Tag Archives: North Dakota

Marking Time

By Sharon Carson

History Notes was on summer break last month, and it’s good to be back after driving across the Dakotas: Stopped to get a fast-flattening tire fixed in Hettinger (many thanks to “Steve’s Service Plus”!), waved along the way to the lovely bovine “Salem Sue,” and returned to the Red River Valley, a.k.a. The Valley of Didac­tic Billboards: “Smile!” “Be Kind!”

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Political Attack Ads

NorthDecoder.comBy Chet, www.NorthDecoder.com

There’s an interesting, new, dis­honest TV ad out from slum­shark Rick Berg. I’ll describe the dishonest and hypocritical ad, first, and then give you some analysis.

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Gulleson Gulleson Attends Fargo Ag Forum

U.S. House Candidate Pam Gulleson joined U.S. Senate Candidate Heidi Heitkamp and Chair of the Senate Ag­riculture Committee Senator Debbie Stabenow at an agriculture forum in Fargo.

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Tribal Colleges Honor ND Higher Ed Leaders

Two lead­ers of the North Dakota University System were honored July 17 by the presidents of North Da­kota’s Tribal Colleges.

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Time and Again: Handling Prosperity

Betty Mills

By Betty Mills

After attending a family funeral in Bowman, we drove east out of New England on Highway 21 where golden fields stretched for what seemed miles, sometimes from down one hill to the top of the next. It was the North Dakota harvest season of my youth with no sign of the prosperity and the tension of the oil patch injecting a chaotic note into an otherwise reassur­ing view.

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BSC Ranked Nationally in Engineering-Related Graduates

Bismarck State College was ranked fourth among two and four-year institutions granting degrees in engineering tech­nologies and engineering related fields in the June 11th issue of Community College Week, an independent, national publication covering community, tech­nical and junior colleges.

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AARP Plans Public Meeting on Social Security, Medicare Reforms

AARP North Dakota will seek public input on Social Se­curity and Medicare reform proposals being debated in Washington and on the campaign trail at an August 16 meeting in Bismarck.

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AFL-CIO’s National President Says Union Escalating Campaign Against American Crystal Sugar

By PI Staff

We pledge to coordi­nate and support the efforts to highlight American Crystal Sugar’s total disregard for its employees and to make them a poster child for cor­porate greed and profit over employees.”

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North Dakota: Where the vastness of our skies inspire the strong and intimidate the weak

By Katy Kassian

Almost Heaven, North Dakota
Rolling prairies,
Mighty Missouri River
Life is old here…Older than
the trees (really)
Younger than the rivers, flowing like a dream

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2012 Injury Prevention and Control Conference

From the NDCAWS

Save the date for the North Dakota Department of Health’s “Preventing and Responding to Injuries” Conference coming to the Bismarck-Mandan area October 3-4. The purpose of the conference is to encourage professionals to develop a multi-faceted approach to promoting awareness, prevention and intervention of both intentional and unintentional injuries in North Dakota.

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