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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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 6, 2016
Police Blotter: Dickinson resident receives ominous note
- A Dickinson resident reported to police on Tuesday that someone had left fireworks and note that said “I hope this note isn’t too loud...
July 6, 2016 - 10:48pm
July 5, 2016
N.D. boy loses finger in fireworks accident
FARGO — A Casselton boy playing with a firecracker lost a finger over the weekend, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Department. The boy was lighting the firecracker on a driveway about 6 p.m. Sunday, July 3, when it exploded in his right hand, severing a finger, said department...
July 5, 2016 - 10:45pm
July 2, 2016
Fireworks-caused grass fire burns nearly three acres of land Saturday night near Patterson Lake
A grass fire caused by a Roman candle firework burned up to three acres of land Saturday night on a residential property near Patterson Lake. The fire started around 9 p.m. near the entrance to Water’s Edge Drive and drew a large group of first responders, including the Dickinson...
July 2, 2016 - 11:57pm
July 1, 2016
Dickinson fireworks stands prepare for Fourth of July weekend shoppers
With the state's nine-day fireworks sales season open for nearly a week now, local vendors say they're hoping for a booming holiday weekend....
July 1, 2016 - 10:42pm
Keeping pets safe during the Fourth of July
Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For...
July 1, 2016 - 10:38pm
June 28, 2016
Fireworks start car on fire on Interstate 29 in Fargo
FARGO — Two Fargo teenagers who had just purchased a batch of fireworks escaped with their lives, but one was injured, Monday evening, June 27, after a spark ignited the fireworks and set the car they were riding in ablaze. The incident happened about 8:30 p.m. on Interstate 29...
June 28, 2016 - 9:50pm
May 2, 2016
Firework explodes in 23-year-old man's hand in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS -- A 23-year-old man was injured when a firework went off in his hand early Saturday in downtown Grand Forks, police say. Police responded to the call a little after 3 a.m. Saturday, Lt. Derik Zimmel said. As the man was trying to light a fuse to set off about a 2-inch...
May 2, 2016 - 4:07pm
December 31, 2015
Blaze hits Dubai skyscraper, New Year's fireworks proceed nearby
DUBAI - Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in Dubai on Thursday night, but with the block evacuated and only minor injuries reported authorities...
News/Nation and World
December 31, 2015 - 4:08pm
December 26, 2015
Fireworks on sale for New Year’s Eve blast off
BISMARCK — With the rush of Christmas behind, many holiday merrymakers will bring a bang to New Year’s Eve celebrations with fireworks. Sales of the devices began Saturday and continue through midnight Friday. They can be discharged from 5 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s...
December 26, 2015 - 8:49pm
July 8, 2015
Four shoot pistols in air while fireworks explode
WILLISTON — Four people spent part of the holiday weekend behind bars for allegedly firing rounds into the air and at a highway as the city’s fireworks display exploded in the background. Krissy Sistrunk, Aaron Newman, Alexandra Mullen and Daniel Barton were caught on video firing...
July 8, 2015 - 11:32pm
July 7, 2015
Fort Yates man killed by fireworks shell
FORT YATES, N.D. -- A Fort Yates man died early Saturday morning after being struck in the stomach by artillery shell-style fireworks. Family members of Preston Village Center, 31, confirmed that the incident occurred early in the morning on the Fourth of July. Gwen Village...
July 7, 2015 - 11:09am
July 2, 2015
Police Blotter: Woman faces criminal trespass and theft charge
A Dickinson woman made an initial appearance Wednesday on two charges including criminal trespass and theft of property, both Class C felonies. Kayla Marie Brunmeier, born 1996, faces the charges after she unlawfully entered a Stark County dwelling and allegedly stole a safe containing...
News/crime and courts
July 2, 2015 - 12:09am
June 25, 2015
Fireworks sales begin Saturday
As Fourth of July festivities grow near, fireworks retailers across the state are raising their stands and filling their shelves with all manner...
June 25, 2015 - 11:36pm
July 10, 2014
After the 4th: Community cleans up after Independence Day fireworks
Fourth of July fireworks are all fun and games — until it’s time to clean up. Leftover debris has been reported all over the city, from...
July 10, 2014 - 10:28pm
July 7, 2014
Man dies after firework hits him in face
WILLISTON - A 35-year-old Oregon man died after a firework struck him in the face early Saturday morning, according to the Williams County Sheriff’s Office. Det. Caleb Fry said detectives were called between midnight and 1 a.m. and found Michael Cottrell deceased. “I believe...
July 7, 2014 - 3:27pm