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ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Headcounts at UND, other institutions show effects of budget cuts on job numbers
Kittson County video sheds light on wolves
Grafton to upgrade 60-year-old hospital with $12 million expansion
Every treasured holiday keepsake has a story behind it
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota Nursing Home Facilities Achieve Progress in Quality Care
Bitcoin’s future as a digital currency will depend on consumer confidence
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
Give back by helping to feed the people around you
What did we Google in 2017? Hurricane Irma, Meghan Markle and a slime recipe
place a business brief
Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change. But climate change is fighting back.
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Everything you need to know about smart speakers
The crazy questions new moms Google
Vikings clinch NFC North title with big win over Bengals
Dickinson High wrestling defeats Williston in dual
What bird is the Christmas partridge?
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
COMMENTARY: Republicans challenging Republicans is a healthy thing for North Dakota's dominant party
Thanks for giving me a chance
Harlan C. Larsen
Loretta C. Wemyss
Albert A. Dobitz
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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The Dickinson Press
November 8, 2014
Our View: New businesses good; teacher salaries tiff getting ugly
Each week, the Press’ Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our state. The Good - Hospital nears completion: It has taken almost two years, but the new CHI St. Joseph’s Health facility plans to be open within 30 days. This is an...
November 8, 2014 - 12:13am
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.
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...
July 2, 2014 - 7:31pm