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House bonding bill author announces proposal, then calls it 'inadequate'
By Don Davis A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it "inadequate" and a Republican who usually su...
4/2/14 at 9:35 AM
House looks at $850 million bonding bill, with $125 million more in cash 4/1/14 at 11:22 AM
Legislative notebook: No tax cut vote 3/10/14 at 5:09 PM UND NEWS
UND Writers Conference to receive $35,000 annually from Alice Carlson’s estate
Beginning in 2015, the University of North Dakota Writers Conference will benefit from an annual commitment of $35,000, thanks to an estate gift from the late Alice Carlson. UND Provost and Vice Presi...
3/13/14 at 5:14 PM COMPASS POINTS
Fish and Wildlife Service taking comments on Lake Alice ice fishing proposal
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now taking public comment on a proposal to open Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge to ice fishing. The comment period on the draft plan began Nov. 12 and contin...
11/18/13 at 12:52 PM HOME AND AWAY
The Girl Next Door
Her hula-hoop went round and round as we unpacked our hire car. Shes about my height but slender, although her true form was hidden under a shapeless, sleeveless knee-length dress. The hoop bounced o...
6/20/13 at 1:09 AM LAGNIAPPE
I Remember Mama —and Grandmama
Mothers Day is kind of a strange observance for me. Since Im not a mother myself and DotMom has been gone now for seven years, I only need make sure we have a card for marvelous mom-in-law Ella. But D...
5/13/13 at 3:58 PM
FQOTW: Last week in February 2/23/10 at 5:00 AM
How busy are YOU 12/16/09 at 5:00 AM DOING IT DOWNTOWN
Downtown underground: A peek into what’s below downtown coffee shops and boutiques
Charly Haley, MSUM Multimedia Journalism FARGO, N.D. It was curiosity that sent Alice down the rabbit hole in Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland. Curiosity can spark all sorts of adventures, even in...
10/18/12 at 8:00 AM THE NEW FORTY
Jaded - that's me.
The days of me trusting politicians, even the ones I like, are over. I guess you could say that after years of watching the ins-and-outs of politics, I am jaded. I no longer believe in the notion of t...
7/29/12 at 10:28 PM
Speak even when you aren't spoken to... 4/11/12 at 10:02 PM
Maxxed out! 9/7/11 at 7:37 PM ALL ABOUT FOOD
On a melancholy cookie roll
I'm on a cookie-roll this week. Maybe it's been the dark, wet, dreary days we've been having that have sent me into the kitchen to turn on the oven. Or, maybe it's my melancholy mood. Yes, I think tha...
Lost in the Shuffle
I was thinking about all the things that took place while on assignment in Washington D.C. when I recalled something that I shouldn't have forgotten. While following Senator John Hoeven around the C...
Quad Cities bird report
Spent the afternoon in the Quad Cities...Buffalo, Enderlin, Kindred Casselton...saw an array of birds. Swans, ducks, snow geese, Canada geese....some good numbers of snow geese migrating in and throug...
3/27/10 at 2:35 PM