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Foundation may fall short of funds for Richardton nursing home
Nebraska man sentenced for sexually exploiting minors
South Dakota Highway Patrol to strictly enforce new 80 mph speed limit
New middle school designed with change in mind
North Dakota House approves legislator residency study
New rules take effect for Bakken crude: Will they improve safety?
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Holten: The reason barns are red
Letter: E-cigs need more restrictions
Jacobs: ‘ND exceptionalism’ explains much about state
Other Views: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
Dorothy P. Ficek
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Grinsteinner’s newest role: Longtime head boys basketball coach named athletic director
DHS collects 4 state qualifiers in first meet
Powers: Vikings option remain open as draft nears
Twins select final rotation spot
Dorn leaves a legacy in NDSU women’s athletics
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
April 28, 2009
Coal arouses crowd's concern
The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality is proposing to issue an air quality permit to GTL Energy, a company that has started...
coal / Energy
April 28, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 27, 2009
Bond set at $1 million cash for alleged murderer
Judge Zane Anderson set bond at $1 million cash for a Texas man accused of murder during a hearing Monday. Shane Patrick Miller, 39, is charged for shooting Neal Matejovsky, 49, of Dickinson. Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County on April 10. "In the event he is able to post...
April 27, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 25, 2009
Iron Horse Saloon to have new owner
The Iron Horse Saloon in Medora is scheduled to change ownership on May 1, with Morey Bang and Brad Skachenko taking over. The pair plan to name the bar "Boots." Mark Shoemaker, who sold the bar, was supposed to have a suspended liquor license beginning next week.
April 25, 2009 - 11:52pm
Mother speaks out about punishment for Gladstone crash
Joy Baggatta of Dickinson is angry about the punishment a Dickinson man received after allegedly failing to get help for her daughter, Bridgette...
April 25, 2009 - 11:36pm
April 23, 2009
PSC gets more reports of sinkholes
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Public Service Commission is finding new sinkholes. The PSC says some have been found north of Beulah, on a county road southeast of Dickinson and under a road near the Scranton grain elevator. PSC President Kevin Cramer says the wet spring has led to the development...
April 23, 2009 - 11:47pm
April 22, 2009
Accused murderer's whereabouts unclear
A Texas man accused of murdering Neal Matejovsky is on his way to the Southwest Multi County Correction Center in Dickinson.
April 22, 2009 - 11:13pm
April 21, 2009
Winter kill takes its toll
Thousands of fish float in the water and line the shores of Patterson Lake southwest of Dickinson. And accompanying the dead fish is a smell like few others according to residents who live on the lake. "It's terrible, you can't go outside," resident Donna Bline said. "I don't know...
April 21, 2009 - 10:59pm
United States Census Bureau workers have been knocking on doors all over North Dakota, including in Dickinson, for the last few days. The official census count is nearly a year away but workers are walking the streets with GPS computers to verify and update addresses. "It will...
April 21, 2009 - 10:58pm
April 15, 2009
Man involved in shooting was stepson
A man arrested in connection with a shooting death Friday has an extensive criminal record and was the victim's stepson. Police arrested Benjamin Orf Friday after 49-year-old Neal Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County. Orf is his former stepson, said Mary Giles, Matejovsky's...
April 15, 2009 - 10:24pm
Tax day rush isnt as rushed as usual
Today is tax day. A day where many Americans scramble to get their tax returns filed as the deadline looms. However, many North Dakotans can breathe a sigh of relief this year as several counties have been granted an extension due to severe weather and flooding throughout the state....
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 11, 2009
Researchers want mineral information
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's top rock researcher and the state's chief fossil finder have spent decades exposed to an asbestos-like mineral found in western North Dakota that is similar to a kind linked to cancer in lab rats and in people in Turkey. State geologist Ed Murphy and...
April 11, 2009 - 10:45pm
April 10, 2009
Area man shot
The body of a 49-year-old Dickinson man was found Friday in Dunn County and foul play is suspected, local authorities said. Dunn County Sheriff Larry Boepple identified the man as Neal Metajovsky, who had been missing since March. Boepple said it appeared the man had been shot, and...
April 10, 2009 - 11:30pm
April 8, 2009
N.D House changes voters' tobacco law
BISMARCK -- Backers of last year's successful tobacco control initiated measure say the state House is defying the will of voters by deleting part of the program passed in the November election. House members, insisting they're improving what voters approved, voted 57-34 along party...
April 8, 2009 - 11:18pm
Tractor vs. car accidents a reminder
A tragic accident that ended the life of two Hettinger residents on Monday and another crash involving a tractor over the weekend is a reminder to keep an eye out for farm equipment on area roads. Car vs. tractor crashes occur on average about once every other year and are usually...
April 8, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 7, 2009
FEDERAL POST FOR FORMER RESIDENT?
A former Dickinson resident could soon hold a position in the Obama administration. Martha "Nace" Johnson, daughter of Ted and Lovina Nace, is up for nomination for administrator of the General Services Administration. Johnson attended high school in Dickinson from 1966 to 1968...
April 7, 2009 - 11:18pm