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Proposed cuts to EPA could have local impact
Dickinson PD warns about the dangers of fentanyl
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Tabs for transplant house
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
DSU track hoping for help from its reinforcements
PHOTOS: Boston U stuns UND in double overtime in NCAA hockey regional
Boston U's Hickey: 'That atmosphere was insane' in double overtime thriller over UND
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Port: 'A sane person to an insane society must appear insane'
McFeely: Cobb fails to create white enclaves, but he wins at getting attention
Harrop: The Trump 'Faithful' Get the Budget Cuts They Voted For
Erickson: The Hue and Cry Is Tiring
Port: The solution for hatred is not more hatred
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Many moos ago...: 80-year-old sales ring still spot for top cattle, food, socializing
Mott Mayor uses role on regional boards to aid city
State-of-art new clinic - and vets
Despite struggles, Gary Greff is never giving up on Enchanted Highway project
Anderson farm looks toward the future with over four generations of farming under its belt
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
October 22, 2016
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Are you voting to build new schools this fall? Are you voting to give your tax money to private schools? People seem not to realize it but that is on the ballot under the governor's race.
October 22, 2016 - 9:39pm
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
There are many things about Measure 4 that concern me. One of them is that the spending programs, which are very vaguely described, are locked in for seven years. So what happens if there are problems? What if there is actual fraud or abuse or waste?
October 22, 2016 - 9:39pm
October 20, 2016
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
Have you noticed in the paper the District 36 Democrats have gone negative? At least I think they are Democrats. Their ads don't say they are Democrats, but rather something called "Vote Right District 36." Normally we have right-wing Republicans and left-wing Democrats, so why aren't...
October 20, 2016 - 10:02pm
October 19, 2016
Letter: An inconvenient truth for ND Democrats
Democratic leaders and candidates across the state maintain that during the last legislative session North Dakota Republicans gave "big oil" a tax break that is costing the state millions of dollars each month in revenue. Here's an inconvenient truth! For seventy legislative days...
October 19, 2016 - 11:20pm
Letter: Fridrich has skills needed for City Commission
I met candidate for Dickinson city commissioner Jason Fridrich when he was a student in my business courses at Dickinson State University. Even as a young student, it was evident that Jason would made a positive impact on DSU. He was a mentor to other students as well as a serious...
October 19, 2016 - 5:32pm
October 17, 2016
Letter: Government needs to get out of 'sin tax' business
It is my intention in writing this editorial so that all citizens can read this in all North Dakota newspapers. Citizens, please vote "no" on Measure 4 in the upcoming state measure voting. Slam the door shut to government control! It is nothing but a scam. But more importantly, a...
October 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
October 11, 2016
Letter: Election is important to America's future
How did we, the United States of America, the greatest nation on Earth, end up with a president that trashes the Constitution in every way that he pledged to uphold and defend, and is not held accountable and people voting twice for him? Plus, the prospect of electing the first female...
October 11, 2016 - 4:13pm
Letter: Nelson only governor candidate who'll regulate oil in ND
The well-publicized clash between the opponents and proponents of Dakota Access Pipeline continued recently when some opponents made their presence known to the three gubernatorial candidates during a debate in Bismarck. As an interested voter living in western North Dakota, I have...
October 11, 2016 - 9:24am
October 8, 2016
Letter: Choosing 'non-politically correct' Republican over deplorable Democrat
I look at the picture under a title that caught my eye in The Dickinson Press Opinion page and see a young face — that of Matthew Becker. So young, yet already an elitist establishment political snob. Trump was not my pick of the large pool of very capable Republican candidates....
October 8, 2016 - 11:08pm
October 7, 2016
Letter: Elkin has been great for Stark County
I enthusiastically encourage everyone to vote for Jay Elkin for Stark County commissioner in this November's election. Jay has performed in his present position as a county commission in a commendable manner. He represents District 5 on the Commission, serves on the Finance Board,...
October 7, 2016 - 5:18pm
October 5, 2016
Morton County Commission Chair: Thoughts from inside DAPL protest issues
MANDAN—The Dakota Access Pipeline protests have dominated the news and coffee shop talk the past few months in North Dakota. The protests...
October 5, 2016 - 2:34pm
September 22, 2016
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
Every day, our resources are burnt, released, or lost right in front of our eyes. Our money is literally going up in smoke. Waste of tribal resources deprives communities of royalty revenue that is vital to funding health care, education and roads. We are losing more revenue and getting...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
September 15, 2016
Letter: Time to stop protester's unlawful criminal activities
As protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline continue to unlawfully vandalize private company machinery and occupy land that they have been ordered to remain away from, my social media accounts continue to spotlight these acts of masked men and women. Not only are these people...
September 15, 2016 - 10:24pm
September 9, 2016
Letter: Dakota Access protesters hurt workers, ignore law
We ought to consider one question when it comes to who is in the right on the Dakota Access Pipeline: What if it was the other way? If the builder of Dakota Access had ignored the legal process and built the pipeline, the public would be inflamed and rightfully so. We would never...
September 9, 2016 - 7:24pm
Letter: Glassheim buys into Hillary’s agenda as a statewide candidate
I was disappointed to see Eliot Glassheim’s recent letter to the editor attacking Sen. John Hoeven. As a legislator, Eliot had a reputation for thoughtfulness, congeniality and independence that was respected by people across the political spectrum. Now, as a statewide candidate,...
September 9, 2016 - 7:23pm