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Merriam-Webster’s dictionary describes art as “Something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings.” On Sunday, we ran a story about a local artist who had created a 20-foot-high mural from spray paint in a downtown alley.
The North Dakota House of Representatives voted 87-5 Thursday to approve House Bill 1264, which exempts video taken by a law enforcement officer or a firefighter with a body camera or similar device taken in a private place from public records. The Senate passed the bill 45-0 last month. Under state law, public entities may release exempt records at their discretion.
Article 15 amendment of the U.S. Constitution says: “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by...
Let me begin by saying that I love babies as much as the next guy. But I think Senate Bill 2165 is wrong on so many fronts. The nuts and bolts of the bill is that the state would put $5,000 of money into a bank for every new baby born every year. The bank would then manage the money until the person turns 18 years old. Then, the young adult would be able to use it to attend a state college or university, repay their first business, farm or home mortgage loan, or pay for nursing home care. Unused money would go into the state’s general fund.
With apologies to Hans Christian Anderson and the Brothers Grimm, here is a silly fairy tale for your review: Once upon a time, not so long ago, in a land...
I attended a community forum hosted by North Dakota Board of Higher Education Chancellor Larry Skogen on Wednesday evening. The forum sought input from community members as to what qualities they would want in Dickinson State University’s next president. DSU President D.C.
Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, students in the state must pass a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from high school. The test will demonstrate their knowledge of U.S. politics, government, geography and history in order for them to earn a diploma. Gov.
There is nothing like New Year’s to make you feel nostalgic and truly old. Thirty years ago, midnight was closer to halfway of my holiday celebration than the end. I...
Like most kids of the early ’60s, I lived as much for Saturday morning commercials as I did for the cartoons they interrupted. My generation didn’t hang out at the...
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays; and, no, it is not because there is a lot of food and pie.