Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Woman, 56, dies when hit by train in Detroit Lakes
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
Florida middle schooler threw block at Trump motorcade, sheriff says
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
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
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Trinity finishes home schedule in fashion
Blue Hawk wrestling sends five to nationals
DSU men’s track wins the NSAA; women finish second
Midgets fall on the road to Jamestown
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
Senate kills natural gas flaring bill
BISMARCK – State senators rejected a bill Thursday that would have added restrictions to further reduce natural gas flaring. Senate Bill 2287, which failed in an 11-35 vote, would have reduced the length of time a well can flare from one year to 90 days. It also would have limited...
February 19, 2015 - 4:34pm
February 17, 2015
Police search for narcotics at Mott-Regent school
MOTT — Law enforcement performed a search operation at Mott-Regent Public Schools on Friday, where narcotics-related items and contraband items were discovered. Items were found outside of the school and not on school property. No items were found in the school. The Hettinger...
News/crime and courts
February 17, 2015 - 11:09am
February 16, 2015
Men of steel: Mott’s Roadmaster makes impact for energy, ag industries by fabrication
MOTT — Mott sits on the outer edge of western North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Still, the small town of about 800 people has found ways to contribute...
February 16, 2015 - 1:43am
February 12, 2015
'Mike'd Up' festival set at Mott
The second annual “Mike’d Up” Music Festival will be held on Saturday in Mott. Entertainment is from 2 p.m. to midnight at the Hettinger County Fairgrounds located just east of Mott. The festival is in memory of Michael Wehri, who died last summer in a farming accident. Proceeds...
February 12, 2015 - 2:28pm
December 31, 2014
Mott man charged with violently attacking girlfriend, child abuse
MOTT — A Mott man faces several felony charges after allegedly violently attacking his girlfriend on Friday. Shane Quinn allegedly grabbed...
News/crime and courts
December 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
December 5, 2014
Mott-Regent researching ways to fix aging schools
MOTT — Seven months after voters ended the Mott-Regent School District’s bid to finance the construction of new classrooms for students,...
December 5, 2014 - 9:44pm
December 1, 2014
Air Force approves training zone over southwest North Dakota
The southwest corner of North Dakota may soon be booming, but it won't be because of oil drilling. Last Friday, the United States Air Force...
December 1, 2014 - 4:04pm
November 18, 2014
Meeting scheduled to discuss Highway 21/8 improvements in Hettinger County
A public information meeting to discuss proposed improvements to a stretch of Highway 21/8 in Hettinger County are scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Mott City Hall. The proposed improvements would take place from the junction of Highways 21 and 8 west of Mott the the east junction...
November 18, 2014 - 9:47am
October 24, 2014
Candidates in District 31 senate race differ on issues: Vesledahl, Schaible face each other in general election
The Senate candidates for District 31 agree on one thing: the Bakken oil boom has changed North Dakota, bringing with it an influx of people and businesses. But Sen. Donald Schaible, R-Mott, and Kristen Vesledahl, the Democratic candidate from Regent, disagree on what those changes...
October 24, 2014 - 11:04pm
September 30, 2014
Mott man charged with sexually abusing stepdaughter
A Mott man will go to trial next month for allegedly sexually abusing his stepdaughter eight years ago. Albert Gonzales, 31, faces life in prison...
September 30, 2014 - 9:20pm
September 9, 2014
Mott-Regent School Board violated open meetings law
BISMARCK – The Mott-Regent School Board violated North Dakota’s open meetings law by discussing public business through email exchanges, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said in an opinion Tuesday. Dustin Gawrylow, a conservative political activist, requested the opinion after...
September 9, 2014 - 2:24pm
September 6, 2014
Southwest Spotlight: Persistent type: World-class triathlete, cyclist from Mott publishes book
She was on a bike, flying down a road in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, her son cycling near her, when two horses in a field spotted them...
September 6, 2014 - 6:17pm
July 7, 2014
Williston woman pleads not guilty to exploiting aunt in Hettinger County
MOTT -- A Williston woman has plead not guilty to charges that she stole more than $133,000 from her aunt over a period of three years. Patricia Rettke, 59, waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Thursday, allowing her case to move to trial. The Hettinger County Sheriff's...
News/crime and courts
July 7, 2014 - 4:27pm
July 4, 2014
In the bee business: North Dakota honey farmer Ray Green faces uncertainty
By Mike Hricik email@example.com MOTT — Ray Green of Mott plans to keep waking up at the crack of dawn to work, even during the...
July 4, 2014 - 10:59pm
June 30, 2014
Flooding across area, funnel cloud near Mott reported
The National Weather Service received numerous reports of funnel clouds south of Dickinson on Friday night, but no tornadoes touched down. “A lot of people were watching them,” NWS meteorologist Todd Hamilton said. One cloud went down about halfway, he said — “any much further...
June 30, 2014 - 10:22am