The State Historical Society of North Dakota and its Foundation sponsored its biannual legislative reception at the North Dakota Heritage Center Thursday, January 10, 2013. Several hundred people attended, including some 65 legislators. The highlight of the evening was tours of the construction area conducted by SHSND staff. The reception was also sponsored by the Independent Community Bankers of North Dakota and the North Dakota Grocers Association.
SHSND Director Merl Paaverud, Independent Community Bankers of North Dakota's Jerry Hauff, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s Dale Niezwaag.
(from left) the Independent Community Bankers of North Dakota’s Mary Erman, Wendy Ruud, and Marilou Voegele.
(from left) Mike Mosset, Kevin Bailey and Jeremiah Hatzenbuhler with Dan’s SuperMarket.
(from left) David Searle and Douglas Thierwechter with Marathon Oil, North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness and Rep. Todd Porter (R-Mandan).
(left) John Brown with the Independent Community Banks of North Dakota (ICBND) and Dave Bakken of Bismarck.
North Dakota Grocers Association Board Chairman Leon Merck and Dan’s SuperMarket’s Ralph Dockter.
Rep. John Wall (R-Wahepton) with Comstock Construction’s Project Manager Jason Flack (left) and Site Superintendent Shawn O’Leary.
(from left) Representatives Rick Holman (D-Mayville), Kathy Hogan (D-Fargo) and Eliot Glassheim (D-Grand Forks).
North Dakota Grocers Association President Tom Woodmansee with (right) Patricia Jergenson with the North Dakota Real Estate Commission.
Sen. Jerry Klein (R-Fessenden), Mary Pat Woodmansee of Bismarck, the North Dakota Grocers Association’s Mary Klein, and History’s Trustee Kay Link.