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A doctor laced his ex-girlfriend's tea with abortion pills and got three years in prison
China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Tioga woman killed in western ND SUV-semi crash
Melania Trump released from hospital, returns to White House in 'high spirits'
crime and courts
nation and world
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
Fargo Assembly closing three plants in ND
place a business brief
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps
Commentary: We need more politicians like Mark Andrews
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Commentary: In defense of Joel Heitkamp
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
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December 19, 2010
Dickinson sees slight baby boom
The number of babies born at St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center this year is on its way to meeting the number it did last year. With less...
December 19, 2010 - 12:00am
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 17, 2009
Not a typical coffee pot
A damaged and leaking package mailed to a Dickinson State University student contained more than 2 ounces of marijuana, said Lt. Rod Banyai from the Dickinson Police Department. "The mailroom called because it was leaking coffee grounds," Banyai said, adding the package arrived Thursday. He...
April 17, 2009 - 10:47pm
April 15, 2009
Keeping up with students could be challenge
Dickinson Public Schools could need more classrooms by fall 2010 and school officials will look into alternatives to accommodate an increasing number of students. Members discussed potential problems that may occur from the increase at Tuesday's school board meeting, board. Superintendent...
April 15, 2009 - 11:57pm
April 11, 2009
Dickinson Tea Party encourages thinking about frustrating taxes
On Wednesday, people across the United States will draw inspiration from an event that took place more than 235 years ago. Inspired by the Boston Tea Party, more than 600 Tax Day Tea Party protests are scheduled for cities throughout the country, including Dickinson. Dickinson Tea...
April 11, 2009 - 10:39pm
April 1, 2009
$45,000 allotted to industrial park plan
Stark County officials will soon look into building one or more industrial sites within the county as well as southern Dunn County. Planning for the sites will be easier since the United States Commerce Department Economic Development Administration announced Tuesday it was granting...
April 1, 2009 - 11:21pm
March 26, 2009
Letter: More thought should be put into street projects
I hope everyone in Belfield has read Resolution No. 03-09-09 "Declaring street improvements necessary" in the Dickinson Press issue of March 12 and 19. I found these articles particularly disturbing because it seems to me that the council is trying to get what they want through underhanded...
March 26, 2009 - 12:00am
March 9, 2009
Liquor board wants clerks to be bubbly, polite
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania liquor store clerks need to be more bubbly when they're selling Champagne. The state's Liquor Control Board is spending more than $173,000 to try to make workers friendlier and more well-mannered at the nearly 650 stores it operates. The board...
March 9, 2009 - 8:41am
February 24, 2009
More than 200 airmen back home
MINOT (AP) -- About 260 Minot airmen are back with their families after a five-month deployment. The Minot Air Force Base group was sent to Anderson Air Force base in Guam to continue the Air Force presence in the Pacific. They returned Monday. Tech Sgt. Christopher McKeen surprised...
February 24, 2009 - 8:08am
February 19, 2009
Man facing more charges in wheat pennies case
BISMARCK (AP) -- A man accused of failing to pay for more than $2,000 in wheat pennies is facing six more theft charges. Authorities say Paul Smestad got pennies through an eBay transaction but never paid for them. Prosecutor Pam Nesvig says that since the original charge was filed,...
February 19, 2009 - 8:35am
February 17, 2009
ND drivers required to be more sober than boaters
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota law says boaters, hunters and snowmobilers can be a bit drunker than someone who's driving a car. The state House has decided to keep things that way. Six years ago, the Legislature lowered the legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers from 0.10 percent...
February 17, 2009 - 4:34pm
February 11, 2009
Man executed in Florida
STARKE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida rapist convicted of murdering his girlfriend's teenage daughter more than 25 years ago has been executed. Wayne Tompkins was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday after he failed to get courts to listen to his claims of innocence. He was put to death...
February 11, 2009 - 4:50pm
February 8, 2009
More than 200 Americans killed in Mexico since '04
More than 200 American citizens have been killed since 2004 in Mexico's escalating wave of violence, amounting to the highest number of unnatural deaths in any foreign country outside military combat zones, according to the U.S. State Department. The deaths included a 22-year-old...
February 8, 2009 - 10:55am
February 2, 2009
Punxsutawney Phil: six weeks more of winter
The world's most famous groundhog saw his shadow Monday morning, predicting that this already long winter will last for six more weeks. Punxsutawney...
February 2, 2009 - 7:00am
June 29, 2008
More than 1,000 parents are without licenses for child support debts
BISMARCK -- More than 1,000 North Dakota drivers' licenses are currently suspended for failing to pay child support, Another 688 people are on payment plans to clear arrearages knowing that if they don't keep up their payment plans, they'll lose their licenses, state Child Support...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am