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Petition for later school start is short on signatures

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A group pushing for North Dakota’s public schools to start after Labor Day has so far collected at least 6,000 signatures, less than half of what’s needed for a statewide vote, according to a co-chair of the group.
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Petition for later school start is short on signatures

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A group pushing for North Dakota’s public schools to start after Labor Day has so far collected at least 6,000 signatures, less than half of what’s needed for a statewide vote, according to a co-chair of the group.
The movement t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Supporters say Clean Water petition on track for vote

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Supporters of North Dakota’s Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment say they’re on track to gather the 27,000 petition signatures required by early August to get the measure on the November ballot.
“We’re ahead of schedule…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF runner, crew nearing Williston

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Caleb Kobilansky, a Grand Forks man running from the Red River Valley to the state’s Oil Patch, is nearing his destination in Williston, according to the Bakken Eco Expedition.
The group said he and his crew of four plan to deliver a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No trial for comedian that elbowed North Dakota woman

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Stand-up comedian Kevin Meaney, who was arrested at a New York City airport and charged with assault for elbowing a woman in the chest, will not be prosecuted, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said on Wednesday.
Meaney, 58, was a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SBHE: Sanford deal not a bailout: North Dakota legislators question NDSU acquisition of nursing school

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Higher education officials told skeptical legislators that North Dakota State University’s acquisition of the Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck was a smart and well-researched decision at a meeting with the Higher Education Fun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Comedian arrested for elbowing ND woman

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Stand-up comedian Kevin Meaney was arrested at a New York City airport and charged with assault for elbowing a woman in the chest, police said on Wednesday.
Meaney, 58, is accused of walking toward the 29-year-old woman at John F. Kenne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Comedian arrested for elbowing ND woman

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Stand-up comedian Kevin Meaney was arrested at a New York City airport and charged with assault for elbowing a woman in the chest, police said on Wednesday.
Meaney, 58, is accused of walking toward the 29-year-old woman at John F. Kenne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2-year-old in ‘good condition’ after fall from third floor

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A 2-year-old boy who fell out of a third-story window at a University of North Dakota apartment complex Tuesday was in “good condition” at Altru Hospital, according to University Police.
The toddler suffered non-life-threatening …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Panel approves $2.5M in Outdoor Heritage Fund grants

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission awarded 17 grants totaling $2.5 million Tuesday from the state’s Outdoor Heritage Fund, less than half the amount doled out during the first grant round in January.

The second batch includes $7…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com