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Petitions submitted for recall of LaMoure County state's attorney
Legislative vote in ND sets up rare legal battle with governor
Jewish homesteader cemetery added to national register
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Company accused of violations in February death of Williston worker
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
Things your wedding server will never tell you
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
Kings part ways with Matt Greene
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Jung's seventh-inning homer lifts Dickinson Roughriders
From the floor up: Lewis builds on small DSU women’s basketball team in first season as head coach
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Sister Adele (Verena) Wehri
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
UPDATED: Manning fire destroys three homes; no injuries reported
January 27, 2016
Deadline for Obamacare enrollment looms
FARGO -- Officials on Wednesday urged North Dakotans who haven't yet enrolled for coverage this year under the Affordable Care Act not to wait until the Sunday deadline to sign up. As of the latest tally, through Saturday, more than 20,300 North Dakota residents had enrolled for 2016...
January 27, 2016 - 7:31pm
January 9, 2016
New year new beginning at DSU: DSU President Mitzel talks goals, status for future
College campuses can typically mark a fresh beginning of sorts with each new semester. Dickinson State University, however, has a better claim...
January 9, 2016 - 10:50pm
September 24, 2015
DSU enrollment down 11 percent from last fall
Dickinson State University released a 2015 fall semester enrollment of 1,317 on Thursday -- an 11 percent drop from previous fall. Enrollment was nearly steady compared to the 2015 spring semester, increasing by four students, according to North Dakota University System data....
September 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
May 19, 2015
DSU hires new VP for student affairs
Dickinson State University announced Tuesday that Melanie Tucker will be its new vice president for student affairs and enrollment management....
May 19, 2015 - 11:26pm
May 18, 2015
Watford City's school enrollment up 19 percent
WATFORD CITY -- School enrollment in North Dakota's fastest-growing small town has grown by 19 percent since May. Enrollment in the McKenzie County School District, based in Watford City, increased by 255 students since the end of the 2013-14 school year, Superintendent Steve Holen...
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm
March 3, 2015
Higher ed board approves sale of Foundation apartments to DSU
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Board of Higher Education approved Dickinson State University’s proposal to seek revenue bonds to purchase three residential apartments from the Dickinson State University Foundation. Sean Smith, a Bismarck attorney appointed as receiver to control...
March 3, 2015 - 9:24pm
November 13, 2014
Obamacare enrollment begins again
FARGO — Those who want health insurance coverage next year through the new online marketplace should take note: The sign-up period begins Saturday and ends Feb. 15. But those who want to start new coverage or change insurance plans next year must enroll by Dec. 15 to ensure that...
November 13, 2014 - 11:04pm
September 23, 2014
DSU enrollment up 30 students since 2013-14
Dickinson State University’s enrollment is up 30 students since last year, according to a release from the school. The university announced Tuesday that it has 1,479 this year compared to 1,449 last year. Of those students, 80 are full-time international students, coming from...
September 23, 2014 - 10:41pm
August 27, 2014
Watford City's school enrollment up 19 percent
WATFORD CITY -- School enrollment in North Dakota's fastest-growing small town has grown by 19 percent since May. Enrollment in the McKenzie...
August 27, 2014 - 6:44pm
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
Dickinson Public Schools not the only district to see an increase in student enrollment
Dickinson Public Schools is seeing record enrollment numbers going into the 2014-15 school year, but they’re not the only ones experiencing growth. Enrollment in many schools around southwest North Dakota is up: - Killdeer Public School started this week with 450 students, level...
August 26, 2014 - 10:05pm
August 25, 2014
DSU shows growth despite cold start
Taking the first day of school as a hint, the weather turned to a crisp fall Monday as some southwest North Dakota students walked into the classroom for the first time in months. At Dickinson State University, Monday was a more commemorative start than the actual beginning of...
August 25, 2014 - 6:42pm
May 15, 2014
DSU still struggles with reporting student enrollment, audit finds
Two years after a performance audit highlighted issues with inflated enrollment at Dickinson State University, improvements are still needed on how the school reports its student enrollment, a report recently released by the North Dakota state auditor shows. The operational audit,...
May 15, 2014 - 3:41pm
March 12, 2014
First ‘Obamacare’ open enrollment period ends soon: Those not covered face penalty next tax season
The uninsured in the individual and small group health care market have 18 days left to sign up for insurance through the Marketplace or exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, the reform law dubbed Obamacare. After the March 31 deadline, only those going through one of...
March 12, 2014 - 7:15pm
March 11, 2014
Meeting in the middle: Belfield, South Heart schools asks for public input for new facility
“Would you support a 7-12 school between Belfield and South Heart?” That is one of the questions on a survey Belfield Public Schools sent to residents of its district last week. “Basically we would like to know if the majority of the people in our district would support something...
March 11, 2014 - 11:44pm