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Public works facility opens for students: Completion date set for mid summer

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

The new Dickinson public works facility opened its doors Tuesday, but only for a select group of visitors: nearly 200 elementary school kids.
Students from Roosevelt, Lincoln and Jefferson elementary schools were invited to tour the close-to-complet…continue reading on

Tour to examine saltwater pipeline damage

October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A tour planned for Monday aims to draw attention to an area north of Minot where oil development is blamed for damaging the land, something organizers say could happen in the Bakken if precautions aren’t taken. Continue Reading

Oil boom affecting wildlife, prairie

September 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. The oil boom across western North Dakota is giving Americans an unprecedented supply of low-priced, domestic energy that’s spurring a thriving economy across Minnesota’s next-door neighbor. Continue Reading

African farmer delegation touring Midwest

August 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A dozen farmers and business owners from Africa are visiting farm equipment factories in the Midwest to study technology that might help them produce more soybeans and corn back home while manufacturers in the U.S. are hoping the visit could lead to new opportunities in a market that is expected to grow in coming years. Continue Reading

Gov. Dalrymple tours western ND historical sites staring down oil development

August 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LITTLE MISSOURI STATE PARK By air, car, foot and river ford, Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Thursday saw a sizeable chunk of the sites on a list for possible protection from future oil and gas drilling. Continue Reading

Tour helps teachers apply lessons on oil

June 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN The next time Rita West’s math students ask how they will ever use geometry, she’ll have a real-world answer from North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Continue Reading

Medora’s trip through time: Preserve America funds help western ND town connect visitors with the past

May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA Looking back at the rocky cliffs outlining the northern edge of town after glancing at an 1884 photo taken outside of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Chuck and Laurinda Warczak didn’t notice much difference. Continue Reading

Touring the Bakken

February 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Whether it’s John Doe from Anywhere, North Dakota, a big shot investment banker from one of the coasts or a reporter from the New York Times, it seems everyone is interested in what’s going on in the Bakken. Continue Reading

A walking tour of UND shows off history, design

December 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The grand Collegiate Gothic style of Merrifield Hall, the Italianate turn of Chandler Hall and other architectural features of UND’s campus are featured in the fourth and likely last “walking tour” brochure produced by the Grand Forks Historical Preservation Commission. Continue Reading

Lehman makes history

November 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Former Alexandria grad is first to win back to back titles on the Champions Tour Continue Reading