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Mock disaster at ACC's open house

 Students take part in a mock disaster exercise at Assiniboine Community College during the college’s open house on Thursday. The scenario had students and faculty from several programs showcasing careers in different disciplines and how they're connected.

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Students take part in a mock disaster exercise at Assiniboine Community College during the college’s open house on Thursday. The scenario had students and faculty from several programs showcasing careers in different disciplines and how they're connected.

'Trump Slump' not factor in dip in Manitoba visitors, N.D. tourism rep says

Tourism into North Dakota from Canada appears to be down, but don’t blame the so-called “Trump Slump,” Minot Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Phyllis Burckhard said.

The devalued Canadian dollar, currently at 76 cents in United States currency, is the primary culprit, she said, adding that she hasn’t had any ...

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