March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

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Farmers and city slickers

The good ol’ days of farming where a good hammer, a big wrench and a creative vocabulary were the staple of American agricultural life.  More...

State Columnist

Political gamesmanship

At times the business of governing can seem like a zany affair. More...

Conway Columnist

Has legislative prayer become a charade?

The furor over a Muslim prayer on Ash Wednesday in the North Dakota House of Representatives reflected an American tradition rooted in our history since Plymouth Rock in 1619. Protestant America has been fighting religious diversity for 400 years. More...

Farm safety connects us all

As a young boy I encountered many “close calls” while helping my dad out on the farm. Some he knew about, some he didn’t.  I was either a very lucky kid or I had a very alert guardian angel working overtime.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   The 1955 March of Dimes campaign report for Walsh County was submitted to Polio Foundation chapter officials. A total of $7,729.23 was reportedly raised. More...

Days Gone By

In 1987 Danielle Droske was July's baby of the month. Droske was born Tuesday, July 28 at 8:08 a.m. at Unity Hospital. Danielle Jeanne was 7-pounds, 3-ounces and was 19 inches long. More...

Legislative Reports

This is my first update since crossover. This is when we start the second half of the session where we hear all the bills the House passed the first half.  More...