Editorial: On Flood Protection, We Should Expect More From Our Elected Leaders
The temperature in the Perkett gym at Tuesday’s flood protection design open house was hot — literally. Figuratively, the atmosphere hung with anger, apathy, and desperation. If you caught the Minot Voice coverage yesterday, you got the matter-of-fact version of the night. The engineering teams that […]
Sherwood River Gage in Danger of Collapse
The Souris River gauge at Sherwood is in jeopardy because of erosion. Discussion about what to do about is taking place. Commentary: Minot should find a way to contribute to saving this station and the 80 years of data we’ve collected from it.
Minot Police Department Faces Shortage of Qualified Applicants
Keeping our police force growing at the pace of our community has its own challenges, but the one that makes it toughest — getting applicants for open positions and then retaining them once they’re hired and trained. KMOT has the story.
Project Seeks Stories of Downtown Regina
The Tale of a Town is a national Canadian project to memorialize ‘Main Street’. And it’s using the art of storytelling and performances to capture the peoples’ recollections of Regina’s downtown through the years.
Body of Evidence: How the White Pelican Spreads Oil
The Brown Pelican became the symbol of the BP oil spill, but the White Pelican is offering clues to its lasting impact on bird populations. And North Dakota researchers are participating in the process. Title photo by Joel Sartore.
Hagerott Steps into SBHE Chancellor Position
Yesterday was the first day on the job for the new leader of our University system. Mark Hagerott brings a North Dakota history and a military background to the table; his first goal is to get out and listen. Full story from the Grand Forks Herald.
Summer is the Season to Get Outside, Don’t Wait!
Each July I promise myself to fish more the rest of the summer. It’s usually because I’m wondering where the first month of summer went and I realize I haven’t gotten out as much as intended … thus far. I do know I’ve never made it […]