“I HATE ARITHMETIC!” I was in fourth grade, sitting at our dining table with a math assignment, a yellow paper tablet, a pencil and (most importantly) an eraser.
It was probably in the second or third year of the great agricultural depression of the 1980s. The lady cashier at the hardware store said, “You’re the guy that does the farm news.” I was pleased that she recognized me. But then she added: “I don’t watch you anymore. Your news is too depressing.”
It will always matter
A few months back, our editor, Cally Peterson, shared with me a story idea chronicling her personal experience as an 11-year-old in our nation’s capital on Sept. 11, 2001. It was a horrific day for our country, and one that charted a different course for many – me included.
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North Dakota Living is recognizing history this month, with stories about women in agriculture and the beginnings of the Bank of North Dakota. In that vein, we thought it appropriate to look back on our own history, as the magazine of North Dakota’s electric cooperatives since 1954.