We are proud of the work the Legislature accomplished to equitably lower tax rates for all individuals and businesses of our great state. We created the economic success together, and we share it together.RELATED CONTENT
A common principle of a free society is that the government should stay out of a person’s bedroom. After all, what happens behind those doors is not a governmental interest, and true freedom requires that any person be free of governmental interference in that regard.
Tilapia was the last thing on my mind when I stopped for lunch at the Italian Moon on a sunny day in May. I was aiming for the salad bar that is laden with choices including soups, pasta and pizza.RELATED CONTENT
The sight of my handsome mug shot on this page today should tell you at least one thing: I and my co-workers playing Powerball didn’t win the big prize.RELATED CONTENT
Since the great recession, investors have been inundated with tips for turning losses into profit, ranging from gold to initial public offerings of social-media firms.
Marbles and knothole gangs caught the fancy of children around Grand Forks 75 years ago. The second annual state marble tournament was held here on a lot across from the YMCA on Fifth Street.RELATED CONTENT
This week, we scored a major victory for the people who live and work throughout the Missouri River basin. The U.S. Senate passed the States’ Water Rights Act, legislation I introduced and attached to the Water Resources Development Act to bar the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from charging a storage fee for water drawn from the Missouri River reservoirs.
The legislative leadership responsible for the big tax cuts is calling them “the largest tax-relief package this state has ever seen.”RELATED CONTENT
Though my children were energetic little people, they were pretty well-behaved when we went out to eat, take in a movie or to attend church, saving me the public humiliation.RELATED CONTENT
“The Minnesota Capitol has reached a tipping point,” the Minnesota Capitol Preservation Commission reported. The building is deteriorating so rapidly that either major repairs get started within one to two years, or the historic structure will be impossible to preserve — and Minnesota may have to start thinking about replacing it.RELATED CONTENT
Now that the North Dakota Legislature has closed its record-setting, 80-day 63rd Assembly, I’d like to review the apparent lack of concern shown by the super-majority Republicans for a number of public health issues.
I joined Mitch Haaby of Roseau, Minn., earlier this month for a story about collecting antler sheds. My goal wasn’t to write a “how-to” or “where-to” story about hunting for fallen antlers — enough people are scouring the woods already — but instead to tell a story about Haaby’s passion for deer hunting and how collecting antler sheds helps prepare him for hunting season.RELATED CONTENT
Brad Dokken answers the question: Are there hummingbirds in the Grand Forks area, and what can one do besides a hummingbird feeder to attract them?
Government, Clinton Rossiter once wrote, is something like fire: “Under control, it is the most useful of servants; out of control, it is a ravaging tyrant.”RELATED CONTENT
In 2012, our city welcomed the Grand Forks expansion of Steffes Corp., a long-time Dickinson, N.D.-based manufacturer of residential off-peak, oil field and renewable energy products.RELATED CONTENT