KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS 'High Five' Can Make a Big Difference
Ive spent a lot of time this past week thinking about how much I love Fargo.
Sure, its cold. And windy. And snowy. But the love that I have for Fargo lies in the heart of its people.
My work, gym, s... Posted on 4/16/13 at 11:54 AM
CONFESSIONS OF A FAT GIRL Here's what he said...
My husband, Al, who is the editor of the Echo Press newspaper, wrote about his experience running the half-marathon in Las Vegas. The story, along with a picture of him running the race, ran in the Op... Posted on 1/20/13 at 4:10 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES The Bridges of Booneville, New York
Located in Oneida County in north central New York State, the Town(ship) of Boonville is one of the forgotten relicts of the b... Posted on 12/10/12 at 11:16 AM
STAFF BLOG MONKE BUSINESS Saying goodbye to great players at tournament time
Monday is the most heartbreaking day of any region high school basketball tournament in North Dakota.
Its win-or-go-home day and almost every year, there are great players and teams who end up hand... Posted on 2/21/12 at 4:34 PM
STAFF BLOG THE WESTERN EDGE Publisher Bruce Smith Retires
Last week I attended the retirement party of a newspaper publisher I truly admire and respect. Bruce Smith publisher of the Herald & News in Logan Utah is retiring at 70 years old and 54 years wor... Posted on 10/21/10 at 5:45 PM
I have always believed the most important job our Legislature has is to provide an exceptional education for our children. I am proud of the work we did this last session and commend my colleagues for their commitment to our children and our schools.
I stood at the top of the Badlands, the morning sun bright and warm on my skin, the breeze keeping the sweat from my face and the face of the students sitting at picnic tables, munching on Marcia’s homemade scotcharoos.
Help Wanted! Desperately! Position: Overseer of the institutions of higher learning in North Dakota, actual title to be negotiated. Constitution calls the position “commissioner” but everyone hopes for a “chancellor.”
Newspapers and concerned citizens continued to rake former North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani over the coals this week, following his acceptance of a contract buyout earlier this month from the state Board of Higher Education.
Since the end of the 2013 legislative session, we’ve seen several editorials reporting a 40 percent decrease in property tax thanks to the passage of House Bills 1013 and 1319, and Senate Bill 2036, along with statements that if the property owner doesn’t see such relief, they should hold their local government accountable.
I’m accident-prone. Klutzy. Awkward. Graceless. It’s no secret. If you know me, you’ve witnessed it. It’s a quality I’ve possessed since my first trip to the emergency room at 10 years old after my entry in the local youth rodeo went wrong.
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