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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
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
October 19, 2015
Liquor license ordinance rejected after second vote
An ordinance that would have expanded liquor license ownership capabilities in Dickinson was rejected by the City Commission on Monday night at its meeting at City Hall. The ordinance, which would have raised the cap on the number of liquor licenses a single entity could own an interest...
October 19, 2015 - 11:01pm
October 6, 2015
Dickinson mayor Dennis Johnson resigning at end of October
Dickinson's mayor of more than 15 years said he is resigning at the end of the month.
October 6, 2015 - 10:11am
Our View: End of an era in Dickinson as Johnson steps down
Like most, we were caught off guard by Dennis Johnson’s resignation as Dickinson City Commission president and mayor on Monday. It makes us realize just how much the city, state and country have changed since when he took office in July, 1, 2000. That summer, Bill Clinton was...
October 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 5, 2015
New domestic violence shelter sought
The Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center in Dickinson is attempting to expand its facilities with a new shelter. Darianne Johnson and Rhonda Dukart represented the center at Monday’s Dickinson City Commission meeting at City Hall. They requested the city’s assistance with...
October 5, 2015 - 11:11pm
September 21, 2015
Proposed Dickinson city ordinance could expand liquor license ownership
Dickinson liquor store owners came to a city commission meeting Monday night at City Hall to speak both for and against a proposed ordinance that would allow individual people or corporations to hold ownership interests in up to five liquor licenses at a time, an expansion away from...
September 21, 2015 - 10:08pm
September 8, 2015
Commission approves first reading of 2016 budget
The Dickinson City Commission approved a first reading of the 2016 municipal budget, which features a balanced general fund budget of more than $17.2 million. Deputy City Administrator Doug Volesky said projections for general fund revenue included a $250,000 increase in general...
September 8, 2015 - 11:46pm
August 18, 2015
Dickinson arrests down 18 percent since 2013
Dickinson Police Department arrests at the midpoint of this year have decreased 18 percent since the same time in 2013, Chief Dustin Dassinger...
News/crime and courts
August 18, 2015 - 4:15pm
July 20, 2015
City Commission narrows panhandling ordinance
The proposed panhandling ordinance passed its first reading at the Dickinson City Commission meeting Monday night at City Hall. Interim city...
July 20, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 7, 2015
City declines to act on panhandling
The Dickinson City Commission refused to act on the first reading of a panhandling ordinance, citing concerns regarding enforcement and potential First Amendment speech suppression by the ordinance as written. Capt. David Wilkie of the Dickinson Police Department read a prepared...
July 7, 2015 - 9:15am
May 18, 2015
State Avenue railroad overpass project moves forward
The city received two bids for the construction of State Avenue railroad overpass project Monday evening during a Dickinson City Commission meeting. "It’s been several years now in the project development stage," City Engineer Craig Kubas said. He said the initial...
May 18, 2015 - 11:06pm
City considers traffic signals at nine intersections
A new stop sign at 21st Street West and State Avenue was just the start of numerous intersection improvements planned for Dickinson. City Engineer...
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm