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Teddy Roosevelt Library Is a Good Idea, but Please Don’t Call It Mt. Rushmore

Teddy Roosevelt Library Is a Good Idea, but Please Don’t Call It Mt. Rushmore

“North Dakota’s Mount Rushmore,” is a term Governor Doug Burgum has been throwing around, touting the $50 million in interest earnings from North Dakota’s nearly $6 billion Legacy Fund to the build out of a $150 million Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora. I cringed when I read that Burgum was calling the project that.

Western Lawmaker Vicky Steiner A Possibility For Doug Burgum's Running Mate

Republican sources tell me that state Rep. Vicky Steiner – a Republican from District 37 in Dickinson – is being considered as a running mate by gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum. I reached out to Steiner yesterday evening and asked her about the rumors. She told me initially via text message she had “No comment at

Democrats Cut And Run From Western North Dakota

One of the ironies of the 2014 election cycle is that North Dakota Democrats want to make what they believe is Republican mishandling of the oil boom a cornerstone of their campaign. What is ironic about that is they have very little support in western North Dakota. Meaning their grandstanding on oil impact issues tends to

Are Western North Dakota Leaders Really Doing All They Can To Address The Oil Boom?

Last night on Chris Berg’s 6:30 Point of View members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties, including executive director and Republican State Rep. Vicky Steiner, talked about whether or not North Dakota needs a special legislative session as Democrats have called for. According to Steiner, her group is still deciding

Vicky Steiner Column: Fargo Forum Gets It Wrong On Western North Dakota Funding

An editorial was printed in the Fargo Forum related to funding being provided to western ND.  We would like to provide a few facts that may change the opinions expressed on the matter. The state of North Dakota returned $1.044 billion, not $2.5 billion, for several units of local government – counties, cities, townships, and