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Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
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Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Metro Sports Foundation received $8.5 million from Engelstad foundation
Family adopts sons they once dreamed of on a date
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
Big Sticks end skid at Spearfish
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
Sabres select Swedish defenseman with draft's top pick: Incoming UND freshman taken No. 26
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
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May 7, 2018
Dark and smokey Friday afternoon caused by prescribed fire
The Dickinson area turned smokey and dark Friday afternoon. Theodore Roosevelt National Park had a prescribed fire on Friday, May 4. The fire...
May 7, 2018 - 6:05pm
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