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German-Iranian gunman kills at least nine in Munich shopping mall
Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate
Man dies in rollover near Rugby
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Dickinson rental prices and occupancy in free fall
crime and courts
nation and world
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Gibson’s strong outing helps Twins edge Boston
Scoreboard of July 22, 2016
Stroh now fifth in saddle bronc riding after second go at NHSFR
James Hayden named new head coach of Dickinson High girls golf program
Cowboys RB Elliott denies accusations of domestic violence
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
good bad and ugly
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
Diane K. Berger
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
March 6, 2016
DPS builds for future: Middle school construction on schedule to open for class in fall 2017
Construction season at Dickinson Public Schools hasn’t been deterred by a little snow here and there. The work at the site of the district’s...
March 6, 2016 - 9:31am
December 31, 2015
Immunization compliance deadline set for DPS students
The Dickinson Public School District has given a deadline for parents to either immunize their children up to legal standards or submit immunization exemption paperwork in accordance with state law. Dickinson Public Schools Superintendent Doug Sullivan said parents will have until...
December 31, 2015 - 6:02pm
October 19, 2015
Dickinson Public Schools accepting suggestions to name new middle school
Dickinson Public Schools is accepting public input to name the district’s new middle school being constructed on the northwest side of the city. The district is working with the district-wide Parent Advisory Council to gather input through a survey, district Superintendent Doug...
October 19, 2015 - 4:30pm
April 20, 2015
Sullivan: The influence of outside agitators
It was with interest that I read the guest column regarding stalled negotiations between the Dickinson Public School board and Dickinson Education...
April 20, 2015 - 9:38pm
April 13, 2015
School board, DEA hit another wall; DPS invites DEA to resubmit teacher negotiation petitions
Under legal consultation, the Dickinson Public School Board motioned to approve three agenda items regarding teacher negotiations during its regular meeting Monday. Board President Kris Fehr said she has been in communication with the Dickinson Education Association -- the group...
April 13, 2015 - 10:54pm
April 1, 2015
Shuttle bus service returns to Dickinson schools, enrollment period begins May 13
This school year, the Dickinson Public Schools implemented a shuttle bus service for students residing in the eligible service area. This service was implemented to alleviate traffic congestion around the schools. Dickinson Public Schools will again be providing a shuttle bus...
April 1, 2015 - 4:56pm
March 9, 2015
DPS board hears teacher grievances
Not a single chair was empty at the Dickinson Public School Board meeting Monday evening. Most of the people packed into the room at the Central Administration Office were present for one item on the agenda, listed under teacher grievances. Fifty-eight teachers throughout...
March 9, 2015 - 10:51pm
January 31, 2015
Support, apprehension surround civics exam: Putting bill to the test could take work
In two years, North Dakota students will have to take a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from high school. While the legislation...
January 31, 2015 - 11:03pm
December 2, 2014
Dickinson schools implement new lockdown procedure
Following two lockdown situations during the first half of this school year alone, the Dickinson Public School district has revised its lockdown...
December 2, 2014 - 6:14pm
September 12, 2014
A new look at drugs: Dickinson schools draft new policies to handle substance abuse
Schools around Dickinson are amping up efforts to combat student drug use, but officials say the measures are largely proactive. Though neither...
September 12, 2014 - 8:08pm
September 9, 2014
DPS pushes for renewed teacher contract negotiations with DEA
The Dickinson Public Schools Board of Education is once again pushing to move contract negotiations with the Dickinson Education Association forward after talks stalled last year. A dispute over the length of teacher contracts ended in the DEA’s favor when the state Supreme Court...
September 9, 2014 - 8:51pm
August 26, 2014
Record year: Dickinson Public Schools breaks ’80s boom peak for student enrollment
At around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, only hours before the new school year began, another family stopped by the Dickinson Public Schools administrative...
August 26, 2014 - 10:11pm
July 30, 2014
City bus service for school pushed back to November
The Dickinson Public School board is still looking to bring in new in-city bus routes for the next school year, but not on the timeline it had originally anticipated. Despite a push to try to get routes set for the beginning of the school year, Superintendent Doug Sullivan told the...
July 30, 2014 - 11:44pm
DPS budget reviewed by committee: Bottom line increased to almost $38.6 million
The Dickinson Public School Board will be reviewing a number of what Superintendent Doug Sullivan calls “big-ticket items” when it sets the 2014-2015 budget at its executive meeting August 11. The board’s budget committee, chaired by Leslie Ross, discussed at a meeting Wednesday...
July 30, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 2, 2014
Sullivan: Preparing for a new school year
As one school year comes to a close, the school district is busy preparing for a new school year to begin in the fall. We are estimating that enrollment in the school district will increase by 5 to 7 percent next school year. This includes new enrollees and transfers, as well as...
June 2, 2014 - 6:51pm