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Holten: A chance to know your ND heroes

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

I spent this past weekend with what might be the nicest people in the world.
Never mind that one of them was a beautiful rodeo queen and that others were bronc riders who rode themselves to the top of the world.
What’s more important is that they…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: A chance to know your ND heroes

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

I spent this past weekend with what might be the nicest people in the world.
Never mind that one of them was a beautiful rodeo queen and that others were bronc riders who rode themselves to the top of the world.
What’s more important is that they…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Getting sick of the cold

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Are you getting sick of the cold weather, the dryness, bathing yourself in lotion to keep your skin from breaking apart and buying an ample amount of fuel so that you never have to shut off the heater in your vehicle, no matter where to go?
Join the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Stepping back in time

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I had a nice surprise the other day. I got to step back in time. It’s not often that you can travel to the late 1800s, but that’s exactly what I did one week ago when Stan Wibaux stepped into my office at the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.
In…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Stepping back in time

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I had a nice surprise the other day. I got to step back in time. It’s not often that you can travel to the late 1800s, but that’s exactly what I did one week ago when Stan Wibaux stepped into my office at the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.
In…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Where did we get all these sayings?

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Have you ever thought about where sayings come from? Phrases like “Can you dig it,” “blood is thicker than water,” “caught red-handed,” “don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” and “kick the bucket.”
We use them every day…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Where did we get all these sayings?

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Have you ever thought about where sayings come from? Phrases like “Can you dig it,” “blood is thicker than water,” “caught red-handed,” “don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” and “kick the bucket.”
We use them every day…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: America’s best kept secret is North Dakota

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

I have a secret for you, North Dakota. Your biggest asset is not oil.
That’s right. You’ve got some other things on your plate that have been around for a whole lot longer and will still be here long after all the black gold has been sucked out …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Don’t shout it out

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

When my son was 12 years old we were living in Southern California and he played on a “club” baseball team, the South Bay Sharks that twice made it to the finals of a national tournament that is staged each year in Omaha, Neb., around the same ti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Holten: Micro-mismanaging your life

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Are you a micromanager? Do you have to do everything yourself? Are you unable to trust anyone with anything?
I’ve worked for that type of person before. They hire talented people and then never trust them enough to do what they do best.
What is t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com