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Press Pass, Sunday, August 28
Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas if elected
Abused and exploited, child migrants in Italy dream of better life
Red River Valley storms produce tornadoes, 3-inch hail
Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community
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
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
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
May 4, 2015
Dickinson puts tougher rules in place for taxicab companies
After several meetings between Dickinson city officials and taxicab employees, revisions to the city’s public transportation ordinance were...
May 4, 2015 - 10:50pm
March 2, 2015
Commission approves funding for Exit 56 bypass
The Dickinson City Commission approved funding Monday evening for the construction of a bypass that will connect Interstate 94 to Highway 22 west of the city. Commission President Dennis Johnson and commissioners agreed to spend $5 million on the Exit 56 expansion project. “With...
March 2, 2015 - 10:34pm
January 19, 2015
City to consider affordable housing proposal
Dickinson City Commission members will consider a proposed letter of support at its Tuesday meeting to help bring a new low-income housing development to Dickinson. Northern Place, a project from Missoula, Mont.-based Housing Solutions LLC, would be a 36-unit affordable housing...
January 19, 2015 - 9:57pm
January 5, 2015
Roundabout possible for east Dickinson
It’s been just over a month since five all-way stop signs were installed at some of Dickinson’s most-deserving intersections, but the city’s engineering department is already eyeing potential further improvements. The intersection at 10th Avenue East and 21st Street...
January 5, 2015 - 10:59pm