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Fulfilling a North Dakota dream: Longtime Texas history teacher moves ‘home’ to Dickinson

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson may not smell as great as it once did. In years past, Brian Belden said, before intense urban and oil-industry growth, there was a strong country air that smelled like freshly mowed hay and grain.
Belden laments that many historic building…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: 20 years ago, a sobering reality hit our universe

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

In March 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a heavy…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

25th anniversary of filming of ‘Dances With Wolves’ being commemorated in Pierre

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Events are being planned for Pierre the weekend of July 18-20 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first three days of filming of the Academy Award-winning movie “Dances With Wolves” in the area.

Kevin Costner, who co-produced, dir…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man overseas

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man overseas

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Methodist Episcopal Church in Canistota

June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This image is a postcard showing the former Methodist Episcopal Church in Canistota. The postcard is not dated, but it was taken after the church was built in 1896. The men at the side of the building and the children on the steps are not identified….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND boundary crew had best days before battle

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The boundary between the U.S. and Canada along North Dakota and Montana’s northern border was not surveyed until the early 1870s. Since much of it ran through Indian territory, the survey crew was escorted by members of the U.S. military stationed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND boundary crew had best days before battle

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The boundary between the U.S. and Canada along North Dakota and Montana’s northern border was not surveyed until the early 1870s. Since much of it ran through Indian territory, the survey crew was escorted by members of the U.S. military stationed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

WOSTER: When stations still provided service

May 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

I struggle sometimes to locate the latch that pops the hood on my pickup, but there was a time when I was a bit of a mechanic.

That time was decades ago, and mechanical things were more, well, mechanical. If something went wrong, you’d pop the hoo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Flashback Friday: 3M Birthplace in T.H. Recorded by Plaque

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

From the May 21, 1964 issue of the Two Harbors Chronicle & Times

The birthplace of Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co., now a titan in American industry, was recorded for posterity in Two Harbors last Thursday with the unveiling of a plaq…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com