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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Taking care of business
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Jordheim's late three-pointer keeps Midgets' season alive
Midgets take 7th at West Region swimming and diving
Omaha shuts out UND on Senior Night
Grand Forks Central caps off perfect hockey season
Bismarck's Red Wing edges Dickinson's Fossum for all-around title
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Faith conversations: Former presidential speechwriter to keynote women's conference
Leo G. Stockert
Maynard V. Wanner
Ankar Valery Hanson
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
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