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EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
November 10, 2016
Watford City veterans look to future memorial park
WATFORD CITY—The Watford City Roughrider Event Center will be holding a triple header concert this weekend with proceeds going to benefit...
November 10, 2016 - 7:18pm
January 18, 2016
Memorial still possible for black man lynched by mob in Grand Forks in 1882
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Interest in a memorial for a black man who was lynched by a mob in Grand Forks 134 years ago has not been quashed, local leaders said. In 1882, an angry mob of Grand Forks residents hanged Charles Thurber before he had a chance to stand trial on charges of attempted...
January 18, 2016 - 6:00am
October 4, 2015
Video and Photo Gallery: Hundreds gather for Stark County Veterans Memorial dedication
Brian Benesh said when he and other soldiers returned to the United States after serving in Vietnam, they were chastised because of negative...
October 4, 2015 - 11:43pm
October 2, 2015
Veterans memorial complete, opening ceremony to happen Sunday
Jerry Thornton, a longtime Dickinson resident, remembers sitting next to Jon Robbins in high school music class. “We sang in choir and...
October 2, 2015 - 9:10pm
September 22, 2015
Veterans Memorial being assembled
The complete assemblage of the long-awaited Stark County Veterans Memorial began Monday morning in Memorial Park. Volunteers and contractors...
September 22, 2015 - 4:50pm
December 25, 2013
Bills to move Native American Veterans’ Memorial forward pass
In wee hours of the morning Dec. 20, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that helps turn a 20-year-old dream into reality, and North Dakota’s two newest faces in Washington, D.C., helped make it happen. Amendments to move the planned Native American Veteran’s Memorial outside...
December 25, 2013 - 5:33pm
June 1, 2013
Stark County Veterans Memorial project could be finished by fall
If all goes according to plan, Dickinson will be home to one of the largest memorials to U.S. service members in North Dakota by later this year. Speaking...
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
Salute to Stark County vets
Sculptor Linda Little, left, and project lead Dave Logosz speak about the first completed part of the Stark County Veterans' Memorial, the bronze...
February 21, 2013 - 12:00am
Honoring the fallen of Vietnam: Officials seek pictures to complete digital memorial
BISMARCK -- A future education center in Washington, D.C., will display photos of North Dakota soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Organizers of the Education Center at the Wall, which is slated to open Veterans Day 2014, are seeking the public's help so...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Editorial: Much to think about on Memorial Day
Decoration Day, now called Memorial Day, is a time of remembrance. Monday is that day. Historical documents show it began as a day that women's groups gathered to decorate the graves of those who lost their lives fighting. It is our hope that residents think of the fallen beyond...
May 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 18, 2012
Memorial Park memorial: Dickinson tribute to vets to be constructed
Memorial Park in Dickinson will soon be home to a Stark County Veteran's Memorial and construction may begin this summer. Dave Logosz, Vietnam Veteran and Dickinson resident, has spearheaded the project that will be located where the outdoor pool, which was shut down in 2008, is...
March 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 11, 2011
A changed America: 10 years after 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ten years on, Americans come together today where the World Trade Center soared, where the Pentagon stands as a fortress once...
September 11, 2011 - 12:00am
March 6, 2011
Editorial: Grand undertaking greatly appreciated
Veteran David Logosz has had something on his mind for 30 years. With the help of the community, the weight of what he considers a long-overdue project will be lifted in a year or two as a group is working to build a veterans memorial in Dickinson. It's time Dickinson had a memorial...
March 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Memorial wall to be even bigger
More than 1,100 names have been submitted for the Dunn County Veterans Memorial Wall and organizers say they expect to have nearly 1,200 before the cutoff date later this year. The project has grown significantly, said committee member Dean Bergstedt. "Originally we thought with...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
Letter: City does great job taking care of cemeteries
I wish to add these comments to Skip Rapp's letter concerning the cemeteries which was published Wednesday. As many people may know, I am the "wanderer" of the cemeteries in April and May each year, cleaning and grooming veterans' markers in preparation for Memorial Day weekend...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am