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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
Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
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
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
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
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 8, 2015
Land under conservation cut by half, less options for hunters this season
Over the last eight years, the amount of land in the Conservation Reserve Program in the North Dakota has been slashed in half. Brad Olson,...
October 8, 2015 - 11:21pm
September 19, 2015
Ever-changing seasons and land make me feel alive
WATFORD CITY This season change is so predictably unpredictable, sneaking up on us slowly in the middle of a hot summer day and leaving with a strong gust of wind. This year it seems to be settling in despite the heat. The trees that were first to display their leaves are the first...
September 19, 2015 - 11:26pm
September 8, 2015
North Dakota's pasture values rise
Pasture values in Montana and North Dakota are rising, but they remain among the lowest in the nation. The 2015 Land Values summary released recently by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, puts the average per-acre pasture value...
September 8, 2015 - 12:00am
Survey says nonfarmers own majority of rented farmland
Eighty percent of rented U.S. farmland is owned by non farmers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. Nonfarmers own the majority of rented farmland in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota also, say the National Agricultural Statistics Service, or NASS, and the Economic Research...
September 8, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2015
Small ND town fighting white supremacist's takeover attempt
ANTLER, N.D.--After white supremacist Craig Cobb tried and failed to start a whites-only enclave in the tiny North Dakota town of Leith, he set his sights on another community: Antler, population 20-something. But establishing a presence in the town, just a few minutes from the...
August 13, 2015 - 10:32pm
August 3, 2015
Extension Center land for still sale after initial bids come in low
After an unsuccessful first bidding process, 100 acres of land currently owned by the Dickinson Research Extension Center is, once again, open for bid. The land, which borders 21st Street West, was originally divvied up into five 20-acre plots and open for written bid until July...
August 3, 2015 - 6:04pm
July 16, 2015
Research extension to sell land
It has been a decade since the North Dakota State University Dickinson Research Extension Center created a long-term vision of land use options...
July 16, 2015 - 11:53pm
February 28, 2015
Letter: Dickinson needs to control growth in face of oil slowdown
I read The Dickinson Press article “Growth Control” in the Feb. 25 paper with great interest. In general, it states that some members of the Dickinson Planning and Zoning Board feel it is time to slow down development of new subdivisions for the city. I agree with these members...
February 28, 2015 - 10:27pm
February 4, 2014
Index: ND land price increase slows
FARGO — An annual index of farmland values increased 17 percent in North Dakota in 2013, according to an annual report by a state land appraisers group. That’s a healthy increase but only “moderate” compared with a 39 percent increase index the previous year, according to...
February 4, 2014 - 12:00am
November 27, 2013
Ethanol’s rise can mean loss of hunting lands
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at Randy Brown’s Capri Motel with sportsmen eager to bag their limits. But times have changed. The native grasslands and milo crops that used to dot surrounding...
November 27, 2013 - 8:18pm
November 16, 2013
Unwanted water: Saltwater spills can cause lasting damage, are difficult to clean up
More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater — about 2.3 million gallons — produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota...
November 16, 2013 - 10:14pm
November 9, 2013
ND officials debate need for list of ‘special places’ to be protected
FARGO — A divided North Dakota Industrial Commission soon will decide whether to designate special places subject to development restrictions to protect them from oil drilling or other development. The commission has discussed the possibility of a list of special sites for half...
November 9, 2013 - 9:01pm
August 8, 2013
Area business leaders tell Sen. John Hoeven: There's too much federal red tape
Bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., have wrapped red tape around everything from commerce and manufacturing to road construction and education,...
August 8, 2013 - 12:00am
August 5, 2013
N.D. game officials' concerns noted in mineral lease auction
BISMARCK - North Dakota public lands officials say they have incorporated many recommendations by state game officials to protect wildlife habitat...
August 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 20, 2013
State careful when leasing land for oil development
BISMARCK -- A federal wildlife refuge and a deposit of flint once used for making stone tools are among the areas where oil and gas companies are seeking mineral rights at an upcoming state auction. But those areas have been flagged as sensitive by state agencies that are now asked...
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am