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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
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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
October 22, 2016
Three seats up for grabs on County Commission
This November, Stark County will fill three seats on its County Commission. Duane "Bucky" Wolf is retiring from his seat, opening up an opportunity...
October 22, 2016 - 9:19pm
June 15, 2016
Incumbents Elkin and Kuntz, Franchuk win Stark County Commission primary
Voters put two Stark County commissioners on a path toward re-election during Tuesday's primary, while another commission primary race fell in favor of a county sheriff's deputy. Incumbents Pete Kuntz and Jay Elkin soundly defeated Clarence Tuhy and Leslie Ross in the District 1 and...
June 15, 2016 - 3:54pm
June 7, 2016
Letter: Letting the public know the facts about Tuhy
As you know, primary elections are coming up June 14 of this year. I’m sure you know Clarence Tuhy is running for Stark County commissioner. From the Mardi Gras at the end January, the loudmouth Clarence Tuhy was running around getting signatures to run for county commissioner when...
June 7, 2016 - 10:58pm
May 12, 2016
Stark County Commission debate ranges from wind farm to mental health
Five of the six candidates vying for three seats on the Stark County Commission met to discuss the region’s current status and options for...
May 12, 2016 - 10:10pm
January 3, 2015
Oestreich begins term as sheriff: Former police detective hopes to strengthen ties between law enforcement agencies
After two years away from the department, Terry Oestreich is back with the Stark County Sheriff’s Office — and this time, he’s in the top...
January 3, 2015 - 8:04pm
November 10, 2014
Stark County puts hiring freeze on sheriff's office until Oestreich starts
Adding salt to the wound of being voted out of office after 12 years as sheriff, Stark County commissioners Monday put a hiring freeze on the sheriff's office until Clarence Tuhy's term is up. Saying they wanted to allow for a smooth transition for when Sheriff-elect Terry Oestreich...
November 10, 2014 - 7:18pm
November 5, 2014
Oestreich unseats Tuhy to become Stark County sheriff
Stark County will have a new sheriff next year. Dickinson Police Detective Terry Oestreich overtook incumbent Sheriff Clarence Tuhy with 52.5 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s general election. Tuhy received 47 percent, well ahead of his primary takeaway of just 39 percent....
November 5, 2014 - 11:29am
November 1, 2014
Letter: Setting the record straight about Tuhy’s tenure as sheriff
Well, here we go again. The same old “broken record” is out for a spin. To which there seems to be no end. Round and round she goes. When she stops, no one knows. True, there has been quite a number of employees that have come and gone from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office...
November 1, 2014 - 9:01pm
October 18, 2014
Tuhy, Oestreich vie for Stark County Sheriff’s office
If next month’s election is anything like June’s primary, Stark County could have a new sheriff. Dickinson Police Detective Terry Oestreich received almost 61 percent of the vote against incumbent Clarence Tuhy’s 39 percent then, but Tuhy said the numbers don’t indicate whether...
October 18, 2014 - 10:20pm
September 16, 2014
Stark County sheriff asks for more help: Commissioners say Tuhy hasn’t shown need for more manpower
As Stark County commissioners finalize the 2015 budget, Sheriff Clarence Tuhy is asking for more help. In his department budget request, Tuhy asks for a total of roughly $2.5 million, the biggest change over last year being the addition of three more deputies and a lieutenant. That...
September 16, 2014 - 10:55pm
September 6, 2014
Sun power: Stark County invests in solar-powered speed signs
A partnership between the Stark County Sheriff’s Department and the Southwest Coalition of Safe Communities is working to decrease incidents...
September 6, 2014 - 12:19am
July 18, 2014
A trashy problem: Landowners report large pieces of garbage on land
Bruce Kouba has seen it all — bed springs, car parts and even toilets. The problem is, it’s in piles of trash on rural land where he lives. Stark...
July 18, 2014 - 11:53pm
July 1, 2014
Not enough officers to patrol roads, sheriff says
Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy, in what has become an ongoing plea for help, told the Stark County Commission on Tuesday that the need for...
July 1, 2014 - 10:41pm
June 21, 2014
Anonymous call sends deputies, bomb dogs to Dickinson airport
An anonymous call stating something would happen at Dickinson’s airport turned out to be a false alarm. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office sent deputies to the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport on Saturday after a caller said Friday “something was going to happen,”...
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June 21, 2014 - 4:00pm
June 13, 2014
Lowest participation: Lack of interest behind low voter turnout in Stark Co.
Even compared to North Dakota’s record low voter turnout for the election on Tuesday, the number of Stark County voters who took to the polls...
June 13, 2014 - 11:37pm