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Sports Reporter- Bottineau, ND

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Bottineau Courant
    Seeking Sports Reporter
    Bottineau, North Dakota
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Ad Expires:
    April 11, 2014
    Job ID: 1569305


    The Bottineau Courant is looking for a full-time sports writer with page design and layout experience. Knowledge of Adobe programs a must. Must be able to take sports photos. Competitive salary with health care benefits. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Send resume and writing/page design samples to: Lynn Evenson, Managing Editor, Bottineau Courant, PO Box 29, Bottineau, ND 58318 or e-mail: courant3@utma.com.
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member


    C'mon, this is a no-brainer.

    Bottineau (population 2,211) is 10 miles south of the Canadian border.

    Founded as Oak Creek in 1883 then changed to Bottineau a year later, after Pierre Bottineau. They've immortalized him in bronze and made him look like Jebediah Springfield.


    "Tommy Turtle" is the largest turtle in the world, built in 1978 and standing 30-feet tall.

    Bottineau hosts North Dakota's oldest county fair.

    Some of its acclaimed residents:

    * Gregory Page, CEO of Cargill.

    * Duane Klueh, former Indiana State men's hoops coach about 10 years before Bird arrived and had a 182-122 record in 12 seasons. He also coached ISU's tennis program to 278 wins. As a stud player in the '40s he was drafted by the Celtics (NBA) and Indianapolis Jets in the same year but didn't play for either team.




    Photo album of Bottineau, North Dakota: http://bottineau.com/Photoalbum/index.htm

    The end.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  3. MeanGreenATO

    MeanGreenATO Member

    Xan, that post was incredible.
  4. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    Early candidate for Post of the Year.
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Your compliment embiggens my spirit -- thank you! -- but I'm going to defer and say that early #POY14 belongs to Lancey Howard and his 6-point buck on page 18 of the Ukraine thread.
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