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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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 18, 2014
Brock: Playing professional sports should be a privilege
One Sunday, years ago, I was sitting in church listening to the sermon and honestly was more focused on what the afternoon held than what he was preaching. Pastor Reiner said something that caught my attention and, looking back, had a profound effect on my life. The pastor said a...
September 18, 2014 - 3:17pm
September 5, 2014
Brock: Oil tax revenue split has to change to favor impacted areas
I tried to imagine sitting down at the kitchen table to discuss household finances, and I began by stating our budget this year is probably going to be about 10 times higher than usual. After reviving my spouse with smelling salts, I would calmly explain that there are just a lots...
September 5, 2014 - 6:53pm
August 29, 2014
Brock: Do you remember bag phones and phone booths?
Technology has greatly improved our lives. Still, there are some technologies worth celebrating and others that, looking back, you think if I knew then what you know … maybe not so much. Recently while visiting a museum, I came across a phone booth and a bag phone on display. There...
August 29, 2014 - 4:58pm
August 21, 2014
Brock: Remember who violates open meeting laws when you vote
There are few things that get this old fat guy hopping mad, largely because I don’t hop near as well as I did 30 years ago. Lately, what has me contemplating leaving the ground is when universities, school boards, city and county governments violate open meeting and record laws....
August 21, 2014 - 6:47pm
August 8, 2014
Brock: CanArtopia returns to help Food Pantry
There are some things that shouldn’t be a problem in America — and even less so in booming western North Dakota. Topping that list is hunger. There are many social services to feed the hungry, and still some of our neighbors go to sleep hungry. Many are working, but the area’s...
August 8, 2014 - 6:01pm
August 7, 2014
Brock: Welcome to Dickinson, where the golden rule applies
I moved to Dickinson almost seven years ago. Like many of the folks moving here I, too, did so for employment. Unlike many that are moving here today, I had visited Dickinson and knew about the great quality of life here on the Western Edge. When folks ask me where I’m from, I...
August 7, 2014 - 10:49pm
August 1, 2014
Brock: Where did my summer go?
What the heck happened? I went to sleep on May 15, woke up yesterday morning and it was the first day of August. I feel like I’m in a “Twilight Zone” episode. One minute I fall asleep, dreaming of soaking up summer sun and enjoying all the great things about summer in North...
August 1, 2014 - 5:47pm
July 17, 2014
Brock: A visit with four of the many men moving to Dickinson
While waiting outside for the oil to get changed in the company car on what was a beautiful summer day last week, I struck up a conversation with four other guys who were also waiting for their vehicles. They told me their names, but those are less important than who they were, where...
July 17, 2014 - 8:04pm
July 4, 2014
Brock: ‘Back in the day’ memories
I still can’t believe 40-years ago in June I graduated from high school, and it is not the type of thing you celebrate like a 10-year or 20-year reunion. Recently, I heard someone describing how things were in high school 10-years ago beginning with the phrase “back in the day.”...
July 4, 2014 - 11:22pm
June 26, 2014
Brock: Looking back on the class of 1974
Scores of folks will line up to watch the annual Roughrider Days parade on Saturday. It’ll include the floats of class reunions. I have never attended a class reunion in large part because I moved so far away and partly because I’m not sure it is legally safe to return to the...
June 26, 2014 - 6:49pm
June 7, 2014
Brock: My wife’s dachshund dog, Pressley
Admitting you own a dachshund is not an easy thing for a man to do, so I have always told folks Pressley is my wife’s dog. I am quick to tell folks that I own Griff, a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon bird dog ugly enough and pretty stupid, but an acceptable masculine working hound....
June 7, 2014 - 12:12am
May 30, 2014
Brock: Veterans deserve more
On Friday, Eric Shinseki resigned as secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department after meeting face-to-face with President Barack Obama about mounting evidence of widespread misconduct and mismanagement at the agency’s vast network of medical facilities. His resignation came after...
May 30, 2014 - 6:12pm
May 23, 2014
Brock: Much can be learned about oil industry in a day
I attended the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck on Wednesday. This year’s theme is Bakken Strong and the main three areas of focus were economy, technology and opportunity. Technology was what blew me away at last year’s conference in Regina, Saskatchewan. Driving...
May 23, 2014 - 5:16pm
May 15, 2014
Voice of the people: City Commission hopefuls answer questions during public forum before election
Three candidates vying for two Dickinson City Commission seats told the public why they should be the city’s commissioners. Incumbents Shirley...
May 15, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 14, 2014
Commission forum today at City Hall
Dickinson residents will get to listen to three candidates explain why they should be elected city commissioners. The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce and The Dickinson Press will host the Dickinson City Commissioners Forum at 6 p.m. today at City Hall. The panel will feature incubent...
May 14, 2014 - 10:02pm