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NDUS Chancellor Ham Shirvani speaks with Richardton-Taylor High School students Thursday about the importance of post-secondary education.

Shirvani tells Richardton-Taylor students: 'You all can go to college'


RICHARDTON -- During his stop at Richardton-Taylor High School Thursday morning, North Dakota University System Chancellor Ham Shirvani had two basic messages for the 30 or so students he addressed.

The first: In a competitive world, a post-high school education is important. The second: Those who might find roadblocks on their path to higher learning should understand there are ways around them.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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