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McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against Trump
Arkansas art teacher had sex with four students, police say
ND One Call complaints declining after recent spike
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Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
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Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Injured Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected to miss second straight game
'Recipe for success': Titans trending upward thanks to team mentality
Leading by example: As Midgets host Braves, seniors look to turn a corner
Dickinson High volleyball sweeps Turtle Mountain
Port: Lawmaker: Chancellor fired Vice Chancellor to make room for “Navy buddy”
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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February 19, 2017
More than a decade caring for the public
BELFIELD—Leo Schneider spent four years and an estimated $20,000 hauling out nearly 550 truckloads of trees and brush in an effort to clean...
February 19, 2017 - 7:30am
January 30, 2017
Taking the lead: Belfield auditor seeks leadership skills to improve community
BELFIELD—Belfield's auditor will visit Vietnam and Thailand next week as part of a leadership program to better rural communities.
January 30, 2017 - 8:05pm
September 15, 2015
Belfield scales back controversial citywide street projects
Belfield City Council members received a round of applause as they decided to scale back a citywide street project 3-2 at a special meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. An alternative plan, called “Option 2,” eliminated the southeast special assessment district, knocking...
September 15, 2015 - 11:33pm
December 11, 2014
Our View: Belfield mayor, police put public in danger
“To protect and serve” seems to have a different meaning when it comes to the City of Belfield. At least that was apparent when a shooting in the town along Highway 85 was reported Wednesday afternoon. The Dickinson Press first heard about the story from concerned citizens, wanting...
December 11, 2014 - 11:44pm
August 22, 2014
Kuntz: No intentions to be secretive: Belfield mayor, police chief suspected cop was having sex on duty
BELFIELD — The Belfield mayor and police chief suspected a police officer was having sex on duty before a female ousted him. A transcript of a Belfield City Council executive session obtained by The Dickinson Press confirmed council members discussed and voted on June 2 to fire...
August 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
August 9, 2014
Attorney general says Belfield violated open meetings law: Public had right to hear discussion on fired policeman
Citizens of Belfield were entitled to sit in on a City Council meeting where officials discussed firing a police officer for having sex on duty, the North Dakota attorney general ruled. “Regardless of how uncomfortable it might be to discuss the termination of an employee on grounds...
August 9, 2014 - 6:47pm
July 24, 2014
Belfield Council signs agreement to contract temporary auditor
The City of Belfield will be contracting a temporary auditor to handle duties until the position is filled permanently. At a special meeting held Tuesday, the Belfield City Council approved a proposed temporary auditor service agreement from engineering firm Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson,...
July 24, 2014 - 12:47am
July 9, 2014
Auditor resigns, cites health concerns
BELFIELD — Chronic rule-breakers have forced a Belfield city official to quit, saying she fears her health will suffer if she stays in the...
July 9, 2014 - 12:38pm
July 8, 2014
Belfield hopes to move on from officer firing
BELFIELD — City officials here tried to move forward Monday night after firing a police officer last month. Belfield City Council members fired former Sgt. Travis Carlson at their June 2 meeting after discovering that he had intercourse with a woman multiple times while on dut...
July 8, 2014 - 10:45pm
June 28, 2014
Belfield officer fired after having sex while on duty
A Belfield Police officer was fired after admitting to having sex with a Belfield woman in his patrol car while on patrol, according to employee records. Former Sgt. Travis Carlson was placed on administrative leave as the Belfield Police Department’s K-9 officer on May 29 because...
June 28, 2014 - 10:04pm
June 6, 2014
Belfield cop fired by city: Council, officials tight-lipped on reasoning
A Belfield police officer has been fired, but city officials and his supervisor are not giving a reason for the dismissal. Sgt. Travis Carlson was terminated May 29, Mayor Leo Schneider said. Belfield City Council members made the decision official during a meeting on Monday, but...
June 6, 2014 - 11:38pm
June 12, 2012
Belfield to hire new police chief, deputy
BELFIELD -- The Belfield City Council hired Sidney Mann of Jamestown as its new police chief on Monday night. Mann will receive a salary of $55,000 per year, plus benefits. The council also hired Steven Bryan, who is currently a prison guard in Montana, as a full-time deputy police...
June 12, 2012 - 12:16am
August 8, 2010
Long grass an issue in small towns
Long grass is an ongoing battle in area small cities, officials say. Not only does it create an eyesore but it poses health risks, said Rex Herring, Southwest District Health Unit environmental health practitioner. Belfield recently increased its rate for mowing lawns from $50 to...
August 8, 2010 - 12:00am