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US confirms airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
SD cracking down on overweight vehicles
Proposed cuts to EPA could have local impact
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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Adrian Peterson willing to take less money for right fit
DSU track hoping for help from its reinforcements
PHOTOS: Boston U stuns UND in double overtime in NCAA hockey regional
Boston U's Hickey: 'That atmosphere was insane' in double overtime thriller over UND
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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