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Dayton, Franken lead GOP rivals, poll finds

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken have double-digit leads over all their announced Republican challengers, according to a Suffolk University poll of Minnesota voters released Tuesday.

Fewer than half the voters said they plan …continue reading on

WHS Knowledge Bowl wraps up 2014 season

March 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — On March 11 and 13, the Worthington High School (WHS) Knowledge Bowl Team continued its annual participation in the sub-regional and regional meets. Three of the four WHS teams advanced to regionals, and although no team qualified for…continue reading on

Stark County sheriff’s team top shots in state competition

August 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Though most residents in Stark County would likely say it would be best if sheriff’s office personnel never need to use their firearms in the line of duty, Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said his deputies are ready to be accurate if they ever do. Continue Reading

Old police dog takes top prize in ND competition

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Don’t say anything about old dogs and new tricks to Gypsy, the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department’s dog. Ten-years-old and on the verge of retirement, the chocolate Lab just won her second top award in a statewide police dog competition. Continue Reading

Pedaling, pulling her way to international title

January 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

There’s a national champion living in the Osakis community. Averie Mounsdon, 9, is the top puller in the National Pedal Pull competition.
In September, the Osakis third grader pulled 190 pounds of weight 29-feet, 9-inches to earn the national championship. Continue Reading

ND oil regulator: Fed rules may threaten industry

January 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – The possibility of tighter federal regulations is one of the challenges that lies ahead for North Dakota oil production and the Department of Mineral Resources, as the state agency seeks more funding from the Legislature. Continue Reading

Bringing home the gold

August 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WHS senior scores at FCCLA national competition
WORTHINGTON Worthington High School (WHS) senior Maggie Malathip had a fruitful trip to Orlando, Fla., in early July. Continue Reading

International juggling contest comes to Sioux Falls

August 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Objects will be flying through the air as some of the best jugglers in the world descend on Sioux Falls this week for the World Juggling Federation International Championships. Continue Reading

Inches from victory, UAV team fails to snag prize

August 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

At the International Aerial Robotics Competition held at UND Thursday, the University of Michigan aircraft flew into the four-room bunker undetected and found a small flash drive it was programmed to retrieve. Then the retrieval magnet got caught on a chair. Continue Reading

The challenge of (indoor) flight comes to UND

July 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly 100 university students in 15 teams from around the world will be competing next week at UND to see who has the best spy drone. The challenge: design an unmanned aircraft that can fly undetected into a simulated enemy compound, and find and retrieve a small flash drive within five minutes. Continue Reading