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Sandpiper pipeline route spares Oakville prairie: Plans approved North Dakota PSC avoids natural reserve area

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Academics at the University of North Dakota breathed a collective sigh of relief when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a Sandpiper oil pipeline route last week that skirts valuable research prairie.
Oakville Prairi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin strikes down same-sex marriage ban

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

MILWAUKEE — A federal judge deemed Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday, prompting more than 120 gay couples to rush to county offices to wed and obtain marriage licenses as word of the ruling spread.
The ruling came t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin strikes down same-sex marriage ban

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

MILWAUKEE — A federal judge deemed Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday, prompting more than 120 gay couples to rush to county offices to wed and obtain marriage licenses as word of the ruling spread.
The ruling came t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wardens polish airboat skills in prep of spring flood season

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Joanne M. Haas
Wisconsin Bureau of Law Enforcement
It’s like a hockey puck on steroids.
It demands keen eye-hand coordination, a healthy load of guts and a sprinkling of good luck. This rocket launcher of the boating world goes where no other…continue reading on rivertowns.net

Wardens polish airboat skills in prep of spring flood season

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Joanne M. Haas
Wisconsin Bureau of Law Enforcement
It’s like a hockey puck on steroids.
It demands keen eye-hand coordination, a healthy load of guts and a sprinkling of good luck. This rocket launcher of the boating world goes where no other…continue reading on rivertowns.net

Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OLIVIA, Minn. — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.
The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communitie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OLIVIA, Minn. — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.
The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communitie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout likes Tennessee guv’s plan to offer free two-year and technical college tuition

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sen. Kathleen Vinehout
“So, what’s the best jobs plan?” The Governor asked his State of the State audience.
“Easy answer: education. If we want to have jobs ready for Tennesseans, we have to make sure that Tennesseans are ready for jobs…continue reading on rivertowns.net