Mike Dorsher of Grand Forks writes in about marriage
Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph says: “Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be resolved before we turn to the merits of the case.”RELATED CONTENT
“American Red Cross volunteers had an emergency shelter open by 7 p.m. at the public school in Drayton, N.D.,” Wednesday’s Herald reported. Why are we not surprised to learn that before many people in the region even knew that Cavalier, N.D., had been evacuated, the Red Cross already had a shelter up and running?RELATED CONTENT
Dear Shirley, Al Neuharth was there — talking from a screen — at the Celebration of Life held for him at the University of South Dakota. It was on May 17.RELATED CONTENT
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.