Tag Archives: Grand Forks

“I’m Not a Big Believer in Endorsements” Says Senate Candidate Furiously Touting Endorsement

“I’m Not a Big Believer in Endorsements” Says Senate Candidate Furiously Touting Endorsement

Based on the way the Heidi Heitkamp campaign has been touting it, you’d think the endorsement the incumbent got from Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown were the biggest development in our nationally noteworthy U.S. Senate race. Weeks after the endorsement happened on July 11 the Heitkamp campaign is still touting it. Just like Grand Forks

Should the Grand Forks Mother Who Killed Herself and Her Children Have Been Able to Buy Her Gun Legally?

Earlier this month a Grand Forks woman was found dead in her home with her three children. A law enforcement investigation later revealed that the woman, Astra Volk, had killed her children and then herself. Now we learn that Volk purchased the gun used to kill herself and her children from a pawn shop the

North Dakota Democrats Continue to See Weak Turnout for Their District Conventions

“High turnout for Democratic convention in Fargo,” reads the headline over a weekend article by Wendy Reuer. Unfortunately, the headline is inaccurate. Little more than a regurgitation of talking points put out by the political activists on hand. “At least 200 voters attended the convention,” Reuer writes, and while that’s not a bad crowd, it’s

Governor Burgum and the Grand Forks Herald Are Feuding Over the Wrong Thing

Governor Doug Burgum sure cheesed off the folks at the Grand Forks Herald. Ahead of a recent visit to Grand Forks to meet with city leaders, said city leaders told the Herald that it was Burgum’s first “official” visit to the city since taking office. Burgum took offense and made some comments during his visit pushing back

Ban Tax Breaks for Businesses Moving Within the State

“Lawmakers should ban incentives for companies that move from one North Dakota community to another—because when it comes to within-the-state shifts, incentives always wind up with this result: Taxpayers lose,” writes Tom Dennis in an editorial for the Grand Forks Herald today. He’s right. [mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#ffffff” txt_color=”#000000″]Do we really want to open the

Kudos To Students For Wanting Controversial Topic In Curriculum, But Cover All Sides Of The Issue

In Grand Forks, students at Red River High School want to include in their curriculum a book about the supposed “rape culture” on college campuses, and not just at their school but all of the high schools in their city. The book in question is “Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town” by

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Let's Not Jump To Conclusions About Juba Coffee House "Hate Crime"

Earlier this year a homosexual man told police he was stripped of his clothes and beaten while being subjected to homosexual slurs at the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity near the University of North Dakota campus. The reaction from some was swift and thoroughly political. UND President Robert Kelley issued a statement condemning the incident as