May 8, 2014

Newspaper ‘hall’ dedicated

 

By STU MERRY

BHG News Service

The North Dakota Newspaper Association Hall of Fame has found a prominent place in the new addition to the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.

The hall of fame was dedicated this past Friday to the memory of the late Don Gackle, the 47th inductee, in recognition of his long leadership of NDNA and his leadership of and philanthropy to the NDNA Education Foundation.

The dedication of a kiosk that hosts the hall of fame was part of the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s annual convention in Bismarck. A second kiosk is planned prior to the dedication of the center’s grand opening later this year. The hall of fame can also be accessed online.

Al Jaeger, North Dakota’s secretary of state, said the location of the kiosk is appropriate. "Papers have been an integral part of documenting the state," he said.


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