THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Jumping the gun
I couldn't help it.
I know it's way too early to plant. And I don't plan on planting anytime soon. The snow just finished melting about a week ago, for Pete's sake.
But I was at a happy hour gatheri... Posted on 5/15/13 at 10:22 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Hunting, wildlife groups weigh in against universal background checks
The National Rifle Association and 30 other hunting, wildlife and conservation groups sent a letter to leaders of the U.S. Senate this week opposing background checks and other restrictions they say a... Posted on 4/5/13 at 10:45 AM
THE NEW FORTY Damn straight Keith Ternes!
I am a law abiding citizen, for the most part. I have a healthy respect for laws and law enforcement, most of the time. I may violate an occasional traffic law by exceeding the speed limit or by parki... Posted on 1/25/13 at 7:44 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, A Perfect World... Posted on 1/4/13 at 7:58 AM
After struggling to sway both state and federal lawmakers, proponents of expanding background checks for gun sales are now exploring whether they will have more success by taking the issue directly to voters.
A bipartisan Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers gained the backing of one Republican and the potential support of a second Sunday as sponsors said the vote expected this week was too close to call.
Armed security in schools: We it know works, otherwise there wouldn’t thousands of schools using it. What I find interesting is when the National Rifle Association suggested this, the White House and other anti-gun people said it was a bad idea.
The debate over gun control measures at Minnesota's Capitol is increasingly pivoting around a proposal for universal background checks on gun purchases. Senators reviewed that and other gun bills at a Thursday hearing of the Judiciary Committee.
Minnesota lawmakers are pulling the trigger on gun-related legislation.
Hours of House committee gun-related hearings are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with senators planning similar meetings later in the month.
Don Davis and Danielle Killey
, February 04, 2013
President Barack Obama will tell select Minnesotans on Monday about his plan to reduce gun violence by increasing gun-buyer background checks, outlawing assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips and strengthening programs to prevent the mentally ill from become mass shooters.
Sami Rahamim has committed statistics about gun deaths to memory, folding them into sentences that make his case. He talks like a lawyer, not a high school senior — no pauses or filler, no public trace of his pain.
Minneapolis police have recovered a gun from an employee's locker at an elementary magnet school. Officials say no staff members or students were harmed or threatened, and there is no evidence the employee planned to use the gun.
The president of the University of Sioux Falls is suing Delta Airlines over an incident last fall that ended with him spending a night in a New York jail. University president Mark Benedetto was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after an autumn trip to New York City.
According to a release from the Grand Forks Police Department, at about 2 a.m. this morning, officers responded to 1105 27th Ave. S. and found the suspect, Nathan Saye, had confronted a man with a handgun over a neighborhood dispute. Saye was taken into custody and charged with terrorizing.
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