Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Having a good idea for a business or community project is just the first step. It can be difficult to know where to go from there. The Minot based non-profit Strengthen ND supports rural development across the state, from writing grants to identifying who benefits from your idea. We learn more from executive director Megan Laudenschlager ~~~ Agriculture policy is not getting much attention in the run up to the presidential election. But farmers are looking closely at what they might be able to expect from four more years of Donald Trump versus a Joe Biden administration. Harvest Public Media’s Jonathan Ahl reports. ~~~ In an excerpt from the Conversations on HealthCare podcast, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with US Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut, whose critically acclaimed new book examines America’s long, unique history of violence and its embedded gun culture. His book, “The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy”, examines the birth and growth of America’s gun culture, the conditions that perpetuated it, and his quest to pass sane gun laws in response to the Sandy Hook School shooting.