The Redcoats Are Coming! The Redcoats Are Coming!

Dang! Dang! Dang! When you're old and retired, it's hard to keep track of what day it is, and what the date is. Today was one of those nice Spring days when I hardly had a care in the world, and we kept busy, even a road trip to Dickinson for supper and back, until … Continue reading The Redcoats Are Coming! The Redcoats Are Coming!

Another Not-So-Little Win For The Bad Lands

I’m sitting in my office on a clear, crisp, Saturday morning (I know it’s clear because the sun is shining in my eyes through my office window, and I know it’s cold because I went out looking for 3 or 4 days' issues of The Bismarck Tribune in the snow, to no avail) reading a … Continue reading Another Not-So-Little Win For The Bad Lands

North Dakota Republicans Riding High (But Welcome Back, Potter) (And So Long, Ricky)

I think I’ve gone to a political convention of some kind in almost every even-numbered year since 1972. That year, 50 years ago now, I came home from the Navy and went to my district Democratic-NPL convention, and someone said “Hey. We’ve got a Vietnam veteran here today, let’s send him as a delegate to … Continue reading North Dakota Republicans Riding High (But Welcome Back, Potter) (And So Long, Ricky)

The Little Missouri Bridge: Let The People Decide?

The folks out in Billings County in the Bad Lands might get a chance to vote this fall on whether they want their county commissioners to use their power of eminent domain to condemn some of their neighbor’s land to build a bridge over the Little Missouri State Scenic River and roads connecting it to … Continue reading The Little Missouri Bridge: Let The People Decide?