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Press Pass: ND paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education, Safety a priority for Highway 85 expansion, Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Horse possibly shot to death near Bismarck
Human remains identified as missing Bismarck resident
crime and courts
nation and world
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Ballard’s offensive surge coming at right time for Roughriders
Dickinson Volunteers ready to prove they belong as Legion A state tournament begins
Wentz: ‘Whenever my number is called, I’ll be ready’
Braves scratch out 2-0 win over Twins
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
good bad and ugly
Oakley Robert Lee
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
July 1, 2016
Roughrider Commission prepares to say goodbye to DSU rodeo grounds
After 28 years, the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is on its final ride in the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds.
July 1, 2016 - 10:47pm
May 3, 2016
Rural development’s gravel roads a concern
Stark County’s road superintendent and a homeowner at a rural development north of Gladstone told county commissioners Tuesday during their...
May 3, 2016 - 6:46pm
October 31, 2015
Rodeo moving out of Dickinson to make way for TR library
Now that the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds has been chosen as the site for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, area rodeo fans may have to ride a little farther to get to future events. The DSU rodeo team, which makes regular use of the outdoor arena...
October 31, 2015 - 10:04pm
July 3, 2015
Fairgrounds south of Dickinson in motion for completion next year
Frank Klein of the Stark County Fair Board said a longtime project, an official Stark County fairgrounds, is once again beginning to gain traction toward some type of completion. “It’s starting to move,” Klein said. “It’s a slow process.” The fairgrounds are in the works...
July 3, 2015 - 1:12am
January 8, 2015
After another stumble, Stark Co. fairgrounds project moves forward
The Stark County fairgrounds project appears to have overcome another setback, and the Fair Board in charge will soon request bids for the overall contracting of the project. Decades in the making, the project got a boost last year when the Stark County Park Board approved spending...
January 8, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 1, 2014
City amends future land use map: Stark County fairgrounds get go-ahead for rezoning
A proposed Stark County fairgrounds can now move forward in its plans after the Dickinson City Commission approved an amendment to the city’s future land use map. In a unanimous vote Monday night, the commission passed an ordinance amending the future land use designation...
December 1, 2014 - 10:20pm
April 30, 2014
Legality of Stark County fairgrounds LLC in question following meeting
The Stark County state’s attorney has raised concerns over the legality of a public-private LLC being formed to develop the county’s fairgrounds. Park Board President Arnie Binek conveyed attorney Tom Henning’s concerns during the county Fair Association’s Wednesday night...
April 30, 2014 - 11:11pm
April 28, 2014
DSU leaves ‘Badlands Events Center’ LLC
Dickinson State University has left the board of governors for a planned Stark County fairgrounds and events center. A revised operating agreement removes DSU, “who essentially resigned from that position,” from the list of governors of the soon-to-be-incorporated Badlands...
April 28, 2014 - 6:19pm
May 10, 2013
Fairground site for Stark County 'on the road'
The Stark County Park Board will grant the fair association two easements onto 34 acres of frontage property the county owns west of Fairway Street that will go up for sale. "We finally got this on the road," said Arnie Binek with the Stark County Park Board after the board approved...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Stark County Park Board puts 34 acres in Dickinson up for bid
The Stark County Park Board unanimously agreed during its meeting Tuesday at the Stark County Courthouse to put 34 acres of frontage property the county owns up for sale near the site of the new hospital west of Fairway Street, in order to give all developers a chance to purchase...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
Stark County fairgrounds talk tabled again
The Stark County Fair Association hit another snag in its attempt to build a fairgrounds Tuesday when the Park Board tabled a request for a nearly 35-acre parcel of property for a fairgrounds. The request for an easement that would have given the Fair Board access to the property...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Medora man's wallet returned after 33 years
After four or five years of taking care of the Golden Valley County Fairgrounds in Beach, Bob "Trapper Bob" Schmeling discovered a treasure waiting...
July 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Feeling left out: Stark County Fair Association making plans for fairgrounds; Stark County Park Board in the dark
Stark County Park Board commissioners are oblivious to how close the area is to seeing new fairgrounds, a Stark County Fair Association member said Thursday. SCFA member Frank Klein added that he butted heads with commissioners when they considered spending more than $740,000 on...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Fair association, county commissioners square off
Stark County Fair Association members maintain they have the clout to move Dickinson's fairgrounds where they see fit, but county commissioners believe the public should have a say in the matter. SCFA members Bernie Marsh and Frank Klein informed commissioners last week of the association's...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2010
More setbacks with fair plans
Seven of 14 members of the Stark County Fair Association resigned recently, but existing members intend to push on with developing a fairgrounds complex. The resignations are one of many setbacks the Fair Association has encountered with the project since land west of Dickinson was...
November 7, 2010 - 12:00am