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Fargo man sentenced for threatening to kill ex-son-in-law
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on
One man dies, 10-year-old's life threatened after vehicle hits six cows on Interstate 90 in SD
Dickinson man pleads not guilty to patronizing a minor
Semi that destroyed ND bridge was overweight, but repairing old structures still 'a huge concern,' highway head says
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Map shows North Dakota, South Dakota among 7 states to not submit proposal for new Amazon HQ
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Place a Business Brief
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
United Way campaign underway
Silence: Being female in a Medieval world; DSU to present fall comedy
Prairie Rose Chorus to present 'Jukebox Diner'
Prom and party dress sale set; a benefit for Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center
Camo for a cause: A benefit for veterans
Tibbs promoted to DSU men's basketball associate head coach
Blue Hawks win over Warriors
DSU men’s cross country wins at Mount Marty Invite
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
UND hockey passes first big test
Commentary: Tax commissioner Rauschenberger is testing ND's new attitudes on addiction
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Nancy Carol Kostelecky
Joan L. Jurgens
Donald & Angela
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
Health & Wellness
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
August 3, 2017
Charges against 79-year-old for threatening Lt. Gov. Sanford's family dropped
WATFORD CITY, N.D. ― A judge dismissed a terrorizing charge Thursday against a 79-year-old woman accused of threatening the family of Lt. Gov....
August 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
July 18, 2017
Burgum challenges oil industry to eliminate spills, increase production
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum issued a challenge Tuesday, July 18, to the North Dakota oil industry: Eliminate spills while doubling production...
July 18, 2017 - 8:35pm
February 3, 2017
From chaotic days in oil town, Brent Sanford steps into new role as ND's lieutenant governor
BISMARCK—Phil Riely remembers Watford City as a town where everyone knew each other. "When you've got a town of 1,400 people, you know...
February 3, 2017 - 1:31pm
January 4, 2017
More than 3,000 join Gov. Burgum for inauguration party in Bismarck
BISMARCK—Doug Burgum's inauguration as North Dakota's 33rd governor was celebrated at the Bismarck Event Center Wednesday, Jan. 4. The...
January 4, 2017 - 10:14pm
December 13, 2016
With Watford City mayor taking over as lieutenant governor, election set for February
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—Watford City Councilman Phil Riley stepped in as the town's interim mayor Friday as former Mayor Brent Sanford prepares...
December 13, 2016 - 6:09pm
November 10, 2016
Woman, 79, accused of threatening wife and kids of N.D.'s next lieutenant governor
BISMARCK — A 79-year-old Watford City woman faces a felony terrorizing charge on claims she threatened the wife and children of the city's mayor, Brent Sanford, now North Dakota's lieutenant governor-elect. Alice E. Olson faces up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if...
November 10, 2016 - 5:44pm
October 20, 2016
Heckaman critical of Sanford for declining lieutenant governor debate
BISMARCK — The Democratic-NPL candidate for lieutenant governor is criticizing her Republican counterpart for declining to participate...
October 20, 2016 - 4:15pm
July 9, 2016
Sanford adjusting to new reality as lieutenant governor candidate
WATFORD CITY — Brent Sanford could feel stressed out about a lot of things, starting with the fact that he is an election day away from...
July 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
June 16, 2016
After Burgum win, Watford City may need to replace mayor
WATFORD CITY – On the heels of Doug Burgum and Brent Sanford’s primary win, officials in Watford City are preparing for the possibility of...
June 16, 2016 - 4:36pm
June 4, 2016
Letter: Sanford brings honesty, integrity to Burgum's campaign
Over these past few months, you and I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives and agendas of the various political candidates locally and nationally. Locally, Brent Sanford has been the mayor of Watford City for the past several years. As a local business...
June 4, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 2, 2016
Sanford: Stenehjem needs to acknowledge economic reality
WATFORD CITY — If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my career in the private sector and as mayor of Watford City fighting for the...
May 2, 2016 - 1:55pm
April 21, 2016
Insight with Doug Burgum and Brent Sanford
On this week's Insight, Dustin and Brock sit down to talk with Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum along with his running mate Watford...
April 21, 2016 - 11:45pm
April 7, 2016
After email criticizing Burgum, Watford City mayor Sanford agrees to be his running mate
BISMARCK – State Rep. Roscoe Streyle was surprised when he heard Wednesday that Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum had tapped Watford...
April 7, 2016 - 5:11pm
Port: Burgum’s running mate was critical of him in email
MINOT -- Thursday, Fargo businessman Doug Burgum, who will be seeking the NDGOP nomination for governor on the June primary ballot, announced...
April 7, 2016 - 3:20pm
February 15, 2016
School is in session: Watford City celebrates opening of new high school
WATFORD CITY -- The main hallway of the new Watford City High School was packed to the brim surrounding the podium in the center, where Gov....
February 15, 2016 - 5:54pm