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Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site
crime and courts
nation and world
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Field event performances carry Lady Midgets to third place
Midgets wiped out in home opener against Jamestown
National-worthy numbers: Five Blue Hawks qualify for NAIA meet
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
Finnly Jay Simonieg
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
October 22, 2016
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
There are many things about Measure 4 that concern me. One of them is that the spending programs, which are very vaguely described, are locked in for seven years. So what happens if there are problems? What if there is actual fraud or abuse or waste?
October 22, 2016 - 9:39pm
October 20, 2016
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
Have you noticed in the paper the District 36 Democrats have gone negative? At least I think they are Democrats. Their ads don't say they are Democrats, but rather something called "Vote Right District 36." Normally we have right-wing Republicans and left-wing Democrats, so why aren't...
October 20, 2016 - 10:02pm
October 19, 2016
Letter: An inconvenient truth for ND Democrats
Democratic leaders and candidates across the state maintain that during the last legislative session North Dakota Republicans gave "big oil" a tax break that is costing the state millions of dollars each month in revenue. Here's an inconvenient truth! For seventy legislative days...
October 19, 2016 - 11:20pm
Letter: Fridrich has skills needed for City Commission
I met candidate for Dickinson city commissioner Jason Fridrich when he was a student in my business courses at Dickinson State University. Even as a young student, it was evident that Jason would made a positive impact on DSU. He was a mentor to other students as well as a serious...
October 19, 2016 - 5:32pm
October 17, 2016
Letter: Government needs to get out of 'sin tax' business
It is my intention in writing this editorial so that all citizens can read this in all North Dakota newspapers. Citizens, please vote "no" on Measure 4 in the upcoming state measure voting. Slam the door shut to government control! It is nothing but a scam. But more importantly, a...
October 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
October 11, 2016
Letter: Election is important to America's future
How did we, the United States of America, the greatest nation on Earth, end up with a president that trashes the Constitution in every way that he pledged to uphold and defend, and is not held accountable and people voting twice for him? Plus, the prospect of electing the first female...
October 11, 2016 - 4:13pm
Letter: Nelson only governor candidate who'll regulate oil in ND
The well-publicized clash between the opponents and proponents of Dakota Access Pipeline continued recently when some opponents made their presence known to the three gubernatorial candidates during a debate in Bismarck. As an interested voter living in western North Dakota, I have...
October 11, 2016 - 9:24am
October 8, 2016
Letter: Choosing 'non-politically correct' Republican over deplorable Democrat
I look at the picture under a title that caught my eye in The Dickinson Press Opinion page and see a young face — that of Matthew Becker. So young, yet already an elitist establishment political snob. Trump was not my pick of the large pool of very capable Republican candidates....
October 8, 2016 - 11:08pm
October 7, 2016
Letter: Elkin has been great for Stark County
I enthusiastically encourage everyone to vote for Jay Elkin for Stark County commissioner in this November's election. Jay has performed in his present position as a county commission in a commendable manner. He represents District 5 on the Commission, serves on the Finance Board,...
October 7, 2016 - 5:18pm
September 22, 2016
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
Every day, our resources are burnt, released, or lost right in front of our eyes. Our money is literally going up in smoke. Waste of tribal resources deprives communities of royalty revenue that is vital to funding health care, education and roads. We are losing more revenue and getting...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
September 15, 2016
Letter: Time to stop protester's unlawful criminal activities
As protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline continue to unlawfully vandalize private company machinery and occupy land that they have been ordered to remain away from, my social media accounts continue to spotlight these acts of masked men and women. Not only are these people...
September 15, 2016 - 10:24pm
September 9, 2016
Letter: Dakota Access protesters hurt workers, ignore law
We ought to consider one question when it comes to who is in the right on the Dakota Access Pipeline: What if it was the other way? If the builder of Dakota Access had ignored the legal process and built the pipeline, the public would be inflamed and rightfully so. We would never...
September 9, 2016 - 7:24pm
September 6, 2016
Letter: What would Jesus recycle?
I was thrilled when I read that Dickinson is considering curbside recycling. As a Christian, a parent, a citizen, a pastor and an inhabitant of this earth, I commend the City Commission and those who are involved with bringing this important issue forward. I hope and pray this will...
September 6, 2016 - 10:37pm
August 25, 2016
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Well, well, well, they’re at it again! The idea of annual sessions of the North Dkaota Legislature is once again surfacing its ugly head. Of course that liberal idea is cooked up by Democrats and RINOs (Republicans In Name Only). These people want more and bigger government. We...
August 25, 2016 - 5:33pm
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
We have lived in Dickinson for many years, enjoying the community, finding comfort in safe surroundings, and maintaining our home, garden and property. Every year, our yard is filled with plants and flowers that we care for throughout the spring and summer. During the evening of...
August 25, 2016 - 5:30pm