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BISMARCK, N.D., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, opened a new branch in Bismarck, N.D., on Dec. 1 to serve the western half of North Dakota.
The next HD Live Metropolitan Opera performance - Strauss's "Salome" - will be available for viewing at noon Saturday at the Grand Theatres in Bismarck.
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.
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 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.
By SARA KINCAID Bismarck Public Schools will cover the cost of a remedial reading program. Read Right works with below-level readers to bring them up to grade level. Grant and federal money was no longer available for the program.
Shade Tree Players presents "East of the Sun, West of the Moon," a fantasy written by Claudia Ferguson and directed by Cory Wardner. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. "East of the Sun, West of the Moon" is a re-telling of a classic Nordic folktale.
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