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Despite a strong season, racing’s return not a sure bet

August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Horse racing officials agree this year’s four-day meet here after a two-year hiatus was a success, but there a number of challenges remain for the track that has been steeped in controversy and funding trouble since the beginning. Continue Reading

Horse Park has ‘successful’ 2012 season, but return not sure bet for 2013

August 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Horse racing officials agree this year’s four-day meet here after a two-year hiatus was a success, but a number of challenges remain for the track that has been steeped in controversy and funding trouble since the beginning. Continue Reading

ND Horse Park finds success again

July 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO If last weekend was any indication of the future of horse racing in Fargo, Mike Weiss isn’t betting against the North Dakota Horse Park. Continue Reading

Belcourt, N.D. horse track plans racing weekends

June 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Chippewa Downs in Belcourt has scheduled four straight weekends of racing beginning Saturday. The track draws horses and riders from several states and Canada. Continue Reading

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Moos, ewes and oohs: NDSU makes animal science accessible

September 11, 2010 in INFORUM

Lilja Jurva twirled the lasso around and around before snagging her target a metal long-horned steer painted green and gold. Continue Reading

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NDSU audit: An improper use of state funds

September 9, 2010 in INFORUM

NDSU spent $24K for unused hotel rooms, $15K for seminars

North Dakota State University officials agree with state auditor findings that spending $24,000 for unused hotel rooms and $15,000 for Tony Robbins seminars was not a good use of taxpayer money. Continue Reading

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ND Racing Commission OKs plan to help Fargo track

June 8, 2010 in INFORUM

FARGO (AP) — The North Dakota Racing Commission has approved a plan to help a financially troubled track in Fargo pay its debts.

The North Dakota Horse Park is $150,000 short from last year’s season, owing money to suppliers and vendors. Continue reading…