Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Kalk is candidate for new job, would resign from PSC if hired
'Will & Grace' comedy series returning to TV
Tight security as Madame Tussauds unveils waxwork of Trump and his 'trademark hairstyle'
Trump says he’ll keep tweeting as president, won't move press briefings
Port: Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk has applied for EERC position, would leave office if selected
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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Wolves reportedly testing interest in Rubio
Big third quarter lifts Night Hawks past Titans
Saints hold off Midgets girls basketball
DHS boys hockey secures win at Jamestown
DHS boys basketball turns in balanced effort at St. Mary’s
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
Susie A. Fettig
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Obama rejects Canada-Texas oil pipeline for now
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a politically explosive decision, President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected plans for a massive oil pipeline through...
January 18, 2012 - 9:13pm
December 1, 2011
Horse slaughter soon an option
TULSA, Okla. -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
September 9, 2011
Cut taxes, Obama tells Congress in $450B jobs plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attacking a deepening jobs crisis, President Barack Obama challenged a reluctant Congress Thursday night to urgently pass a larger-than-expected $450 billion plan to "jolt an economy that has stalled." He urged lawmakers to slash Social Security taxes for tens of...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Obama: 'We will move forward together or not at all'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Obama interrupts Hoeven's turkey pardoning
BISMARCK -- The fate of a 19-week-old turkey was left hanging in the balance Tuesday when Gov. John Hoeven had to leave his annual turkey pardon to take a phone call from President Barack Obama. Ironically, Hoeven had just talked about building the suspense for the pardon. "At...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
The shattering of McChrystal
In one fundamental way, Gen. Stanley McChrystal never was Gen. Douglas MacArthur. But in another, he absolutely was. And with the lives of thousands of U.S. and NATO troops dependent on his judgment, that is why McChrystal, although an intellectually brilliant general, has just...
June 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Obama and oil rig management
It has several variations, but there's an old military adage that goes roughly, "When in trouble, when in doubt, run around in circles, jump and shout." A Navy officer explained that just the appearance of energetic activity might buy you enough time to think up a real solution. President...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Vietnam something imagined
With their usual talent for towing icebergs into the path of their own Titanic, the Democrats have a problem. In Connecticut, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a candidate for U.S. Senate who has long taken pride in his Vietnam service, is now revealed as a person who forgot to...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Great orator not necessarily great communicator
What with the Tea Party all the rage these days and angry voters seeming like the new norm, even Washington is anti-Washington. Incumbents are running scared (except for those too scared to run). And all Washington Insiders have urgent new insights (gleaned from a fact-finding drop-by...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Democrats send Obama final health measure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Democrats sent the final piece of landmark health care legislation to President Barack Obama before heading home to face a skeptical -- and sometimes even threatening -- electorate. The last legislative chapter in the wrenching national debate over...
March 26, 2010 - 6:22am
January 13, 2010
Letter: Best wishes to Dorgan and remember to do right thing
I have to admit that the announcement of Sen. Byron Dorgan's decision not to seek re-election came as a complete surprise to me. Despite the reasons he gave for his decision not to run again, I think the real reason is that he saw the handwriting on the wall. He knew that by supporting...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Has Cheney forgotten 9/11?
The one halfway-good memory from those awful days immediately following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks was the spirit of national unity it triggered. As I wrote at the time, nothing focuses the mind like the knowledge that there's somebody out to kill you simply for being American. "We...
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2009
What our enemies are saying now
We've heard a lot in recent days about how conservatives and liberals are responding to President Barack Obama's plans for Afghanistan. But what does the enemy think? Mullah Mohammed Omar, the Afghan Taliban leader, clearly would have been happier had Obama taken Michael Moore's...
December 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Obama persists as polls drop
President Barack Obama has so loaded up the policy circuits this month that you'd expect a government-wide blackout any minute. Still, in spite of declining approval ratings for him and most of his policies, he's decided to persist -- on Afghanistan, health care, jobs, climate change...
December 8, 2009 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Secret Service: Crashers posed no danger to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service maintains that President Barack Obama was never in danger at a state dinner after an uninvited Virginia couple got through security, but it wouldn't comment on whether anyone is screened for radiological or biological weapons. Edwin Donovan,...
November 27, 2009 - 7:30am