Men’s hockey jumps to No. 2 in USCHO.com poll
Trying to figure out the double exposure that’s going on here…
Is that the Dakota Student? But the logo is modern?
(Source: cleverly-unclever, via grandforksnorthdakota)
6th Annual Best Pizza in Grand Forks Contest
Saturday, September 22nd
Join us for the biggest and best pizza contest yet! We’re moving to Town Square to accommodate the huge crowds that come each year, and we’ve moved to September to give our college students a chance to cast their votes!
Invite friends to come out and vote for the best pizza in town for just $5 each. All proceeds support one of Grand Forks’ greatest needs: AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
(via 6th Annual Best Pizza in Grand Forks Contest)
Pam Gulleson For Congress - North Dakota
Pam Gulleson’s roots in North Dakota’s land and community run deep. A life-long resident of the state, she learned early on the values of hard work and dedication to family and community while growing up on the family dairy farm in southeastern North Dakota.Family farming continues to be the primary work of Pam and Bill, her husband of nearly 30 years, who are partners in a farm and ranching business with their sons near Rutland, North Dakota. The fifth-generation family farm raises corn, beans, and alfalfa, and operates a cattle feedlot. Another son owns and operates a small business in Lisbon.
Bill and Pam are pleased their sons have chose to return to rural North Dakota after college, where the entire family works together to operate and manage the farming operation and where all are involved in their communities.
A longtime interest in public service led Pam to run for the North Dakota House of Representatives, where she served for 16 years. While there, she was elected assistant floor leader by her caucus and served on the appropriations committee.
In the state capitol, Pam earned respect from both sides of the aisle as a fair-minded legislator who got things done. She actively supported middle class and working families, economic development and infrastructure investment, promoted renewable energy and clean tech initiatives, ensured expanded education and research and development funding, and insisted that government be held accountable.
Pam worked for 9 years as U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan’s state director and chief of staff, where she advanced major initiatives on farm, energy, trade and Native American policy, water development, flood protection, and research and development. She is especially known for her work with Senator Dorgan in creating the Red River Valley Research Corridor, which has brought hundreds of high-paying jobs to North Dakota.
Pam received the Excellence in Programming Award from the ND State Department of Health for her work on preventative health initiatives in rural communities and the Legislator of the Year Award from the ND Vocational Education Association for her work to expand vocational and technical training programs across the State of North Dakota.
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Damn light load.
poster for the upcoming roller derby match.
New Captain of the Fighting Sioux Men’s Hockey team for the 2012-2013 season.
GOP Senate Candidate Supports Life Sentences For Rape Victims Who Obtain Abortions -
ep. Rick Berg (R-ND), the candidate for Senate from North Dakota, once voted for a bill that would have made any woman who obtained an abortion guilty of a homicide crime — even if it were in the case of rape or incest. Indeed, the bill Berg supported does not even contain an explicit exception if an abortion is necessary to save the woman’s life.
In 2007, Berg was among the small number of state representatives in the North Dakota House whosupported the measure. It also would have imposed penalties on doctors and anyone else who “aids, abets, facilitates, solicits, or incites” a person into an abortion:
A new section to chapter 12.1-16 of the North Dakota Century Code is created and enacted as follows:
Intentional termination of human life – Preborn children. A person is guilty of a class AA felony if the person intentionally destroys or terminates the life of a preborn child. A person that knowingly administers to, prescribes for, procures for, or sells to any pregnant individual any medicine, drug, device, or other substance with the specific intent of causing or abetting the termination of a preborn child is guilty of a class AA felony. A person that intentionally or knowingly aids, abets, facilitates, solicits, or incites a person to intentionally destroy or terminate the life of a preborn child is guilt of a class C felony. For purposes of this section, “preborn child” includes a human being from the moment of fertilization until the moment of birth.
A class AA felony carries a maximum sentence of life without the possibility of parole in North Dakota. Chapter 12.1-16 of the North Dakota Century Code is the section of that state’s law thatcovers homicide crimes such as murder or manslaughter.
Although one news outlet claims that Berg’s bill contains an exception “when the life of the mother is endangered” such an exception does not appear in the bill’s text. The language of the bill quoted above creates a new homicide crime without any exceptions whatsoever.
Berg was quick to denounce the comments of a fellow Senate Candidate, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), when he claimed that a woman couldn’t get pregnant from “legitimate rape.” Berg called the statement “insulting and reprehensible,” and “condemn[ed] them in the strongest terms possible.” But the assertion that a rape victim should be put in jail for not wanting to carry the child of her rapist is equally abhorrent. It is also largely unpopular — though the country is often split on abortion rights, 75 percent of Americans believe that abortion should be legal in the case of rape or incest.
We have a job to do, North Dakota residents, and that’s get Heidi Heitkamp (D) elected to Senate.
H/T: Annie-Rose Strasser at Think Progress Justice
Rick Berg is a sick and twisted inhumane person just like most of those other jackasses that are in the Republican party who believe rape is ok.
The home opener of UND Fighting Sioux D1 Football, 2012 season. Rockin’ kick ass new black jerseys. Big Sky conference against South Dakota School of Mines. 45-0 at half. 66-0 final.
Got my first EVER ticket. Parking ticket. For leaving my car parked on the street the day that the street cleaners like to come by. MIND YOU - I’ve had my car parked in this spot for 6 MONTHS STRAIGHT - and have never received a ticket.
I’ve even SEEN the street cleaners come by WHILE MY CAR WAS PARKED ON THE STREET. And alas, NO TICKET.
I was pretty upset. Until I came home to see that a package that I’ve been waiting for all week - finally came. WHEN I WAS GONE. So the USPS postman left the “missed you” slip in the mailbox.
The package did not require a signature. There was absolutely NO REASON for the guy to not leave it on our doorstep (as every other package delivery service does). We do not live in a busy, mail-stealing area. We live on the butt ass edge of town. Literally the last street on the edge of town. This is also the same postal worker delivery dude who refused to deliver a certified letter to the house - WHEN WE WERE HOME - because we have DOGS. Dogs who were NOT outside.
So, like the certified letter that he refused to deliver, my package is being driven around in this dude’s mailcar. I can’t pick it up - even though I’m home, and got the message and it’s just after NOON - I have to wait until tomorrow after 9AM. Because they don’t return undelivered packages until the end of the day.
So, instead of angry - now I’m LIVID. I’d be fine with this - if the package required a signature. I understand that. BUT IT DIDN’T.
USPS, I hope you go broke. Oh wait - you already are. I’m boycotting my snail mail. I’d get everything delivered UPS if I could. And that’s not just because my Dad worked for the company (UPS) for 40 years. It’s because they actually GIVE A DAMN.
Dakota of the North - I’ve had enough of your crap this year. I’m about THIS CLOSE to GTFO.
I like your hashtags and your last line, and by all means, please do.