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Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
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
Steier signs with DSU women's golf
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
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
June 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Lawyers jail others lawyers over policy
During the 1990s, most of us thought we were living in a period of unprecedented peace and prosperity. We even spent the "peace dividend" -- cutting resources for intelligence and the military. The Cold War was over. We had no enemies worth worrying about. That was the accepted narrative...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Afghanis and Pakistanis both dislike the term "AfPak." But the fact is the two nations now constitute a single front -- the most "kinetic" front -- in the global war being waged by militant Islamists. During his presidential campaign, Barack Obama emphasized his opposition to the...
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
The news is not that American combat troops withdrew from Iraqi cities. The news is that American combat troops withdrew from Iraqi cities in victory -- rather than in defeat. Two years ago at this time, few in the foreign policy establishment considered that outcome possible. Some...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Iron Horse Saloon to have new owner
The Iron Horse Saloon in Medora is scheduled to change ownership on May 1, with Morey Bang and Brad Skachenko taking over. The pair plan to name the bar "Boots." Mark Shoemaker, who sold the bar, was supposed to have a suspended liquor license beginning next week.
April 25, 2009 - 11:52pm
April 24, 2009
Legislators toil in confrence commitees
With its 80-day deadline looming on May 6, the North Dakota Legislature has a lot to accomplish in just a few days. Over 100 bills still remain in conference committee and local legislators say it's time to buckle down and get the job done. "We've finally got really a sense of urgency...
April 24, 2009 - 11:24pm
April 22, 2009
New teacher salaries may increase nearly $4,000
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, new teachers hired at Dickinson Public Schools may start at $31,000, nearly $4,000 more than last year's base salary of more than $27,000, school officials say. During Wednesday's meeting of the DPS Collaborative Bargaining team, preliminary...
April 22, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 21, 2009
Igniting the prairie
NEAR WATFORD CITY -- Those driving into the valley which holds the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit may have been worried...
April 21, 2009 - 10:50pm
April 18, 2009
Express views on major expressway
Citizens will have until May 7 to make their views known on a proposed four-lane highway that could run from Rapid City, S.D. to the Canadian border, passing through Bowman, Amidon and Belfield. A corridor study on potential finanical and environmental issues, recommended improvements,...
April 18, 2009 - 10:30pm
April 15, 2009
Tax day rush isnt as rushed as usual
Today is tax day. A day where many Americans scramble to get their tax returns filed as the deadline looms. However, many North Dakotans can breathe a sigh of relief this year as several counties have been granted an extension due to severe weather and flooding throughout the state....
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 21, 2009
Early entrance available for K-1st graders
Parents who think their children are ready to enter Kindergarten or first grade early may do so under the state's early entrance evaluation system. Although a handful are evaluated in the area, few enter schools through that system, school officials say. Under the system, schools...
March 21, 2009 - 9:40pm
March 14, 2009
Ice and snow melting causing big problems, potholes
Dickinson residents driving around town, since the ice and snow have started to melt, may notice a few differences since last fall when the snow started to fall. The roads are a little bumpier. The harsh winter has caused roads throughout the city to be riddled with potholes. "Whenever...
March 14, 2009 - 11:21pm
March 3, 2009
Recession may get rid of rampant self-esteem
Sure I'm buying "two for one" eggs in the grocery store and ignoring my retirement statements like everyone else in this crummy economy. But I'm also marveling at the benefits -- yes benefits -- of a serious recession. Like, well, "two for one" deals on eggs and other things in the...
March 3, 2009 - 1:47am
February 28, 2009
Letter: Driving tips may be helpful
Oh! Oh! -- observed and opined: 1. Some folks dare not write to the editor because of their fear of peer pressure; they complain but fail to speak out constructively. 2. "Dickinson" found a way to keep the speed down on its streets -- leave 1 ½ inches of snow on the road and shake...
February 28, 2009 - 12:00pm
February 22, 2009
Watch out, the Food and Drug Administration may give you a cold
It was a mystery that had remained unsolved throughout history, but diligent, masterful scientists have now finally figured out a likely way to cure the common cold, leaving another, difficult task for others. That's how to persuade the federal government to back off sufficiently...
February 22, 2009 - 1:05pm