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LGBTQ weeks gets underway at DSU
Region's school districts, high school leagues have guidelines in place for playing of anthem
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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
DSU nursing program celebrates 50 years
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
Patriots win West Region golf title, Midgets place 10th
Flynn, Townsend lead DSU cross country
DSU volleyball splits matches on the road
DSU golf competes in conference championship
Dickinson High girls swimming drops dual to Coyotes
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Port: Your right to protest does not make your protest right
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
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December 25, 2013
UND student plays guitar and sings to cancer patients
GRAND FORKS — With a fleece blanket across his lap, Darrell Jensen listened intently as the woman seated near him sang and played the John...
December 25, 2013 - 4:19pm
November 30, 2013
Byrd: I’ve got a beard, now what?
Oh boy, have I been looking forward to today! Today is the last day in a month-long quest to help raise funds for cancer research that I have...
November 30, 2013 - 2:45pm
October 25, 2013
Healthy Hagen: Perceivably high cancer rate causes ‘sick building’ concerns at Dickinson’s junior high school
There is no conclusive evidence that Hagen Junior High has “sick building” syndrome. After being prompted by community members — sometimes...
October 25, 2013 - 9:36pm
Pink It Forward speaker to attend Cancer Support Group meeting
St. Joseph's Hospital's Cancer Support Group is meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the hospital's Meeting Room B, which is located behind the cafeteria. This month's speaker is Rue Ann Gallagher who will share about Pink It Forward, an organization passionate about providing...
September 25, 2013 - 4:44pm
June 17, 2013
'Every kind of cancer in our family': Sisters face risk and fight disease head on
GRAND FORKS -- When Barb Jensen of Grand Forks found out her mother carried a gene that greatly increases one's risk for developing cancer, she put off taking the test that would determine if she had inherited it. Her mother's oncologist recommended she and her three sisters all...
June 17, 2013 - 10:29am
May 21, 2013
Shaving for Logan's Locks: Friends show support in battle with cancer
Dickinson High School freshman Logan Kostelecky figured some of his friends and a few others would show up to a head-shaving event in support...
May 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Bittners ride in Miss Vivian
Grace Bittner, 2 1/2, and her mom, Andrea Bittner of Dickinson, ride in a pink fire truck, departing from the Dickinson Fire Department on Friday...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2012
Relay for Life: Dickinson resident overcame skin cancer; 2-year-old fights brain-eye tumor
Like most people, Dickinson resident Peggy Stieg thought cancer was something that happened to someone else, not me. That was true until she...
July 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2012
Walking the trail of light in Dickinson
Luminaries will line the Dickinson High School practice field when the Stark County Relay for Life gets under way Friday. "You're basically...
July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
Stark County Relay for Life plans cancer survivor reception
Stark County Relay for Life of the American Cancer Society is hosting a reception for all cancer survivors and their choice of a caregiver on Sunday at the Living Word Fellowship Church, 1645 14th St. W. "It's designed for anyone who is a cancer survivor," said organizer Kitty M...
July 10, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Dickinson native racing across America for higher purpose: Brandon Sickler, once diagnosed with leukemia, takes on 3,000-mile ride
Dickinson native Brandon Sickler, 29, had four minutes to talk before being called to a planning meeting of "A Race Across America" in Oceanside, Calif. "It's the longest bike race in North America -- 3,000 miles," Sickler said while relaxing by his bike.
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
January 7, 2012
Sen. Conrad's dog Dakota in remission
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad's popular dog, Dakota, is in remission after a four-month battle with cancer. Dakota, a bichon frise, was diagnosed with lymphoma in early September and has been undergoing medical treatments since, Conrad said. The odds of Dakota...
January 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 9, 2011
Calendar gives cancer survivors hope
CAVALIER -- Robert Vivatson never dreamed he'd be modeling for a calendar. Then again, the Cavalier-area farmer couldn't quite believe, back in 1987, that he'd be diagnosed with thyroid cancer. So, he didn't hesitate when he was asked this fall to be photographed for a 2011 calendar...
January 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 3, 2011
Blood test to spot cancer gets big boost from J&J
BOSTON (AP) -- A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's office. Boston scientists who invented the test and health care giant Johnson & Johnson announced Monday...
January 3, 2011 - 8:40pm
December 7, 2010
1st chewing tobacco deal reached
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- The maker of Skoal and Copenhagen smokeless tobacco has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a man who died of mouth cancer in what is believed to be the first wrongful-death settlement from chewing tobacco. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. will pay the award...
December 7, 2010 - 2:01pm