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The great billboard debate: 2007 ordinance bans new billboards in Dickinson, proposed amendment upholds decision

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

An area sign company wants the Dickinson City Commission to rethink a revision to an ordinance passed in 2007 that puts a ban on any new billboards within the city and extraterritorial zone.
The existing billboards — the city has 50 — were grand…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billboard brings awareness of sex trafficking

November 8, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A new billboard greeting motorists traveling through Two Harbors sports a camouflage-pattern background, but its message is meant to be dramatically clear. Continue Reading

Billboard won’t count Jay-Z-Samsung 1M downloads

June 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Jay-Z’s got 99 problems and the Billboard chart is one. Billboard said Friday it will not include the 1 million album downloads Jay-Z is giving to Galaxy mobile phone users through a deal with Samsung. Continue Reading

Lil Wayne tops Elvis Presley’s Billboard record

September 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Lil Wayne is not only making rap history, he’s making rock ‘n roll history: the rapper has surpassed Elvis Presley as the male with the most entries on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Continue Reading

Local K-9 unit featured on billboard

March 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON People travelling through Lake Crystal on Minnesota 60 may be surprised to see familiar faces smiling out at them from a billboard Nobles County Sheriff’s Deputy Dustin Roemeling and his K-9 partner Chase. Continue Reading

YUNG JOC: Hip hop artist will perform Thursday in Grand Forks

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In the spring of 2006, rapper Yung Joc recorded his first single, “It’s Goin’ Down,” a song that took him to the top of the hip hop world. The single was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rap Song in 2007. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Dead ’yote reanimates old rivalry

October 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Is it OK to say we laughed when we heard somebody presumably South Dakota State University students hung a dead coyote from a University of South Dakota billboard recently? Continue Reading

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Twins upset with Timberwolves over new Sanford Health billboard overlooking Target Field

October 1, 2010 in INFORUM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins are upset with the Minnesota Timberwolves for putting up a giant billboard overlooking their ballpark.
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Iowa billboard linking Obama, Hitler removed

July 14, 2010 in West Central Tribune

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A billboard created by an Iowa tea party group comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin has been removed. Continue Reading