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Police looking for missing guns, clothing linked to homicide

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAN — Mandan police are asking for the public’s help in locating several missing firearms and clothing linked to a homicide.
Officers responding Monday night to a reported death at 904 Poplar St. in Mandan found Alex Lansdon, 28, dead in his …continue reading on

N.D. Democratic candidates advocate lifting state’s clothing sales tax

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state sales tax on clothing in North Dakota would be lifted under the proposal Democratic legislative candidates here announced Tuesday. Continue Reading

Fargo-based retailer in trademark dispute with Levi Strauss

May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

According to court documents filed this week in Grand Forks’ U.S. District Court: Levi Strauss sent a cease-and-desist letter to Vanity in late January, claiming the pocket design on the retailer’s jeans was “confusingly similar” to Levi’s brand. Continue Reading

Garments have story, speaker tells DWU audience

March 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Upon arriving at the factory where the T-shirt was made, the armed guards seemed less impressed with his journey than Timmerman was. So he waited until the workers’ shift was over. Continue Reading

DWU speaker to talk about globalization

March 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Kelsey Timmerman asks the question, “Where Am I Wearing?” in his blog, book and during the annual Stark Lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Sherman Center at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell.
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Citing dangers to workers, Target Corp. to stop selling sand-blasted jeans

February 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Giving blue jeans a distressed or lived-in look is quite popular, but the mechanical process of blasting sand on denim “contaminates the air workers breathe and can lead to an incurable lung disease called silicosis,” Target said on its corporate blog. Continue Reading

Consumer prices rise modestly thanks to push by gas, clothing, food costs

February 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Economists downplayed the increase, saying inflation will likely ease in the coming months as prices for raw materials level off.
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Fans of NCAA FCS champion Bison football fans eager to buy title gear

January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

On Sunday, the line at a Scheels store in Fargo stretched out the door. Continue Reading

Shoplifter sends payment for sweater swiped 37 years ago in Grand Forkis

January 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

One of Straus Clothing’s two Fargo stores the Grand Forks store closed years ago finally received payment Tuesday for the ill-gotten garment.
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NDSU football gear hot seller two weeks before FCS title game

December 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

NDSU beat Georgia Southern in the semifinals on Saturday and will face Sam Houston State in the Football Championship Subdivision title game Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas. Continue Reading