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As Fargo mulls convention center, Bismarck rushes to complete expansion

September 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK As Fargo debates adding convention space to the Fargodome or building a new convention center downtown, the Bismarck Civic Center is charging ahead with a project that will double its Exhibit Hall’s trade floor space and give it an edge when competing for conventions, Fargo-Moorhead’s top tourism official said. Continue Reading

Emails show pressure on Bismarck leaders for Civic Center expansion

September 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK As soon as Ron Knutson’s plan hit the newspaper, the gloves came off. Continue Reading

Bids awarded to expand Bismarck Civic Center

June 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK City leaders have awarded $26.6 million in bids to expand the downtown Bismarck Civic Center’s Exhibit Hall. Continue Reading

‘Too much or too little: The story of water in N.D.’

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

State history conference set for Oct. 28-29 in BismarckNorth Dakotans are always talking about water. Rainfall, measured in hundredths of an inch, are discussed in detail. Droughts that have blown dust and people to distant places are recalled, as are floods that have destroyed homes and endangered residents. Continue Reading