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Not much savings from stimulus money

February 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Congressional Republicans say they want to cut federal spending by raiding $45 billion from President Barack Obama’s politically unpopular economic stimulus program. But they won’t be able to get their hands on most of that money.

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Pilgrims, clergy come to Bethlehem for Christmas

December 24, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) Thousands of tourists, pilgrims and clergy converged on Bethlehem on Friday as the town of Jesus’ birth prepared to celebrate Christmas Eve.
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Always Coca-Cola for Murphys

December 23, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Sticking with one employer an entire career is not common practice these days, but for one Dickinson family, it has spanned two generations and is continuing into a third. Continue Reading

An influx of flax in North Dakota

December 17, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

If June estimates stick, North Dakota farmers will have planted about 100,000 acres more of flax seed this year over 2009 and state Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring only expects to see an increase next year. Continue Reading

‘Narnia” cruises to No. 1 debut with modest $24.5M

December 12, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) The latest chapter in “The Chronicles of Narnia” saga has sailed to the top of the weekend box office, though the franchise sank to a weak debut compared to the first two movies.
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