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The Last Echo: Bismarck North Dakota’s Rising Troubadours

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In Iceland musicians are categorized into one or two categories. There are troubadours and there are “troupas”. Troubadours are musicians’ musicians, writing and preforming their own innovative songs and flinging their lyrics and melodies into an audience of eager ears. Troupa, you’ll notice is a shortened version of the word troubadour. Typically it is not…

The Man Almost Drank Fifty Beers!

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North Dakota hero drinks almost 50 beers By Mary Maguire Armstrong  North Dakota has become known mostly for oil, corn, and not being South Dakota. However, growing up here has given me a unique perspective on life. The small towns scattered throughout the state are their own little worlds, filled with farmers, ranchers- people who…