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May 5, 2016
Letter to the editor: Closing green energy exhibit is in the best interest for N.D.
As the second-largest energy-producing state in the nation, the decision to close the Heritage Center’s green energy exhibit serves the best interest of our state. The fossil fuel industry directly employs 54,000 people in North Dakota, along with thousands of businesses that rely...
May 5, 2016 - 6:54am
May 4, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Kerosene lantern leads to Jamestown barn fire in 1885
Fire as a destructive force is one of the consistent themes through history. Even the past of Jamestown includes tales of destructive fires and heroic firefighting efforts among its early stories. Some of the causes remain the same. Tobacco smoking materials getting out of hand was...
May 4, 2016 - 7:03am
May 2, 2016
Roosevelt library plans revealed
DICKINSON, N.D.—Theodore Roosevelt is already larger than life in western North Dakota, so it makes sense a library built to honor his...
May 2, 2016 - 6:38am
April 27, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: From a farm in Pingree to politics in South America
I don’t imagine the life of a Stutsman County farmer is for everyone although we have to give Capt. Giuseppe Caffarena points for effort. Caffarena immigrated to the area sometime between 1880 and 1885 and took up farming between Pingree and Kensal. The 1885 North Dakota census...
April 27, 2016 - 6:59am
April 25, 2016
Stenehjem says expertise is main issue for State Historical Board hiring outside counsel
BISMARCK — It’s a decision that will likely cost North Dakota taxpayers something extra, but Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem attributes it more to the need for outside expertise than a lack of lawyers in his office. Earlier this month, the State Historical Board voted to hire...
April 25, 2016 - 6:51am
Old bones slow $10 million construction job
STANTON, N.D. — The power of old bones spoke earlier this month, when a $10 million construction project came to a five-day halt so the bones could be examined for archaeological importance. The bones were uncovered when asphalt was peeled off the Mercer County Courthouse parking...
April 25, 2016 - 6:43am
April 12, 2016
Emails: Green energy exhibit closed after complaints from energy industry
BISMARCK—It's hard not to notice the influence of the oil and coal industries at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. Inside...
April 12, 2016 - 6:43am
March 30, 2016
Harvard to honor slaves who worked on campus in 1700s
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Harvard University plans to install a plaque next week honoring four slaves who worked on the campus in the 1700s, to acknowledge its role in slavery, the Ivy League university's president said on Wednesday. "Although we embrace and regularly celebrate the storied...
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March 30, 2016 - 2:26pm
Washington Monument reopens after elevator malfunction
WASHINGTON - The Washington Monument reopened on Wednesday after inspection of the elevator, which had halted on Tuesday stranding more than two dozen visitors, the National Park Service said. Technicians ruled the elevator safe to operate after it came to a stop in the 555-foot-high...
News/Nation and World
March 30, 2016 - 11:13am
March 29, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Testing North Dakota's settlers in the 1880s
Newspapers of the past were a little more open about putting some humorous articles on the front page. It probably has something to do with newspapers being about the only mass communications outlet of the time. Newspapers served all the parts of the television, radio and Internet...
March 29, 2016 - 7:12am
March 22, 2016
Opera House Grocery opens in Jamestown in 1892
Announcements of new businesses are commonly written in glowing terms describing the grandeur of the new endeavor. The Opera House Grocery was described as the finest grocery west of St. Paul. The new grocery was called the Opera House because it was located in the same block as...
March 22, 2016 - 8:29am
March 16, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Jamestown endorses a presidential candidate in 1903
It seems to be the season of political endorsements. It is a part of the political process in our country. The same happened back in April 1903 when President Theodore Roosevelt paid a visit to North Dakota with a stop in Jamestown. Roosevelt’s trip to North Dakota in 1903 was more...
March 16, 2016 - 6:51am
March 14, 2016
Erosion continues to be a problem at Double Ditch
BISMARCK—As another piece of land at Double Ditch Indian Village is showing signs of sliding into the Missouri River, preservation of...
March 14, 2016 - 6:34am
March 9, 2016
Great Stories of the Great Plains: Kensal newspaper feud turns violent in 1903
Kensal was a wide open and rough town back in 1903. C.L. Allen was the owner and editor of the Kensal Journal back then. He wrote an article in August of that year that, “Kensal is known from Chicago to Canada as the toughest, most wide open town on the Soo line. And that is no...
March 9, 2016 - 6:59am
March 3, 2016
Buffalo Museum lands national exhibit on bison
The past, present and future of bison in America is a new exhibit on display at the National Buffalo Museum. “Bison: The American Buffalo...
March 3, 2016 - 6:57am