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Everlasting legend: Saddle bronc champion Alvin Nelson passes away
The Red Baron takes to the skies once again: Valley City brothers restore a favorite of aerobatics fans
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases closed Dec. 12-22
Gas prices falls below $2 in many regional locations
Squad car collides head-on with SUV
Nation & World
Bakken ‘Roughnecks:’ Authors paint a picture of North Dakota’s previous boom
Bakken outlook: Oil industry faces hurdles in 2015
Forward on flaring? Regulators say state has made progress; others claim it’s not enough
Top 10 stories of 2014: No. 5 is North Dakota officials concerned with dropping crude prices
Oil in 2014: This year could go down as defining one for North Dakota energy industry
Our View: Oil slowdown wouldn’t be all bad for North Dakota
Omdahl: Homeland security gogged down by dawg fight
Veeder: Smallest houses can hold most love
Our View: Donations good, Crips coming to Dickinson ugly
Other Views: Review of NDSU’s alert policy needed
Adams and Braun
Craftsmen install marble at St. Wenceslaus
Sharing culture, one cookie at a time: Exchange student attends DSU through partnership between U.S. and Germany
Celebrating Christmas in Medora: Events honor veterans, reflect traditional cowboy ways
'The Sound of Music': Trinity High to present classic musical
Brian J. Steckler
Jay E. Seamands
Growing for the community: Stevenson family uses new funeral home as a way to give back
Journeying the Narrow Path
Jackie Hope: Winter arrives at 4:03 p.m.
Patrick Hope: Think outside the ‘Box’
DHS students give back
Trusting his heart: Rohr signs to play football at Dickinson State in fall
Vikings begin thinking about future
Hutzenbiler grabs double-double as Bismarck St. Mary’s beats Titans
Bombers edge No. 9-ranked Dickinson Trinity
December 20, 2014
Omdahl: Common Core offers answer for STEM failure
Common Core is the business community’s answer to the failure of the education system to provide graduates in science, technology, math and engineering, courses of study commonly referred to as STEM. In recent entrance exams, only one-fourth of the students were ready for college...
opinion / columns
December 20, 2014 - 6:16pm
June 26, 2014
Parents want ‘North Dakota standards:' Group meets in Dickinson to discuss flaws of Common Core
A group of Dickinson-area parents are taking steps to encourage North Dakota legislators to abandon federal Common Core standards, four years after the state adopted them. More than a dozen people met Thursday night at the Dickinson Public Library for a discussion led by the Alliance...
news / local
June 26, 2014 - 11:37pm
May 8, 2014
School leaders tout benefits of Common Core: Opponents say it’s an attempt by feds to take over local control
WEST FARGO — As schools begin implementing new national K-12 learning standards for English and math, opponents continue to criticize the move, calling it an attempt to usurp local control. School leaders say Common Core, a 2010 initiative establishing consistent grade-by-grade...
news / education
May 8, 2014 - 11:36pm
March 7, 2014
Letter: Common Core State Standards are not ‘atrocity’
After reading Rep. Brenda Heller’s letter to the editor in the March 4 issue of The Dickinson Press, I feel an obligation to refute two erroneous elements therein. To begin, the Common Core State Standards are not an “atrocity.” By definition, an atrocity is “a very cruel...
opinion / letters
March 7, 2014 - 5:45pm
March 4, 2014
Letter: North Dakota should not be going along with Common Core standards
As of recent, there has been a barrage of propaganda set forth in support of the new Common Core State Standards Initiative. While our North Dakota Department of Education might see themselves as very successful in calming the critics of this atrocity, there are no winners in this...
opinion / letters
March 4, 2014 - 3:18pm
January 13, 2014
Schools raising the bar with Common Core standards
GRAND FORKS -- A confession to stealing sparked a spirited debate among students at South Middle School in Grand Forks. With only three lines of dialogue to rely on, eighth-graders recently spent several minutes analyzing the narrator’s self-interest, experience, moral values...
news / education
January 13, 2014 - 11:01am
October 30, 2013
State superintendent provides example of new core standards
By Jennifer Johnson Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Several Lake Agassiz Elementary students sat quietly on stage Tuesday inside the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks as the state’s highest education official read a story about Charlie, a ranch dog, and his friend,...
news / education
October 30, 2013 - 4:15pm
August 31, 2013
ND ushers in new education standards, tests
BISMARCK -- As North Dakota teachers are back in the classroom, they will soon be preparing students for more rigorous national testing standards that take effect in 2015. The College and Career Readiness Standards -- more rigorous than some existing state standards, less rigorous...
education / news / north dakota
August 31, 2013 - 12:00am