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Dickinson’s tale of 2 carnivals

May 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, but for this southwest North Dakota city experiencing an oil boom the second in the last half-century this is now a tale of two carnivals. The Roughrider Commission and the city have each decided to host summer carnivals this year. Continue Reading

Safe Cab offers free rides to New Year’s Eve revelers

December 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday night this year, law enforcement officers are already anticipating it will be a busy night for the Safe Cab. Continue Reading

‘Bounce houses’: New York accident illuminates perils

June 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jim Barber, a spokesman for the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials, based in Brandon, Fla., said that inflatable rides “are probably the most dangerous amusement devices they have.” It’s not the rides that are the problem, he said, it’s the way they are set up and supervised. Continue Reading

Fair sizzles: Heat helps, hurts fair crowds

August 24, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

This year’s Douglas County Fair was a sizzler both in temperature and attendance. Continue Reading