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Dickinson loses longtime radio broadcaster Lee Leiss

August 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A man whose voice was prevalent on western North Dakota and eastern Montana radio airwaves for more than five decades has signed off for the final time. Continue Reading

Property owner complains about driveway removal

November 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON During their board meeting Tuesday, Nobles County Commissioners received a complaint from Mike Kunerth regarding the county’s removal of a driveway accessing a parcel he recently purchased in the southeast quarter of Section 20, Hersey Township. Continue Reading

Maine, Iowa egg producer separates business, charity work

September 21, 2010 in West Central Tribune

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Friends and colleagues say Austin “Jack” DeCoster, owner of an Iowa egg farm at the heart of a massive salmonella recall, is at once a stubborn and “ruthless” businessman and a community benefactor who shares his wealth and counsels inmates about Christianity. Continue Reading

AP Exclusive: Back in business after peanut deaths

September 8, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON – The Associated Press has learned that the peanut industry executive whose filthy processing plants were blamed in a salmonella outbreak two years ago that killed nine people and sickened hundreds more is back in the business. Continue Reading

Ohio bear kills caretaker; owner had convictions and had raised ire of animal supporters

August 21, 2010 in West Central Tribune

A bear fatally mauled its caretaker at the home of a man who accumulated dozens of dangerous, exotic animals despite past convictions and losing his license after animal rights activists complained he was making money by letting people wrestle bears. Continue Reading