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Video: Devils Lake missionaries detained in Venezuela on their way back to U.S.
What’s the beef with meat?
Working while expecting: Pregnancy discrimination claims more common in low-wage, male-dominated jobs
Farmers hopeful about drone rules
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases Closed Feb. 13-23
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Decision on plastic plant location may be delayed
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Brent approaches $61: ND rig count continues to fall
Obama explains Keystone XL pipeline veto in interview with WDAY’s Kealy
Our View: Innovation of byproducts next step for ND energy
Letter: Dickinson needs to control growth in face of oil slowdown
Letter: Pruett sentencing a glimpse into a larger problem
Letter: Thank Obama for Keystone XL veto
Veeder: ND musicians gather to celebrate what they do
Gwen Sebastian to debut new single
Kat Perkins coming back to Medora
Chamber choir to perform
Take the Yellow Brick Road to Oz this weekend
Hope: Let's just cheat!
John Michael Shjeflo
Matilda "Tillie" Faulhaber
Preparing for Region 7 battle
‘The Acacia and Keana Show’: Dickinson’s Fossum, Kudrna take first, runner-up at state gymnastics
Golden Eagles rally for win over Blue Hawks
Gasol helps Grizzlies top Timberwolves
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
February 9, 2015
Doctor makes Dickinson home: Sanford Health general surgeon Dr. Brook Nelson specializes in just about everything
Dr. Brook Nelson was looking for an opportunity to practice general surgery after residency when she learned about a position at the Sanford Health Dickinson Clinic. “My husband was looking to stay in the Midwest when I saw there was need of a general surgeon in the community,”...
February 9, 2015 - 3:35pm
February 7, 2015
Passing the time at the Pastime
HETTINGER — When they were kids, Rochelle Shirek and Tricia Parnow would wash dishes or mop floors at their family’s Hettinger restaurant for five bucks. Now they’re running the place. The Pastime Bar and Steakhouse is in its fourth generation of Shirek and Parnow’s family,...
February 7, 2015 - 9:51pm
Runway, hangars to attract new business to Bowman airport
BOWMAN — The new $14 million Bowman Municipal Airport is set to open in late May, and officials with the Bowman County Commission and the Bowman County Airport Authority are hopeful it will boost more than just air travel. “It’s gonna be a great asset for years and years,”...
February 7, 2015 - 9:35pm
Keeping up with the times: Hettinger’s KB Jewelers changes to meet customer demands
HETTINGER — KB Jewelers is really a deceiving name. But owners Kent and Kathleen Brackel can’t fit books, trophies, food products and other gifts into the name — or sign — on their shop on Hettinger’s Main Street. The store has many mini-stores within itself, from bestselling...
February 7, 2015 - 9:27pm
Parent-child bond strong among millennials when they’re looking for jobs
FARGO — It appears to be a generational thing among millennials in the workplace. When Jill Wilkey goes to national conferences about college graduates entering the workforce, attendees are often asked to share their job-search horror stories, and the director of North Dakota State...
news / north dakota
February 7, 2015 - 8:27pm
February 1, 2015
Changing with the community: Mackoff Kellogg law firm adjusts to area’s changes in 126th year
The city of Dickinson was in its infancy when pioneer attorney Leslie A. Simpson stepped off the train in October of 1889. He liked what he saw -- a railroad town bustling with trade and a destination for immigrants in search of land and business opportunities. Simpson rented...
February 1, 2015 - 1:01am
January 15, 2015
Doctors see more cases of ‘Text Neck’
DULUTH, Minn. — Texting can be a pain in the neck. “Those neck muscles, they don’t just quit and let your head drop,” said Dr. Edward Martinson of St. Luke’s Physical Medicine and Rehab Associates. “(The muscles) just keep getting tighter and tighter. That’s where...
January 15, 2015 - 4:27pm
December 31, 2014
Open relationships more in the adoption forefront
FARGO — Angela and Ray Schepp of Stanley want their son to know where he came from. That’s why they’ve kept in contact with 6-month-old Hogan’s birth parents since they adopted him shortly after he was born. The Schepps even named their son after his birth mother, Erika Hoganson. “We...
lifestyles / accent
December 31, 2014 - 2:03pm
November 8, 2014
A place of their own: Gladstone residents enjoy coffee, company at Sidetrack Coffee Club
GLADSTONE — The purple, orange and red colors of dawn had just crept over the horizon, painting the sky behind the grain elevator. In the other direction, a harvest moon still glowed orange as it was chased out of the sky by the oncoming dawn. The sleepy little town of Gladstone...
news / local
November 8, 2014 - 10:18pm
October 6, 2014
Get a cue: Inventor of ‘Ultimate’ oil also a billiards champ, ready to teach
By Virginia Grantier email@example.com If someone needs a favorite pool cue repaired, he can do that. Or if they want a new billiards table installed or heirloom table refurbished, Gary Heidecker, owner of home-based Safari Billiards, can do that, too. And once they...
October 6, 2014 - 11:43pm
September 22, 2014
Engineering expertise: Former city engineer’s company plays new role in designing Dickinson
Shawn Soehren, a former Dickinson city engineer, started his own civil engineering company in 2012 with an intention to be involved in the design and construction of projects that are good for the community, that add to the betterment of the area, he said. “My heart is still with...
September 22, 2014 - 5:04pm
August 28, 2014
Remembering a visionary: ALS Ice Bucket Challenges honor late Doug Jaeger
As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to circulate around social media across the country, and in Dickinson, a familiar name keeps popping up in one video after another: Doug Jaeger, a businessman and former director of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department whose work touched...
news / local
August 28, 2014 - 10:03pm
August 23, 2014
Stories from Williston: Boomtown residents come from all over, and they have tales of toil and riches
WILLISTON — Everyone in this town seems to have a story. From a hotel receptionist from Kenya to a pre-med major from Georgia working on an oil rig, Williston has a bit of everything, and everybody. Years into the oil boom, news of Williston’s explosive growth, and the wealth...
Energy / Bakken
August 23, 2014 - 9:55pm
July 26, 2014
Ranch hand and poet has seen oil booms come and go
BAINVILLE, Mont. — If you give DW Groethe a subject, he can give you a poem and a song. It might be about cowboys, true love or the oil boom. “Words, once they get inside your head, they end up creating a whole new world,” Groethe said. “They’re just wonderful to work...
news / north dakota
July 26, 2014 - 9:33pm