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Automated appointments: Grand Forks firms use text, email for reminders
Some rural Minnesota businesses embrace solar to control energy costs
Dickinson residents help out their neighbors during recent snowstorm
No discussion of Cabinet job in Trump meeting, Heitkamp says
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Women’s golf, baseball each add a recruit
Three from DSU volleyball honored
Hettinger-Scranton boys basketball looks to rebuild quickly, contend for top of region
Hettinger-Scranton Night Hawks girls basketball returns plenty of experience
Dickinson High gymnastics tops the field to start season
SULLIVAN: Read the School District Profile
OUR VIEW: Helping one another through a blizzard and keeping our kids safe online
RUGY: A holiday recipe for government growth
STOSSEL: Drain the Swamp!
BENSON: Billy Graham and C. S. Lewis
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Samuel Denney, Jr.
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Elizabeth "Elsie" (Roller) Miller
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
November 7, 2015
62 miles of debate: Proposal to make Highway 85 four lanes from I-94 to Watford City met with excitement, questions
FAIRFIELD — Joe Kessel is blunt when he talks about a proposed project that would make U.S. Highway 85 four lanes from Interstate 94 to Watford...
November 7, 2015 - 11:12pm
November 2, 2015
Meetings set to discuss 4-lane Highway 85 project between Belfield and Watford City
An essential road through North Dakota’s Oil Patch may see some major improvements The North Dakota Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings next week to discuss a proposal to turn a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane road between Belfield and...
November 2, 2015 - 12:28pm
October 24, 2015
Building through a bust: Area oilfield service leaders say they’re using 2015 slowdown to improve their businesses
Jim Arthaud doesn't look like a man at the helm of a multimillion-dollar oilfield services company. Wearing a polo shirt and baseball cap...
October 24, 2015 - 11:21pm
Crane companies feeling brunt of energy slowdown
While active drilling rigs serve as a barometer for the economic situation in western North Dakota's energy industry, one aspect that is often...
October 24, 2015 - 9:56pm
October 20, 2015
Chamberlain avoids trial for 2 felony charges
Belfield resident Brett Chamberlain, 25, will avoid going to trial this week on multiple charges. Chamberlain was set to have trials for one case of corruption of a minor, as well as another case that carried the same charge as well as endangerment of a child, both of which are...
News/crime and courts
October 20, 2015 - 2:02pm
October 18, 2015
Update: Belfield man killed in tractor rollover
SOUTH HEART -- A 67-year-old Belfield man died Saturday in a tractor rollover while he was loading hay bales in a ditch off Interstate 94 about 6 miles west of Dickinson. Kent D. Hart was working in the south ditch of the interstate with an International Farmall 656 tractor with...
October 18, 2015 - 7:20pm
October 3, 2015
Teacher left job to help parents, shares feelings in her ‘Oz’ inspired poems
A teaching career was what she daydreamed about as a child, what she always wanted to do, and did. But, 11 years ago, her long career in...
October 3, 2015 - 11:43pm
September 29, 2015
Belfield City Council lays framework for 2016 budget
BELFIELD -- The Belfield City Council approved its preliminary 2016 budget Monday evening at a special meeting at City Hall. Belfield City Auditor Natalie Muruato presented the budget overview, which estimates the city would spend around $2.9 million while culling about $2.8 million...
September 29, 2015 - 11:11pm
September 22, 2015
Letter: Thanks for American flag on Belfield water tower
Belfield’s new water tower displays our nation’s flag. Not the usual cloth flowing with the wind, but a “portrait,” worthy of the honor and pride of the Belfield property owner responsible for its placement there. To that property owner, I say, “thank you,” and “semper...
September 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
September 15, 2015
Police blotter: Man buried while digging trench
The Stark County Sheriff’s Office took part in a multi-agency rescue effort around 4:30 p.m. Monday when a man was buried by a caved trench he was digging on the 4000 block of 116th Avenue Southwest near Dickinson. The man’s two children were reportedly able to uncover his head...
September 15, 2015 - 11:42pm
Belfield scales back controversial citywide street projects
Belfield City Council members received a round of applause as they decided to scale back a citywide street project 3-2 at a special meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. An alternative plan, called “Option 2,” eliminated the southeast special assessment district, knocking...
September 15, 2015 - 11:33pm
September 9, 2015
Belfield delves into street-funding options
BELFIELD — The Belfield City Council continued to mull over options for funding its street and water project at its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The project is to be partially funded through voter-approved special assessments. However, some residents were assessed amounts...
September 9, 2015 - 6:35pm
August 31, 2015
Belfield looks at different options for funding streets
BELFIELD — Belfield residents conversed with their city council concerning alternate ways of funding a city street project Monday evening at City Hall. Many residents are angry about the $4.37 million in special assessments the city has levied in order to redo many of its...
August 31, 2015 - 10:59pm
August 28, 2015
Volesky: Belfield does have other street tax options
BELFIELD -- I’m concerned about Belfield’s special assessment plans for street/water improvements. Everyone faces higher taxes, but myself and nearby neighbors are in a part of town where the streets were fixed a few years ago, and so residents there won’t have extraordinarily...
August 28, 2015 - 11:50pm
August 25, 2015
Belfield to hold special meeting Monday about special assessments for streets
BELFIELD—The City of Belfield is holding a special meeting to discuss the status of a special assessment process at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The agenda includes discussion on a change order option to scale back a large project to improve the city's streets, which the special...
August 25, 2015 - 6:07pm