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3 components to a perfect looking deck! Inspect, Clean & Stain!
With year round exposure to sun, rain and lets not forget that four letter word that plagued us for the last seven months.snow, in our neck of the woods it takes a toll on your wood deck. Anyone who...
5/17/13 at 9:48 AM Slashing Summer Energy Costs 5/16/13 at 7:59 AM
What is Something You Can’t See, Smell or Taste In Your Home?.....Radon Gas! 5/10/13 at 8:40 AM
2013 Legislative session wraps up
By Business Manager Broc Lietz At approximately 4:30 a.m., Saturday, May 4, the 2013 legislative session drew to a close. The North Dakota Legislature meets for a maximum of 80 days every other year,...
5/9/13 at 12:10 PM Career & Technical Education: Closing the gap 12/6/12 at 11:03 AM
25th Street South bridge closure 10/12/11 at 8:15 AM
Interstate Bridge, 1961
As with the previous post on the bear in the boat, this one features a reader-submitted photo from years back that was left in the News Tribune files. The photo, credited to C.F. Sager of Duluth and ...
5/9/13 at 7:11 AM Aerial view of West Duluth, 1970 4/8/13 at 6:36 PM
Superior Street before the I-35 tunnels, 1983 10/14/12 at 8:31 PM
Mystery Bridge update: The Horn's Ferry Bridge and others
Also: Another potential Mystery Bridge in Marion County gone by floods. With plans wrapped up for the Historic Bridge Weekend and the events to take place in Marion County, combined with the plan t...
4/26/13 at 6:53 AM A Documentary on Bridges 3/13/13 at 7:20 AM
Take Pride in America's Bridges 7/3/12 at 6:54 PM
Construction Trades Academy slated for June 3-14 at MN State Community and Technical College
The Herdina Academy for Construction Trades will be June 3-14, 2013, at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead. The two-week session runs 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...
4/2/13 at 2:24 PM Parade of Homes set to showcase 74 new homes, 41 Builders 3/11/13 at 5:24 PM
Home Builders Association releases 2012 building permit report reflecting sharp increases in nearly all categories 3/6/13 at 2:43 PM
Building Your Career at NDSCS
By Sarah Hoffbeck Interested in a career in the construction industry? NDSCS has you covered, offering seven major construction-related programs, including Building Construction Technology and Constr...
2/8/13 at 4:03 PM Students finish No. 6 in National Residential Construction Management competition 2/17/12 at 9:30 AM
NDSCS students to compete in National Residential Construction Management competition 1/31/12 at 4:12 PM
The speed of construction...
Dear readers, I need your assistance. I think I have observed a strange phenomenon this past week and I need to either get confirmation that my conclusion about this phenomenonis right on the money or...
10/9/12 at 9:38 PM Here comes the sun... 5/15/11 at 10:24 AM
Go toward the light... 2/20/11 at 2:03 PM
$10.5 million for state airports
Federal grants totaling $10,589,676 to shore up transportation infrastructure needs in more than a dozen regional airports across the state were awarded. For more on this story visit http://www.prair...
6/21/12 at 4:09 PM Greg Thrall retires after 39 years of dedicated service 4/16/12 at 8:39 AM
SJE-Rhombus introduces logging control panel 3/28/12 at 4:57 PM
DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Corps aims to inform contractors with ‘industry day’
FARGO Wednesday is the deadline for contractors and suppliers to register for an upcoming workshop on the Red River diversion project. The two-day event, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer...
6/17/12 at 8:05 AM DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Infrastructure will need to be raised to accommodate diversion 6/10/12 at 8:00 AM
We'll chat with Mike Holmes, the host of HGTV's Holmes on Homes, this evening on WDAZ News @5....
6/6/12 at 7:34 AM
Habitat for Humanity is the sixth largest U.S. homebuilder for the second year
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity built 5 homes in 2011, helping its national organization to rank as the sixth largest builder in the U.S., according to an annual survey completed by BUILDER magazi...
5/23/12 at 12:08 PM Calling All Women: Join Habitat for National Women Build Week 5/4/12 at 1:46 PM
Andersen, a single window pane, looked out from his frame on the sixth day of construction, thankful to have found hisplace in the blueprint. He (a man window) let out amelancholycreak as the though...
5/5/12 at 11:14 PM
This blog post has been dinging around in my brain for a few weeks. I figure it is time to get it out. In essence, my mind has been a staging area for this post. Let me explain. Staging Areas ...
1/26/12 at 6:30 AM Under Constant Construction 9/27/11 at 9:34 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later
The residents of Glenwood Street have drawn a line in the sand, gravel, rocks and cement. And all the other ingredients that make up concrete. Some dont want the green space in front of their homes re...
9/27/11 at 12:00 AM
Today's Ask Your Government
Dear Teri, Where will the road construction take place in 2012 in the Fargo district? Kim Simonsen Fargo Thanks for writing! I contacted Jamie Olson at the North Dakota Department of Transportatio...
5/21/11 at 7:01 PM This Week's Ask Your Government 10/16/10 at 10:36 PM
DOT urges caution this weekend 9/3/10 at 9:19 AM