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China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Tioga woman killed in western ND SUV-semi crash
Melania Trump released from hospital, returns to White House in 'high spirits'
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ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
Fargo Assembly closing three plants in ND
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ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps
Host Arizona shuts out Bison in NCAA softball regional
Harvick continues strong NASCAR season with All-Star win
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The Dickinson Press
November 8, 2014
Our View: New hospital shows how far it has come
Local community members, elected officials and religious leaders gathered Thursday at the new CHI St. Joseph’s Health facility in Dickinson for a blessing ceremony ahead of the hospital’s Dec. 1 opening date. This new health facility is an accomplishment of what can be done when...
November 8, 2014 - 10:26pm
Press wins national award for reporting on DSU Foundation
The Dickinson Press has won two prestigious awards at a national newspaper contest. The daily publication took home the Community Leadership Award for newspapers with a circulation of 10,000 or less at the Inland Daily Press Association’s annual contest. This award is only given...
November 8, 2014 - 7:05pm
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