Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Press Pass: ND paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education, Safety a priority for Highway 85 expansion, Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Horse possibly shot to death near Bismarck
Human remains identified as missing Bismarck resident
crime and courts
nation and world
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Ballard’s offensive surge coming at right time for Roughriders
Dickinson Volunteers ready to prove they belong as Legion A state tournament begins
Wentz: ‘Whenever my number is called, I’ll be ready’
Braves scratch out 2-0 win over Twins
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
good bad and ugly
Oakley Robert Lee
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
May 30, 2016
North Dakota Republicans must be proud — or ashamed
FARGO — I watched the bizarre spectacle of Donald Trump’s speech in Bismarck at the Williston Basin Petroleum Council’s meeting. Speaking...
May 30, 2016 - 3:43pm
May 23, 2016
Zaleski: ‘What does it profit a man if ...”
FARGO When Republican office-holders are asked if they support Donald Trump for president, they retreat into a mealy-mouthed platitude: “I...
May 23, 2016 - 6:26pm
April 18, 2016
Zalesk: Change: the good, the bad, the marvelous
The experts who study aging say change is more difficult for older people, that change seems to accelerate as one ages, that resistance to change...
April 18, 2016 - 5:59pm
February 29, 2016
Zaleski: North Dakota could never produce a Bernie
CHELSEA, Vt. — Vermont is Bernie Sanders country, but not all Vermonters are Bernie Sanders fans. The state is preposterously tilted Democrat...
February 29, 2016 - 5:57pm
January 25, 2016
Zaleski: President doesn’t cut it as ‘great divider’
FARGO -- The routine whine from the most strident foes of President Barack Obama is that he is the most divisive president in history, that he...
January 25, 2016 - 5:24pm
January 12, 2016
Zaleski: The political slow dance is boring
FARGO — I’ve been reporting and commenting on North Dakota politics for more than 40 years. Trends have come and gone, but the most recent...
January 12, 2016 - 12:00am
December 1, 2015
Zaleski: History of immigration ain't pretty
FARGO -- It’s a myth that America has always welcomed immigrants with open arms and big hearts. As the lunatics were taking over the debate...
December 1, 2015 - 9:33am
November 16, 2015
Zaleski: Western North Dakota Badlands beautiful in November
MEDORA — November flattens the hues of the North Dakota Badlands. Dry breezes and early season frosts bleach the color out of summer’s grasses,...
November 16, 2015 - 6:23pm
September 22, 2015
Zaleski: No way I’d bet their lunch money now
FARGO Donald Trump is not a likable fellow. Even his biggest fans concede as much. But the Trump phenomenon is not about being liked. It’s about being heard. It’s about The Donald saying whatever the hell he feels like saying, offensive as some of his bloviating certainly is....
September 22, 2015 - 5:27pm
July 6, 2015
Zaleski: Good trend, or is nation losing its way?
FARGO -- When the latest Pew Research Center study on religion in America made headlines in May, I was reminded of an experience in a rural New England church on Easter Sunday 2014. Among the findings in “America’s Changing Religious Landscape” was that New England was the least-churched...
July 6, 2015 - 6:40pm
June 22, 2015
Zaleski: Hillary, Jeb narratives don’t hold up
The current narratives about Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are little more than hot air from inflated pundits talking to each other, in effect creating stories that have no lasting purchase among the majority of Americans. Network and cable news people are falling all over themselves...
June 22, 2015 - 8:35pm
June 15, 2015
Zaleski: Democrats’ queen faces upstart challengers
When I wrote about the Republican presidential field last week, I promised to give equal time to the Democrats who want to be president. Here goes. Unless circumstances change the equation (can’t think of what they might be), Hillary Clinton will be crowned the Democratic standard-bearer,...
June 15, 2015 - 10:28pm
May 25, 2015
Zaleski: More ‘wildflowers, grasses of North Dakota’
FARGO -- My copy of Paul B. Kannowski’s 1989 “Wildflowers of North Dakota” is well worn, its pages bent and cracked, spine broken a long time ago. Its sun-faded covers are scuffed with the black soil of the woodlands of the Devils Lake area, and stained from the red dust of...
May 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
May 18, 2015
Zaleski: Millenials, boomers tread same path
FARGO -- A letter to the editor about millenials by a millenial caught my eye, not because it was especially compelling but because of its pomposity and hubris. Hell, you’d think it was written by someone from my generation, the baby boomers. Millenials were born between the early...
May 18, 2015 - 5:53pm
May 4, 2015
Zaleski: Legislature got a lot done, but ...
The 2015 North Dakota Legislature adjourned last week (and might be back for a short special session) having accomplished a lot. Despite the...
May 4, 2015 - 10:40pm