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Armed mob under guise of peaceful protest attacks U.N. in South Sudan

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a U.N. base sheltering some 5,000 civilians Thursday and opened fire, the worl…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota West drops plans to raze building

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRANITE FALLS — Minnesota West Community and Technical College will be hiring a consultant to look at its strategy to “right size’’ its campuses, according to Richard Shrubb, president.

He said Wednesday that Minnesota West is no longer pu…continue reading on dglobe.com

Group protests rent hikes in Willison, seeks help from city

November 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Chuck Miles works six days a week at age 74 while battling cancer to pay his rent in Williston.

Larry Granbois, 63, just applied for food stamps because this winter he will have less than $100 to live on each month after paying rent …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Group protests rent hikes in Willison, seeks help from city

November 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Chuck Miles works six days a week at age 74 while battling cancer to pay his rent in Williston.

Larry Granbois, 63, just applied for food stamps because this winter he will have less than $100 to live on each month after paying rent …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mount Rushmore site of government shutdown protest

October 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

KEYSTONE (AP) — Mount Rushmore National Memorial is reopening, but some people aren’t happy about the lack of federal support for the memorial in western South Dakota’s Black Hills.

National parks have been closed because of the partial governme…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dozens protest construction of Keystone XL pipeline

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TWO HARBORS, Minn. A group of close to 60 gathered Friday evening at the Two Harbors Breakwater to protest the continued construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Continue Reading

Protest against white supremacist group’s leader’s visit planned in Leith

September 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Three former residents of the Fargo-Moorhead area are organizing a protest of this month’s planned visit to the western North Dakota town of Leith by a man who claims to lead a white supremacist group. Continue Reading

City employee contract negtiations breakdown

May 16, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Electricians and supporters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers held and informational picket outside Two Harbors City Hall Monday night. Approximately 20 people gathered and carried signs to call attention to what they say is the city’s slow response to negotiating a fair contract. Continue Reading

Whiteclay protesters vandalize beer truck

May 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Group members stomped on beer containers and threw them into the street. The truck’s two front tires were slashed. Continue Reading

Pro-choice advocates rally the Capitol

March 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — Marnie Piehl said Monday that until now, women and families haven’t been threatened by the Legislature over their right to choose whether or not to have an abortion. Continue Reading