Latest Bismarck-Mandan Stories
SCHOOLS: Participants in the National Endowment for the Humanities Arts in Schools Program was unclear in a Page 1A article on Wednesday about first lady Laura Bush's visit to Riverside Elementary School. The number of elementary schools participating in the Bismarck School District is 15.
By KAREN HERZOG By KAREN HERZOG Two days of arts events - literature, music, art, interpretation and performance - are scheduled Thursday and Oct. 10 at Bismarck State College during the biennial North Dakota University System Arts and Humanities Summit.
Approximately 150 walkers gathered at Dakota Zoo on Sept. 14 for the seventh annual Footin' It For Fun Walkathon to benefit high- risk teens served by Charles Hall Youth Services. The event grossed an all-time high of more than $25,000.
Five North Dakota health care facilities received the North Dakota Best Practices Award Sept. 17 during the Fall Professional Development and Best Practices Conference in Bismarck, sponsored by the North Dakota Long Term Care Association.
A run/walk for breast cancer sponsored by the Medcenter One Women's Health Center will be held Oct. 17. The event is at the Women's Health Center, 1100 College Drive, Bismarck. Registration begins at 6 p.m. An 8K competitive run/walk begins at 7 p.m. and a 4K non-competitive walk starts at 7:45 p.m.
By SARA KINCAID Construction costs could determine the size of a new elementary school in Bismarck. The Bismarck School Board decided on plans to build a school that holds 400 to 480 students. The size depends on the cost of construction bids the district hopes to get in January.
Singer-songwriter Chuck Suchy of Mandan will mark the release of his new CD with "An Evening With Chuck Suchy and Peter Ostroushko In Concert." The CD is "Unraveling Heart." Suchy will hold concerts at: * 8 p.m. Sept.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol this Labor Day holiday weekend is taking part in a nationwide crackdown on impaired driving. The stepped-up enforcement will continue through Monday. Troopers also will be focusing on traffic violations that contribute to crashes, and on safety restraint violations.
The public is invited to participate in a cross-raising on Sept. 11 at Circle C Ranch north of Bismarck. Trish Lenihan, owner of Circle C Ranch, said that the cross- raising will start at 7 p.m.
Bismarck State College Gannon Gallery opens with an exhibit of recent paintings and a series of miniatures by New Hampshire artist Elizabeth Austin. Opening reception is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the BSC library. Austin grew up in Chicago and has lived in Italy and France.
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