DICKINSON, N.D. - Long grass is an ongoing battle in area small cities, officials say. Not only does it create an eyesore but it poses health risks, said Rex Herring, Southwest District Health Unit environmental health practitioner.
Ashley Martin, The Dickinson Press
, August 09, 2010
UND graduate student Tanner Gue, 25, is heading up the fieldwork portion of a two-year research project aiming to learn more about the impact of wind farms on the survival of nesting ducks in North Dakota.
“I started here in 1984 for Jeff and Bonnie Tweeton,” explains Todd Colliton of his Zorbaz beginnings. “I was 16 years old.”
Twenty-five years later, Colliton is the owner of the Perham Zorbaz restaurant, located on Little Pine Lake.
On Wednesday, the special is Italian food at Golden Lake Resort near Hatton, N.D. This cafe at Golden Lake has a special every night. And it welcomes summer visitors along with the 300 people who spend time on this manmade lake during the year.
Minnesotans can put up with a lot – mosquitoes, blizzards, mosquitoes, sub-zero wind-chills, mosquitoes, stifling humidity, and did I mention mosquitoes? Since I have two family members allergic to the nasty bites, I’ve become a bit of a self-proclaimed expert on fighting off the multiple stings.
“Much environmentalism,” my brother-in-law remarks, “falls somewhere between a fad and a good idea, but there is a lot of muddled thinking that goes into the entire movement.”
Wayne Weidlich is a professorial type with a Ph.D. in botany from Duke University. His current peeve is the incandescent light bulbs that have been foisted onto the public by environmentalists and even power companies, such as NorthWestern Energy in Montana.
The second-floor computer lab in the College of St. Scholastica’s Tower Hall has been filled since Monday with young girls wearing neon-green T-shirts and focused on the bright screens in front of them.
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