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North Dakota oil boom again draws national media attention

February 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A national magazine criticized in 2008 for running a story about North Dakota’s abandoned farm houses is covering the state again. Continue Reading

Hutterites condemn TV series: Nat’l Geographic fires back, calls response ‘a declaration of war’

June 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) A TV documentary series about an Anabaptist community in Montana offers a “distorted” and contrived image, bishops representing the Hutterite faith in the U.S. and Canada said Thursday. Continue Reading

Reality TV series condemned by Hutterite leaders

June 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Bishops for three sects encompassing the roughly 50,000 Hutterites and 500 colonies in North America said they are “deeply disappointed” in National Geographic Channel’s “American Colony: Meet the Hutterites.” Continue Reading

Undersea documentarian deGruy dies in copter crash

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mike deGruy, an award-winning cinematographer who spent three decades making documentary films about the ocean, was killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Australia. He was 60. Continue Reading