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Hangin’ out with David Strom: Exhibit by Windom artist at Nobles County Art Center

October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Contrary to how the picture at right appears, David Strom has not lost his mind — at least not yet. He was just ready for a bit of frivolity before he got down to the serious business of hanging his paintings at the Nobles County Ar…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hangin’ out with David Strom: Exhibit by Windom artist at Nobles County Art Center

October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Contrary to how the attached picture appears, David Strom has not lost his mind — at least not yet. He was just ready for a bit of frivolity before he got down to the serious business of hanging his paintings at the Nobles County Ar…continue reading on dglobe.com

Producers invest profits in bins, other large items

February 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Monster harvests, strong crop prices and favorable tax policy are creating cash that farmers are using to invest in giant grain bins, farm machinery and new buildings. Continue Reading

Tubes for the trapped

December 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Seeing men die in an ugly fashion, buried in grain bins, pushed Dale Ekdahl to do something.
The Elbow Lake, Minn., man, retired from a career in the Army, started building and selling “grain bin rescue tubes.”
Last week, Paul Coppin, general manager of Reynolds (N.D.) United Co-op invited Ekdahl to talk to local firefighters and elevator employees.
Ekdahl’s “tubes” are really 18-inch-wide curved lengths of shiny aluminum, with ladder steps welded on the outside. Continue Reading