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Like father, like daughter: Deputy U.S. marshal retires after history-making career

June 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — It’s been a few years since Aldean Lee has been back to the city that houses her alma mater, but she’s been busy making history since then.
The deputy U.S. marshal was the first female chief in the Central District of California, and e…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

California most populous state: North Dakota still fastest-growing

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

LOS ANGELES — California gained 356,000 people in 2013, many attracted to the San Francisco Bay area and its prospering technology industry, a state demographer said on Thursday.
California, the most populous U.S. state since 1963, ended the year …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

White: ‘I am focusing on your children and wife’: Former Fargo man exacts ‘mental terror’ on gallery owners

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael Rohr’s stomach still turns when he hears Jason White’s name.
Rohr felt a sense of déjà vu when he read about the cyberstalking charges filed against his vindictive former employee in California federal court earlier this mont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

White: ‘I am focusing on your children and wife’: Former Fargo man exacts ‘mental terror’ on gallery owners

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael Rohr’s stomach still turns when he hears Jason White’s name.
Rohr felt a sense of déjà vu when he read about the cyberstalking charges filed against his vindictive former employee in California federal court earlier this mont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Comedian Phyllis Diller dies at 95 in Los Angeles

August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LOS ANGELES (AP) Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95. Continue Reading

Allegiant to stop Sioux Falls-Los Angeles flights

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Allegiant Air is suspending flights between Sioux Falls and Los Angeles, citing a shortage of space at Los Angeles International Airport.
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LA Sheriff: Man Recovers Sports Car 42 Years After Theft

July 15, 2012 in WDAZ

LOS ANGELES (AP) A man whose prized sports car was stolen 42 years ago recovered the vehicle after spotting it on eBay, authorities said Sunday.
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Two sons, two fathers and a friendship that spans decades

June 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Los Angelinos Tom Brousseau, a singer and songwriter, and Tom Christensen, an actor, grew up together in two tight-knit families in Grand Forks. Their dads, Dr. James Brousseau and Doug Christensen, have been friends for decades and their mothers are close friends as well. The families reunited this year in time for Father’s Day thanks to John C. Reilly’s music tour. Continue Reading

LA vote could spell end for plastic grocery bags

May 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Although it seems as if the single-use grocery bag, as it’s formally known, has been around forever, it wasn’t until 1977 that it was introduced to U.S. supermarkets. As the years went by and plastic won, people began to find myriad other makeshift uses for the little bags with the briefcase-like handles. The discarded bags, though, had a nasty habit of washing up on beaches by the thousands, clogging storm drains and getting tangled in all sorts of stuff. Continue Reading