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In the Dakotas, the ‘sons’ have it

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

In South Dakota, the “sons” have it: Johnson, Nelson, Erickson, Carlson, Larson, Peterson, Thompson, Anderson and Olson.According to research by National Geographic, these names are among the most common last names in South Dakota by region.However, …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dickinson/Stark County partnership formed to keep street names straight

December 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A trial county-city partnership was initiated Thursday to create consistency in street naming in upcoming subdivisions, making it easier for emergency vehicles and travelers to find their way through Dickinson. Continue Reading

Popular baby names for 2011 revealed

May 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON While a new popular baby name for girls Sophia rose to the top of the 2011 list of popular baby names in America, Jacob has remained the top name for boys for 13 years in a row. Continue Reading

Touching Hearts names Van Buren head of marketing

April 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW LONDON Touching Hearts at Home announces Deb Van Buren has been named marketing director. Van Buren will promote the company’s in-home senior care and companionship services that help families maintain the safety and independence of loved ones in their own home.
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Faces & names: Baldwin goes Twitteristic for fiancee

April 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

When it comes to his 28-year-old fiancee, Alec Baldwin is very protective.
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Faces & Names: ‘Mad Men’ ads up record debut audience

March 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Absence made the heart grow fonder for “Mad Men” fans, who flocked to the fifth-season premiere in record numbers.
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Bird Woman, Boat Launcher: The many names of Sakakawea

December 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Sakakawea is immortalized in history books, but depending on which one you’re reading or who you ask, the spelling and pronunciation of the legendary woman’s name differs.
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MER names Worthington YMCA as winner

November 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROSEMOUNT Minnesota Energy Resources (MER) announced the three winners in its “It’s Worth the Energy” grant opportunity. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Names of men killed in Watkins, Minn., crash released

October 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD The two men found dead at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover crash reported around 3:15 a.m. this morning are Kevin Young, 21, and Nathaniel Stenger, 24, of rural Watkins. Continue Reading

ND sheriff investigating apparent murder-suicide, releases names of deceased

July 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The Morton County sheriff’s department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Hebron.
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