THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG I Must Apologize
Recently I posted my views on the School Levy and shared my desire that both pass to improve the quality of the schools and this city. It was my feeling there was no need to vote on these issues and t... Posted on 11/28/13 at 1:00 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Black Friday -- Shopping Can Be Fun, Really
Any of you with teenagers know that you're frequently unpopular with them for major issues like, say, breathing, and for awhile, our policy of not buying electronics, CDs, DVDs, or digital detritus re... Posted on 11/19/12 at 4:34 PM
THE NEW FORTY Perfect timing...
Tonight I had the honor and privilege to have dinner with three veterans and Kaarin Remmich of NDSU's Military and Veteran Services office. The veterans - my son Noah, Dr. Berlin Nelson (from NDSU), a... Posted on 11/6/12 at 10:22 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! The Final Vote: The Electoral College
What is the Electoral Vote? How many Electoral votes does each state have? In most elections, the candidate with the most votes wins. But when it comes to picking a U.S. president, things arent quite ... Posted on 10/26/12 at 11:28 AM
It is a monumental milestone for the White Earth Reservation, as voters there said “yes” to an entirely new constitution.
The mail-in votes were counted Tuesday night, with results showing 79 percent approval. Of the 3,492 ballots counted, 2,780 were in favor and 712 against. It was a voter turnout twice that of a normal tribal election.
After months of stalemate over a new five-year extension of the farm bill, 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson is optimistic that a House and Senate conference committee will hammer out the differences and bring a bill to a vote.
Residents in the Thompson (N.D.) Public School district will decide next month if they want a $4.5 million expansion. Growing enrollment means more space is needed at the school, which houses kindergarten through senior high classes, officials say.
Either the recall election that ousted all five Griggs County commissioners Tuesday was a sign of the effectiveness of an informed public in the democratic process or a product of misinformation pushed by a vocal few.
The commissioners are being challenged in a recall election prompted by their decision earlier this year to build a $3.5 million courthouse and emergency operations center despite voter rejections of three separate ballot measures.
The Fosston (Minn.) Public School district is among 76 in the state this year asking voters to approve extra funds to maintain operations or pay for building projects, according to the Minnesota School Boards Association.
Grafton, N.D., residents approved a $14 million bond issue to build a new $19 million Century Middle School on Thursday. The unofficial vote was 687 for and 177 against. The results will not be official until the canvassing board meets Oct. 9.
Kevin Bonham and Justin Glawe
, October 03, 2013
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