THE NEW FORTY North Dakota Legislators - WWJD?
Far be it for me to underestimate the challenges inherent in being a legislator. I understand that it is a cumbersome task that carries with it a tremendous mantle of responsibility. Legislators need ... Posted on 5/3/13 at 7:45 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Williston leaders reject request for concealed weapons in church
WILLISTON, N.D. -- City commissioners here rejected a request from 10 Williston pastors to let churches decide whether to allow concealed weapons.
Pastors brought a petition to the Williston City Comm... Posted on 3/27/13 at 7:00 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Privilege vs. Rights: an Important Distinction
When I was in grade school, Mr. Dexter, the bus mechanic, gave a speech to us kids about proper bus safety and how if we didn't comply, we wouldn't be allowed the transport. He'd say with authority, "... Posted on 1/24/13 at 9:19 AM
UND NEWS UND guest post: Can we be happy before we reach our goals?
Following up on yesterdays question What are college sports for?, PQED is pleased to publish a post by Michelle Bonapace-Potvin. Michelle is a goalie on the University of North Dakota womens hockey te... Posted on 12/12/12 at 12:24 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY A Big Congratulations to this Areavoices blogger!
Local blogger wins national writing award
Congratulations to Areavoices blogger Julie Holmquist who recently received a national award for her blog, God Tracks: The Evidence of God in Ordinary Lives,... Posted on 5/31/12 at 2:25 PM
North Dakota’s freshman Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Friday she supports marriage equality for same-sex partners, making her the highest-profile elected official in the state to back gay marriage.
Just like area businesses, schools and political bodies, some church congregations have been faced with changing times lately in Dickinson. As the Bakken oil boom has emerged on the scene as perhaps the country’s biggest and most well-known energy play, no organization seems to be immune from the social peaks and valleys seen recently in western North Dakota.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
VATICAN CITY — From "the end of the earth," the Catholic Church found a surprising new leader Wednesday, a pioneer pope from Argentina who took the name Francis, a pastor rather than a manager to resurrect a church and faith in crisis. He is the first pontiff from the New World and the first non-European since the Middle Ages.
VATICAN CITY — Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney on Tuesday, signaling that cardinals had failed on their first vote of the papal conclave to choose a new leader for the world's 1.2 billion Catholics and their troubled church.
VATICAN CITY — Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 — becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years. His decision sets the stage for a mid-March conclave to elect a new leader for a Roman Catholic Church in deep turmoil.
NEW YORK (AP) — The teenage actor who plays the half in the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” says in a video posted online by a Christian church that the show is “filth” and that viewers shouldn't watch it.
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