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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
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
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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 17, 2015
Dickinson to host renowned intensive police training next summer
Dickinson may feel a slight increase in law enforcement next summer as officers from different regional agencies flock to the city for a special training event. The Dickinson Police Department will host the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, an intensive...
October 17, 2015 - 12:07am
Our View: Dickinson State must identify its ideal president
Forty-seven people want to be the next president of Dickinson State University. Surely one of those applicants is the outstanding and strong-willed leader capable of revitalizing the university, growing enrollment, establishing consistency, clarity and honesty with the community,...
August 17, 2015 - 9:59am
August 4, 2015
Our View: Ozbun an ideal choice for DSU interim president
Dickinson State University was looking for a volunteer to serve as its interim president. The State Board of Higher Education found perhaps the best one in North Dakota for the job. On Tuesday, the board appointed Jim Ozbun as interim president of DSU a day after D.C. Coston announced...
August 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Ozbun named Dickinson State interim president
The State Board of Higher Education voted to appoint Jim Ozbun, the former president of North Dakota State University, as interim president of...
August 4, 2015 - 7:16pm
Coston stepping down as DSU president on Aug. 15
D.C. Coston is stepping down as Dickinson State University’s president on Aug. 15. In an email sent to DSU staff Monday evening and obtained...
August 4, 2015 - 9:43am
May 19, 2015
DSU hires new VP for student affairs
Dickinson State University announced Tuesday that Melanie Tucker will be its new vice president for student affairs and enrollment management....
May 19, 2015 - 11:26pm
April 9, 2015
DSU presidential search committee assembled
The North Dakota University System announced Thursday the chair and 11 members of a search committee that will assist in identifying candidates...
April 9, 2015 - 6:16pm
March 6, 2015
Students vocal on ID cards for voting bill; Coston says it 'opens the door for terrible things’
BISMARCK — North Dakota college students clashed with campus leaders Thursday over a bill that would require issuing student ID cards with...
March 6, 2015 - 12:46am
March 3, 2015
Higher ed board approves sale of Foundation apartments to DSU
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Board of Higher Education approved Dickinson State University’s proposal to seek revenue bonds to purchase three residential apartments from the Dickinson State University Foundation. Sean Smith, a Bismarck attorney appointed as receiver to control...
March 3, 2015 - 9:24pm
February 20, 2015
Brock: Who should be the next president of DSU?
I attended a community forum hosted by North Dakota Board of Higher Education Chancellor Larry Skogen on Wednesday evening. The forum sought input from community members as to what qualities they would want in Dickinson State University’s next president. DSU President D.C. Coston...
February 20, 2015 - 6:32pm
September 15, 2014
D.C. Coston: Quality education has always prevailed at DSU
In a recent op-ed piece published in a number of North Dakota newspapers, I detailed the many positive changes at Dickinson State University in the last several years. I indicated this university is highly focused on our covenant to serve the students, region and state, and to be...
September 15, 2014 - 6:10pm
April 30, 2014
DSU president named a finalist for chancellor job at Wisconsin university
Dickinson State University President D.C. Coston is in the running for the chancellor position at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. UW System President Ray Cross announced the five finalists for the position Wednesday after a nearly four-month search. “We’re looking for...
April 30, 2014 - 4:41pm
June 23, 2013
DSU president lauded in former university system chancellor's review
Though Hamid Shirvani's scathing evaluations of a number of North Dakota University System presidents made headlines across the state last week, the former chancellor wasn't hard on every university leader. One administrator who Shirvani was particularly complimentary of was Dickinson...
June 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 10, 2013
Dickinson State mulls forming new athletic conference with former DAC schools
After less than one school year in the Frontier Conference, Dickinson State officials are mulling a move that would send its athletic programs to a proposed league consisting primarily of its former Dakota Athletic Conference rivals. Kurt Patberg, a consultant representing five schools,...
February 10, 2013 - 12:41am
January 25, 2013
Department of Ed upholds DSU fine for enrollment-related violations
Dickinson State University officials this week received news that the U.S. Department of Education has denied an appeal for a $32,500 fine for enrollment reporting infractions, they announced today. The infractions occurred during the 2010 and 2011 academic years, according to an...
January 25, 2013 - 3:58pm