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Our own (not-quite-as) tall ship: Two Harbors family returns home after 10 months of tropical sailing

July 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The tall ships and their crews may be hitting the Northland this week, but if you want a personal story of what it’s like to live on the open seas, ask the Gordon family. Continue Reading

No. 1 Sports Story of the Year: DSU graduate Ramon Miller’s epic gold medal run in Olympic mile relay final

December 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Before the Olympics began last summer in London, Ramon Miller made one thing clear. He was the captain of his ship. Continue Reading

Atkins sprints to the future: Former Dickinson State sprinter already has his sights set on 2016 Olympics

November 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Derrick Atkins envisions himself, a little less than four years from now, bursting out of the starting blocks at João Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Continue Reading

DSU alumnus Ramon Miller anchors the Bahamas to Olympic gold medal in 1,600 relay

August 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Dickinson State can now count an Olympic gold medalist among its alumni. Continue Reading

Miller, Bahamas relay team set pace in Olympic 1,600 relay

August 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Ramon Miller and the Bahamas 1,600-meter relay team are on to the final round of the Summer Olympics after tying the United States for the best time in the qualifying heats. Continue Reading

Barry 1st in high jump at Bahamas Trials; Miller qualifies for Olympics in 400

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NASSAU, Bahamas Dickinson State’s alumni took one of their final steps before the London Olympics Saturday, claiming top spots at the Bahamas Olympic Trials at Thomas A. Robinson Stadium. Continue Reading

DSU alums Atkins, Miller fare well at Bahamas Olympic Trials

June 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NASSAU, Bahamas Derrick Atkins won the championship in the 100 meters Friday at the Bahamas Olympic Trials. Continue Reading

Hurricane Irene becoming first major U.S. threat in almost 3 years

August 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Irene was likely to become a major Category 3 hurricane today. By Thursday as it roars toward the U.S. coast over warm open waters, it could become a Category 4 with winds of 131 mph (210 kph) or more, an NHC specialist said late Monday.
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WikiLeaks: Anna Nicole Smith wreaked havoc in Bahamas

December 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Anna Nicole Smith may have been just a “B-list celebrity,” but she hit the Bahamas like a hurricane, spreading scandals that toppled a string of officials and endangered the whole government, according to newly leaked U.S. diplomatic cables. Continue Reading