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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
March 24, 2016
Letter: Tufte right for ND Supreme Court
When I heard Justice Dale Sandstrom was retiring at the end of the year, I immediately started thinking about who might succeed him on the North Dakota Supreme Court. The first name that came to mind was Jerod Tufte. Many friends and colleagues I talked to around the state also volunteered...
March 24, 2016 - 5:52pm
December 18, 2015
Letter: There’s little evidence to suggest wind farm would hurt Stark County
There’s little evidence to suggest wind farm would hurt Stark County We’re asking the Stark County Commission and Zoning Board to please support county landowners, the New England School District, Basin Electric and future generations by allowing permits to create the Brady Wind...
December 18, 2015 - 6:02pm
December 1, 2015
Letter: In a world full of bad news, it’s easy to forget all the good people
I want to share a few personal thoughts with everyone in southwest North Dakota. As we listen to the national news and hear about all the shootings, the terror plots of ISIS, and all the negative issues around the world, it’s easy to forget about all the good people and kind acts...
December 1, 2015 - 6:45pm
October 2, 2015
Letter: Cities, counties must avoid repeat of ’80s boom-and-bust cycle
I have read and watched the local and national news the past few weeks with interest in the oil energy industry. The industry has shown a tremendous change in its structure from one year ago. The industry in our state has lost a large amount of business and has had a large amount...
October 2, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 22, 2015
Letter: Thanks for American flag on Belfield water tower
Belfield’s new water tower displays our nation’s flag. Not the usual cloth flowing with the wind, but a “portrait,” worthy of the honor and pride of the Belfield property owner responsible for its placement there. To that property owner, I say, “thank you,” and “semper...
September 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
September 1, 2015
Letter: Planned Parenthood videos are a fraudulent ploy
Planned Parenthood has said all along that the videos at the heart of the smear campaign against them were heavily edited to deceive the public, and now expert analysis confirms it. Teams of experts in video forensics, production and transcription have determined the videos have no...
September 1, 2015 - 7:29pm
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
December 4, 2014
Letter: Thank you to the volunteers on Thanksgiving morning
I want to express my heartfelt thanks to Dickinson State University and the Trinity High School girls for the meal delivered to me on Thanksgiving morning. In this freezing weather, I received the meal pipin’ hot. What an effort! I applaud all the pumpkin pie makers. God bless...
December 4, 2014 - 11:16pm
October 6, 2014
Letter: Cramer’s words don’t match his actions
As a veteran myself, I don’t question Kevin Cramer’s sincerity when he tells our veterans how important they are to him and how much he appreciates their service. My problem is with his votes, because they are a true reflection of his rigid, extreme ideology and they are most...
October 6, 2014 - 11:18pm
Letter: Measure 1 complicated, unnecessary
I write to address a letter which appeared in the Sept. 11 Bismarck Tribune. It denied Measure 1 is a “personhood amendment.” Truth is found in North Dakota legislative records and Web archives. SCR 4009, sponsored by Margaret Sitte, placed Measure 1 on the North Dakota ballot....
October 6, 2014 - 11:17pm
September 23, 2014
Letter: Measuring the measures
Only five times in the past three decades have voters been presented with eight or more ballot measures. The 2014 election has eight covering a broad array of issues. North Dakota citizens hold an opportunity to exercise their right within the democratic voting process. The method...
September 23, 2014 - 10:36pm
August 16, 2014
Letter: Wording of Measure 1 concerning for families
I have resided in North Dakota for 38 years and the thought of Measure 1 passing is very concerning to me. I believe this measure will in fact hinder the ability for North Dakotans to make some very difficult and personal decisions due to its wording being so vague. My husband James,...
August 16, 2014 - 11:48pm
August 12, 2014
Letter: Taylor a common-sense type of leader
A recent study funded by the North Dakota Petroleum Council studied the flammability of Bakken crude. They determined that it was quite safe to transport via rail. Wow! What a surprise! The fox said it is OK to guard the henhouse. Then our state’s “watchdog,” the state Industrial...
August 12, 2014 - 6:59pm
July 2, 2014
Letter: Understand the meaning behind Measure 1
Measure 1 will be on the ballot in November. It would insert language into the North Dakota Century Code (North Dakota Constitution) stating, “The inalienable right to life of any human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected.” Measure 1 itself does...
July 2, 2014 - 6:37pm
June 26, 2014
Letter: Oil industry has brought good to ND
As our state passes 1 billion barrels of total Bakken production and marks 1 million barrels of oil per day, I can’t help but think of how far our state has come since I moved back in 1984 when the oil business — and nearly every business in North Dakota — was in tough shape. What...
June 26, 2014 - 6:47pm