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Bresciani: ND schools rank strong nationally

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Higher education continues to be a hot topic around the country, with ever more media coverage, blog posts, ranking publications and editorial pundits weighing in.
In this environment, families trying to evaluate higher education institutions are un…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Modern inventions are more for pleasure than necessity

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The longer I live, there is a growing list of inventions that I never could have imagined.
Most fail in comparison to the amazing new things my grandparents witnessed in their life, like automobiles, tractors, airplanes, spaceships, running water, e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Modern inventions are more for pleasure than necessity

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The longer I live, there is a growing list of inventions that I never could have imagined.
Most fail in comparison to the amazing new things my grandparents witnessed in their life, like automobiles, tractors, airplanes, spaceships, running water, e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: A list of surprising facts

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Do you want to know some amazing facts? Here’s one: Did you know that no one can lick their elbow and that 75 percent of the people who read this column will now try to do so?
Did you also know that because of the granite in its construction, Gran…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Amendment seekers can’t have it both ways with gathering signatures

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

You can’t have it both ways. But it looks like the supporters of the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment want exactly that.
They made a promise that they were going to do things differently this time around by not paying people to g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Amendment seekers can’t have it both ways with gathering signatures

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

You can’t have it both ways. But it looks like the supporters of the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment want exactly that.
They made a promise that they were going to do things differently this time around by not paying people to g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackie Hope: Ready for the Peeps show?

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Know what’s the best thing about Easter? OK, the second best thing, next to the Resurrection.
Peeps!
Those squeezy, sweet and sugar-coated Easter treats made of fluffy, stuffy, marshmallow puffy goodness are a surer sign of spring than any amount…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ahlin: Developing countries wiser than North Dakota

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

On a recent trip to the South American countries of Peru and Ecuador, nothing was more impressive to my husband and me than the unwavering commitment of both nations to places of natural beauty, scientific significance and historical importance. Inde…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zaleski: Trusting, happy and satisfied: Really?

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two surveys by the Gallup organization go a long way to explain North Dakotans’ satisfaction with what some might define as the status quo. The results also suggest that the majority political class in the state can rest easy as election time nears…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zaleski: Trusting, happy and satisfied: Really?

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two surveys by the Gallup organization go a long way to explain North Dakotans’ satisfaction with what some might define as the status quo. The results also suggest that the majority political class in the state can rest easy as election time nears…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com