When I was a teen, a friend and I drove coast-to-coast, touring our national parks. What I remember from that 1977 road trip is rolling across endless, wild, empty, unspoiled public and private lands on the way to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Zion.
For more than 30 years, Minnesota legislators and local officials have stumbled and bumbled their way through a half-dozen taxpayer-funded stadium deals. Today, as the 2013 legislative session draws to a close, they are about to commit still another in a long list of stadium building blunders.RELATED CONTENT
Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness, and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing.RELATED CONTENT
Revelations and headlines steadily erode the Obama administration’s most valuable resource, the asset it most desperately needs: trust.RELATED CONTENT
On to your list of places where young women would never text, please cross off “the back of a speeding motorcycle.”
As the dust settles following the 2013 legislative session, voters from both sides of the aisle should be proud of the work that their elected Republican majorities have done on their behalf.
With respect for our friends the majority leaders, if that’s the definition of getting the job done, we fully expect the people of North Dakota to decide someone else should do the job next session.RELATED CONTENT
The university, the North Dakota University System chancellor and the State Board of Higher Education saw the need to ensure continued excellence in legal education for decades to come at North Dakota’s law school.RELATED CONTENT
Here’s an idea for Chancellor Hamid Shirvani as he approaches a performance review by the North Dakota University System’s board: "I'm sorry" goes a long way.RELATED CONTENT
The burglary occurred in 1972, the climax came in 1974, but 40 years ago this week — May 17, 1973 — the Senate Watergate hearings began exploring the nature of Richard Nixon’s administration.RELATED CONTENT
Fifty years ago, the director of the Minuteman program said there was “absolutely no truth” to reports the international missile could not carry its payload to targets in the Soviet Union.RELATED CONTENT
Our view: In modern America, values hold sway only as long as most people say they do.RELATED CONTENT
The fourth annual Read Every Day or RED event on May 2 was an amazing success, thanks to a wonderful cadre of volunteers.
The question to victims of violence, “Did they try to get away?” is what I call the second wave of abuse.
Forty years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that unborn humans aren’t persons under the law and don’t have the right to life. But in Roe vs. Wade, the judges said that if the personhood of the unborn were ever established, their case would collapse.