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Photo Courtesy of the Dickinson Museum Center People walk by the first building in Dickinson built specifically for use as an auto garage, shown in these photos, may be leveled this year.

An old building’s fate: First motor garage in Dickinson may come down

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A circa-1907 building in Dickinson may be coming down this year, along with more than 100 years of history.

Dr. Victor H. Stickney came to Dickinson in 1883 after graduating from Dartmouth College — and for a time was reportedly the only doctor for 150 miles, riding his horse through blizzards and other adventures to calls. Historians say he even treated Theodore Roosevelt.

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April Baumgarten
April Baumgarten joined The Dickinson Press as the assistant editor in January 2014 and was named news editor in October 2014. She helps lead a team of top-notch news reporters and plays a role in coordinating design for western North Dakota's award-winning newspaper. She grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, where her family continues to raise registered Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at Jamestown College, now known as University of Jamestown. During her time at the college,  she worked as a reporter and editor-in-chief for the university's newspaper, The Collegian. Baumgarten previously worked for The Dickinson Press as the Dickinson city government and energy reporter in 2011 before becoming the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican, where she helped the two newspapers win numerous awards.   
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