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Banking on trust: ND’s constitutional funds balloon in wake of oil boom

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — After tough economic times in the 1980s, North Dakota voters wanted to make sure education funding would be spared by future budget constraints.
To that end, they agreed in 1994 to create a fund to cushion the state’s K-12 educatio…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Measure 8 advocates: Forum poll makes sense

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A recent poll revealing strong support from North Dakota residents to start school after Labor Day makes sense, according to a Mandan man who championed the effort.
“It’s such a simple and easy thing to do, and it’s going to make the quality o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF woman’s story picked for TV ad

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks resident Brenda Halle has been selected to appear in a national television ad for Mutual of Omaha in the spring.
Halle, who lost her house during the Red River flood of 1997, recorded a 30-second ad about the experience f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF woman’s story picked for TV ad

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks resident Brenda Halle has been selected to appear in a national television ad for Mutual of Omaha in the spring.
Halle, who lost her house during the Red River flood of 1997, recorded a 30-second ad about the experience f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDSU students accused of trespass on Sioux Center

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Homecoming week took a criminal twist after three men listed as candidates for North Dakota State University’s homecoming royalty were arrested while allegedly trying to hang a sign on an athletic center used by the University of No…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDSU students accused of trespass on Sioux Center

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Homecoming week took a criminal twist after three men listed as candidates for North Dakota State University’s homecoming royalty were arrested while allegedly trying to hang a sign on an athletic center used by the University of No…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The debate over higher ed commission continues

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — People are opposed to changing the structure of higher education governance in the state, but the debate continues as the November vote on the issue draws closer.
Measure 3 would amend the state constitution and replace the existing …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The debate over higher ed commission continues

October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — People are opposed to changing the structure of higher education governance in the state, but the debate continues as the November vote on the issue draws closer.
Measure 3 would amend the state constitution and replace the existing …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More room planned at the North Dakota mill

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Agriculture officials and wheat producers are welcoming a planned expansion to the North Dakota Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks.
The $27 million expansion, approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in mid-September, is the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A later start: Measure 8 supporters expect little opposition to initiative pushing back ND school start date past Labor Day

September 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Supporters of a measure to push the first day of school in North Dakota past Labor Day say they don’t anticipate much resistance.
“It’s amazing the support and amount of people you talk to who wanted this for years,” said Kel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com