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DSU Foundation leader says family main reason for resignation

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

After 18 years leading the Dickinson State University Foundation, CEO Kevin Thompson will step down later this month.
Thompson’s resignation via an email to board members Wednesday was sent a week after a sealed ruling came in arbitration the Foun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State lawn sign rules take priority

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — According to the Minnesota Secretary of State Office, some municipalities have ordinances restricting the placement of lawn signs.
Yet, in a state general election year, these ordinances are overruled by Minnesota Statute 21 1B.045 â…continue reading on dglobe.com

State lawn sign rules take priority

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — According to the Minnesota Secretary of State Office, some municipalities have ordinances restricting the placement of lawn signs.
Yet, in a state general election year, these ordinances are overruled by Minnesota Statute 21 1B.045 â…continue reading on dglobe.com

Walz covers issues in visit to Worthington

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Tim Walz said things are starting to warm a little bit — and the U.S. Representative from Minnesota wasn’t only talking about the weather.

“The one thing I would say is it appears over the last several months, there is maybe …continue reading on dglobe.com

State chamber asks for repeal of new taxes

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON – When state legislators reconvene this morning, members of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce hope one issue quickly comes to the forefront.
Three new sales taxes on business-to-business enacted in 2013 should be repealed as early in t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Fight against bad medicine: Medical community teams up with law enforcement to combat prescription abuse from the inside

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

As prescription drug addiction becomes an ever-increasing problem in North Dakota, members of the medical and law enforcement community are working together to try and stop it before it starts.
“It’s becoming a national epidemic,” said John Va…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Building at UND is booming: Since 2000, university has seen more than $264 million in construction, more ahead

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Though it doesn’t appear to be a construction zone, the University of North Dakota is in the midst of a building boom.
Of the 243 buildings on campus, 14 percent were built in 2000 and after. Including the other 41 off-campus build…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

VIDEO: Daily Republic photo shown on Letterman’s ‘Late Show’

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

In August, Daily Republic newsroom staffer Candy DenOuden was driving on state Highway 37 when she saw a most peculiar sight.

It was a dead raccoon on the side of the road with a “Get Well” balloon tied to its leg. She took a picture that was publ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: New site is positive step toward openness

November 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard bolstered his open-government resume this week with the unveiling of a new website, rules.sd.gov.

It’s not an earth-shattering development. The site, which provides a place for the public to learn about, track and comment on…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductees to be named Thursday

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2014 will be named Thursday.

The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association plans to make the announcement in Sioux Falls.

The group promotes and recognizes artists, v…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com