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MontanaGrow turns rocks into fertilizer
South Dakota Sen. Rounds concerned Republicans could lose Senate majority
Fire chief to train dog, himself in search and rescue tactics
Investigation continues into pipeline death of Minnesota man
Police Blotter: Referee punched in the face during soccer game
crime and courts
nation and world
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Dickinson State cross country looks to carry momentum after last season's success
Quarterback Siemian to start for Broncos
Titans QB Jones comfortable in new role
Twins lose 11th straight, fall to Cleveland in 10th
DeLuca iffy for Eastern Washington game in two weeks with shoulder injury
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
good bad and ugly
Mathew A. "Snow Shoe" Peterson
Anton "Tony" Leo Meeks
Clive Mathias Kuppler
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