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Vacancies up, room rates down for Oil Patch hotels
N.D. delegates enter Dem convention spilt between Clinton, Sanders
Press Pass: Dickinson rental prices and occupancy in free fall, Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate, Stark County Commission approves courthouse renovation contract, DirecTV viewers in western N.D. still without ABC affiliate KMBY
German-Iranian gunman kills at least nine in Munich shopping mall
Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate
crime and courts
nation and world
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Riding for veterans: American Legion Riders chapter plans Legacy Benefit Run
Gibson’s strong outing helps Twins edge Boston
Scoreboard of July 22, 2016
Stroh now fifth in saddle bronc riding after second go at NHSFR
James Hayden named new head coach of Dickinson High girls golf program
Cowboys RB Elliott denies accusations of domestic violence
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
October 21, 2013
Better know your leaders: Dickinson Mayor Dennis Johnson
Name: Dennis W. Johnson Hometown: Tioga Position with the city: Mayor For how long: 13 years 4 months When did you move to Dickinson? April 1974 What are some of the changes you've witnessed since being elected? The '80s and the '90s were, economically, a difficult time for...
October 21, 2013 - 5:24pm
July 24, 2013
Fargo mayor distances himself from Bloomberg's gun control group
FARGO -- A pro-gun control group of mayors started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has scheduled an event in Fargo on Monday, but Bloomberg himself is not expected to attend. Neither is Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker, who said he's gotten nothing but flak from the tri-state...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Myran sworn in as Taylor's mayor
TAYLOR -- Russ Myran was officially sworn-in Tuesday as Taylor's new mayor for a four-year term, after being elected through write-in votes this month. Myran, along with the two newly-elected councilmen, Ronald Luff and Aaron Gjermundson, were all sworn-in at the organizational meeting...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Who will be Taylor's next mayor? Write-in candidate unsure if he will accept position
Russ Myran, a two-term Taylor city councilman, received the most write-in votes in last week's mayoral election, but he doesn't know if he will accept the position. "I'm a little surprised that I haven't gotten a call from someone to see if I would accept," he said. "I didn't file...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Ellison grabs four more years as Medora mayor
The mayor of Medora will keep his position for another four years. Mayor Doug Ellison defeated former Mayor Mark "Olie" Golberg 33-16 votes. One vote was scattered. Ellison grabbed the seat in 2008 as a write-in winner. "I was kind of surprised and appreciative," Ellison said,...
June 13, 2012 - 12:40am
2 candidates seek to become Medora mayor
Medora's former mayor, Olie Golberg, is challenging Mayor Doug Ellison for the seat come Election Day. Golberg, 55, was mayor from 1996 to...
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
September 11, 2011
Thiel to resign after amendment proposed
Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Terri Thiel has announced she is resigning since Dickinson City commissioners are...
September 11, 2011 - 12:00am
July 5, 2011
Many in Mott frustrated by lack of cell service as network switch continues
Mott residents are becoming increasingly frustrated with what they are calling AT&T's empty promises of better cellphone service in the area. Though AT&T bought an estimated $150,000 tower that was built in 2009 by Alltel, it stands unpowered on the edge of town, said Alex Carey...
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Businesses worry city taking on too much with annexation
Dickinson is trying to absorb one of the largest land areas to date, but the move is not sitting well with several business owners. A public...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Former Medora auditor under investigation
A former Medora city auditor allegedly paid herself about $10,000 out of city funds over a few years and officials are waiting to see whether or not the Billings County state's attorney will file charges. "We're just frustrated not knowing what's going on," said Mike Oehler, City...
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Property values on the way up
Property values, and by association, anger over property taxes took center stage during an annual meeting held Tuesday at Dickinson City Hall. Dickinson Board of Equalization members unanimously approved increases in property values ranging from 3 to 22 percent. "Every property...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 12, 2009
Delinquent taxpayer confronts mayor on TV
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia drew some special attention when he named three lawyers he said owed more than $350,000 combined in back taxes, interest and penalties. Mayor Michael Nutter held a news conference Wednesday on the sidewalk in front of the lawyers' offices,...
March 12, 2009 - 7:33am
February 7, 2009
Be like Mike and defend free expression
An open letter to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Dear Mayor Bloomberg, Last week, in the presence of Dutch dignitaries visiting New York City to mark the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's remarkable first voyage on behalf of the Dutch East India Co. to "Nieu Amsterdam"...
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Ex-Detroit Mayor released after 99-day jail stay
Kwame Kilpatrick regained his freedom early Tuesday morning, emerging from jail after a 99-day sentence and stepping back onto the streets of...
February 3, 2009 - 4:00am
June 13, 2008
Friez has choice of being mayor or council member
DICKINSON - Hettinger's Gary Friez has a decision to make. Friez can either take the town's mayoral position for the next four years, or become a city council member for two. Having no candidates on the ballot for mayor, Hettinger citizens were forced to write someone in on Tuesday....
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am