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The Press claims top awards at ND Newspaper Association convention

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Press was honored as the top daily newspaper in its category on Friday at the North Dakota Newspaper Association 2013 awards held in Rapid City, S.D., as part of a combined convention with the South Dakota Newspaper Association. Continue Reading

Students given chance to design tower

November 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SIBLEY, Iowa With a new water tower constructed on the south end of town, Water Superintendent Cory Dykstra came up with a rather unique idea:
Give middle and high school students the opportunity to create the design. Continue Reading

Brookings firm to create master plan for downtown Mitchell

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell Main Street & Beyond has hired a Brookings firm, designArc Architecture + Design LLC, to design a downtown master plan for Mitchell’s Historic Commercial District. Continue Reading

Brookings firm to create master plan for downtown Mitchell

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell Main Street & Beyond has hired a Brookings firm, designArc Architecture + Design LLC, to design a downtown master plan for Mitchell’s Historic Commercial District. Continue Reading

King of the hill

July 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Soap Box Derby a fun contest of design, weight and skill
EDGERTON Six years ago, Chad Lubben competed in his first-ever Soap Box Derby down Mill Hill in Edgerton on a toilet attached to a platform on wheels and, though he didn’t win, he sure had fun. Continue Reading

Elliott Johnson, Boston, column: For North Dakota, a new and evocative flag

June 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

We need a flag that distinguishes us from all other states and countries in the world even when it hangs limp on a windless day. Continue Reading

The new school: A glimpse inside the design

May 3, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Natural elements that promote flexible learning environments are being incorporated into the design of Alexandria’s new high school.
During a special school board meeting Tuesday, architect John Pfluger presented preliminary plans for the school’s layout and said reflecting the lakes area landscape will be prevalent throughout the school’s design. Continue Reading

South Dakota lawmakers aim to adopt new state flag design

January 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) At least 80 South Dakota lawmakers say it’s time the state fly more than just its official seal. They want a separate design for a flag. 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

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New Design Chosen For Sherlock Playground

August 16, 2011 in WDAZ

Sherlock Park in East Grand Forks is getting a new design and some big improvements after it burned down in May. The new design was drawn yesterday. The castle theme will continue with the new playground, but some new features will be added. Continue Reading