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Oilfield spill contaminates creek in southwestern N.D.
Trump plans to clear Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines
'La La Land' leads diverse Oscar nominations lineup
Police say drunk man pushed toddler home from Grand Forks Wal-Mart in shopping cart
Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 25, 2016
Engineering priorities: Dickinson utilities extension to be examined in budget reforecast
A city engineering project planned for one of Dickinson’s earliest oil-boom era annexations may be delayed by municipal budgetary shifts as...
January 25, 2016 - 8:57pm
May 4, 2015
South Heart approves first reading of ordinance to annex 90 acres of land
SOUTH HEART -- The bedroom community of South Heart is poised to grow by almost 15 percent after nearly 90 acres were annexed into the town recently. South Heart city commissioners signed off on the first reading of an ordinance Monday to approve a motion passed in March to bring...
May 4, 2015 - 10:13pm
July 26, 2014
City seeks public input on west Dickinson area plan: KLJ to study 6,100 acres of land
City officials are getting ready to study how to use approximately 6,100 acres of land west of Dickinson. The City of Dickinson, in partnership...
July 26, 2014 - 9:27pm
March 15, 2014
Crimea to vote on joining Russia: Moscow wields United Nations veto
Reuters KIEV, Ukraine — Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations on Saturday for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West. Russia vetoed a U.N. Security...
March 15, 2014 - 9:16pm
March 12, 2014
South Heart OKs annexation: Questions raised about public notice
SOUTH HEART — The City Council here unanimously approved the annexation of a chunk of land to be used by a multinational oilfield services...
March 12, 2014 - 11:19pm
March 11, 2014
Letters: Annexation question needs to be answered in responsible way
The truth about the annexation north of South Heart is still unknown. The residents of South Heart received mailings Monday, outlining the “projected” revenue that will come into South Heart, as well as ways they can spend it. That’s all fun to dream about, but is it true? I...
March 11, 2014 - 6:30pm
Letter: Schmeling wrong about South Heart annexation
It seems strange that Mr. Schmeling is so concerned with “spot” zoning in South Heart, when he doesn’t even claim it as where he lives, and he wasn’t concerned with “spot” zoning when he wanted to sell the old elevator that is less than a half-mile from the school and...
March 11, 2014 - 6:29pm
March 10, 2014
The truth about the South Heart annexation
I would like to thank the South Heart residents for expressing their concerns at the public hearing at the last South Heart City Council meeting. Many people attend public hearings to get informed on currect proposed projects, not necessarily because they are opposed. I would also...
March 10, 2014 - 6:54pm
November 28, 2013
Encroaching City: For residents on the outskirts of Dickinson, the land is no longer rural
When Colleen Rodakowski lived in downtown Dickinson before moving north, life was quieter. Now, in a division a couple miles north on Highway...
November 28, 2013 - 8:03pm
November 20, 2012
Annexation contested at Dickinson meeting
Not everyone wants to live in Dickinson. Annexation and development were once again a hot topic of discussion at Monday's regular City Commission...
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
October 30, 2012
Dickinson's annexation brings acres, concerns
In order to accommodate all of the people flooding into its boundaries, the City of Dickinson is expanding through annexation, but some are worried what might happen with land before it's developed. At both October City Commission meetings, Commissioner Gene Jackson expressed his...
October 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2011
Historic Elks extension request denied
Dickinson city commissioners decided to issue a letter of intent to deny Granville Brinkman a sixth extension for his renovation of the Historic Elks Building at their meeting Monday evening at City Hall. Brinkman is the project manager for renovations to the building in downtown...
July 12, 2011 - 12:00am
April 8, 2011
Court sides with city
Both parties involved in a Dickinson annexation dispute received word Thursday that the court has ruled in favor of the city. Eighteen landowners had requested a temporary injunction against the city for the approximate 325-acre annexation north of the city. Stark County Judge Zane...
April 8, 2011 - 12:00am
April 6, 2011
Annexation in court
A Stark County judge will review the legality of a Dickinson annexation of about 325 acres north of the city, he said during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson on Tuesday. Eighteen landowners are requesting a temporary injunction against the city for an annexation...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
February 1, 2011
Emergency services in place for area annexed to Dickinson
Amid a pending lawsuit against Dickinson, protection services for an area north of town recently annexed into city limits began much sooner than anticipated. About 325 acres north of Dickinson was approved for annexation into city limits in October and since then concerns about who...
February 1, 2011 - 12:00am