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DHS students give back
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February 21, 2014
No more fireworks sales in city limits: 2011 amendment didn’t curb illegal use in Dickinson
If the Dickinson Fire Department has its way, firework sales within city limits will be prohibited with adoption of the 2012 International Fire Code. The International Fire Code does not allow for the sale of fireworks within city limits and Dickinson didn’t either, until the adoption...
news / local
February 21, 2014 - 11:17pm
July 11, 2013
Fireworks a nuisance to some, difficult to police
A bright flash, a loud boom, a few seconds of pleasure and an inherent fire risk. Fireworks help Americans celebrate their independence from Great Britain, but some residents and their pets don't appreciate the noise. While fireworks don't bother her dogs, they do bother Alexis...
crime / local / news / north dakota
July 11, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Dickinson vet says fireworks remind him of gun fights in Afghanistan; works to reintegrate himself into a civilian life
While many in the city of Dickinson will attend or watch the Fourth of July Roughrider Days fireworks tonight, Styles Inmon probably won't. It...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Fireworks storage bunker explodes southwest of Wimbledon; no one harmed
WIMBLEDON -- Officials with the Sanborn Fire Department are considering their options after an explosion Thursday destroyed the fireworks that were to be used for this year's Fourth of July display. Mike Griffin, a member of the Sanborn Fire Department, said the fireworks in the...
June 28, 2013 - 3:05pm
June 27, 2013
Fireworks sales begin: Pyrotechnics, sparklers are not allowed in Dickinson city limits
From today until July 5, citizens will be able to purchase fireworks. However, they are not allowed to shoot them off within Dickinson city limits...
June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Bakken Branding: Businesses tap into the Oil Patch for advertising and product naming
The Bakken name isn't just exclusive to the oil field. Several companies that are not necessarily involved in drilling oil have capitalized on the industry's namesake. "It's a marketing opportunity," said Greg Kemple, Casselton-based Maple River Winery owner. "You have to stop...
Bakken / local / news / oil
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
San Diego fireworks malfunction in big, fast flash
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Trolley was packed. Hotel rooms facing the bay were sold out. And local radio was set to simulcast a patriotic...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
July 5, 2012
Business booming for Oil Patch fireworks stores
WILLISTON -- Business was booming Wednesday at fireworks stands in the Oil Patch. Jon Gayle, a salesman for Five Star Fireworks in Williston, said most of the shop's business comes from oil field workers, and it's not uncommon to see guys spend $3,000 to $4,000. "The oil field...
news / oil
July 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Using fireworks inside Dickinson city limits illegal: Sales, on the other hand, are legal
There's nothing out of the ordinary outside the white tent of Dakota Fireworks on West Villard Street. But when Julie Begger of Belfield and her family slipped inside, they were transported to a heaven of firecrackers, snappers and bottle rockets perched on dozens of tables. "We...
news / north dakota
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Fireworks trouble in Dickinson
Dickinson Rural Fire Department responded to a fire caused by fireworks shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday at Patterson Lake Recreation Area, Fire Chief Andy Paulson said. Firefighters extinguished the blaze in about 15 minutes. DRFD stayed on site for an hour to make sure the area...
news / north dakota
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Nevaeh Berger, 5, and her 3-year-old sister, Calli, enjoy the pop of snapper fireworks Thursday at their home in Taylor. The girls are excited to see bigger fireworks light the sky over the July 4 holiday.
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Fireworks start grass fire south of Gladstone
Fireworks were the source of a 2-acre grass fire 10 miles southwest of Gladstone on Thursday, Gladstone Fire Department Chief Joe Wanner said. "It could have been (big)," he said. "It just happened to be in an area where it really couldn't go any farther than what it did." Firefighters...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 24, 2012
Phone call saves Bowman's fireworks show at lake
A phone call was the saving grace for the Bowman Area Chamber of Commerce fireworks show once threatened to be halted by a pyrotechnic company's workforce shortage. Fireballs will fly through the skies July 3 over Bowman-Haley Dam thanks to a Laurel, Mont., fireworks shooter who...
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Witness: Fireworks accident horrific
FARGO -- An eyewitness here says a Fourth of July fireworks accident decapitated a Fargo man Monday night. Police identified the victim as...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2009
Communities differ in fireworks ordinances
Some area counties and towns are ready to sparkle during the Fourth of July, but allowing their citizens to use fireworks during specific days and times, while others choose not to allow them. Dickinson doesn't allow fireworks and encourages residents to see the public display,...
local / news
June 29, 2009 - 12:00am