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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
March 21, 2016
Dickinson Fire Department records an increase in response capability
While the Dickinson Fire Department’s response times improved over 2015 compared to the year prior, they still fall below the recommendations...
March 21, 2016 - 10:13pm
March 15, 2016
Dickinson Mayor Jackson won't seek re-election, City Commission race opens up with 1 month remaining to complete election petitions
Gene Jackson, Dickinson mayor and City Commission president, will not seek re-election when his term expires in June, opening up yet another...
March 15, 2016 - 10:03pm
March 7, 2016
Landfill sees slight ease of refuse rates in 2015, Commission approves ordinance to allow for commercial use of downtown sidewalks
Local levels of garbage production have fallen since last year, but not by much. Aaron Praus, solid waste manager for the city of Dickinson, delivered an annual waste report for 2015 on behalf of the city’s public works department at the Dickinson City Commission meeting Monday...
March 7, 2016 - 10:42pm
February 16, 2016
City funds $38 million for engineering projects in budget reforecast
The city of Dickinson is moving forward with $38 million in funded capital improvement projects following a reforecast of this year’s budget. City Engineer Craig Kubas presented the budget information and project updates Monday night at the regular meeting of the City Commission...
February 16, 2016 - 10:15pm
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...
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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