Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
Dickinson sees overall decrease in city value
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
Third-grader Mickellyn Walker wins national free throw contest
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Dickinson High golf places 10th at Bismarck Invite
Jordheim wins high jump, pole vault at BPS meet
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
Mary Margaret Wolf
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
October 27, 2015
Holten: What does a Nodak look like?
Do you know why they are changing the University of North Dakota sports moniker from Fighting Sioux to who knows what? No? Join the club. Most...
October 27, 2015 - 5:26pm
October 20, 2015
Spirit Lake officer justified in shooting death
FORT TOTTEN—A Bureau of Indian Affairs officer was "legally justified" in the June shooting death of a 31-year-old man on the Spirit Lake Reservation, the U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota said Tuesday. Officer Terry Morgan shot and killed Joseph Charboneau June...
October 20, 2015 - 5:13pm
October 19, 2015
Momentum created by tribal official's White House work
BISMARCK -- Months after her departure from the White House, state and federal leaders called the work of a North Dakota Native American official...
October 19, 2015 - 10:49am
October 18, 2015
Native American community remains divided on UND nickname
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Late last week, two American Indian tribe members put their names to a lawsuit filed with the intent of stopping the University of North Dakota’s upcoming nickname vote. The documents allege there was no Sioux representation in the process of developing...
October 18, 2015 - 6:00am
September 28, 2015
N.D. tribal official warns of dual taxation if changes to revenue-sharing agreements delayed
BISMARCK – People and businesses on the American Indian reservation that produces 30 percent of North Dakota’s crude oil could end up paying both state and tribal taxes on some things unless tax sharing agreements can be negotiated more quickly, a tribal official warned state...
September 28, 2015 - 5:12pm
September 3, 2015
Judge clears man of racial slurs, beer-throwing against Indian students at game
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A judge has found a man innocent of misdemeanor disorderly conduct after he was accused of using racial slurs and throwing beer at a group of Indian students at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City earlier this year. Magistrate Judge Eric Strawn made the...
September 3, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 27, 2015
Pulitzer winner returns to North Dakota, told story of Mandans
FARGO -- Elizabeth Fenn has chronicled the tragic history of central North Dakota's Mandan Indians, who learned a painful lesson in the perils...
July 27, 2015 - 11:04am
July 25, 2015
Omdahl: Time to look at reservation governance
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota’s two U.S. senators have been taking a particular interest in the well-being and governance on Indian reservations,...
July 25, 2015 - 1:39pm
July 22, 2015
Trial begins for S.D. man accused of hurling beer and using racial slurs against Indian youth
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A judge is hearing the case of a South Dakota man accused of spraying beer and using racial slurs against a group of American Indian youth who were on a school outing from a nearby reservation to a minor league hockey game in Rapid City this past winter. The bench...
News/crime and courts
July 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
July 14, 2015
North Dakota Native Americans hint at exiting state oil tax deal
NEW TOWN — A leading official on a Native American reservation where roughly a third of North Dakota's oil is extracted has voiced his strongest threat to date to walk away from a tax-sharing deal with the state, ratcheting up energy industry concerns about dueling levy rates and...
July 14, 2015 - 5:34pm
July 10, 2015
Pilot program in Cass County aims to cut down on injustices for ND minorities behind bars
FARGO — Cass County court officials have launched a pilot program designed to improve the legal process for defendants who haven't yet gone to trial. The action was taken after a state minority justice commission found that minorities arrested in North Dakota may spend more...
July 10, 2015 - 11:07pm
June 12, 2015
Heitkamp: Building momentum for Native youth
This Sunday, I’ll attend the Flag Day celebration at the annual Cannon Ball powwow — the same powwow I’ve attended for the past 30 years...
June 12, 2015 - 11:06pm
June 4, 2015
Minnesota reservation voices concerns about Sandpiper pipeline
BAGLEY, Minn. --The White Earth Tribal Council held a public hearing Thursday regarding Enbridge's plan to place the Sandpiper Pipeline through land and water areas impacting tribal lands. If the company's certificate of need and the route are approved by the Minnesota Public...
June 4, 2015 - 10:42pm
May 30, 2015
Former Fort Berthold chairman joins marijuana company
BISMARCK — Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused on producing marijuana on reservations. Native American Organics LLC will help tribes who want to enter the marijuana products industry set up legal growing and distribution systems. The company...
May 30, 2015 - 11:52pm
May 28, 2015
Minnesota tribe plans Sandpiper public hearing
ONAMIA, Minn. — The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans its own public hearing next Friday on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline — the same day the state will decide whether to allow construction of the controversial project. Dissatisfied with what tribal officials call a...
May 28, 2015 - 11:34pm