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Free Farm Food Safety Audit Field Trip

By Sue Balcom

Farmers, school food service directors, health department officials and the general public are invited to be a part of a farm food safety audit 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Eden McLeod’s Farm,, 84 11th St NW McClusky ND. This field tour is FREE and open to the public.

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Northern Lights

By Sharon Carson

By the time you read the June issue of Prairie Independent, voters in Wisconsin will have decided whether or not to recall Governor Scott Walker in the wake of his aggressive legislative attacks on public employee unions, public education, and critical social services. The Wisconsin vote on June 5th will be historic on many levels, not least as a plumb measure of the current strength of progressive grassroots political organizing in the Midwest.

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Gulleson Speaks out Against Ryan Budget; Asks Where GOP Stands on Issue

Pam Gulleson, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, spoke to reporters about her reaction to the House of Representative’s approval of the Ryan budget on a press conference call.

“This budget has real, destructive potential for thousands of North Dakotans, and it’s the wrong move forward for our state,” Gulleson said. “It’s important to understand the concrete impact that this legislation – which seems so abstract to those who voted for it in Washington – could have on middle class North Dakotan families.” Continue reading