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2010-12-02 14:41:00

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. Located at 300 Enterprise Street, the new facility has 17,000 square feet and a staff of seven employees. Leading the Graybar Bismarck team are Branch Manager Ivar Berge, a 29-year Graybar...

2008-10-10 15:00:20

The next HD Live Metropolitan Opera performance - Strauss's "Salome" - will be available for viewing at noon Saturday at the Grand Theatres in Bismarck. Karita Mattila sang the role of Salome at the Met for the first time in 2004 and, in this performance, reprises her interpretation of the part, including the "Dance of the Seven Veils." With conductor Patrick Summers and production by Jurgen Flimm, performers include Mattila, Ildiko Komlsi, Juha Uusitalo, Kim Begley and Joseph Kaiser....

2008-10-04 00:00:23

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. (c) 2008 Bismarck Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-04 00:00:18

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. Four Bismarck State College alumni will be among faculty and students from the state's colleges and universities who will showcase their creative work at the event. More than 40 events open to the public are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3...

2008-09-21 21:00:26

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. Gail Hovden was the grand-prize winner in the individual category, raising $1,000. Alex Gallagher took second place in the individual category, and Alicia Streyle earned third place. All individual winners received special gift cards to area businesses,...

2008-09-10 15:00:30

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. The district wants to keep the project within $12 million. The school, which will be built east of Centennial Road near the KOA Kampground, will have about 400 students. The board considered options to build a...

2008-09-05 18:00:16

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. 24, Fargo, Askanase Auditorium, NorthDakota State University. $15 general admission ticket at the door or Zanbroz Variety, Fargo. * 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Minot, Alshire Theater, Hartnett Hall, Minot State University. $15 general admission...

2008-09-01 21:00:13

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. Those wishing to help raise the cross, which will be done by hand via ropes, should bring gloves, she said. The evening will have a patriotic dimension, she said. Lenihan and Lloyd and Linda Hohn will also provide music; Lenihan will talk about Circle C Ministries, whose cross and logo symbolize...

2008-08-14 00:00:37

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. The Bismarck School Board approved spending $65,000 from the general fund on the program Monday. This money will cover an English teacher and aides at each middle school, high school and South Central High School. "It's one of the most successful programs in...

2008-08-08 18:00:27

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. A troll queen has changed the prince into a fierce white bear. He is befriended by a brave and lovely young girl. Because this girl threatens the queen's magic, the queen sends two of her henchmen to...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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