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Monke: Dickinson State can’t rely on only teachers, nurses


Find some Dickinson State University alumni and strike up conversation. Odds are you’re speaking with teachers, nurses or an 8-to-5 businessperson whose work domain is an office.

The university offers a variety of majors — including some outstanding pre-professional programs that have produced doctors and lawyers — and thousands of its alumni live in our community and achieved successful careers.

But times are changing in western North Dakota.

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Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He has been a key member of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, as well as the Press' Sweepstakes win in 2013. As the newspaper's editor, he writes a Sunday column, contributes feature stories, designs pages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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