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Annual 'Ring Day' to raise money, give back to community
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
Man allegedly displays gun in Jamestown retailer’s lot
Jamestown man sentenced to 18 years for sexual assault
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill
Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
'Tis the season for wine bargains
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
UND men's basketball opponent Utah Valley plays demanding schedule
Wild rally, beat Avalanche in shootout
The Vikings could be the first team to play Super Bowl at home
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
Class A football All-State roster
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Christmas Storybook Contest
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
October 10, 2016
Jackie Hope: There's no escaping Cortana
Have you talked to Cortana lately? Cortana is the annoying avatar that hitched a ride on your Windows 10 operating system. She is like that smarmy...
October 10, 2016 - 11:30am
June 15, 2015
Jackie Hope: Bring on the beetle defenders
The beetles are coming! The beetles are coming! Yes, we are victims of a slow and steady invasion. Japanese beetles are munching their way across the country. They are now threatening to cross the wide Missouri and turn your yard into buggy crudites. Crudite is French for “this...
June 15, 2015 - 11:46pm
June 8, 2015
Jackie Hope: North Dakotans know their weather
Here is the difference between native North Dakotans and folks who come to visit, and maybe stay. When we look at a darkening sky we think, “Yay, rain. The rhubarb is gonna love it.” When newbies look at a gray sky they think, “The smog is thick today.” When we see a yellowish-brownish-tannish...
June 8, 2015 - 11:15pm
May 25, 2015
Jackie Hope: Spring cleaning: One project inevitably leads to another
Show of hands, people. Who has been busy with spring cleaning? Spring cleaning is overrated. And did you know it can become habit-forming? Spring cleaning starts harmlessly enough. You think you see your Labradoodle hiding in the close. Instead it turns out to be a dust bunny. So...
May 25, 2015 - 10:06pm
May 7, 2015
#TBT: Spunky skunk of yesteryear
This week's Throwback Thursday is a bit of a throwback in itself: a feature called "Dickinson Yesteryears" that highlighted news items from 10,...
May 7, 2015 - 2:49pm
April 17, 2015
Cat picks up 50 votes in NDSU student senate election
FARGO - North Dakota State University had an unusual candidate in its student senate election last week. Professor X, a 6-year-old black...
April 17, 2015 - 7:40pm
April 14, 2015
Hope: I’ll take answers for $1,000, Alex
Are you trying to win that diabolical Prizeweek Puzzle? The one “The Press” publishes on Saturday, after they proudly announce on Friday that nobody won the previous week’s puzzle. Of course, on Friday, the correct answers to the previous puzzle are shown, too. And those...
April 14, 2015 - 1:44am
April 2, 2015
#TBT: North Dakota Nubbins
This week's #TBT comes courtesy of reporter Katherine Lymn, who compares this news brief in a circa-1908 Dunn County News to Twitter 100 years...
April 2, 2015 - 4:53pm
March 9, 2015
Hope: A brief history of Girl Scout Cookies
Know what comes in March? Yeah, St. Patrick’s Day, and sometimes Easter. But know what else? Girl Scout Cookies! Who doesn’t love Girl Scout Cookies? OK, so selling them was not the most fun thing to do. Especially when your mom was a Girl Scout leader and so you lost...
March 9, 2015 - 10:45pm
March 2, 2015
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
Spam I am. Have you opened your spam box lately? No, not talking about a tin of that yummy hammy stuff. Even though opening a container of Spam is an exciting occasion, right up there with opening a fresh jar of extra-crunchy peanut butter. Both of those delicacies are great...
March 2, 2015 - 8:31pm
February 26, 2015
Llamas unite: World watches as Arizona authorities round up loose llamas
PHOENIX: Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix on a long chase on Thursday as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed from television news helicopters. The llama drama began at lunchtime when a large white llama and a slightly smaller...
February 26, 2015 - 5:46pm
Jackie Hope: Who’s driving the Mystery Machine?
Who wrote the best mystery stories you’ve ever read? Mickey Spillane? Agatha Christie? The guy who invented “5-Minute Mysteries?” Remember those 5-minute quickie mysteries? The ones the big kids at church camp always tried to stump the little kids with? You’d get 5 minutes...
January 26, 2015 - 8:04pm
November 17, 2014
Jackie Hope: We own winter!
Aren’t you excited that winter has unofficially arrived? Really. Don’t you kinda like it when the snow squeaks underfoot, when those frigid echoes bounce and grow in the biting-cold air, and when the eerie blue light reflects off the snow crystals at night? All right! That stuff...
November 17, 2014 - 7:22pm
June 30, 2014
Jackie Hope: Guitar heroes never really die
This year, Winter came on the shortest night of the year, not the longest. The summer solstice brought a couple hours of Winter to Bismarck — Johnny Winter, that is. Texas blues came to the Belle. Blues: not smooth and mellow like Ella Fitzgerald, but loud and driving, like the...
June 30, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 16, 2014
Jackie Hope: You can be a weatherman
Ever wonder who collects all that rain and snow, and measures it for the weather people? Well, wonder no more, because the bucket — the rain bucket — stops here. The CoCoRaHS organization is a volunteer-staffed network of weather enthusiasts from Canada, Puerto Rico and the United...
June 16, 2014 - 6:10pm