STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT County: Grand Forks schools can levy tax for buildings
Note: For the time being I am also covering county government and happenings so you'll see some of that mixed in with city stories.
Despite concerns voiced by a former Grand Forks School Board member... Posted on 10/16/13 at 6:32 AM
THE NEW FORTY Go ahead - poll me.
InForum regularly features polls about current topics in the news. The polling interface they use allows you to see the current tabulation of the poll results. I often check the results of these polls... Posted on 6/12/13 at 10:16 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Meeting regarding Killdeer Mountain and State Trust lands
Anne Marguerite Coyle, a biological consultant and researcher for the N.D. Golden Eagle Project, sent out a news release Thursday encouraging conservation-minded people in western North Dakota to atte... Posted on 1/10/13 at 9:28 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Facebook and Internet Safety from Local Students
I received the monthly newsletter recently from Central High School in Grand Forks. There was a great page with tips for parents and teens on Facebook and Internet safety from the Grand Forks Youth Co... Posted on 4/12/12 at 2:02 PM
House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo said Friday he is open to contributing more state funds toward the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project, though whether the project will be able to make use of the money remains in doubt.
In February’s State of the City address, I called for creation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on Housing once the study was completed.
With those findings as a foundation, I’m now convening my Blue Ribbon Commission.
The AP story failed to note that, in more than a half-century of operation, no U.S. nuclear energy facility has experienced significant damage due to earthquakes, including the recent Virginia-based quake.
The initiative would ask the governor to create a 20-year plan for the state, created with citizen input from widespread public meetings and the collaboration of public and private stakeholders from across the state.
Here’s a double no-no for this week, one for each of the big issues convulsing the community. First, on the Sioux nickname and logo: Don’t blame American Indians. And on the Alerus Center: Don’t let the City Council take over. Doing either will lead to more trouble. Solutions lie elsewhere.
Kevin Cramer announced this past week that he won’t seek the Republican endorsement to run for North Dakota’s U.S. House seat next year, saying he is more likely to campaign for re-election to the state Public Service Commission.
The manager of the North Dakota State Mill and Elevator got a 4 percent raise, even though the mill lost $9.7 million last year.
Given the ludicrous bonuses handed out on Wall Street, during and after the meltdown, that snippet of information could cause a rise in taxpayer blood pressure.
The Highway Patrol has identified the two women killed in a head-on crash west of New Town. Authorities said Trivian Rush, 25, Minot and Vikilynn Standish, 27, Bismarck, died when the car they were in crossed the center line and struck a pickup truck just before 6 a.m. Sunday on state Highway 23. The patrol said Rush was driving the car.
The hazard: The bump action trigger on the framing nailers could have been incorrectly assembled during production, which would allow the nailer to eject a fastener unexpectedly or cause the trigger lock-off not to function. This can pose a serious injury hazard to the user or bystander.
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