Witnessing both sides of the ACA

We all have differing views on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. But this weekend those differences hit close to home as family visited from out of town this weekend.
See Something, Do Nothing

The Lone defense for mass warrantless surveillance is that in theory it should make it easier to protect us from terrorism. How then can we explain the incidents of mass murder by individuals associated with terrorist groups like ISIS?
BENZ: Becoming Dad

I celebrated my first Father’s Day this year. But it wasn’t that long ago that I was just Cole. It was one year ago Wednesday, I went from being Cole, to being Dad.
Election 2016: A problem like HRC

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The 2016 election and you

Before a single vote was cast and before a single moment of meaningful debate, the DNC and the RNC decided whom our presidential nominees should be.
Please, thank a Shriner

While I was sitting on my couch watching television last week, a commercial came on that hit close to home.
Dickinson Trinity, New England co-op dissolving

On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 administration from New England Public School and Trinity High School met to discuss the Cooperative Sponsorship Agreement between New England Public School and Dickinson Trinity.
Notes from New England School

Happy New Year!  It is that time of the year again where we close out another year and hopefully look forward to the opportunities that exist in the upcoming New Year.
OPINION: My choice for the next UND nickname

As a University of North Dakota alumnus, I had the privilege to be a part of its history. On October 19, at 8 a.m. central time, voting on a new school nickname opened, and I submitted my vote.
Over At The Herald: The Day I Met Michael J. Fox

It was supposed to be just a regular, relaxing Sunday. I was just getting ready for bed the Saturday night prior when I received an alert on my phone. It was a text message from my boss; he had a…
Are We Racist without the Confederate Flag?

After a white supremacist murdered nine people in a Charleston church, embarrassed Southerners are admitting that it is time to take the racist Confederate flag down in South Carolina. By Lloyd Omdahl Defending the flag, an official in the Sons…
Viking Talk

Every year for the fans, draft time is one of the best times of the year. If you’ve read my previous articles, you should know by now that I get almost as excited for draft day as I do for…
Notes from New England School

Mother Nature has provided us with a dose of reality. And, unfortunately, it is that time of the year were we may encounter adverse weather and have to make contingency plans for emergency conditions. As a family, if you haven’t…