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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

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 thedickinsonpress.com

Mayors group for gay marriage gets first ND member: Thompson’s Hippen has son who came out to her five years ago

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

THOMPSON — The mayor of Thompson has joined a national group of mayors supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage.
On Thursday, Karyn Hippen became the 400th mayor to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, and the first mayor from North Dakot…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: ‘Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper Drunk” T-shirts that showed up on social media last week.

Several leaders, many of them forme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF police informant’s sentencing canceled

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks County judge has canceled a sentencing hearing for a police informant convicted of theft but has not revealed his reason for doing so.
Steven Harold Anderson, 59, was set to be sentenced on a felony theft charge Friday,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com