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When bad things happen, good people often step in

January 5, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Friends, families, even strangers offer donations after tragedies. For example, after the New Town, N.D., shootings, friends and family of the victims have received more than $55,000 to help pay for funerals and for college for young survivors. Continue Reading

Education officials plan Dickinson State visit

November 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education will be visiting Dickinson State University later this month, although the trip is not believed to be in direct reference to the recent scandal that rocked DSU. Continue Reading

Dickinson exploring regional United Airlines jet service

September 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dickinson could soon be a hub for regional jet service, but that doesn’t translate into passenger service to new destinations. At least not for now, according to Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport Manager Matthew Remynse. Continue Reading

Class acts: ‘A young man of outstanding character’

August 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This is the fifth story in a six-part series recognizing teenagers who make a difference in their communities. Continue Reading

Dickinson State hires new chief academic officer

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dickinson State University has hired a new chief academic officer. Cynthia Pemberton starts Sept. 1 as Dickinson’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs.
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Dickinson staff-sharing plan goes to GF council

July 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A proposed agreement for Grand Forks city staff to review building permits for Dickinson, N.D., will go to the full Grand Forks City Council for a vote Monday. Continue Reading

As Oil Patch firms look east, locals hope more will come

June 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Oil is the resource that makes western North Dakota boom, but parts of east North Dakota are trying to attract a piece of the west’s activity by promoting resources that are increasingly scarce in the west: workers and homes. Continue Reading

Heavy rains in western N.D. lead to street flooding

June 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Heavy rains in western North Dakota flooded some streets in Dickinson. A police dispatcher said Thursday afternoon that the rising water has since subsided. Continue Reading

N.D. woman splits her time between oilfield, music studio

June 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

She’s known as Margaret McGlynn in the North Dakota oil fields but as Mousey McGlynn in the music world.The resident of Dickinson, N.D., who is 27, moved with her parents from London to North Dakota a decade ago. Now, she’s juggling two careers. Her work as a technician for an oil company helps fund her passion music. Continue Reading

3 ‘Oil Patch’ cities awarded energy impact grants

May 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state has awarded nearly $17 million in energy impact money to three cities in North Dakota’s booming oil patch to help with infrastructure needs. The Land Board announced Thursday that it has committed $9.6 million to Williston, $5.8 million to Dickinson and $1.4 million to the city of Minot. Continue Reading