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71-year-old Fargo man scaling Everest

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO After 72 years on the planet, some folks prefer to kick back, relax and enjoy retirement.
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A feat of 14,000 feet

November 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

There’s nothing like a high peak to pique Troy Aupperle’s curiosity not to mention his determination to get to the top of it.
Aupperle, a Miltona resident, recently completed yet another milestone of mountainous proportions. Continue Reading

JHS grad makes record climb

May 25, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

When Lisa Foster reaches the summit of her favorite mountain in the world, she’s at peace. It’s a feeling she has trouble putting into words, not due to a sense of accomplishment, but rather the satisfaction of having enjoyed each aspect of her journey to the top. Continue Reading

Man arrested for climbing Mount Rushmore

May 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A spokeswoman says similar incidents happen several times a year when people for unknown reasons decide to try to climb the mountain. Continue Reading

Climbers reach top of mountain in fundraising trek

September 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Six climbers who turned a Mount Kilimanjaro summit into a fundraiser for a Fargo-based organization say the trek was a success. Continue Reading

Climbing facility plan still alive

April 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

City council offers no money, but allows time for project to move forward
WORTHINGTON A proposal to convert a long-defunct grain elevator into a climbing facility faces a steep path to the top but a ladder for it remains. Continue Reading

Climb Worthington?

April 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Proposal to turn elevator into climbing center to go before city council Monday
WORTHINGTON The land that Worthington inhabits is about as flat as flat can be nary a significant hill, let alone a mountain, to be found. Continue Reading

Increasing cost of fuel rattle drivers and businesses

February 27, 2011 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK High fuel prices are putting the squeeze on drivers’ wallets just as they are starting to feel better about the economy. They’re also forcing tough choices on small-business owners who are loathe to charge more for fear of losing cost-conscious customers.
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