010318-nws-ministry.jpg

Homeless people coping with extreme cold are turning to the Ministry on the Margins in Bismarck for help.

"Once it hits kill-you cold, 25 below, then you've got to get out and move around. You don't want to be put in jail for trying not to freeze to death."

-- Chuck Benjamin, on dealing with the cold after his pickup wouldn’t start and he had to seek shelter.

q     q     q

"We try and only keep things that are related to North Dakota or her story."

-- Mark Halvorson, curator of collections research at the North Dakota Heritage Center, on how items are selected for the state’s collection.

q     q     q

"There's an appreciation you get when you really kind of study alcohol. We need more bars around here that really want to teach people about cocktails and spirits ... That's kind of the goal of our bar."

-- Stacy Sturm, who along with Michael Kashey, are opening a specialty cocktail bar on Mandan's Main Street, Thomas and Moriarty's.

q     q     q

"While I don't speak for my family members, I can say that, as the mother of three of Theodore Roosevelt's great-great-great-grandchildren, I am passionate about preserving the president's wonderful legacy. Theodore Roosevelt was a model of leadership, citizenship and service, and my great hope is that his library will become a hub for the advancement of these American ideals."

-- Serena Roosevelt, on plans for a Theodore Roosevelt presidential complex on the campus of Dickinson State University.

q     q     q

"What we try to accomplish from our restaurants is to give a unique, authentic experience that people can't have elsewhere in town — something that we experienced firsthand that we've really enjoyed. We want people to take time to enjoy themselves while eating."

-- Kenny Howard, on plans for an Italian eatery and wine bar at the former One World boutique in downtown Bismarck.

q     q     q

"We're still looking for a developer on the hospitality side to develop a four star-hotel. Our focus right now is on the hotel."

-- Bruce Whittey, chairman of Bismarck Futures, on efforts to keep the FiveSouth project alive.

q     q     q

"These animals (plesiosaurs) are exceedingly rare. You never find these things."

-- Paleontologist Jeff Person, of the North Dakota Geological Survey, on the discovery of 10 percent to 20 percent of the animal's skeletal remains in the 1990s.

q     q     q

"I think it seemed like we were parents who wanted to keep our schools open, and (the board) responded just to that. If we were just concerned about saving Highland Acres and Roosevelt, our signs would have said, 'Save Highland Acres and Roosevelt,' or 'Protect small schools.' That's not what we said; we said we want neighborhood schools because it creates a healthy community."

-- Ann Richardson, a member of the Roosevelt Alliance for Neighborhood Schools, on the group’s goal.

q     q     q

"It was a whirlwind. The show is so fast paced. As I was watching the third show, I said to my friends, ‘I don't remember playing these categories.' I knew I did well; I just didn't remember it."

-- Bismarck native Kyle Becker, after winning $64,802 on "Jeopardy!"

q     q     q

"A primary goal of this project is ... Bismarck police will be able to enforce red light running more effectively. This would hopefully reduce the number of red light violators and improve safety at these intersections."

-- Gabe Schell, Bismarck city engineer, on plans to install confirmation lights at 107 intersections.

0
0
0
0
0