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Congressman Kind announces he won’t run for governor

June 8, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — Democrat U.S. Representative Ron Kind of La Crosse says he will not run for governor in 2014. Continue Reading

Shortage of child care a concern in western ND

March 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY Nikki Darrington has her dream job, working as a soil conservationist for the National Resources Conservation Service in Watford City. Continue Reading

UND researchers study impact of oil boom’s temporary housing

September 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Long after the oil boom and its workers have left, sprawling patches of leveled gravel, colored only by hints of blue tarp or a few grommets, may be all that’s left of crew camps in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

Fire sparked by shooting causes evacuation in Utah

June 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) Residents of at least 1,500 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters. Continue Reading

North Dakota short on money to fix all of its water issues

February 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota does not have enough money to fix all of the water issues it faces and needs to work on setting priorities, state officials said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Bad writing abounds in ‘The Hero of a Hundred Fights’

December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Literature is full of flamboyant B.S. artists, right up to James Frey. All of them tried to pass off pure fiction as non-fiction. Frey didn’t want to be found out, but Ned Buntline seems not to have cared. Continue Reading

Huskies leaves WCHA to join NCHC

September 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

The NCHC was formed in July with North Dakota, Denver University, Colorado College, Miami of Ohio, Nebraska-Omaha and Minnesota Duluth as founding members Continue Reading

Four Dems and a Republican run for open Assembly seat

September 14, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — Four Democrats and a Republican are running for a vacant state Assembly seat in La Crosse. They filed nomination papers before a deadline yesterday, in the hopes of replacing Democrat Jennifer Shilling. She moved to the Senate after defeating Republican Dan Kapanke in a recall election last month. Continue Reading

Former Sen. Zien hospitalized in motorcycle crash

March 14, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — Former state Senator Dave Zien is hospitalized in Florida, after he broke a hip and lost part of his left leg in a motorcycle crash.
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Hudson school board asked to discipline teachers who attended rally

March 3, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — The Hudson School Board was asked Tuesday night to discipline teachers who caused the cancellation of classes on February 18th so they could attend a rally in Madison. Continue Reading