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Monke: A night we’ll never forget

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Five years ago tonight, I got a glimpse of what war zone photographers must go through.

Chaos, despair, anguish and heartache for others. I saw it all on July 8, 2009, as I traversed the streets of south Dickinson with my Nikon camera and a pair of lenses.


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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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