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A quarter-century after the Cold War's end, veterans of Grand Forks Air Force Base recall the days when they and the world were a key-turn away from an atomic Armageddon.
Former addicts look to help others through new ACTS program
Same-sex Dickinson couple reflect on marriage
New court battle brewing on different pipeline
Heavy rain, saturated soil set stage for major flooding, but it’s too early to tell for sure
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Blue Jays rally past Twins, 8-7
'A special feeling': Blue Hawks enter the season with high hopes
Game in Miles City a reminder of Dickinson State players' roots
Former coach's work still the blueprint for Blue Hawks' defense
Position by position: A closer look at all 22 Dickinson State starters on offense and defense
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
Live pregame show, blog: Charleston Southern at Bison football game
February 2, 2016
Press Pass: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Here’s some of our top stories from Sunday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Facing...
February 2, 2016 - 6:00am
February 1, 2016
Local charities look to Giving Hearts Day next week, 24-hour virtual fundraising drive scheduled for Feb. 11
Several local charities hope to make the most of an online drive servicing charities in North Dakota and western Minnesota on Feb. 11. Representatives from Dickinson-area nonprofits came to the City Commission meeting Monday to make a presentation seeking the support of the city and...
February 1, 2016 - 9:45pm
January 28, 2016
Police blotter: Real estate fraud reported
An individual from Texas reported Wednesday that they had been victim of a fraud, where they sent $1,000 through Western Union for a deposit on a purchase of supposed real estate after agreeing to a contract with a party. The property is actually being sold by another party. Police...
News/crime and courts
January 28, 2016 - 9:39pm
Decker, Oltmanns begin approach to mayoral campaign, Both City Commission members began circulating petitions for ballot access earlier this month
With the June city election in sight, two members of the Dickinson City Commission have taken an initial step toward the mayoral campaign trail....
January 28, 2016 - 7:57pm
January 19, 2016
Dickinson to participate in oil gap analysis study
A gap analysis study of Oil Patch cities, including Dickinson, would attempt to compare the levels of expenses and revenues incurred by oil industry developments to provide data in time for the upcoming legislative session. The Dickinson City Commission approved a resolution at its...
January 19, 2016 - 8:29pm
December 28, 2015
City approves purchase of land for new middle school
The Dickinson City Commission authorized the $240,000 purchase of a 20-acre parcel of land neighboring the construction site of the new middle school at a special meeting Monday morning. City Administrator Shawn Kessel said the land, located on the southeast corner of 30th Avenue...
December 28, 2015 - 10:11pm
December 21, 2015
City Commission hears presentation for long-term downtown Dickinson development
A long-term development plan for downtown Dickinson could include the installation of a pedestrian plaza, a large event center and an updated urban parking system. The plan, presented by City Administrator Shawn Kessel at the regular City Commission meeting at City Hall on Monday...
December 21, 2015 - 11:26pm
Dickinson targeted for upcoming Oil Patch city study
State Rep. Vicky Steiner, R-Dickinson, visited the commission Monday to present an upcoming study of Oil Patch cities intended to provide data...
December 21, 2015 - 11:23pm
December 8, 2015
Frenzel returns to City Commission
The Dickinson City Commission is back to a full roster of five members. Former commissioner Joe Frenzel was appointed to and by the commission with a majority vote of three-to-one Monday night at its regular meeting at City Hall. All told, Frenzel said he’s so far been a commissioner...
December 8, 2015 - 8:56am
November 20, 2015
Jackson begins as Dickinson mayor
Newly appointed Dickinson Mayor and City Commission President Gene Jackson describes himself as a consensus-seeker. While he acknowledges...
November 20, 2015 - 10:48pm
November 17, 2015
State Ave. bridge construction preparing for winter closure
The construction season for the State Avenue railroad overpass bridge in Dickinson will officially end just before Thanksgiving. Ames Construction,...
November 17, 2015 - 11:58pm
November 16, 2015
Jackson named mayor of Dickinson; vice president seat will be filled by Carson Steiner
The city of Dickinson has a new mayor. Gene Jackson was appointed to the office by the City Commission at its regular meeting Monday night and...
November 16, 2015 - 11:08pm
November 10, 2015
Williston city commissioners vote to shut down crew camps
WILLISTON – Williston city commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to close crew camps next year, prompting oil industry representatives to warn that...
November 10, 2015 - 9:26pm
November 2, 2015
Business continues after Johnson: City approves $1 million for Domestic Violence Center facility
The Dickinson City Commission approved a resolution to contribute $1 million in funding for the development of a new facility for the Domestic...
November 2, 2015 - 10:56pm
October 31, 2015
Johnson reflects on 15 years as Dickinson mayor
Dennis Johnson, Dickinson’s longest-sitting mayor, officially left office Saturday after a 15-year tenure that included a spree of expansion...
October 31, 2015 - 10:00pm