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2014-01-06 12:20:51

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Guy Zajonc has joined its Board of Directors. Company CEO, Micah J. Eldred commented, "We are pleased to have Guy join our team. Guy's contacts and experience in our industry will prove a valuable resource for our management and operational teams to rely upon, and on behalf of the shareholders, I wish to thank him for his commitment to our Company." A summary of Guy's subsea...

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...

2008-09-01 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...

2008-08-29 18:00:28

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. She has exhibited in several galleries in Paris and the U.S., and had a piece in a Christie's benefit for the New York City Opera. She also started a series of performance art pieces and toured the United States as a...

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...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

Vacation Bible School starts at Mandan Nazarene Church Monday and continues from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day through Thursday. VBS is for children ages 5-12. For more information, contact the church office at 663-8975. Mandan Nazarene is at 4209 Old Red Trail. On Aug. 16, Christians of all faiths are expected to gather in Washington, D.C., for an event called "The Call,"with prayer activist Lou Engle. The prayer event will focus on fasting and repentance. The live event will be streamed...

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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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.