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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
September 21, 2016
Dickinson family's request for backyard chickens denied by P&Z Commission
A little bird has been circulating around town, asking whether or not chickens will be allowed to live in residential areas. The Dickinson Planning...
September 21, 2016 - 11:18pm
City revenues sit lower than at same time last year
While Dickinson's budget reforecast incorporated a more sluggish economic reality into municipal plans, city coffers could still see a shortage in some accounts. City Accountant Robbie Morey delivered a financial report to the City Commission on Monday that identified the city's revenues...
June 21, 2016 - 6:04pm
June 20, 2016
City Commission discusses $93 million debt load
Dickinson has some debts to pay. The city is carrying almost $93 million in municipal debt—approximately $60 million of which is due to oil impacts—and is on track to pay it off by 2033, according to a long-term debt report presented to the City Commission by City Administrator...
June 20, 2016 - 10:00pm
June 15, 2016
City Commission will likely address open seat in first July meeting
In the light of a new day and new leadership for the city of Dickinson, officials can now turn their eyes away from the campaign trail and towards consolidating a new government. City Commissioner Scott Decker’s successful run for commission president and mayor has added to that...
June 15, 2016 - 6:54pm
June 6, 2016
City budget reforecast approved
A budget reforecast that has informally guided the city since nearly the beginning of this year was officially adopted as ordinance by the Dickinson City Commission at a regular Monday meeting. City administrator Shawn Kessel said the expenses in the reforecast had not been revised...
June 6, 2016 - 10:48pm
May 19, 2016
City Commission debate displays candidate strengths
The Dickinson City Commission candidate debate started Thursday night with a discussion of one of the most pressing questions of the times: Should...
May 19, 2016 - 11:02pm
May 16, 2016
City Commission approves museum center plan
As of today, the Dickinson Museum Center is open for business. Museum Center Coordinator Angela Rayne gained unanimous approval of a business...
May 16, 2016 - 9:32pm
March 15, 2016
Dickinson Mayor Jackson won't seek re-election, City Commission race opens up with 1 month remaining to complete election petitions
Gene Jackson, Dickinson mayor and City Commission president, will not seek re-election when his term expires in June, opening up yet another...
March 15, 2016 - 10:03pm
February 7, 2016
Housing ‘plateau’: Dickinson real estate stabilizes as housing expansion slows
Though contractors are still constructing speculative homes for market, Dickinson’s housing boom has largely tapered off. With that slackening...
February 7, 2016 - 6:10am
January 20, 2016
State of the City outlines adversity, opportunity: City leaders discuss short-term adjustment period in face of long-term gains
Three Dickinson city leaders and state Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms spotlighted the volatility of life in the Bakken Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 2:59pm
January 19, 2016
Dickinson to participate in oil gap analysis study
A gap analysis study of Oil Patch cities, including Dickinson, would attempt to compare the levels of expenses and revenues incurred by oil industry developments to provide data in time for the upcoming legislative session. The Dickinson City Commission approved a resolution at its...
January 19, 2016 - 8:29pm
January 18, 2016
Dickinson leaders discuss present, future: State of the City to provide a status update and look ahead
More than a year into the oil slowdown, Dickinson is poised to receive a status update and a preliminary glimpse into its future at Tuesday’s State of the City address. This latest iteration of the annual event will feature Dickinson Mayor Gene Jackson, as well as other city leaders...
January 18, 2016 - 5:58pm
January 4, 2016
Residents express concerns about special assessments for streetlights
Dickinson residents aired questions and concerns about special assessments being proposed for streetlights in the northern part of the city Monday during a regular City Commission meeting at City Hall. The city is looking to install streetlights in the Koch Meadow Hills subdivision...
January 4, 2016 - 10:46pm
November 20, 2015
Jackson begins as Dickinson mayor
Newly appointed Dickinson Mayor and City Commission President Gene Jackson describes himself as a consensus-seeker. While he acknowledges...
November 20, 2015 - 10:48pm
November 16, 2015
Jackson named mayor of Dickinson; vice president seat will be filled by Carson Steiner
The city of Dickinson has a new mayor. Gene Jackson was appointed to the office by the City Commission at its regular meeting Monday night and...
November 16, 2015 - 11:08pm