Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
'My actions were despicable': Catholic priest steps down after revealing he was a Ku Klux Klan member decades ago
ND Emergency Commission approves $1.5 million for hay transportation program amid drought
German police confiscate $12,000 worth of orange ecstasy pills with Trump's name, face all over them
North Dakota Dems hire new executive director
Police find headless torso in search for journalist believed killed on submarine
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Dickinson Expo -- a day of shopping and fun
CHI St. Alexius Health Auxiliary to start new year
Storytelling -- an ageless art
Gardening by community
Helpers in the hospital
White Sox hold off Twins in opener of doubleheader
Miguel Sano's DH struggles could be a hurdle once healthy
Former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner getting first taste of NFL
Will Vikings RB Latavius Murray make preseason debut Sunday? 'Maybe,' coach says
UND will pull redshirt on freshman wide receiver
Port: Whoa: Dakota Access Pipeline owners file racketeering lawsuit against #NoDAPL activists
Keillor: Never been here before
Port: North Dakota needs fewer elected offices
ND Republicans raise crop of candidates
Port: North Dakota Democrats face fraction as upstart progressives want a split
Daryl Viggo Anderson
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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. 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