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Lake Park takes first steps to address housing

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabili…continue reading on dglobe.com

Library issue pulled from ballot

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for pot…continue reading on dglobe.com

County approves material storage yard for pipeline company

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

There was not only an elephant in the room at Tuesday’s Carlton County Board meeting, but there were a whole lot of visitors who never said a word about it.

The extra folks in the room were representatives of the North Dakota Pipeline Company (a…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Walz covers issues in visit to Worthington

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Tim Walz said things are starting to warm a little bit — and the U.S. Representative from Minnesota wasn’t only talking about the weather.

“The one thing I would say is it appears over the last several months, there is maybe …continue reading on dglobe.com

‘Buyer Beware’: Dickinson couple, developer face ‘nightmare’ with new construction

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

Andrea Thernes and her fiance, Joe Couillard, knew their home was the one for them when they saw it earlier this year. The six-bedroom, three-bathroom new construction in The Highlands development on Dickinson’s south side seemed like the perfect f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Moving forward on local housing

December 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Commissioner of Housing to visit Worthington today
WORTHINGTON Having a lack of housing has been an issue for the city of Worthington for a long time. Continue Reading

Busing issues

August 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

New school year brings new transportation complaints from Worthington area families
WORTHINGTON In addition to homework and fall sports, the new school year has brought a plethora of busing issues for some District 518 families. Continue Reading

Ag industry facing challenges: Roads, surface rights important issues

August 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

As the fall elections draw near, southwest North Dakota has many issues it must face. The agricultural industry is booming, just like the oil industry, and its challenges are also developing. Continue Reading

Board: BP missed the big hazard issues in Gulf spill

July 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

HOUSTON (AP) BP and the drilling contractor that operated the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon were so focused on worker safety they didn’t do enough to prevent major hazards, such as the 2010 rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people, federal investigators said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Few choices await voters on local ballots

June 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Voters in Griggs County will vote Tuesday on a $3.1 million bond issue to renovate and expand the historic county courthouse, the oldest such structure in North Dakota still used for county government. Continue Reading