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Falling beam kills construction worker

May 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WEST FARGO A 30-year-old Fargo man died Friday in a construction accident after a 28-foot steel beam fell on him at the high school addition to Sheyenne Ninth Grade Center, police said. Continue Reading

Historian says timber beam was not used in 1862 mass hanging of Dakota Indians

February 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A timber beam held in storage by the Blue Earth County Historical Society is not part of the scaffold used to hang 38 Dakota Indians in 1862, executive director Jessica Potter said Friday. Continue Reading

Columns – 12 years of reporting create a lifetime of memories

February 10, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

As I sat down to my computer, fingers poised upon my keyboard, I was motionless, not knowing what to type, what to say, who to thank or how to put into words what I am feeling. Continue Reading

Column – Positive attitude wins over self-pity, self-doubt

October 14, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

With my arms flailing high in the air, fists shaking in that “I did it!” motion like Sylvester Stallone in Rocky when he climbed that mammoth mountain of steps I crossed the finish line of my first 10K race. Continue Reading

Column – Wish name tags were bigger

August 5, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

I am not sure why I was so stressed out and half afraid of what was going to happen last Saturday night because it turned out to be a lot of fun and not what I expected. Continue Reading