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Pifer’s stays busy in Bowman

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

BOWMAN — Since opening in the fall of 2012, the Pifer’s Auction and Reality location here has been a busy place.
Located along Highway 85, just to the north of the growing community, the company couldn’t have picked a better spot to set up sho…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Keeping up with agriculture: Alliance Ag Co-op’s new facility in Regent serves area ranchers, farmers

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

REGENT — As agriculture changes, so must suppliers.
That’s what Alliance Ag Co-op General Manager Scott Smith of Hettinger said of the industry. An example of that change was the addition of the company’s agronomy center in Regent.
“The agr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — Instead of extracting oil from the ground, one energy business in western North Dakota is using corn grown atop it to produce fuel.
The Red Trail Energy plant in Richardton opened in 2007. It didn’t make complete sense then — it w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Area Centennial Calendar

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dodge Centennial Friday, June 6 4-6:30 p.m.: All-school reunion registration.
6:30 p.m.: All-school reunion dinner and social.
Saturday, June 7 Throughout day: Quilt show, car show and vendors.
9:30 a.m.: Parade.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: School open ho…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mirror Lake offers recreational plenty of opportunities

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Following a tough winter — which began in the Adams County and North Dakota-South Dakota border areas by a massive blizzard last October — spring is in the air in this small border town.
One sure sign of spring is the melting ice o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mirror Lake offers recreational plenty of opportunities

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

HETTINGER — Following a tough winter — which began in the Adams County and North Dakota-South Dakota border areas by a massive blizzard last October — spring is in the air in this small border town.
One sure sign of spring is the melting ice o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bowman’s helpful place: Newby’s Ace Hardware fills a void, sees success with 2nd location

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BOWMAN — If there was something Bowman needed, it was a hardware store.
At least that’s what customers tell Ben Olin, general manager of Newby’s Ace Hardware, located in the city of 1,650.
“I still haven’t gone a complete day without some…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bowman’s helpful place: Newby’s Ace Hardware fills a void, sees success with 2nd location

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BOWMAN — If there was something Bowman needed, it was a hardware store.
At least that’s what customers tell Ben Olin, general manager of Newby’s Ace Hardware, located in the city of 1,650.
“I still haven’t gone a complete day without some…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We could do better:’ Mott-Regent hopes to build new school; issue to go to bond election later this year

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOTT — If you would have asked Bill Gion about building a new school when he was first elected to the Mott-Regent School Board 14 years ago, he probably would have thought you were crazy.
Now, the board is now preparing for a bond election to do j…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The B.A.R. strives to be ‘town’s bar’ in New England: Volunteers, local businessman help bowling alley owner start new business

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — Steve LaFramboise had a nice little thing going inside his bowling alley. He had turned a small corner section of The B.A. restaurant into a bar and lounge area where bowlers could gather.
It turned into the place to go in New Englan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com