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Mobridge tapping SDSU architecture students for ideas

December 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Like many small towns in the state, Mobridge has been on the decline for decades and is struggling to maintain its population. Former city councilman Thomas Unterseher, a former city councilman, said South Dakota’s small towns need to improve their design and city planning if they want to attract and keep people and businesses. In Mobridge, that includes revamping the boxy steel buildings lining the streets and developing 30 acres of lakefront property. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION — Don’t let oil drown spark of innovation

October 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

How can North Dakota towns and cities avoid taking the state’s new revenue for granted? How can communities keep progressing, keep rejuvenating and avoid settling into too-comfortable patterns? Continue Reading