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Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly in the health, finance and IT fields, according to a North Dakota University System report.
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Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly in the health, finance and IT fields, according to a North Dakota University System report.
Echoing a nati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Focus on cover crops: Officials discuss options on fields in prevented-planting

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Many farmers across the Upper Midwest are still weighing what to do with fields that were too wet to plant this spring. Every situation is different, and there’s no one-size-fits-all solution.
But experts said one thing is clear.
“You need to d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fields of yellow: Fields of yellow

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Vast swaths of common, yellow-flowered sweet clover are springing up along southwest North Dakota roadsides and ranges, thanks to early spring rains.
Despite its simple beauty, sweet clover saps up precious water because of deep roots.
It can also …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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

Lowest participation: Lack of interest behind low voter turnout in Stark Co.

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Even compared to North Dakota’s record low voter turnout for the election on Tuesday, the number of Stark County voters who took to the polls Tuesday was lower.
Just 11 percent of the county’s estimated 20,900 voting-age residents cast ballots i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oliver County 4-H wins dairy contest

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

A team from Oliver County placed first in the state 4-H dairy judging senior division contest during a recent competition at North Dakota State University.
Team members included Shane Giedd, Rachel Oliver, Emily Klein and Rebecca Liffrig. Giedd was …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SBHE: Sanford deal not a bailout: North Dakota legislators question NDSU acquisition of nursing school

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Higher education officials told skeptical legislators that North Dakota State University’s acquisition of the Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck was a smart and well-researched decision at a meeting with the Higher Education Fun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: Black and oil: Young engineer expects long career in crude business

May 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — When North Dakota State University graduate Kevin Black was looking to start his career in 2011, he feared he’d have to leave his home state.
“I really had every intention of going to Minneapolis because up until that point, if you …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not just a number: Standout DSU grad Stefanie Bohrer prepares for master’s program

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Stefanie Bohrer could have taken a lot of paths in her four years at Dickinson State University.

The 5-foot-11 Stanton native came to DSU to play basketball after a standout career at Hazen High School, but was injured before her freshman year.

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