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2008-08-01 18:00:22

SLEEPYHOLLOW: Ashley Schrenk, centerm, portrays Madam Thenardier, one of the more colorful characters in the Sleepy Hollow Summer Theatre performance of "Les Miserables." The outdoor musical production continues tonight and concludes Saturday. Show times for both nights are 8:30. Sleepy Hollow Arts Park is located at 26th Street and Divide Avenue in Bismarck. (c) 2008 Bismarck Tribune. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-24 00:00:29

City officiCity officials are asking residents to conserve water after a pipe break at the Bismarck Water Treatment Plant. Specifically, residents of Bismarck and Lincoln and customers of the South Central Regional Water District are being asked to refrain from "any unnecessary outdoor use of water" until this morning. The conservation is voluntary and not in any way being enforced by the city. Keith Demke, director of utility operations for the city, said the pipe broke around 8 p.m....

2008-07-23 15:00:57

Shade Tree Players will present "Disco Knights," a musical written by Rachel Davidson, with music and lyrics by Bill Francoer. "Disco Knights" is directed by Nicole Cook, Randi Roerick, and Shireen Ghorbani. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Performances are held at the High Prairie Arts & Science Complex, 1810 Schafer St., Bismarck. All tickets are general admission and will be available at the door: $10 for adults and $6 for...

2008-07-18 15:00:30

By Lauren Donovan, The Bismarck Tribune, N.D. Jul. 18--MEDORA -- Billings County wants to span some rough tough country on the Little Missouri River north of Medora and is looking at three places to do it. The county's engineer, KLJ Engineers, explained the alternatives at a public meeting in Medora on Thursday night and heard stiff objections to the general location of all three. Two roads to the river crossing would go right through the newly public Eberts Ranch, and a third...

2008-07-15 18:00:36

By Sara Kincaid, The Bismarck Tribune, N.D. Jul. 15--Stricter guidelines could be considered for the Bismarck School District school transfer policy. The policy allows students to transfer schools within the district. Students use the policy because of transportation, friends or extracurricular activities, according to school officials. The Bismarck School Board could refine the policy so that requests are in by the deadline. It discussed the policy at its meeting Monday....

2008-07-10 21:00:27

Starting July 19, the Tribune's Faith Page will move from Thursdays to Saturdays. The deadline to submit items for the Religion Digest will move to noon Thursdays. To sent items for the Religion Digest or to suggest story ideas for the Faith Page, contact Karen Herzog at 250-8267 or at karen.herzog@bismarcktribune.com. The Steer Inc. missions group is sponsoring its annual beef barbecue July 19 at First Evangelical Free Church, 205 43rd Ave., Bismarck. The public is invited to the...

2008-06-30 21:02:34

The North Dakota Agriculture Department is getting ready for its annual Project Safe Send program. North Dakota residents can bring old and unusable pesticides to 16 sites around the state in July, and dispose of them for free. The program is to start July 8 in West Fargo and wrap up in Cando on July 24. Project Safe Send has disposed of more than 2 million pounds of pesticides such as DDT, arsenic and mercury since 1992, according to Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson. The...

2008-06-20 18:00:38

Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for Carrie Underwood in concert with special guest Little Big Town on Sept. 27 at Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks. Tickets are available at Ralph Engelstad Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 701-772-5151. The featured artist at Gallery 522 June through July is Elvera Hintz of Center. Her subject is the prairie. There are 23 works in the exhibit of animals and wildflowers painted in watercolor or colored...

2008-06-20 18:00:37

A benefit fund has been set up for a girl who was hospitalized after almost drowning in a swimming pool. Six-year-old Trinity Dickerson is at St. Alexius Medical Center, where she is in the intensive care unit. The hospital could not release any information, said Jamie Olson, marketing specialist at St. Alexius. The hospital could not release information because of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, she said. A flier for the benefit fund said Trinity is coming...

2008-06-18 12:00:29

By Jonathan Rivoli, The Bismarck Tribune, N.D. Jun. 17--The Burleigh County Commission continued the process of selling off the Missouri Valley Complex Monday night, agreeing to improve the relinquished areas with sewers and water service in exchange for tacking those improvement costs onto the sale price. Commissioners agreed to sell one portion of the land for about $306,000 to Hay Creek, LLP, a company in the materials business. They offered to sell a second lot for $358,400 to...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'