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Medora demolition proposal grounded

September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA A plan to remove two of Medora’s oldest buildings was grounded before it had a chance to be heard Tuesday. Continue Reading

Osakis Council gets reports on removing old city buildings

February 20, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Bids to tear down several old city buildings were viewed by the Osakis City Council at its February 4 meeting.
Kurt Haakinson, city public works director, had obtained separate bids for four demolition projects planned in the city’s future. Continue Reading

West Central Minn. storm reports include damage to houses, barns, power lines, numerous funnel clouds

June 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Damage reports from the National Weather Service and law enforcement from Sunday evening’s storm include numerous reports of damage to buildings, trees and power lines. Continue Reading

Changes to top of World Trade Center raises questions of being tallest building

May 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A change to the design of a needle that will sit atop One World Trade Center is raising questions over whether the building will still be America’s tallest when completed. Continue Reading

Tall & Proud: Dickinson not much for towering buildings — yet

May 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson may not host a skyline of tall buildings, but this community in the Great Plains may see more on the way. Continue Reading

MATTERS AT HAND: Insult the state, but not the Capitol building

April 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota has absorbed a couple of insults in the past couple of weeks, one of them trivial and one of them hurtful. The suggestion that North Dakota is “the worst place on earth” (made in a movie called “The Five-Year Engagement”) is easy to shrug off. Probably nobody who lives here thinks it, and if anybody did, they could go somewhere else and find out that it’s not true. The suggestion that North Dakota’s Capitol building is architecturally lacking: Well, that one stings a bit. Continue Reading

Mobridge tapping SDSU architecture students for ideas

December 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Like many small towns in the state, Mobridge has been on the decline for decades and is struggling to maintain its population. Former city councilman Thomas Unterseher, a former city councilman, said South Dakota’s small towns need to improve their design and city planning if they want to attract and keep people and businesses. In Mobridge, that includes revamping the boxy steel buildings lining the streets and developing 30 acres of lakefront property. Continue Reading

City Hall centennial celebration Wednesday

November 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The City of Grand Forks will mark City Hall’s 100th anniversary Wednesday with an open house and birthday cake. Continue Reading

5-story office, condo building planned in north Bismarck

September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Harvey Schilling plans the $5 million “Energy Vista” project to be off U.S. Highway 83. Continue Reading

Bismarck’s former Meriwether’s restaurant building in bad shape

August 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A building that once housed a popular restaurant on the banks of the Missouri River in Bismarck might not be salvageable after flooding this summer. Continue Reading