A number of stellar headlines from Dale, a single of the most effective headline writers in the organization

One particular of the best of them years back was Dale Stensgaard, now of Grand Forks, who labored for The Discussion board in the 1970s, the Grand Forks Herald from 1981 to 2012, and now is retired.

Listed here are a handful of of Dale’s headlines.

The story: A comedy “roast” of politicians and journalists in Washington, D.C. The tale said the jokes had been humorous. Dale’s headline: “Jests and visitors all very well-finished at D.C. roast.”

The tale: An wounded owl was uncovered in Grand Forks and taken to a rehabilitation center, wherever it recovered. Headline: “Owl’s perfectly that ends perfectly.”

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The story: Cigarette taxes have been expanding. Headline: “Smokers will have to cough up additional in taxes.”

Story: The economic benefits of owning trees in the property. Headline: “Study finds revenue grows on trees.”

Tale: Veterans of the Korean War, which is frequently known as the Forgotten War, have lengthy-long lasting unpleasant memories and nightmares of preventing in it. Headline: “Forgotten veterans recall unforgettable war.”

Tale: States were scrambling to get their tasks funded by a water monthly bill pending in Congress. Headline: “States purpose to milk drinking water bill.”

Tale: A photo of personnel correcting a clock in the tower of a creating. Headline: “Hands on their time.”

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Story: Espresso charges were being going up. Headline: “Customers beaned by price hikes have grounds to fear.”

Story: Cavalier, N.D., was trying to crack the Guinness World Record for earning the premier ice product sundae. Headline: “Cavalier, N.D., displays off its sundae very best — on a Saturday.”

Tale: A person December, there was perfect cold weather to sort thick ice, adopted by warm climate to make it nice for ice fishermen. Headline: “(N)ice fishing weather.”

Tale: Numerous points can go improper in your household throughout the winter. Headline: “In wintertime, a man’s house is his inconvenience.”

Tale: Federal antitrust regulators ended up worried about a proposed merger of two providers which manufactured antacids. Headline: “Antacid offer will make feds queasy.”

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Story: A photograph of a compact boy participating in a rodeo sheep-using event: Headline: “Sheep thrills.”

Story: A zoo introduced in a male gorilla from a different zoo to mate with its woman gorilla. But the two did not strike it off. Headline: “Gorillas monkeyed close to but weren’t ape about each individual other.”

Tale: On a New Year’s Eve, temperatures in the Purple River Valley plunged to 30 underneath and colder. Dale’s headline: “Should cold acquaintance be forgot…”

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