STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Newcomers enter race to lead boomtown
WILLISTON, N.D. Williston is the fastest-growing small city in America, and two among the thousands of new residents want to be the towns mayor.
Entrepreneur Marcus Jundt, who moved to Williston to ... Posted on 4/15/14 at 12:17 AM
THE PERIPHERY Election in East Africa
Ever since I got to my village in Tanzania, there has been campaign buzz regarding a recently-vacated seat of parliament due to the untimely passing of this areas representative.
The Iringa region wa... Posted on 3/23/14 at 7:05 AM
THE NEW FORTY EWWWWW!!
Prior to today, I knew nothing about Louisiana's former Governor Edwin Edwards. Alas, now I know more than I want to know. Now I wish I could un-know what I know.
If Edwin Edwards is a new name to yo... Posted on 3/17/14 at 10:04 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY Western Liberalism: The Water in Which We Swim
We are honored today to post a thoughtful reflection on "liberalism." Personally, I like his essay on it better than mine! ;-)
Western Liberalism: The Water in Which We Swim
In effort to ... Posted on 2/24/14 at 12:40 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Problem with U.S. History
In 20 years of homeschooling, we never did find the ultimate resource for teaching U.S. History.
We knew we didn't want textbooks similar to what we had endured in our own public school childhoods:... Posted on 1/23/14 at 2:39 PM
FARGO –- North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm was among state regulators who met Thursday with President Barack Obama and his top advisers about their shared roles in implementing health reform.
Patrick Springer, Forum News Service, INFORUM
, April 18, 2014
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Fargo Mayoral Candidate Brad Wimmer is hosting weekend meet and greets to get to know the community and discuss his campaign.
Saturday was the first "Wake Up with Wimmer" event; this week at Babb's Coffee House.
MINNESOTA -- It looks like the Minnesota Legislature will not pass comprehensive drone privacy legislation this year. Bills to restrict drone use – from a broad ban on the use of unmanned aircraft, to specific restrictions on law enforcement use -- and provide privacy protection have stalled in committee. Key lawmakers say they're already looking ahead to next year.
ST. PAUL -– 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 supports public works projects saying he could not vote for it.
Don Davis, Forum News Service, INFORUM
, April 02, 2014
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Fargo's June election is now a lot more interesting as incumbent Mayor Dennis Walaker will have a challenger.
City commissioner Brad Wimmer has decided to run, three months after saying he wouldn't seek the office.
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