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BC-ND--North Dakota Weekend Exchange Digest, ND

October 10, 2018

AP-North Dakota stories for Oct. 13 and Oct. 15. Members using Exchange stories should retain bylines and newspaper credit lines. If you have questions, please contact the desk at 701-223-8450.

For use Saturday, Oct. 13, and thereafter.


MITCHELL, S.D. — Aberdeen native Mark Vaux has spent more than a decade working in economic development in both North and South Dakota, most recently in the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. But he was looking for a place where he could take a leading role, live closer to his family and be in a location where the civic and community leaders were pulling in the same direction. And Mitchell caught his eye. Vaux, 56, was named the executive director of the Mitchell Area Development Corporation and the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce on July 27, and he started the new job last month. By Marcus Traxler, The Daily Republic. SENT IN ADVANCE: 922 words.

For use Monday, Oct. 15, and thereafter.


BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota State Archives’ oldest materials reach back well before statehood and territorial times. The archive’s head of technical services, Stephanie Baltzer Kom, said other older materials, such as 200-year-old Spanish papers, presidential documents and diaries, often have been donated from North Dakota residents’ personal collections. By Jack Dura, The Bismarck Tribune. SENT IN ADVANCE: 806 words.

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