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North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Ban Is So Dumb We Have to Pass a Law So You Can Farm With Your Second Cousin

North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Ban Is So Dumb We Have to Pass a Law So You Can Farm With Your Second Cousin

Let’s say your great-grandfather immigrated to North Dakota and started a farm. It was a successful operation and, upon his death, he left it to your grandfather and his brother. The brothers kept the operation successful and left it to their sons, your father and his cousin. They, too, find success and they want to

The Outdoor Heritage Fund Is A Bad Idea

I have a column in today’s Grand Forks Herald (also published in the Ashley Tribune, the Barnes County Independent, the Bowman County Pioneer and the North Dakota Free Press) about the proposed Outdoor Heritage Fund which would divert a portion of the state’s oil tax revenues into a fund for conservation. An excerpt: Conservation is

Dorso Column: Keep Property Taxes Local

I am having a real problem trying to agree with my Republican friends in the legislature and Governor Jack Dalrymple. I don’t think the governor or the legislature should get much credit for trying to keep property taxes in check. In fact during my legislative leadership I tried to keep the legislature out of property

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