Weather Forecast


Lake Patterson

November 29, 2017
Patterson Lake currently has just a thin layer of ice floating on it, insufficient for ice fishing. Authorities recommend waiting for several days of freezing temperatures before attempting to ice fish. (Iain Woessner / The Dickinson Press)
An ice time: North Dakota Game and Fish offers safety tips for ice fishing
November 29, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 27, 2017
The water pouring out of this pipe started out a far browner hue, but that's the power of EcoTec's water filtration technology at work, cleaning upprocessed frack water without any waste. (Iain Woessner/The Dickinson Press)
Eco-friendly water treatment demonstrated in Dickinson
October 27, 2017 - 9:45pm
December 21, 2016
The Dickinson Park Board approved of the Patterson Lake Homeowners Association's payment plan for the 2017 permits. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Park Board sets payment plan for Lake Patterson
December 21, 2016 - 10:10pm
December 12, 2016
Sen. Hoeven's bill would cap the cost of the permit for those living around Lake Patterson at 33 percent over five years. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
ND senators pushed for an amendment capping the permit cost increase for Lake Patterson residents, other ND reservoirs
December 12, 2016 - 7:14pm
March 15, 2016
Tom Fisher, president of the Patterson Lake Homeowners Association, is accompanied by many of the association’s members as he gives a presentation to the Dickinson Park Board about the possible effects of a permit fee increase for homeowners by the lake on Monday at the West River Community Center. (Press Photo by Andrew Wernette)
Hike by the lake: Patterson Lake homeowners face hefty Bureau of Reclamation fee increases
March 15, 2016 - 10:07pm
February 29, 2016
Trailers such as these on leased lots on Lake Tschida will have to be removed and replaced with a camper or RV . Lot owners can enjoy their trailers for five more summers, but then they have to go, says the Secretary of Interior Estevan Lopez. (LAUREN DONOVAN/Bismarck Tribune file photo)
Lake tenants will pay more
February 29, 2016 - 7:58pm
May 16, 2014
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
Devin Forte of New York state and Donna Villa of Oregon fish at Lake Patterson Recreational Area west of Dickinson on Thursday evening. The temperature stayed around 60 degrees Fahrenheit even as sunset approached.
Fishing until the sun goes down
May 16, 2014 - 12:08am
May 13, 2014
Press Photo by Nadya Faulx
With camping season around the corner, the Dickinson Fire Department is proactively reminding residents to check the range fire index before lighting up outdoor fireplaces or fire pits, like this one shown Tuesday at the Patterson Lake Recreational Area.
‘Check before you burn:' Officials urge residents to look at index before using pits
May 13, 2014 - 10:37pm
October 30, 2011
Two of the Three Musketeers, Jacob Sickler, left, and Matt Neiman, get ready to place two dozen lit jack-o'-lanterns on disc golf baskets for a night disc golf tournament Saturday at Young's Park. The tournament and costume party was sponsored by the Dickinson Disc Golf Club. Today, a regional disc golf tournament will be played at Lake Patterson.
A row of smiling faces
October 30, 2011 - 12:00am