Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Byron and the Beautiful People

The Economist's bloggers catch Byron Dorgan hanging out with a crowd of Hollywood types, some of whom they can't name.

Economist: Democracy in America blog

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Black Gold

CNN discovers the Bakken formation and "North Dakota's real-life Jed Clampett," who happens to have a very swank pad near Stanley.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Native American Idol

Marketplace, the public radio business news program, reported on the powwow circuit today, particularly the rising stakes in popular dance competitions. One dancer they focused on was Rusty Gillette of Bismarck, who's apparently a star in the dance contests.

Powwow pros keep eyes on the prize

Gillette, a former basketball notable in the state, also runs a graphic design business in Bismarck.