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Montana court sanctions judge for rape sentence

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday censured a judge and suspended him for 31 days for improperly suggesting a 14-year-old girl was culpable in her rape and unlawfully sentencing the former teacher convicted of the crime to just a month in jail.
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N.D. superintendent wants to replicate Montana ‘Indian Education for All’ program

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. superintendent wants to replicate Montana ‘Indian Education for All’ program

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Boeing 737 fuselages damaged in Montana train derailment

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

SEATTLE — A train derailment in Montana this week damaged a shipment of jetliner fuselages and other large parts on its way to Boeing Co. factories in Washington state from Spirit Aerosystems, Boeing officials said on Saturday.
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Wildlife crossing planned for Hwy. 85 expansion in Oil Patch

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A critter crossing large enough to accommodate moose will go under an expanded U.S. Highway 85 near Williston, helping wildlife travel through habitat that’s now divided by heavy oilfield traffic.
Future wildlife crossings, including…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Physical, ‘spiritual’ repair for Marmarth church: Denver pastor revives abandoned chapel building

June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MARMARTH — For at least 15 years, the Marmarth Bible Church sat abandoned after its pastor unexpectedly left town.
Marmarth fostered an agricultural boom in the early 20th century, established near the transcontinental railroad line. But with a cu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Physical, ‘spiritual’ repair for Marmarth church: Denver pastor revives abandoned chapel building

June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MARMARTH — For at least 15 years, the Marmarth Bible Church sat abandoned after its pastor unexpectedly left town.
Marmarth fostered an agricultural boom in the early 20th century, established near the transcontinental railroad line. But with a cu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Seeking the sun: Late spring could shift seed maturities

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW EFFINGTON, S.D. — Many farmers in the eastern Dakotas face the decision of whether to change out longer-season corn varieties for shorter-season varieties, seedsmen say.
Joe Fritz, an independent, contracted seed representative for Pioneer sin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com