STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! I Went to Jail (But They Let Me Out)
I know I've been unusually quiet lately.
Part of it is because I haven't been out and about as much as I usually am (and thus have less to say), and part of it is because I'm working on a very large ... Posted on 9/2/12 at 8:23 PM
STAFF BLOG SUE DOEDEN'S ALL ABOUT FOOD Breakfast Cookies get a vegan makeover
You won't find any butter in Noemi Aylesworth's refrigerator. You may see a carton of soy milk on the shelf, but definitely not the kind that comes from an animal species. No cheese, either.
"If some... Posted on 11/13/11 at 2:13 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND State releases results of oil cities' housing studies
UPDATED (You can find the Williston report today (Dec. 28) on the Jamestown Sun's website)
BISMARCKState officials hope a recently-completed study of housing needs in western North Dakotas oil countr... Posted on 12/27/10 at 6:34 PM
In a stunning example of when treatment might be worse than the disease, a large review of Medicare records finds that older people with small kidney tumors were much less likely to die over the next five years if doctors monitored them instead of operating right away.
After months of sustained, historic Midwest flooding and criticism that the government bungled its management of the Missouri River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday it has commissioned a study of its handling of the waterway.
By Heather Hollingsworth, The Associated Press
, September 17, 2011
The City Council’s Public Works Committee Thursday voted unanimously to get a city-wide water system study moving quickly that concentrates first on potential development in the area near the Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
City Engineer Reed Schwartzkopf told the committee the estimated $140,000 study was originally planned for the 2011 budget year. However, after discussions he had with Fire Chief Jim Reuther and the city’s Utilities Operations Director Steve Suko, they agreed the study should be moved to this fall.
A lengthy review of how the Missouri River system is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be done with a backdrop of politics, special interests — and low confidence in the corps.
The $25 million, five-year study was authorized by Congress to determine whether changes need to be made in the 1944 law that sets eight purposes for the dams, reservoirs and lower free-flowing river: flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, water quality, and fish and wildlife.
By Wayne Ortman, The Associated Press
, May 24, 2010
The Rev. Tom Eckstein’s men’s morning bible class will resume on April 8. This class meets from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. most Thursdays at the Meeting Grounds coffee shop, 613 10th St. S.E. All men are welcome.
The North Dakota School Boards Association and the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, in cooperation with Atlantik-Brucke, announce an opportunity for social studies and history teachers to apply for a study tour of Germany from June 26-July 9.
A Hillsboro, N.D., seed company has been awarded a $55,000 grant to study a potential value-added bean and grain facility.
Red River Valley Seed Co. is one of seven agricultural firms that will receive grants totaling $193,000 from the North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission, which approved the funding at its quarterly meeting in Bismarck.
Forum Communications Co. report
, February 10, 2010
Officials have launched a labor study in North Dakota to gather information on available workers in various parts of the state.
The Commerce Department’s Workforce Development Division is spearheading the study, which looks at such things as the commuting patterns, skills and availability of workers as well as the number of unemployed and underemployed workers that might be interested in more opportunities.
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