Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Shooting petty thieves would be legal under broad new N.D. bill expanding deadly force rights
Widespread influenza outbreak across North Dakota causing hospital restrictions
Education savings account bill generates opposition
Dayton's 70th birthday not what he wanted
Man sentenced to life in prison for Spirit Lake homicide
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
MILLER: Summit/MVFC rivalries outweigh Big Sky destinations for UND
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky and join Summit, Missouri Valley conferences
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
June 25, 2012
New director at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
Ray Morrell, Mandan, is the new North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame executive director, according to a press release. Morrell is a charter member...
June 25, 2012 - 8:47am
April 1, 2011
Dorgan: Don't criticize UND officials for Sioux transition
GRAND FORKS -- Former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan said Thursday that North Dakota higher education officials shouldn't be criticized for their steps toward retiring University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. The UND alumnus said he supports the name and spent his...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Letter: Senators' votes protect the people
Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad cast courageous votes June 10 against the Murkowski resolution to bar Environmental Protection Agency action to limit global warming emissions. Curbing these emissions is vital to the public interest and will help ensure a livable planet for all...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Letter: Corps makes right choice for issuing water permits
I understand how important energy development is to our state's economy as well as our country's energy independence. That's why when the U.S. Corps of Engineers froze issuing new Sakakawea water permits, I was determined to quickly reverse their decision. Lake Sakakawea water is...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 16, 2010
Letter: Don't sell state short
The news pouring out of the 2010 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference confirms it, North Dakotans are sitting on top of a gold mine. According to new estimates, we are living on top of 4 billion barrels of recoverable crude oil between the Bakken shale and the Three Forks-Sanish reservoir....
May 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Dorgan meets with VA secretary about clinic
Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., announced in a press release Tuesday he has spoken to the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki about the impending closure of the Dickinson VA clinic. The community-based outpatient clinic's contract through Great Plains Clinic, PC expires...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 18, 2010
Letter: State leaders sold us out
This is in response to Sen. Dorgan, Sen. Conrad and Rep. Pomeroy's article about the health care bill that they so proudly voted for. First of all, how can something this important be voted for without reading it? It was another bill passed by the Democrats without reading it first....
April 18, 2010 - 12:00am
April 11, 2010
Obama election-year jobs agenda stalls in Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The election-year jobs agenda promised by President Barack Obama and Democrats has stalled seven months before voters determine control of Congress. Democrats have no money to pay for the program.
April 11, 2010 - 9:12am
March 31, 2010
Dorgan visits Dickinson
After a whirlwind day of meetings in Bismarck, Dickinson and back to Bismarck, Sen.
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 28, 2010
Dems endorse Potter for Senate
Forum Communications Co. FARGO -- Bismarck state Sen. Tracy Potter is ready to step into the shoes of retiring U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan -- but he says he knows he can't fill them. "It is impossible to replace Byron Dorgan," Potter said Saturday morning as he accepted the Democratic-NPL...
March 28, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Hedger mulls Senate bid
A month after being urged to run for the U.S. Senate by a former North Dakota democratic state senator and party official, Kristin Hedger of...
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Best wishes to Dorgan and remember to do right thing
I have to admit that the announcement of Sen. Byron Dorgan's decision not to seek re-election came as a complete surprise to me. Despite the reasons he gave for his decision not to run again, I think the real reason is that he saw the handwriting on the wall. He knew that by supporting...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 10, 2010
Letter: Time to elect a delegation to represent state
The Senate passed its version of a health care bill on Christmas Eve, giving many Americans a few prospects for the new year: more taxes, Medicare cuts and an even deeper deficit, among others. We can thank our Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad for providing us with these to look...
January 10, 2010 - 12:00am
A sit-down with the senator
WASHINGTON -- There are some pivotal transitions in Sen. Byron Dorgan's life that he made happen with a mix of ambition, aggressiveness and hard...
January 10, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Letter: Senate OKing too many special projects
The recent furor over the back-room deals and vote-buying in the U.S. Senate during the health-care debate has awakened many to how that institution really operates. Another disturbing tactic used by our senators is to tack pork projects onto bills that need to pass such as the recent...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am