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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
October 22, 2016
Three seats up for grabs on County Commission
This November, Stark County will fill three seats on its County Commission. Duane "Bucky" Wolf is retiring from his seat, opening up an opportunity...
October 22, 2016 - 9:19pm
October 7, 2016
Letter: Elkin has been great for Stark County
I enthusiastically encourage everyone to vote for Jay Elkin for Stark County commissioner in this November's election. Jay has performed in his present position as a county commission in a commendable manner. He represents District 5 on the Commission, serves on the Finance Board,...
October 7, 2016 - 5:18pm
October 4, 2016
County Commission approves 2017 budget
The Stark County Commission approved its 2017 budget Tuesday morning, though two of the five commissioners did not attend the meeting. Commissioners...
October 4, 2016 - 10:53pm
June 15, 2016
Incumbents Elkin and Kuntz, Franchuk win Stark County Commission primary
Voters put two Stark County commissioners on a path toward re-election during Tuesday's primary, while another commission primary race fell in favor of a county sheriff's deputy. Incumbents Pete Kuntz and Jay Elkin soundly defeated Clarence Tuhy and Leslie Ross in the District 1 and...
June 15, 2016 - 3:54pm
May 12, 2016
Stark County Commission debate ranges from wind farm to mental health
Five of the six candidates vying for three seats on the Stark County Commission met to discuss the region’s current status and options for...
May 12, 2016 - 10:10pm
April 27, 2016
Stenehjem talks optimism in Dickinson
Wayne Stenehjem wasted no time in describing his attitude about the North Dakota governor's race at a Wednesday night campaign event in Dickinson....
April 27, 2016 - 10:43pm
March 1, 2016
Family with wind farm health concerns reaches agreement with NextEra
Melissa Hochmuth of NextEra Energy Resources told Stark County commissioners on Tuesday morning that her company has worked out an agreement with the family of Mike Schoch, a Schefield area resident, who had concerns about the transmission line for the planned Brady Wind Energy Center...
March 1, 2016 - 4:32pm
December 29, 2015
Stark Co. places moratorium on wind farm applications: Permits will not be considered until 2018
The Stark County Commission voted unanimously to stop accepting applications for wind farm conditional-use permits for a period of two years at a regular meeting Tuesday at Stark County Courthouse. The move comes after the commission approved the 87-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center...
December 29, 2015 - 10:54pm
December 22, 2015
Wind farm approved: Stark County approves 87-turbine wind farm despite division among officials, residents
A muffled groan could be heard from members of the audience as Stark County Commissioner Jay Elkin voted “aye,” the third and deciding vote...
December 22, 2015 - 11:04pm
October 6, 2015
2016 Stark County budget unveiled: Oil and gas revenues still face low projections
The Stark County Commission is projecting oil and gas revenues to remain low in 2016 despite an increase in overall spending by the county for that year. The commission discussed this and other points about its 2016 budget, which it approved unanimously Tuesday at its regular...
October 6, 2015 - 6:43pm
August 28, 2015
Stark Co. Planning and Zoning Board rejects stricter wind farm regulations
The Stark County Planning and Zoning Board rejected a series of proposed amendments to the county’s Zoning Ordinance, which called for stricter regulations on wind farms, at its regular meeting Thursday in front of a crowd of citizens that were divided on the topic. In its place,...
August 28, 2015 - 12:06am
August 4, 2015
Stark County Commission begins look at courthouse addition
The Stark County Commission took its first step toward an addition to the Stark County Courthouse on Tuesday morning during its regular meeting. The commissioners decided to retain JLG Architects as the firm that will conduct a needs assessment of the proposal and possibly work...
August 4, 2015 - 6:55pm
July 17, 2014
Sanford to launch air service base in Dickinson
A day after Spirit Lifeline pulled out of Dickinson, another medical air service hopes to take its place. Bismarck-based Sanford AirMed announced Thursday that it plans to establish a base in Dickinson by late fall, according to a press release. The oil boom city will be home to...
July 17, 2014 - 11:41pm
July 1, 2014
Not enough officers to patrol roads, sheriff says
Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy, in what has become an ongoing plea for help, told the Stark County Commission on Tuesday that the need for...
July 1, 2014 - 10:41pm
June 4, 2014
A fight for flight rights: Sanford Air, Spirit Lifeline compete for Stark Co. medical air contract
Another air ambulance service has pitched its membership plan to Stark County. Sanford Air Transportation explained its plan Tuesday for Stark...
June 4, 2014 - 4:04pm