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Hello, I’m an optimist. I guess I always have been. DEAN MEYER If it is dry, I think of what my Grandpa told me. “It always rains right after a dry spell.” If it is wet, I am confident that…
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Hypocrisy, thy name is “activist.” “Water Protectors” got vexed because the DAPL pipeline COULD contaminate their drinking water. Ignore, for the moment, the 10 other fossil-fuel pipelines already crossing the Missouri River upstream and their new water intake nearing completion…
Dribble from the Pen

“The Lord keeps all who love Him, But all the wicked He will destroy.” “God is brought under an obligation to no one for any kind of obedience; for “after we have done all, we are still unprofitable servants.” But…
Mommie Moments

You may have watched the Luv’s diaper commercials that hysterically depict the differences between your first child and second child. NICOLE NOWITZKI Mix that neurotic new mindset with moving to a new place, ‘in the middle of nowhere,’ and starting…
Handy Andy

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 the nation and globe celebrated Safer Internet Day. This is a day where organizations from around the world work to make the internet a safer place for children and parents alike by raising awareness on…
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Hello, Well it is over. It is really over. The Super Bowl. I stayed up for the entire game! And for me, that is a real win. I’m glad I did. Oh, I’m not glad the Patriots won. I really…
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How bad is the body count in Chicago, this past weekend, in the wake of the Black Lives Matter nonsense last year? While the mainstream media slices and dices the latest President Trump minutiae, they continue to ignore the Obamanator-inspired…
Dribble from the Pen

“…. Who am I, O’ Lord God…?” “The woman’s fire?” inquired the boy. He nodded, and the naked feet had sprung away. He came back with his lamp, locked his door hastily, and sat down in his chair, covering his…
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So, if you haven’t had this year’s version of the flu yet, get ready. It’s called Influenza A (H3N2) or, as I prefer to call it, the worst thing that I’ve ever experienced. And, that includes an allergic reaction to…
HAT TIPS

Hello, The wind is really whipping this morning! And the forecast is for gusts over 60 mph all day long. Now, if you are a kite-flying champion, this may not be bad news. However, if you are a hay or…
Dribble from the pen

“Who forgives all your iniquity, Who heals all your diseases, Who redeems your life from the Pit, Who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy.”(RSV) “It is as the apple tree among the trees of the wood, and its golden…
Hawk’s Perch

One hundred years ago the North Dakota Legislature voted to approve the establishment of a teachers college in Dickinson. They did not, however, allocate funding for this endeavor. Then President Samuel T. May looked to the citizens of the region,…
The Wellness Corner

New Year, New You. I was recently listening to a podcast by triathlete Rich Roll who was interviewing one of my favorite musicians Travis Barker when Barker said something the resonated with me. Travis said, “Dreams don’t work unless you…
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Hello, I don’t have a foot fetish. You hear of people that do. Or maybe that’s just on Seinfeld. But it seems that it is a thing with some people. BY DEAN MEYER Do you remember that Marcos lady? Wasn’t…
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So Year Number Two is in the books for me as your States Attorney and, it was time to travel down to Bismarck for our Winter Conference. News about pending legislation, budgets, constitutional initiatives and new problems in the criminal…
Community Forum

North Dakota fiscal affairs are in disarray, primarily because of our clinging to an unworkable 80-day biennial legislative process.   BY LLOYD OMDAHL Guest Columnist While almost all other states have gone to annual sessions, North Dakota has resisted changing…
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Hello, You know that I am a rancher? And you know what a rancher eats? Meat. Beef. Right? Oh, some ranchers might have a hog or two. Or they may raise sheep. And there could be a free-range chicken around…
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So, let’s get this straight. CNN and some other irrelevant blog publish an absolute lie, Donald Trump calls them on it and, again, he’s the bad guy? Not the “legitimate” president?     “Trump accuses agencies of Nazi practices”. FOUL…
Dribble from the pen

“The voice of the Lord makes the deer to calve And strips the forests bare; And in His temple everything says, “Glory!”   “The kingdom-idea is the clearest expression of the principle that in the sphere of objective reality, as…
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Hello, I’m too young to remember the good old days. I guess they were in the early 1900’s. When you didn’t have snowplows and four wheel drive tractors. You didn’t have snow blowers and insulated underwear. You didn’t have front-end…