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SM Fencing and Energy Services CEO Seth Murphy stands outside of his company's building north of Dickinson on April 11.

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Seth Murphy is one of the most successful entrepreneurs under 30 years old in North Dakota.

Not that anyone would ever know.

Around noon on a weekday, the hulking 29-year-old walked into the Brickhouse Grille, a downtown fine dining establishment frequented by business types — a place where there’s more wine and martini choices on the menu than food.

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Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He has been a key member of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, as well as the Press' Sweepstakes win in 2013. As the newspaper's editor, he writes a Sunday column, contributes feature stories, designs pages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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