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Bill Fahlsing

August 11, 2016
One of 12 sirens in Dickinson is shown at Kostelecky Parkon Thursday. Sirens can sound for five reasons but usually indicate that residents should be seeking shelter. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
Seeking shelter: Citizens encouraged to find own safety in severe weather
August 11, 2016 - 7:18pm
June 24, 2016
Lynnette Harstad looks out at a brown stream of dead vegetation that health officials believe is the result of contaminated runoff from the site SM Fencing and Energy Services Inc., Harstad’s across-the-road neighbor. (Press Photo by Andrew Haffner)
SM Fencing’s neighbors accuse energy service company of environmental violations
June 24, 2016 - 10:56pm
March 11, 2016
Local counties instate burn bans early due to dry winter
March 11, 2016 - 10:31pm
May 7, 2015
A fireball sends thick black smoke billowing from burning railroad tanker cars Wednesday at Heimdal, N.D., as rail and rescue officials stay back nearly a mile from the derailment. Authorities in southwest North Dakota say they're prepared if a similar incident happens here. (John Steiner/Forum News Service)
Southwest ND prepared for Wells County-like disaster
May 7, 2015 - 7:42pm
February 9, 2015
A barricade is shown in front of a boat dock area at Patterson Lake on Monday morning. Officials blocked motor vehicle access to the lake on Sunday evening after a vehicle went through the ice in shallow waters. Fishermen can still walk onto the lake.
Updated: Officials order all vehicles off Patterson Lake
February 9, 2015 - 4:54pm
October 1, 2014
Stark County gravel road restrictions to be lifted at 10 a.m.
October 1, 2014 - 10:07am
August 2, 2014
FNS Photo by Kathleen J. Bryan
Black smoke continues to rise on July 22 from Red River Supply as it burned east of downtown Williston.
How to be prepared: Responders have plan in case of oilfield-related explosion
August 2, 2014 - 8:27pm
July 8, 2014
Sign ups for Stark County Reverse 911 spike after June crime wave
July 8, 2014 - 10:41pm
July 1, 2014
Press Photo by Mike Hricik
Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy speaks at a County Commission meeting on Monday morning at the County Courthouse.
Not enough officers to patrol roads, sheriff says
July 1, 2014 - 10:41pm
May 13, 2014
Press Photo by Nadya Faulx
With camping season around the corner, the Dickinson Fire Department is proactively reminding residents to check the range fire index before lighting up outdoor fireplaces or fire pits, like this one shown Tuesday at the Patterson Lake Recreational Area.
‘Check before you burn:' Officials urge residents to look at index before using pits
May 13, 2014 - 10:37pm
April 29, 2014
Road restrictions lifted on unpaved roads
April 29, 2014 - 11:38pm
January 30, 2014
Stark Co. offers emergency weather alert system
January 30, 2014 - 4:53pm
March 23, 2012
This aerial photo, taken around noon Thursday, shows the charred landscape east of Dickinson and south of Interstate 94. Firefighters from four Stark County fire departments were called to the scene for a second time to fight the blaze. All four departments worked to douse the flames Wednesday, only to have the wind carry embers to dry grassland where there was more than enough fuel for reignition.
Day 2: Reignition; Dry conditions and high-speed winds rekindle 1,000 acre fire
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
A lone siren stands within Dickinson city limits on Thursday. Possible overuse of the sirens caused the public to become complacent when they sounded. A new plan has been put in place to have the sirens sound only when danger is near.
New plan for Stark County sirens
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Fahlsing takes position with Stark County
March 24, 2011 - 12:00am