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German gummy bear maker Haribo plans to produce candy in U.S.
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
British-born UK parliament attacker ID'd, had been investigated over extremism concerns
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Midgets' honor: Dickinson High’s Moody, Meidinger named to Class A all-state teams
DSU women finish No. 22 in final basketball poll
Blue Hawk baseball swept by Minot
Port: Governor Burgum is undecided on constitutional carry legislation
Port: #NoDAPL movement’s supposed environmentalists literally trying to cause pipeline leaks
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port's Notebook: Nepotism and an insidious assault on political dissent
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Robert Edward "Bob" Hanson
Edwin "Ed" V Novotny
Herbert H. Gatzke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
The Dickinson Press
October 11, 2014
Our View: Measure 8: ‘Yes’ on later school start
Seldom has there been a more successful grassroots effort to affect change than Measure 8 on the November ballot, the initiative to require that public school classes start after Labor Day. It’s been parent-driven from the start. It’s underfunded (if funded at all). It’s opposed...
October 11, 2014 - 9:27pm
October 9, 2014
Our View: Vote ‘no’ on conservation fund
The sentiment behind Measure 5, the Clean Water, Wildlife & Parks constitutional amendment is sound. Preserving and enhancing the state’s outdoor places are good ideas. However, the method by which amendment supporters would indulge that sentiment is a recipe for an administrative...
October 9, 2014 - 12:17pm
October 7, 2014
Our View: Measure 3: ‘No’ on change for higher ed
A measure on the North Dakota ballot that would radically change governance of the university system is an overreaction to a recent rough patch for the State Board of Higher Education. Measure 3, which would professionalize and politicize higher education, should be turned back. The...
October 7, 2014 - 9:45pm
October 2, 2014
Our View: Voters should return Cramer to House
North Dakotans should return Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer to a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He’s earned it by virtue of his work ethic and his responsiveness to the people of his state. Cramer’s opponent, Democratic state Sen. George Sinner of Fargo, is a...
October 2, 2014 - 11:26pm
September 16, 2014
The art of stacking
Harold Potthast with Pepsi stacks cans for the CanArtopia food drive sponsored by The Dickinson Press for the AMEN Food Pantry on Tuesday at...
September 16, 2014 - 10:52pm
August 30, 2014
Our View: Legislative tour a good idea, but needs expansion
Earlier this week, a group of influential North Dakotans — many from the eastern side of the state — boarded a 40-seat stagecoach and took a two-day tour of the so-called “Wild West.” Well, what really happened is a group of 40 state legislators took a bus ride through the...
August 30, 2014 - 9:32pm
August 18, 2014
Press announces hires of 2 new managers
The Dickinson Press recently hired two new managers whom Press Publisher Harvey Brock believes will benefit the newspaper's customers and advertisers. Bob...
August 18, 2014 - 6:16pm
August 9, 2014
Our View: Opportunity can’t be tabled
You can either pretend a boom isn’t happening, or you can accept it and try to grow with it. One has to wonder if the Belfield City Council is trying its best to adapt to development in western North Dakota or if it is simply flipping the page without giving it so much as a glance. Why...
August 9, 2014 - 7:38pm
Attorney general says Belfield violated open meetings law: Public had right to hear discussion on fired policeman
Citizens of Belfield were entitled to sit in on a City Council meeting where officials discussed firing a police officer for having sex on duty, the North Dakota attorney general ruled. “Regardless of how uncomfortable it might be to discuss the termination of an employee on grounds...
August 9, 2014 - 6:47pm
July 24, 2014
Belfield Public School Board suspends principal: Lamprecht accused by teachers of child abuse, neglect of students
BELFIELD — The Belfield Public School principal has been suspended following a disorderly conduct investigation involving underage children. The school board unanimously voted to suspend Jeffrey Lamprecht from his duties without pay and begin dismissal procedures upon Superintendent...
July 24, 2014 - 12:51am
July 19, 2014
Our View: Readers didn’t hold back in survey
Greed. Hate. Rude. Expensive. These are a few of the words 1,310 readers used to describe how they feel about the changes happening in Dickinson...
July 19, 2014 - 11:59pm
Survey says ... We asked. You answered. The Press survey results show readers have mixed feelings on the boom’s impact; feel Dickinson is a worse place than it was 5 years ago.
The oil boom has changed Dickinson and southwest North Dakota’s way of life — and a majority of people don’t like it, according to a Dickinson...
July 19, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 13, 2014
Our View: What we learned from the Sander case
Police work is difficult, but more so in western North Dakota. Earlier this week, Southwest District Judge William Herauf accepted Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning’s motion to dismiss charges against Thomas Sander, the former Trinity High School principal who the state...
July 13, 2014 - 12:40am
July 2, 2014
Former Press sports editor arrested for violating terms of release
BISMARCK — Bobby Abplanalp, the former sports editor of The Dickinson Press, was arrested Wednesday for violating terms of his release. Abplanalp was arrested and charged with attempted human trafficking in June 2013 during a Bismarck Police Department sting. He had previously...
News/crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 7:31pm
June 20, 2014
Our View: Build the Roosevelt Library on DSU’s campus
Every school kid in North Dakota is taught how important Theodore Roosevelt was to our state and nation. Roosevelt was a hero of the Spanish-American War after leading his Rough Riders to victory in the Cuba. At just 42 years old, he became the youngest person to be inaugurated as...
June 20, 2014 - 11:58pm