Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Heitkamp votes frustrate some Dems, but party still behind her
Family mourns husband, father at center of missing person search earlier this month
Moen pleads guilty in Gaarsland beating death outside Fargo bar
A new face downtown: Local developer Adam Metzker talks about origins and his work in Dickinson
Police Blotter: Man arrested for theft, drugs at Wal-Mart during Thanksgiving shopping
crime and courts
nation and world
Decision time in South Dakota on huge Bakken pipeline
Tesoro a step closer to final decision on proposed railport for Bakken crude
Stark County Planning and Zoning approves erection of more wind towers
Eastern Montana businesses settle in to weather latest downturn in oil market
Oil gains, bond prices inch up on Turkey-Russia tensions
Q&A: Gwen Sebastian and Kat Perkins bring tours home for holidays
A roadmap at the end of life: Angel Advocates helps simplify settlement of an estate
The dilemma of serving turkey for Thanksgiving Day dinner
Patrick Hope: 2015 Turkey of the Year: The Swamp of Sorrows
Kat Perkins holding Christmas concert in Dickinson: Gourmet meal, concert to be held Nov. 30 at Astoria
Dickinson State men's basketball limits Rocky Mountain College to little offense in win
Dickinson State women's hoops hangs on for victory over Rocky Mountain College
Minnesota Timberwolves upend Sacramento Kings on the road
Vikings' Barr hopes to follow in Hall of Famer Brooks’ footsteps
Brock: Thankful for American farmers
Letter: New wind ordinances needed and promised
Other Views: Nickname fracas needn’t hurt UND fundraising
Jacobs: Election yawns? Check out legislative races
Heitkamp: Thank you to those who make the difference
Fabian G. Zimmerman
David "Hutch" Hutchings
August 7, 2014
Letter: Democrats’ objective is to shut down the coal industry
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a ruling which threatens to kill the coal-fired electrical generation industry and the coal industry along with it. An Aug. 4 article in the Wall Street Journal estimates some 600,000 jobs will disappear within the next 10 years,...
opinion / letters
August 7, 2014 - 10:54pm
July 23, 2014
Rules of the rail: Federal government seeks tougher oil-train regulations
GRAND FORKS — The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills...
Energy / oil
July 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
June 18, 2014
Benson: The vision of President Obama and Chief Sitting Bull
Next week some 500 visitors will convene at the Real Bird Ranch, adjacent to the Little Bighorn Battle site, near Hardin, Mont., to watch the 21st annual Battle of the Little Bighorn re-enactment. For four days, men will dress in cavalry soldier uniforms and ride their horses in the...
opinion / columns
June 18, 2014 - 6:17pm
June 13, 2014
Obama weighs U.S. action in Iraq but rules out combat troops
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said on Friday he needs several days to determine how the United States will help Iraq deal with a militant insurgency, but he ruled out sending U.S. troops back into combat and said any intervention would be contingent on Iraqi leaders becoming...
June 13, 2014 - 4:28pm
May 23, 2014
White House seeks to smooth way for carbon curbs
WASHINGTON — Last month, Washington’s top environment advocate went to the Cleveland Clinic to talk about how President Barack Obama’s landmark efforts to crack down on power-plant carbon emissions would ease a range of respiratory illnesses. Speaking separately to historically...
Energy / coal
May 23, 2014 - 8:39pm
April 12, 2014
Hess: US crude exports could counter Russia in 90 days
WASHINGTON — The United States could give Europe and Ukraine relief from energy dependence on Russia within months if it overturned the 40-year ban on most U.S. crude oil exports, the head of energy company Hess Corp. said on Thursday. “There’s something we can do today to...
Energy / oil
April 12, 2014 - 11:03pm
February 25, 2014
U.S. government looks for ways to boost energy infrastructure
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will look for ways the federal government could spur investment to improve infrastructure for transporting oil and natural gas supplies around the country, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Tuesday. Booming shale production has led to...
Energy / oil
February 25, 2014 - 5:40pm
February 24, 2014
Oklahoma governor: Obama expects Keystone XL decision in next couple months
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting on Monday he expects a decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada in the next couple of months, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin told reporters. Fallin, a Republican who strongly...
Energy / oil
February 24, 2014 - 4:23pm
February 18, 2014
Obama orders new, higher fuel standards for U.S. trucks
UPPER MARLBORO, Ma. — President Barack Obama on Tuesday directed federal agencies to develop higher fuel standards for medium-sized and heavy...
February 18, 2014 - 3:20pm
January 24, 2014
Hoeven, Republicans pen letter to Obama urging Keystone XL approval
Republican senators are putting on the full-court press in their fight with the White House for approve of the Keystone XL pipeline. Ahead of Tuesday’s State of the Union address in Washington, all 45 Republican senators signed a letter sent to President Barack Obama on Friday,...
Energy / oil
January 24, 2014 - 11:48pm