's Space Needle early Thursday morning with nary a police officer in sight bespoke the new reality: Marijuana is legal under Washington state law.
BISMARCK — Come January, North Dakota U.S. Rep. Rick Berg won’t have a job or hold a public office for the first time in almost three decades. In an election where control of the U.S. Senate was thought to be at stake, the freshman Republican congressman gambled on winning an open seat and lost.
GRAND FORKS — Two days after her election to the U.S. Senate, Heidi Heitkamp said she was not certain she would be greeting happy supporters at a Grand Forks victory party today, but she gave them all the credit.
FARGO - U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, who refused to concede the U.S. Senate race early this morning despite trailing in unofficial results by 2,814 votes, announced just before 12:45 p.m. that he will concede the election to Democrat Heidi Heitkamp.
With U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp pulling in 50.3 percent of North Dakota’s vote and Rick Berg at 49.3 percent, a recount can be requested, according to the North Dakota Voting Information and Central Election Systems website.
Mallory Hanstad, front left, gets instructions on her ballot from election judge Kay Mikkelsen, front right, while her husband, John Hanstad, back left, receives his instructions from Elvin Kaufman on Tuesday afternoon during voting at the Biesiot Activities Center in Dickinson.
BISMARCK — With all but one of North Dakota's precincts reporting, former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp held a razor-thin lead over U.S. Rep. Rick Berg for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, with the winner potentially determining the balance of power in the Senate.
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