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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.

2008-07-23 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...

2008-07-23 15:00:45

State officials say a new Web site features more than 14,000 available jobs in North Dakota. Gov. John Hoeven says FindJobsND.com is the largest Web site completely dedicated to North Dakota's labor market. He joined Job Service North Dakota Executive Director Maren Daley in announcing it. Officials say the new site's "spidering" feature searches for job listings on other Web sites. Daley says the new site has helped attract more listings and a larger labor pool. - Associated Press...

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....

2008-06-18 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...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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