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Lincoln Elementary celebrated its annual "Grandparents and Special Friends Day" on Wednesday, encouraging students to invite their grandparents, guardians or special friends to come and take part in learning, lunch and the library. Through on this day, the library hosted the most exciting school event of all: the Scholastic Book Fair.
Forum Communications today appointed Bob Carruth, a long-time media executive, to be the new Publisher/Ad Director of The Dickinson Press in Dickinson, ND, effective immediately. He succeeds Harvey Brock who will be leaving the company mid-April 2019. After announcing the succession, Aaron Becher, Vice President Newspaper Operations for Forum Communications Company said of Carruth:
There's no shortage of noodles being made at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dickinson. This year, like every year, St Wenceslaus is marrying fundraising with a seasonal celebration of spring, and that means that well over a dozen volunteers took to work on a crisp clear Saturday morning, carrying on a pasta tradition that's spanned the decades.
I feel like we don't all mean the same thing when we use the word "justice" anymore. I feel like this is the case with most of the words we use. Today is the age of noise, and every word rings hollow the more times it is sounded, and this is no less true of justice than it is any other.
Dickinson found itself waterlogged Thursday morning as snow- and icemelt filled the Heart River and Patterson Lake and flooded roads and a campground, a consequence of warming spring temperatures that are expected to remain for the near future.
They've been cooking up something special at Dickinson State University. It's called "The Perch" and it's the new moniker for the university's dining facility, which has expanded leaps and bounds from what it once was and now serves as both an eatery and hub for the community and collegiate worlds to come together.
Dickinson State University is playing host to a traveling museum exhibit dedicated to telling the history of black people, put together by the True Black History Museum, a traveling museum dedicated to promoting the history of black people. "We started in 2010 for two reasons: one was to preserve the history of African-Americans and the second was to make sure everybody knew that black people have value," Fred Saffold III, director of the True Black History Museum, said. "That people of African descent have made significant contributions to the fabric of humanity."
Grand Avenue Tattoo opened up for business at the start of 2019 and has quietly been making its mark on the Dickinson tattoo scene, providing exemplary art in a variety of styles, with an emphasis on a "West Coast" flavor of tattoo.
After over 11 years helming the Dickinson Press, Harvey Brock is hanging up his publisher's hat and saying goodbye to North Dakota. The Press staff bid farewell to Brock following his resignation announcement, which was attended by Forum Communications' Vice President of Newspapers, Aaron Becher. "Harvey's been a great leader and this organization and the staff gave him a round of applause and wished him well, going to Montana so that's pretty exciting," Becher said. "We'll be able to take what Harvey started here in Dickinson and be able to use that moving forward."
The Bowman Theater's doors were closed at the start of 2019, and for many cold weeks it has been silent and still—yet there dwells a dream that would see the community bring the spotlight back to the historic theater, if only it can acquire the funds. For Dan Peterson, it's simply worth it for Bowman to have a theater. "I just like having a movie theater in town," Peterson said. "I've always been a friend of the theater. I think it's a nice thing for a community to have, gives kids something to do..."