You are browsing the archive for Labor Day.

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

Opponents: Later school start could have ripple effect in ND

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO ­â€” Opposition to Measure 8, an initiative on the November ballot that would require North Dakota’s public K-12 schools to start after Labor Day, is growing.
Backers say the measure would give families more time to enjoy summers and kee…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

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

Worthington Travel Information Center closing after Labor Day

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO — Travelers are advised that the Worthington Travel Information Center on Minnesota 60 will be closed from Tuesday until late November as crews make accessibility improvements to the facility.
The closure will allow the Minnesota Departmen…continue reading on dglobe.com

Sheldon’s Celebration Days offer activities Labor Day weekend

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

SHELDON, Iowa — Sheldon’s Celebration Days give many reasons to stay closer to home this Labor Day weekend. The majority of the celebration activities will take place Monday, Sept. 1 starting with a Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at the Sheldon Regiona…continue reading on dglobe.com

Late-school backers to file petition

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that if approved would force North Dakota school districts to start school after Labor Day say they have more than enough signatures to get the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.
A post Tuesday on the Fa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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

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

Petition pushing for later school start approved

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — The group pushing to make public school start after Labor Day can now begin collecting the 13,452 signatures needed to put the issue up for a statewide vote. Continue Reading