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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
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
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
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 duty....
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