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Obama says no one more qualified to be president than Clinton
Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
Nicolas Peralez sentenced to 10 years for stabbing death
Dickinson Museum Center builds regional exhibit with visitors’ help
Police Blotter: Fireworks found in port-a-potty
crime and courts
nation and world
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Scoreboard of July 28, 2016
Twins’ Duffey gets tagged in loss to Braves
Beulah walks-off against Devils Lake in Legion A first round
Dickinson Volunteers roughed up by defending champ Wahpeton in Legion A opener
Big bats help Minot down Roughriders in American Legion Class AA tournament
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
good bad and ugly
Margie R. Strom
Con (Buz) Short
Oakley Robert Lee
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
December 15, 2014
Library announces new hours
The Dickinson Area Public Library will implement new hours starting in 2015. Library director Rita Ennen went before the Dickinson City Commission on Monday to explain her decision to cut Sundays and some evening hours from the schedule, saying staffing at certain hours wasn’t...
December 15, 2014 - 11:09pm
Expansion plan raises concerns
As plans for the 6,100-acre plot west of Dickinson continue to take shape, local business leaders are concerned new industries and developers...
December 15, 2014 - 10:13pm
December 1, 2014
City amends future land use map: Stark County fairgrounds get go-ahead for rezoning
A proposed Stark County fairgrounds can now move forward in its plans after the Dickinson City Commission approved an amendment to the city’s future land use map. In a unanimous vote Monday night, the commission passed an ordinance amending the future land use designation...
December 1, 2014 - 10:20pm
November 3, 2014
Decision over city prosecutor tabled
The city of Dickinson could switch to a new law firm for its municipal prosecutor, but the choice could come down to cost. A decision over two bids from local law firms Mackoff Kellogg and current municipal prosecutor services provider Ebeltoft Sickler was tabled at a City...
November 3, 2014 - 10:33pm
October 20, 2014
Koch Meadow Hills delayed: City, developer fail to reach agreement, but subdivision could be annexed 'fairly shortly'
An unfinished development agreement with the city has once again delayed the Koch Meadow Hills Fifth Addition, but the sprawling subdivision in northwest Dickinson could be annexed into the city "fairly shortly," officials say. At Monday’s meeting of the Dickinson City Commission,...
October 20, 2014 - 10:57pm
October 6, 2014
2015 budget will add to city's 'human infrastructure'
More than a dozen new city employees are included in Dickinson's 2015 budget. But even that might not be enough to serve the expanding population, which officials say could be edging toward 50,000. The full budget, formally approved Monday night by the City Commission, comes...
October 6, 2014 - 10:02pm
August 18, 2014
Commission approves extended boundaries, emergency repair funds
Dickinson could be expanding again, if the City Commission approves a resolution to expand the city’s extra-territorial zone. City Administrator Shawn Kessel presented a map before the commission Monday showing proposed ETZ boundaries to the west and northwest of the...
August 18, 2014 - 10:38pm
July 21, 2014
40th Street special assessment district passes
The city and 40th Street landowners finally overcame an impasse regarding infrastructure improvements along the undeveloped road after months...
July 21, 2014 - 11:16pm
Temporary water restrictions in place after weekend ban
Dickinson’s emergency outdoor water ban is over, but temporary restrictions will remain in place indefinitely to conserve the city’s vulnerable...
July 21, 2014 - 10:51pm
June 2, 2014
Roers, Pinecrest agree to split cost
A year-and-a-half long debate over funding the development of 15th Street West was finally resolved Monday with the approval of a cost-participation agreement between developers Roers and Pinecrest Commons. The two developers, along with City Attorney Matthew Kolling, drafted a cost-participation...
June 2, 2014 - 10:37pm
May 5, 2014
Resolution passed to establish 40th Street special assessment district
The Dickinson City Commission approved plans Monday to establish a special assessment district to fund improvements along 40th Street. City officials and landowners along the underdeveloped stretch of road have gone back and forth about how to finance road, sewer and electric work,...
May 5, 2014 - 10:30pm
April 21, 2014
Residents push for 40th Street improvements
Landowners along 40th Street put pressure on Dickinson City Administrator Shawn Kessel and city commission members Monday to advance improvement plans on the largely undeveloped stretch of road — just not on their dime. Under the city’s Capital Infrastructure Improvement Plan,...
April 21, 2014 - 10:41pm
April 7, 2014
City hires PIO for construction seasons: DLN Consulting to publicize slow and blocked routes in city
Dickinson is expected to be one big construction zone this summer. In an effort to keep the public informed, the Dickinson City Commission unanimously approved a contract for DLN Consulting to serve as a public information officer for construction projects for the next two seasons. “This...
April 7, 2014 - 9:49pm
March 17, 2014
City presents 2014 construction projects
Once the ground thaws, Dickinson will be under construction. City staff presented several water, sewer, road and subdivision projects to the Dickinson City Commission at its regular meeting at City Hall that will break ground or continue in 2014. These include the State Avenue overpass,...
March 17, 2014 - 11:03pm
March 3, 2014
Dickinson endorses Option 6; allows access to most businesses
Dickinson City commissioners have endorsed a recommendation that would move rail spurs near State Avenue, which would guarantee access to most businesses affected by a proposed railroad overpass along the street. At its regular meeting on Monday at City Hall the commission voted...
March 3, 2014 - 11:20pm