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MIKE JACOBS

It's been a busy time for the U.S. Supreme Court
I have a preference for finding birds in North Dakota, but my quest might take me across the Red River into Minnesota. The woodpeckers don’t respect state boundaries.
What’s not clear is what faction will dominate, what coalitions might form, who will emerge as leadership candidates and who will win.
Tuesday’s results will be a measure of grievance and a test of political organization

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There are challenges in a number of legislative seats in a number of districts. Some of those challenged are incumbents.
To me, establishing a garden plot is a way to claim territory. I have never felt that I belonged in a place until I had staked out a garden patch.
We enjoyed country life for 25 years. That recently changed, with a move into town.
The truth is, I won’t be planting potatoes at all this year. Suezette and I are leaving our place west of Gilby for urban living in Grand Forks.
There was a sense of chaos that week – but that seems long, long ago.
This is a far cry from the historical tumult of North Dakota politics historically. Each of the 12 decades of the state’s history has had political battles.

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The most consequential political news of the week involves North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven. Donald Trump endorsed him for re-election, which could dampen the insurgency backing state Rep. Rick Becker.
Vogel’s book is her retelling of the Coleman case, which challenged the Farmers Home Administration handling of agricultural loans.
The way we label time is absurd. North Dakota is Exhibit A in this argument.

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