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Weiner just another in a long line of failures at crisis communications

The old joke in Washington, DC was that the most dangerous place in the nation’s capitol was between New York Congressman Anthony Weiner and a television camera. Thanks to Twitter, we now know that it was really between Weiner and any camera. The sordid details are now well known. Weiner’s fall from grace is complete.…

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New Tires Plus ads go out for a spin

Talk to Jarid Lundeen, owner and manager of Tires Plus of North Dakota and you will quickly discover that he’s serious about tires. It’s an earnestness that’s shared by his entire Tires Plus team. But being serious about their product and the work they do doesn’t preclude the folks at Tires Plus from having a…

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New Website: Pioneer Trails Regional Museum

Things are going good for Bowman, North Dakota. The small southwestern North Dakota town sits at the crossroads of both neighboring South Dakota and Montana, at the center of a major energy boom and atop of one of the world’s best dinosaur fossil fields. The city’s commitment to careful economic planning – even in the…

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We’re proud to call Bismarck and Mandan home

KK BOLD is grateful to our community volunteers and our National Guard and community emergency services personnel who are fighting the rising waters of the Missouri River. The past few weeks have been challenging for Bismarck-Mandan residents. Business has been disrupted; daily life has been interrupted. Thousands have been impacted, including some members of our…

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Forty years of Suffixgate

Very simply stated, the advertising/marketing/branding business revolves around words and their effect. Since my humble “copy cub” beginnings, I have continued to be fascinated with how certain words or phrases become part of the vernacular. Examples include brand names that have become generic: Thermos, Kleenex, Band-aid and Rollerblades are but a few. I was once…

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