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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
Research aims to overcome toxic saltwater spills in ND oil fields
Fairground ready for rodeo
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Blue Hawk baseball swept by Winnipeg in 'frustrating' affair
Brooks shows his speed in NDSU's annual spring football game
Williston baseball forfeits eight games, gives Dickinson High a win
Rosario's blast carries Twins by Tigers
Jones throws 1-hit shutout, Midgets split with Minot
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Senator Elizabeth Warren would really, really like you to re-elect Heidi Heitkamp
Dale O. Anderson
Mildred "Milly" Perdaems
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
ND Senate considers changes to evacuations
BISMARCK -- North Dakota senators are considering a bill that would expand who could order mandatory evacuations during life-threatening situations. House Bill 1327 allows designated incident commanders to order evacuations if they find it necessary to save lives during a local...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 12, 2011
City alarms can go to county dispatch
More than a month after Stark County and Dickinson agencies were notified their alarms at the Dickinson Law Enforcement Center had to be removed, the issue has been deemed a misunderstanding. Alarm systems at the Stark County Courthouse, the county's communication tower as well as...
February 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Ballot mistake loss for service
Taylor officials threw out results from June's election regarding ambulance funding after a ballot error and it likely won't be voted on again for two years. The issue was whether to levy three mils for ambulance service, said Alice Schulz, Stark County auditor. The results were...
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Local agencies prepare for airport emergency
Press Photo by Ashley Martin Emergency responders hall away a "victim" of a simulated plane crash at Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport,...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
Stark County to revamp radio tower
Stark County's communications tower has survived past its life expectancy, and at the ripe old age of 60, officials say it's time to replace...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Letter: ER experience disconcerting
I completely understand that hospital emergency rooms can be understaffed and chaotic at times. It is a stressful environment for everyone who has to go there. It is important that we all have patience and give the nurses and doctors time to work on our loved one before getting...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
After nearly 12 years of serving the community and improving emergency systems, Gary Kostelecky, Stark County emergency manager, is retiring. "I...
May 23, 2009 - 11:52pm
April 28, 2009
Senate confirms nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius won Senate confirmation Tuesday as the nation's health and human services secretary, thrusting her into the middle of a public health emergency with the swine flu sickening dozens of Americans. The 65-31 confirmation vote came after...
April 28, 2009 - 12:04am
April 20, 2009
Stark County farmers now eligible for USDA disaster emergency loans
Farmers in Stark County who suffered physical and production losses because of severe storms and flooding that occurred March 13 and continuing may now apply for Farm Service Agency Emergency Loans. Stark County is eligible to make EM loans because it is bordering a county in North...
April 20, 2009 - 12:14pm
April 17, 2009
Medora prepares for flooding
With the Little Missouri River once again on the rise, the Medora City Council and the Billings County Commission held a joint emergency meeting...
April 17, 2009 - 10:34pm
April 16, 2009
FEMA visits local counties, assesses damage
A Federal Emergency Management Agency team examined a box culvert Thursday near Halliday that was damaged from an ice jam earlier this spring. Preliminary...
April 16, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 4, 2009
Grant provides security for South Heart School
South Heart School officials say things are more up to par since the school has a new security system and locks. Nearly $3,000 was awarded through Stark County Emergency Management for classroom door locks in February, Riley Mattson, superintendent and elementary principal for South...
April 4, 2009 - 10:47pm
February 5, 2009
Snow removal costs up 970%
Above average snowfall this winter caused the Stark County Road Department to spend 970 percent more than average last month on snow removal and maintenance. To help cover costs, Stark County Emergency Manager, Gary Kostelecky declared a snow emergency Tuesday. Gov. Hoeven issued...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
All (emergency) systems are go
If a fire, bad weather, or other hazardous situation takes place at Dickinson State University, students and staff can be warned almost immediately. DSU...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Dickinson State to create emergency response plan
DICKINSON - Applying lessons learned from the shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University, Dickinson State officials are working this summer break to create an emergency notification plan for their campus, said vice president for student development Hal Haynes. "We...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am