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Ridgewater College picked in top 120 community colleges in nation, to compete for $1 million prize

April 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Ridgewater College has been chosen as one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Aspen shelter picks ‘easy way out’

December 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

If ethics was easy, it wouldn’t be ethics.
That’s a good rule for deciding the right thing to do. And it shows why officials at a homeless shelter in Aspen, Colo., acted selfishly when they facilitated a homeless man’s bus trip to North Dakota. Continue Reading

Welcome to N.D., Jimmy. How do you plead?

December 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jimmy Baldwin, the onetime homeless resident of tony Aspen, Colo., who received a one-way bus ticket to North Dakota last week, has found room and board in Williston in the Williams County Jail. He is scheduled to appear Thursday morning in Williston Municipal Court on a charge of disorderly conduct, stemming from his arrest Friday after he allegedly urinated on the front of Whispers, a strip club.
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Exiled in ND: Aspen, Colo., homeless shelter gives man one-way ticket to Williston

December 22, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS To the throngs of out-of-state job seekers arriving in North Dakota, add the name of Jimmy Baldwin, originally from California and more recently a homeless resident of Aspen, Colo.
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Aspen are ailing, bug is to blame

August 12, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

They are tiny, flat caterpillars barely visible to the human eye, but blotchminers can sneak inside an aspen tree leaf and eat the insides out.
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