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Dickinson to begin work on Eighth Avenue East

Eighth Avenue East in Dickinson will be closed from Third Street East to Eighth Street East beginning Wednesday, according to a release.

The road will be inaccessible to the public due to construction-related activity, City Public Information Coordinator Lydia DeJesus wrote in the release. Travelers should watch for detour signs. Normal traffic is expected to resume by the end of next week.

April Baumgarten
April Baumgarten joined the Grand Forks Herald May 19, 2015, as the news editor. She works with a team of talented journalists and editors, who strive to give the Grand Forks area the quality news readers deserve to know. Baumgarten grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, where her family continues to raise registered Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at Jamestown (N.D.) College, now known as University of Jamestown. During her time at the college,  she worked as a reporter and editor-in-chief for the university's newspaper, The Collegian. Baumgarten previously worked for The Dickinson Press as the Dickinson city government and energy reporter in 2011 before becoming the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican. She then returned to The Press as a news editor, where she helped lead an award-winning newsroom in recording the historical oil boom.