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Automated appointments: Grand Forks firms use text, email for reminders
Some rural Minnesota businesses embrace solar to control energy costs
Dickinson residents help out their neighbors during recent snowstorm
No discussion of Cabinet job in Trump meeting, Heitkamp says
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
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nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Women’s golf, baseball each add a recruit
Three from DSU volleyball honored
Hettinger-Scranton boys basketball looks to rebuild quickly, contend for top of region
Hettinger-Scranton Night Hawks girls basketball returns plenty of experience
Dickinson High gymnastics tops the field to start season
SULLIVAN: Read the School District Profile
OUR VIEW: Helping one another through a blizzard and keeping our kids safe online
RUGY: A holiday recipe for government growth
STOSSEL: Drain the Swamp!
BENSON: Billy Graham and C. S. Lewis
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Samuel Denney, Jr.
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Elizabeth "Elsie" (Roller) Miller
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