The Democratic candidate for state agriculture commissioner unveiled a five-piece “landowner’s bill of rights” Tuesday that he says will help balance the interests of North Dakota farmers and ranchers with those of the state’s thriving oil and gas industry.
A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture commissioner, a job currently held by a Republican who faces a challenge for the GOP endorsement.
TOWNER, N.D. — After a long hiatus from my old running days and marathon training, I’ve decided to lace up the sneakers and start pounding the gravel roads and trails around the ranch again. Why on earth would a guy run when there are so many other perfectly good modes of transportation out there?
TOWNER, N.D. — After a few years of having winters we’d like to forget, this year, we’ve gotten a winter we want to remember . . . so far. On Jan. 10, I did chores wearing a vest instead of a jacket and there wasn’t a speck of snow on the ground. It was so nice, I even had my earflaps tucked up inside of my cap, and that doesn’t often happen in January in North Dakota.
TOWNER, N.D. — If you do a Google search on “teamwork marriage,” you’ll get 827,000 results in 0.2 seconds. When I want to work on the teamwork aspect of my marriage, I skip reading the books and articles. I just look across the breakfast table and say something sweet like, “Hey, honey, wanna work some cattle today?”
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