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Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I decided to take a drive one evening lately. Oh, I wish you had been with me. I saw a sight I never saw before.
I was in Brewster. It was shortly after 7. The sun was still above the horizon and still slightly in the northwest sky.
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Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

By HEIDI MEYER, District 518

WORTHINGTON — At Prairie Elementary, we provide excellent educational opportunities to more than 1,200 students from Early Childhood through fourth grade. Educators at Prairie Elementary are extremely dedicated …continue reading on dglobe.com

Brock: Do you remember bag phones and phone booths?

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Technology has greatly improved our lives. Still, there are some technologies worth celebrating and others that, looking back, you think if I knew then what you know … maybe not so much.
Recently while visiting a museum, I came across a phone boot…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Looking Back: 1964 – English becomes part of mass at Worthington’s St. Mary’s

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
Wrapping up its second day of budget meetings, the Worthington City Council recommended a 1.3 percent increase in the levy for 2014. The proposed increase was only to cover the increase in debt services for the year.

U.S. Sen. Chuck …continue reading on dglobe.com

Veeder: Get to know your neighbors, strangers

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Did you know out in the middle of North Dakota, just above the shore of Lake Sakakawea, there’s a family who stripped and refinished the wood floors of their old barn specifically for dancing?
Then they put a bar in the corner and a deck out the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: Get to know your neighbors, strangers

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Did you know out in the middle of North Dakota, just above the shore of Lake Sakakawea, there’s a family who stripped and refinished the wood floors of their old barn specifically for dancing?
Then they put a bar in the corner and a deck out the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Monke: Dickinson needs a long-term population solution

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, one of my work colleague’s struck up a conversation with a Dickinson newcomer who had recently moved here from Idaho.

The man said he had left an economically depressed area but was doing well here. Still, he had no intention of bringin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you’re hungry)

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Schools are back in session. For many, the first week has slipped by. Kids — let me give you one word of advice: listen. Just listen. This is so important.
The United States was bombed into World War II when the Empire of Japan att…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you’re hungry)

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Schools are back in session. For many, the first week has slipped by. Kids — let me give you one word of advice: listen. Just listen. This is so important.
The United States was bombed into World War II when the Empire of Japan att…continue reading on dglobe.com

Heitkamp: A fresh start for North Dakota’s kids

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

As a parent of two children, I remember how exciting but also hectic the new school year can be — from buying school supplies to driving my daughter to swim practice to even making sure my kids remembered to zip up their backpacks before bounding o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com