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The Water issue: Oil industry on Cusp awaiting EPA report
By Sid Pranke North Dakota is now about seven years into its latest oil boom about the same length of time since Lynn Helms began his job as director of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). ...
10/4/12 at 4:36 PM
Time to apply for heating assistance just around this nice-weather corner
LOVELY AUTUMN WEATHER is forecast this weekend and early next week for much of the region. But winter weather already is on the minds of some people -- particularly those who are concerned they may no...
9/28/12 at 2:26 PM
NDSU Research Connects the Dots to Renewable Energy Future
NDSU Research Connects the Dots to Renewable Energy Future August 30, 2012 Fargo, N.D. Svetlana Kilina, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at North Dakota State University, Far...
8/30/12 at 5:03 PM NDSU Chemistry and Biochemistry Is 1/17/11 at 10:33 AM
The Politics of Pinching Peaches
Generally, the produce department of a grocery store is a quiet place. Pinching peaches, while it is a dreadful practice, doesn't result in sounds from the peaches. I imagine, however, that the peopl...
8/2/12 at 2:32 PM Lost in the Box Store -- Where Are the Socks? 5/31/12 at 2:48 PM
What Does It Take to Be an Expert? 4/5/12 at 1:19 PM
I was raised on a family farm; something that is becoming increasingly rare these days. I believe there are two characteristics that are almost completely unique to family farms and that is what make...
7/16/12 at 9:07 PM
ND needs a MOBILE Ambassador!
Wouldn't that be great?! Think about all the wonderful things she/he could do.... They could go around to the local communities and compile a list of useable buildings, businesses the towns would li...
5/9/12 at 5:54 PM Progress is in North Dakota!! 2/27/12 at 9:04 PM
Meeting of interest to cyclists
Heres a press we just received from the state Transportation Department that may be of interest to some of you. As people interested in an alternate form of transportation, cyclists need to take advan...
2/23/12 at 6:15 PM
I think I just got archived
I received a phone call Tuesday from the Director of Research and Publications, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice in Washington DC. Her name is Mary. Im still a little confu...
8/17/11 at 2:15 AM Fun in the Sun 7/19/10 at 10:06 AM
Down at the Avoca fire hall 7/14/10 at 9:39 PM
Bamboo U: Part 2
Well, with a full belly of Chinese eats, it was time to let it settle into the relaxing, calming environs of a lecture hall. Good for digestion I hearand sleep deprivation. But you won't be nodding o...
6/12/11 at 8:32 AM
Renter filing deadline approaches
BISMARCK Low-income senior citizens and disabled personsmay be able to receive a refund for part of their rentmoney, Tax Commissioner Cory Fongsaid in a news release today. The deadline for filing fo...
5/3/11 at 9:25 AM Today's Ask Your Government 1/15/11 at 10:56 PM
Some N.D. lawmakers skeptical of Energy Division 1/7/11 at 5:21 PM
U TXT N DRV. U C LYTS. U GT TKT.
Does the title of my blog post have you confused? To some people it mayread as aforeign language. But for most teens and even some adults youtranslated mymessage just fine. You text and drive. You s...
4/20/11 at 4:40 PM
The Flensburg Point System: 60 years of Ensuring Safety in Germany
A situation where no one should be in but it is unavoidable: a driver travels on the Autobahn 10 encircling the capital of Germany, Berlin, going 20 kilometers per hour over the speed limit (the max...
4/4/11 at 7:47 AM
Hanson takes over as chair
Share BY BRIANNA BRICKWEG email@example.com Dr. CT Hanson will be the interim department chair of mass communications this semester. Dr. Mark Strand, the mass communications department ch...
1/18/11 at 3:15 AM
Measuring medical care
How do your medical clinic and hospital stack up with the quality of care they provide? A new statewide report, issued Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health, lays out the details on perform...
11/19/10 at 7:23 PM
Now you can find DNR conservation officers online
Locating a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer is now just a click away thanks to the DNR's new online Enforcement Conservation Officer Locator. Go to this link. Click on...
10/18/10 at 11:01 AM