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State Avenue bridge project very close to completion
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
Governors ask Corps to issue easement for pipeline construction
Biden tops Clinton list for secretary of state, reports say
Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
Sickler’s playmaking on both sides an asset as Titans begin playoffs
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
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
Dickinson City Commission
June 10, 2014
Decker, Oltmanns elected to Dickinson City Commission
Scott Decker and Klayton Oltmanns emerged victorious while incumbent Shirley Dukart lost her bid for a third term on the Dickinson City Commission on Tuesday. Decker received the most votes, earning almost 42 percent. Oltmanns was re-elected for a second term with almost 36 percent...
June 10, 2014 - 11:08pm
June 4, 2014
Know your Dickinson commissioner candidates
One of the most high-profile elections this Tuesday for the area will see three candidates vying for two City Commission seats. Current commission members Shirley Dukart and Klayton Oltmanns will face off against second-time candidate Scott Decker, who previously ran in 2012. The...
June 4, 2014 - 11:42pm
May 15, 2014
Voice of the people: City Commission hopefuls answer questions during public forum before election
Three candidates vying for two Dickinson City Commission seats told the public why they should be the city’s commissioners. Incumbents Shirley...
May 15, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 14, 2014
Frustrations grow over 40th Street woes: City, businesses try to find a solution as project hangs in limbo
Jared Scheeler first heard of business partner Chris Fitterer’s plan to build a convenience store in Dickinson in 2012. Scheeler had been...
May 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
Commission forum today at City Hall
Dickinson residents will get to listen to three candidates explain why they should be elected city commissioners. The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce and The Dickinson Press will host the Dickinson City Commissioners Forum at 6 p.m. today at City Hall. The panel will feature incubent...
May 14, 2014 - 10:02pm
May 7, 2014
Should this be legal? Dickinson commissioners consider anti-hookah ordinance, but say more information is needed
City Commission members are weighing options for a possible hookah bar in Dickinson, but the idea could be up in smoke before it even starts. City...
May 7, 2014 - 11:21pm
February 25, 2014
City leaders consider wetlands park near Hills Shopping Center: Developer pitches idea to preserve wildlife
Dickinson is growing and new developments are taking over old farm and pasture land, leaving less space for wildlife. So when a large patch...
February 25, 2014 - 11:45pm
February 20, 2014
The digital billboard debate continues: Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission to take comments, work further on sign ordinance
Dickinson city staff have been working for several months to update its sign code in an effort to keep the city looking neat and tidy. What it didn’t expect was to face opposition to its effective ban on billboards — something that has been in place since 2007. In an effort...
February 20, 2014 - 12:01am
December 13, 2013
Dickinson commissioner’s grandson OK after school shooting
The Arapahoe High School shooting in Colorado hit home Friday for Dickinson City Commissioner Shirley Dukart. Message of the shooting left Dukart worried until she received word from her daughter, Becky Johnston, that her grandson, Andrew, an eighth-grader in the district who...
December 13, 2013 - 5:28pm
December 2, 2013
Commission hears liquor license concerns
In an effort to help an incoming business reap the benefits of an investment it made more than a year ago, the Dickinson City Commission said it would be willing to make minor changes to its liquor license ordinance — if it has a say in the matter. At its regular meeting Monday...
December 2, 2013 - 10:07pm
November 18, 2013
Commission hears left-turn concerns, tables disaster plan
Dickinson and other area residents who drive in the city frequently know which intersections can be troublesome and should be avoided.
November 18, 2013 - 10:04pm
October 8, 2013
City selects new engineer
KLJ is replacing William Watson as Dickinson engineer. At its regular meeting Monday, the Dickinson City Commission unanimously approved a task...
October 8, 2013 - 12:00am
September 24, 2013
Better know your leaders: Shirley Dukart
Hometown: Dickinson Positions with the city: City Commissioner For how long: Since 2008 When did you move to Dickinson: Since birth How do...
September 24, 2013 - 9:44am
May 21, 2013
City hears concerns on water and sewer system
Hooking up to Dickinson's water and sewer system has been a major hurdle for Chris Fitterer, a partner of New England-based GTC LLP, and his plans to build a fueling station in north Dickinson at the corner of Highway 22 and 40th Street. "When we bought the land, we assumed there...
May 21, 2013 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Dickinson officials: Proper trash disposal important
Addressing trash collection concerns brought up at a previous meeting, the Dickinson City Commission on Tuesday said residents need to dispose of their waste properly. City Engineer Shawn Soehren presented a slide show at the meeting at City Hall to address the many concerns with...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am