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Cartoon Corner by Jim Morin

Published with permission from Jim Morin, Miami Herald.

These Two Pipelines are Much Better Than the Other One

Charlie Barber, Mandan

Reprinted by permission of the au­thor and the High Plains Reader
By Charlie Barber


Amillion people spread out over this state [North Da­kota] is not going to seem very populated.”
– Harold Hamm, Chairman and CEO of Continental Resources

“We kind of feel like we’re drinking out of a fire hose right now.”
– Ward Koeser, Mayor, Williston, ND

“The genuine man of action is not intent on renovating the world, but on possessing it.”
– Eric Hoffer

“Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some.”
– Eric Hoffer

“History is made by juveniles.”
– Frederick Gentles

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The Power of One

Models Emma, Grace and Carolyne wearing Stella Thomas designs for the benefit show at OSU. Photo by Maggie McKenney Photography.

By Katy Kassian

Recently a group of North Dakota businesses pulled together to make a difference in women’s lives.

The Oklahoma State University Chapter of the American Association of University Women hosted an “Evening of Arts and Entertainment” at the Conoco Phillips Alumni Center. The women of this chapter are focused on “breaking through barriers for women and girls in all aspects of life.”

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North Dakota has Pride

By Katy Kassian

Many people are already famil­iar with the blue and gold Pride of Dakota logos on products, but it is unlikely that they may know the diversity of this pro­gram.

After seeing how other states used “branding” pro­grams to promote local busi­ness, Former Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Jones helped found Pride of Dakota in 1985. The first year saw about 20 companies join the program. Today, there are over 500 members. Continue reading