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Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand English Language Learner program coordinator Rebecca Andvick works at her desk after school on Thursday at Dickinson High School. ELL students at Dickinson Public Schools has increased to 103 who speak 10 different languages.

English language learners increasing in Dickinson schools

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As people flock to North Dakota to take part in one of the biggest oil booms in U.S. history, regional traditions from across the country are making their way to the small prairie town founded by the railroad and built by the hands of European immigrants and their descendants.


A century ago, the English language was secondary to many of those immigrants.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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