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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
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...
News/crime and courts
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 25, 2016
Engineering priorities: Dickinson utilities extension to be examined in budget reforecast
A city engineering project planned for one of Dickinson’s earliest oil-boom era annexations may be delayed by municipal budgetary shifts as...
January 25, 2016 - 8:57pm
January 20, 2016
State housing assessment to estimate Dickinson's future needs
Estimations of current and future statewide housing needs, which are tied closely to economic and population projections, can present researchers with an elusive target. That may be especially true in a state as dynamic as North Dakota has recently been, but a North Dakota Housing...
January 20, 2016 - 10:12pm
State of the City outlines adversity, opportunity: City leaders discuss short-term adjustment period in face of long-term gains
Three Dickinson city leaders and state Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms spotlighted the volatility of life in the Bakken Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 2:59pm
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
January 18, 2016
Dickinson leaders discuss present, future: State of the City to provide a status update and look ahead
More than a year into the oil slowdown, Dickinson is poised to receive a status update and a preliminary glimpse into its future at Tuesday’s State of the City address. This latest iteration of the annual event will feature Dickinson Mayor Gene Jackson, as well as other city leaders...
January 18, 2016 - 5:58pm
December 26, 2015
Commercial development slows down: Outside businesses more hesitant to enter Dickinson market
The sluggish oil economy has dampened some facets of local industry and has put other prospective new commercial developments on a slower track,...
December 26, 2015 - 9:26pm
Some Dickinson businesses feel a chill with local economy in a state of adjustment, normalization
The wider context of the oil slowdown has changed the business climate of Dickinson, resulting in a chill for some and a more normalized pace for others. Wildcat Pizzeria, formerly located on the northwest side of Dickinson, closed abruptly about two weeks ago after losing a substantial...
December 26, 2015 - 9:24pm
December 25, 2015
There in case of an emergency: Dickinson police, fire and EMT personnel talk about being on duty on Christmas
Christmas is ideally, for most, a time for family, friends and food. Work doesn’t usually factor too favorably into that equation. For some,...
December 25, 2015 - 8:58pm
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 18, 2015
United Methodist of Dickinson to sell church to American Bank Center
Dickinson’s Methodists may soon be building a new home and tearing down their old one. A proposed long-term sale of the United Methodist Church...
December 18, 2015 - 11:07pm
December 14, 2015
DPS immunization campaign ongoing; hundreds still unvaccinated
Immunization updates are ongoing in the Dickinson Public School district as administrators try to avoid excluding non-immunized students from classes. Superintendent Doug Sullivan reported that, despite cooperation with the Southwestern District Health Unit, there remains "somewhere...
December 14, 2015 - 9:54pm
December 12, 2015
A possible special assessment district would fund streetlights in some of the town’s newer developments
The nights are darker than elsewhere throughout much of Dickinson’s Koch Meadow Hills and Country Oaks Estates subdivisions on the northwest side of town. These neighborhoods, developed in some of the more hectic times of the oil boom, lack streetlights -- an aspect the city of...
December 12, 2015 - 11:25pm