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OBIT: Jill Kinmont Boothe, 75, paralyzed ski champ, subject of book, 2 films

February 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Video: Watch at bottom of articleAt age 18, the L.A. native was the national women’s slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated. She was trying to make the U.S. Olympic team in 1955 when she crashed and broke her neck. She was paralyzed below her shoulders and would spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Continue Reading

OBIT: William Theophilus Brown, 92, ‘figurative’ movement painter

February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

William Theophilus Brown, a painter who enjoyed success for more than half-a-century and was closely associated with the San Francisco Bay area’s “figurative” movement, has died. He was 92.
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Six local student artists placed in top 25 of state Junior Duck Stamp Contest

March 30, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

All six Park Rapids students placed in the top 25 in the state Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Continue Reading

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Plains Art Museum lands James Rosenquist mural

October 2, 2010 in INFORUM

After decades of trying to get a James Rosenquist painting, the Plains Art Museum is having a little fun with their new prized possession.
“It’s kind of a big deal,” a recent mailing stated, referring to Rosenquist’s “The North Dakota Mural,” a project that’s been years in the making, which will be unveiled Thursday. Continue Reading