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Area schools, colleges receive grants

December 18, 2013

Area schools and colleges impacted by rapid growth in western North Dakota will receive grants from the Board of University and School Lands, according to a press release issued by the office of Go....

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takkak

Dec-20-13 1:23 PM

(continued) South Prairie will receive $250,000 in grant funding to pay for portable classrooms. Williston State College received $1.75 million to construct a new building dedicated to workforce training programs. Williston State also received $250,000 to demolish a vacant residence hall.

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takkak

Dec-20-13 1:23 PM

If this just happened:

Area schools and colleges impacted by rapid growth in western North Dakota will receive grants from the Board of University and School Lands, according to a press release issued by the office of Gov. Jack Dalrymple. Nearly $5.6 million in grants will go to 24 K-12 schools and $4 million to higher education institutions. Area schools receiving funding follow: McKenzie County Public School District No.1 will receive $1.376 million in grant funding to purchase land needed for the construction of another school. Nesson Public School District No. 2 in Ray will receive $750,000 in grant funding to provide teacher housing. Grenora Public School District will receive $400,000 in grant funding to replace the school's heating system. Tioga Public School District will receive $279,000 to expand and remodel its kitchen and cafeteria. Powers Lake Public School District will receive $400,000 in grant funding to renovate its high school for additional classrooms.

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takkak

Dec-20-13 1:22 PM

How can this be true:

"When asked, in his opinion and with the understanding that he was not a lawyer, could these funds be accessed by public schools to fund building projects, Mr. Engleson responded that no, in his opinion under current state law, Article IX of the N.D. Constitution and federal law, he did not believe that would be possible"

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takkak

Dec-20-13 1:22 PM

How can this be true:

"When asked, in his opinion and with the understanding that he was not a lawyer, could these funds be accessed by public schools to fund building projects, Mr. Engleson responded that no, in his opinion under current state law, Article IX of the N.D. Constitution and federal law, he did not believe that would be possible"

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redneck

Dec-18-13 10:36 PM

ha ha ha ha ok that is just funney right there

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takkak

Dec-18-13 10:17 PM

Did they not request $125M ???

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takkak

Dec-18-13 10:17 PM

How much funds did MPS k-12 request?

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disgusted

Dec-18-13 8:48 PM

a million dollars to ENHANCE security measures at MSU? What? Are students so unsafe? No media coverage? Or enhance what?

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redneck

Dec-18-13 7:21 PM

see we got her right

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redneck

Dec-18-13 6:30 PM

ooo crap probabley

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redneck

Dec-18-13 6:28 PM

probealy has to do with your speech impediment, just keep trying

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bushandcheneylied

Dec-18-13 5:09 PM

Still cant see why you cant say R e d n e c k.

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bushandcheneylied

Dec-18-13 5:08 PM

Now all you ******** can go back and watch your moonshiner show,It's over .Nothing left to b about.

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takkak

Dec-18-13 4:23 PM

What happened to law saying funds can't be used for schools. Must be missing something.

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takkak

Dec-18-13 4:22 PM

And Minot gets ??? For k-12???

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namexxx

Dec-18-13 3:20 PM

The timing of this "breaking news" is quite interesting.

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