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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Dickinson airport awarded Essential Air Service contract
Top N.D. court approves new lawyer discipline rules
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
Trump: Obama should be investigated over Clinton email server
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
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
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
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