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Press Pass: Sunday January 31, 2016

Here's some of our top stories from Sunday's edition. It's your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on "Wheel" [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":...

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Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.  Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”
Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show. The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition. New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]] The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall. A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage. State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipends With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers. Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30. Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week. Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr. “Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.” Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports. They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia. “Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.  Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show. The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition. New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department
The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall. A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage. State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipends With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers. Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30. Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week. Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr. “Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.” Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports. They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia. “Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.  Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show. The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition. New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]] The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall. A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage. State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipends With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers. Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster
NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30. Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week. Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr. “Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.” Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports. They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia. “Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.  Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show. The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition. New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]] The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall. A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage. State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipends With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers. Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30. Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl
Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week. Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr. “Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.” Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports. They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia. “Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.  Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show. The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition. New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]] The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall. A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage. State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipends With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers. Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30. Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week. Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings
Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr. “Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.” Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports. They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia. “Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.  Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show. The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition. New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]] The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall. A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage. State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipends With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers. Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30. Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week. Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr. “Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.” Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House
The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports. They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia. “Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”
Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show.The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition.New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall.A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage.State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipendsWith less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees.The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers.Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30.Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week.Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr.“Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.”Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports.They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia.“Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show.The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition.New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department
The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall.A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage.State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipendsWith less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees.The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers.Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30.Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week.Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr.“Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.”Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports.They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia.“Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show.The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition.New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall.A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage.State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipendsWith less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees.The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers.Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster
NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30.Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week.Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr.“Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.”Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports.They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia.“Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show.The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition.New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall.A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage.State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipendsWith less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees.The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers.Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30.Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl
Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week.Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr.“Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.”Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports.They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia.“Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show.The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition.New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall.A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage.State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipendsWith less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees.The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers.Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30.Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week.Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings
Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr.“Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.”Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports.They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia.“Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Local couple takes a spin on “Wheel”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293952","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Kevin and JoEll Hill spent two weeks playing “Wheel of Fortune” on their gaming system. Not for fun, like most, but to practice for their chance to win it big on the iconic TV game show.The Hills will appear Friday as contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” during the game show’s week-long couple’s edition.New addition, new year at the Dickinson Rural Fire Department[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293954","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson Rural Fire Department is starting the New Year with a recently expanded fire hall.A $1.2 million addition to the department’s facility on the north side of Dickinson is scheduled to be completed this week after about a year of construction and is intended to provide greater truck and equipment storage.State agencies phasing out Oil Patch stipendsWith less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees.The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical jobs in the Oil Patch where high wages made it challenging to recruit and retain workers.Port: Airplane upgrade latest in what should spell NDSU’s Bresciani’s ouster[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293957","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s latest incident to draw ire from state higher ed officials -- a $7,000 luxury seat upgrade on a flight -- isn’t his first action to cause conflict and controversy, and regional columnist Rob Port argues that because of this, Bresciani’s contract should not be renewed on June 30.Carson Wentz lives up to the hype in 2016 Senior Bowl[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293958","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Saturday’s Senior Bowl was not a statistical or team success for Carson Wentz, but the former North Dakota State quarterback lived up to his advance billing in every other way during the week.Last shot doesn’t fall for Dickinson State men's basketball against No. 21 Valley City State Vikings[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2293966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Losing in the last second is much tougher than losing by 20 to Reggie Fields Jr.“Last second is always tough. Losing by 20, it’s not out of reach, but you know exactly what happened in the game to lead to a blowout,” Fields said. “Being able to see the win at the end, it comes down to little things. It just hurts bad.”Gladstone family receives shelter and support at Ronald McDonald House
The Joe and Jen Miller family of Gladstone have attended the Cabin Fever Benefit multiple times, but never dreamt one day they would need to stay in the Ronald McDonald House in Bismarck that the benefit supports.They stay in the house while their daughter, Cassie, 6, undergoes chemo for leukemia.“Any time we have stayed there, the staff in the house have been magnificent - everybody has been super awesome,” Jen said of their experiences.

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