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Column: It’s up to you to preserve the stories of your family

This column was originally published Dec. 23, 2010, in The Jamestown Sun. This weekend, families across much of the world will come together to celebrate the holidays. They’ll share much over the holiday, including food, gifts and stories. The food … Continue reading

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Column | Thankful thoughts on finding someone

This column was originally published on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, in The Jamestown Sun. This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for Morgan, my girlfriend. I’m also grateful for the mild weather we’ve had this November, the rifle range at Pipestem Reservoir and … Continue reading

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Today’s column

It seems perfectly fitting that I left The Jamestown Sun last night — after having put the paper to bed with a column in which I mention my gratitude for the mild November weather — to find it was snowing. … Continue reading

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Column tomorrow

I’ve got a column tomorrow. It’s about Thanksgiving, dating and finding happiness. It also features my girlfriend, Morgan. You’ll find it on page A4 or online in our opinion section. The title is "Thankful thoughts on finding someone."

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Discovering Dakota | Buchanan, Pingree show simple honesty

This column was orginally published on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, in The Jamestown Sun. The North Dakota towns of Pingree and Buchanan have a lot in common. Both towns have gravel for nearly all their streets, no more than a … Continue reading

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More nukes

My column earlier this week centered on remnants of the United States’ nuclear deterrents against the U.S.S.R. Today, I read this disturbing Wired piece about Perimeter, a secret system in Russia that would automatically launch all the nation’s nukes if … Continue reading

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Discovering Dakota | Getting out around Cooperstown

The following column was originally published in The Jamestown Sun on Sept. 21, 2009. In 2001, Mark Sundlov was in command of a U.S. Air Force launch control center near Max, N.D. It was an underground capsule connected by a … Continue reading

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Discovering Dakota | Looking around in LaMoure

This column was originally published on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, in The Jamestown Sun. It was cloudy on the Friday morning I visited LaMoure, N.D. I passed several sunflower fields on the way and noticed the plants were drooping, as … Continue reading

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Discovering Dakota: Big dreams in Wimbledon

This column was originally published in The Jamestown Sun on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Yes, Wimbledon, N.D., has a tennis court. Wimbledon also has a football field, basketball court and baseball diamonds, all on the north end of this town … Continue reading

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Column | Jamestown’s new online community is open to you

This column was originally published in The Jamestown Sun on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009. There is a community growing through The Jamestown Sun’s Web site. We’re looking for a few local voices to join up. To understand what I mean, you’re … Continue reading

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