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Early Voting and Polling Locations - Special Election
The Fargo Public Schools will hold a special election on March 11 for Fargo citizens who live in Fargo School District #1 in regard to the District's mill levy, as required by state law. The purpose o...
3/5/14 at 11:41 AM Special Election Frequently Asked Questions 2/17/14 at 9:35 AM
Fargo Special Election – March 11 2/12/14 at 9:36 AM
Political notebook: Lawmaker on offensive on PolyMet issue
By Don Davis Minnesota state Rep. Andrew Falk went on the attack when a PolyMet Mining Corp. official appeared in a House committee. The normally quiet Murdock Democrat made it clear that he was upset...
2/18/14 at 7:38 PM Political notebook: Propane crisis brings farm leader's questions 2/10/14 at 10:10 AM
Analysis: Straw poll lays groundwork for campaigns 2/5/14 at 6:07 PM
VIDEO: Interview with Larry Pressler
Here's an excerpt from an editorial board meeting we conducted today with Larry Pressler. We'll have a story about the interview in Saturday's edition. http://youtu.be/8dpGtA3swKw...
1/10/14 at 3:23 PM Meet the next senator from South Dakota 6/12/13 at 8:58 AM
2014: The intrigue, the feud and the damage done 5/21/13 at 6:24 PM
Contents may have settled
The past three months I've really struggled to come up with content, even though I still come up with great titles. Part of the problem was/is that our nation really needs to figure out how to keep gu...
2/3/13 at 4:11 PM This is what it's all about 7/9/11 at 9:31 AM
Shhhhh, be quiet now. 1/11/11 at 8:11 AM
A recap of my first election night
Well, Election Day has come and gone. And I survived. As I wrote in my last post, this election was the first one Ive worked in a newsroom. Throughout the night, I was in charge of monitoring and pos...
11/9/12 at 7:14 AM
Stress farm survives election night
Theres no denying a reporters job is stressful. We have daily deadlines - sometimes multiple daily deadlines - and are under constant pressure to gather all of the facts, write concise, detailed, well...
11/7/12 at 7:38 PM
God Bless America
Yesterday, November 6,2012, America voted with a close Presidential election. President Obama rolled to a second term over Romney for another four years as president. The president won re-election in...
11/7/12 at 12:13 PM
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...
11/6/12 at 11:22 PM Tuesday cannot come soon enough. 11/4/12 at 12:46 PM
It is time for the Herd to be heard... 9/8/12 at 2:11 PM
Tool to find your voting precinct and MATBUS gives free rides to vote
Wondering where your voting precinct is? Click this link, enter your house number and zip code, then click on your address. Polling Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Go vote, ride with us, MATBUS! ...
11/6/12 at 11:40 AM
Get Out & Rock the Vote!
By Sarah Hoffbeck Tuesday, November 6 = Election Day Are you ready to vote this Tuesday, November 6? Whether youre a college student or a member of the community, now is the time to make your vote c...
11/1/12 at 4:18 PM
McGovern’s 2 sisters expressed support for brother during race
EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a weekly series examining the events of 40 years ago that led to Mitchell native George McGoverns Democratic presidential nomination and run for the White House. By TOM ...
10/6/12 at 3:14 PM He wouldn’t be vice president pick, but Ted Kennedy campaigned for McGovern 9/10/12 at 12:15 PM
2012 Presidential Election
Back in February of 2010 I etch-a-sketched an article called "Repubocrats"...my term for the total "indifferences" between republicans and democrats. Upon watching sometimes up to 8-minutes of the rep...
9/4/12 at 3:13 PM
School Board election set for Nov. 6 in conjunction with general election
Eight school district residents have filed for four seats open on the Moorhead School Board. During a special meeting Aug. 21, the School Board set the election for Nov. 6. The School Board election w...
8/24/12 at 10:23 PM First candidate files for Moorhead School Board seat 7/31/12 at 4:46 PM
School Board appoints Trudy Wilmer to board 12/20/10 at 12:29 PM
Today's Ask Your Government
Dear Teri, Is the North Dakota interstate system a two-lane highway, or is the left lane considered the passing lane? I understand that slow moving traffic should drive on the right-hand lane. I some...
8/18/12 at 7:51 PM UPDATED: Dalrymple proposes "unprecedented investment" in infrastructure 7/23/12 at 4:09 PM
Baesler, Potter advance in DPI race 6/13/12 at 12:06 PM
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...
6/13/12 at 4:31 PM Pomeroy the finger puppet 11/4/10 at 4:14 PM
The wisdom of crowds 11/4/10 at 2:50 PM