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FOTB: Black and oil: Young engineer expects long career in crude business

May 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — When North Dakota State University graduate Kevin Black was looking to start his career in 2011, he feared he’d have to leave his home state.
“I really had every intention of going to Minneapolis because up until that point, if you …continue reading on

DOT engineer in Mitchell retiring

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

When Tom Week retires next month, the state Department of Transportation will be losing a longtime leader. Continue Reading

Adventure junkie: Vogel pushes the limits of his confidence and abilities

April 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As a young man growing up in Worthington, Kim Vogel was known to dig a hole in a snowbank at Olson Park and spend a winter night braving the elements.
As an adult, he’s taken that adventurous spirit to new heights and depths with excursions such as a bicycle ride through Death Valley followed by a climb up Mount Whitney, lowest point to highest point, all in one trek. Continue Reading

County engineer top in state

March 15, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

County commissioners recognized the outstanding achievements of Douglas County department heads Dave Robley and Mike Woods at Tuesday’s board meeting. Continue Reading

City Council ponders storm water report

May 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The causes of flooding in the southeast quadrant of Willmar are complex and interconnected, ranging from very flat topography, increased runoff from impervious surfaces and under-sized storm sewers to high groundwater table, tight soils that restrict infiltration of water and few designated storm water detention ponds.
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Engineer battalion returns to St. Cloud

December 6, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Family and friends had an extra amount of patience as they waited at the St. Cloud armory for the 367th Engineer Battalion to return from duty overseas. Continue Reading