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Bismarck Runners Headed to New York Despite Sandy’s Aftermath

November 1, 2012 in WDAZ

The 2012 New York City marathon is a “go” despite the devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy. That storm left several local runners waiting and wondering. Bismarck’s Jim Tyler is excited to line up with thousands of others this Sunday. Continue Reading

Bismarck booked for big oil expo

May 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference and Expo is set for May 22-24 in the Bismarck Civic Center. The event, the biggest ever scheduled in Bismarck, is expected to inject about $1.7 million into the city and neighboring Mandan, N.D. Continue Reading

Bismarck, ND sale barn to close

February 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Arlon Voge publicly announced his retirement and the shuttering of his Farmers Livestock Exchange in Bismarck, N.D., on his 65th birthday.
Voge says he hadn’t planned on closing the market he’d owned for three decades and rebuilt a decade ago after a fire. The facilities, located on the east side of Bismarck, N.D., had been a sale barn since 1936, he says. Sales will end Feb. 28. Continue Reading

Bismarck chamber wants to entice low-cost airline

January 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce wants to bring a low-cost airline to North Dakota’s capital city. Continue Reading

UPDATE: North Dakota flood damage to public works: $90M plus

June 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED: 7:59 P.M.The commander of North Dakota’s National Guard estimated Tuesday it will cost $90 million or more to repair roads, parks and other public works from damage caused during spring and summer flooding. Continue Reading

N.D. Sen. Kent Conrad calls groundwater pressure problem the next big issue in flood fight

June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Missouri River’s flooding threat to Bismarck and Mandan isn’t only on land. It’s also coming underground, and state and local officials are working on ways to resolve it. Continue Reading

Missouri River crest steady despite larger water flows

June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Army Corps of Engineers project manager Todd Lindquist says the river’s expected crest is still 20.6 feet, even though water releases have increased. He says the force of the extra water is making the river channel deeper. Continue Reading

Corps recalculating Missouri River flood forecast

May 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bismarck Mayor John Warford says the flooding Missouri River is “out of control and unprecedented.” Continue Reading

N.D.-linked mushers endure dog days of winter at Iditarod

April 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Kelly Maixner knew he had good dogs. But just how good, he didn’t know until he crossed the finish line in Nome, Alaska. Continue Reading

N.D. keeps low unemployment after Bobcat’s closing

February 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Employment in Bismarck-Mandan was up or steady in 2010, with job growth in several sectors, including construction, health services and government.
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