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Graduating with two years of experience under their belts

BOTTINEAU – Photography students at Dakota College at Bottineau don’t just learn how to take photographs, they learn how to build a business. “One of the problems we have in our field is photography is an art, but it’s also a trade,” said Clint Saunders, the head of the Photography ...

Jim Hill eighth-graders learn about civil engineering

Eighth-graders at Jim Hill Middle School constructed towers using some unorthodox materials – dried spaghetti noodles and marshmallows – when civil engineers from Ackerman Estvold spoke to their classes recently. Emma Keller and Nathan Amick told the students that they began planning ...

Rejuvenating Corbett Field

Vibrant green artificial turf peeked through a white blanket of snow. It was Darrell Handelsman’s first glimpse at the new turf, and a welcomed sign in late March that the baseball season in Minot remains on the horizon. Before the first pitch can be thrown, a considerable facelift is in ...

MSU broadcasting major plans future as play-by-play announcer

Minot State University broadcasting major Leif Bakken was a seasoned veteran before he ever set foot on the MSU Campus. The senior from Lemmon, S.D., got his start in journalism at his local radio station when he was in high school, where he worked as a disc jockey, read the weather and did ...

A family legacy

STANLEY – It was a tradition they looked forward to every Christmas. The trio of cousins, Tyler Rudolph, Wyatt Hanson and Kaedyn Hanson, all finally got a break from their respective basketball seasons in mid-December. But Rudolph, a Bismarck native, and the Hansons, Stanley residents, ...

The time is now

Millennials can be known as the generation that grew up on technology. Information is instantly received and given, waiting periods for deliveries and services has gotten shorter and shorter. Technology has advanced incredibly over the past 40 years, and millennials were growing up with the ...

Always room for improvement

North Dakota’s kindergarten immunization rates have risen significantly over the past two years, according to data from the State Health Department. Rates now sit at 94 percent as compared to less than 90 percent at one time. Dr. Koyejo Oyerinde is concerned about that remaining 6 percent, ...

Anatomy lessons

Dr. Etta Tabe, a cardiothoracic neurosurgeon at Trinity Health, conducted an anatomy lesson for students at South Prairie High School in February. “What you have in front of you is a pig heart,” Tabe told the class of students, who were gathered in groups in front of lab tables, waiting ...

Feeling home at Edgewood

The building is inviting, the people are friendly and the care matches all levels of need. Welcome to Edgewood, an independent and assisted living community that excels at several different levels of care for its residents. “We have the most diverse spectrum of care because we have people ...

Heart of America Clinic open in Towner

TOWNER — Every town has medical needs and for some towns, that means driving to the closest town with a proper clinic. In Towner, the new Heart of America clinic is working to make things a little easier for its residents. Opened in August, the clinic has brought a family medicine ...

Rugby gets chemotherapy suite

RUGBY – A new chemotherapy suite and the expansion of Heart of America’s telemedicine are allowing Rugby-area cancer patients to receive their treatments close to home. Heart of America’s new two-chair chemotherapy unit came online last fall. Several patients currently are receiving ...

Kids care and cutting edge technology in the dental field

Dental and oral health are very important to a person’s overall health and Dakota Kids Dentistry and Kemmet Dental Design in Minot work hard to provide the best for all patients. Dakota Kids Dentistry takes pride and joy in providing dental care for children of all ages from newborns to ...

Center for Family Medicine serving community for over 40 years

The UND Minot Center for Family Medicine was actually the first family medicine residency program in the state when it began in 1975. Since then, the practice has been working closely with Trinity Health to bring the best care possible to the area. The current, state-of-the-art clinic, ...

Trinity Guest House: Ten Years of Touching Lives

It will soon be 10 years since Trinity Health Foundation opened the Trinity Guest House as a home away from home for families with hospitalized loved ones. To mark the anniversary, the Foundation is planning an open house for the public April 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. Refreshments and tours of the ...

New chiropractic procedure brings longer lasting relief

A chiropractic procedure that focuses on posture and bringing the body into balance is helping some Minot-area patients gain longer lasting pain relief. Matthew Hanson, DC, with Cornerstone Chiropractic in Minot, began offering QSM3 about a year ago, after completing the intensive training ...

Abby Harris brings her skills to Sanford

Sanford Health Highway 2 Clinic aims to give care to all ages of patients from the community of Minot. They have a staff that is ready to help in any way they can. One doctor who joined the staff in January is Abby Harris. Harris has been a doctor since 2007 and after spending a few years ...

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Historic Ward County Courthouse goes modern

Converting Ward County’s historic Courthouse into a modern justice center while preserving the beauty of the original structure has been the goal of a remodeling project that’s coming to a close. With the completion of a new county office building at the end of 2015, construction began in ...

Corbett Field: A remarkable history

At times the exterior has shown the wear of an aging facility counting down the days to the inevitable wrecking ball. But inside the aging walls the luscious green grass and beautifully groomed diamond, complete with gleaming white bases, projects a completely different perspective. It is a ...

Washburn and Burlington partner to look at assets, opportunities

The communities of Washburn and Burlington expect to have some advice for each other when they get together later this year. The cities are participating in Community Impressions, an exchange program in which a team of residents visit each other’s town to evaluate the community’s vibe and ...