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July 7, 2017
This is an example of a text conversation for text to 911. (Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press)
Text to 911 up and running in Stark County
July 7, 2017 - 9:38pm
July 3, 2017
The Stark County burn ban is still in place and officials ask that people do not set off fireworks or use any type of object, such as sparklers, that give off spark or embers. (iStock photo)
Local officials say despite rain, fireworks still not allowed
July 3, 2017 - 6:31pm
June 27, 2017
Dickinson's public Fourth of July fireworks are currently still on but could be canceled next week due to weather conditions. iStock Photo
Weather permitting: Dickinson fireworks show tentative
June 27, 2017 - 8:48pm
June 7, 2017
Stark and Dunn counties declared a burn ban this week due to the dry weather conditions and lack of rain. iStock Photo
Stark and Dunn counties declare burn ban
June 7, 2017 - 9:07pm
May 19, 2017
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Preparing for the worst: Southwest Disaster Coalition works together to plan for various types of emergencies in the region
May 19, 2017 - 8:52pm
January 4, 2017
Stark County officials warn that the winter storms could become much worse in the coming months. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press.
Storm prep: Stark County officials warn about harsher storms
January 4, 2017 - 8:54pm
Snow drifts continue to dump snow back onto county roads making plowing more difficult. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press.
Storm prep
January 4, 2017 - 8:52pm
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