Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Special session to cost about $174,000
Police Blotter: Transient man cited on multiple charges
Two killed in Saturday crash leave behind total of seven children
Coffee drinkers should brace for even pricier morning brew
Board may restore suspended grants as oil tax revenues rebound
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Dakota Recreation Report for July 29
Leier: It was a good year for ND pronghorns
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Scoreboard of July 28, 2016
Twins’ Duffey gets tagged in loss to Braves
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
good bad and ugly
Con (Buz) Short
Margie R. Strom
Oakley Robert Lee
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
July 3, 2016
Post-oil boom, drug prices fall as gang trafficking increases
The Bakken oil boom may be over, but people on the front lines of fighting crime in western North Dakota say drug trafficking here is worse than...
July 3, 2016 - 12:15am
April 11, 2016
Researcher: Conservative support rises after shale booms
GRAND FORKS -- Republican candidates have seen success at the ballot box in areas that have experienced shale energy booms, a University of Pennsylvania professor said in a presentation on the University of North Dakota campus Monday. Erik Gilje, an assistant professor at the Wharton...
April 11, 2016 - 8:10pm
February 21, 2016
Calm after the boom in South Heart: Businesses move on after oil industry slowdown; school aims to build
SOUTH HEART — Life is settling back into a familiar and welcome post-oil boom way of life for many in this small Stark County community. Affectionately...
February 21, 2016 - 3:00am
January 29, 2016
Canada's oil boomtown painfully adjusts to life after bust
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta -- Canada's northern oil hub Fort McMurray is learning the hard way that there is no such thing as simply going back to normal after a long boom that got cut short by the collapse in crude prices.With prices down 70 percent over 18 months, producers have deferred...
January 29, 2016 - 1:17pm
December 14, 2015
Wenzel: Sobering trends temper N.D.’s optimism
GRAND FORKS -- Congratulations are in order. North Dakota is the nation’s best-run state, according to the news and opinion website 24/7 Wall Street. That’s quite an achievement, and it’s the fourth consecutive year the honor has been bestowed upon the Roughrider State. Our...
December 14, 2015 - 10:21pm
October 10, 2015
Brock: I hate to say they told us so
Now is the time to give credit to the party of “I Told You So.” Folks that for the last six years have told anyone who will listen that the...
October 10, 2015 - 12:00am
October 3, 2015
Oil Patch city debts increase
As cities throughout North Dakota finalize their budgets for the upcoming year, western municipalities have had to account for the unique economic...
October 3, 2015 - 11:49pm
October 2, 2015
Letter: Cities, counties must avoid repeat of ’80s boom-and-bust cycle
I have read and watched the local and national news the past few weeks with interest in the oil energy industry. The industry has shown a tremendous change in its structure from one year ago. The industry in our state has lost a large amount of business and has had a large amount...
October 2, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 23, 2015
Man camps dwindling to ghost camps
WILLISTON, N.D. - Some man camps are becoming ghost camps in the oil patch, especially in Mountrail County where only five of the 23 camps whose...
September 23, 2015 - 4:20pm
September 5, 2015
Alexander picks up sports again with oil boom growth
ALEXANDER — When Alexander, a growing Oil Patch town, has its first high school football game in 27 years today, the focus won’t be on the...
September 5, 2015 - 1:37am
August 18, 2015
Officials break ground on Killdeer bypass
KILLDEER — Chairman of the Dunn County Commission Reinhard Hauck said safety is one of the board’s main priorities and heavy thru-traffic...
August 18, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 6, 2015
Population growth, oil boom put strain on N.D. Health Department
BISMARCK – North Dakota Department of Health officials say population growth and the oil and gas development driving it have put more pressure on the department as it seeks national accreditation, but additional staff and targeted money for salaries should help ease the burden....
June 6, 2015 - 12:01am
May 28, 2015
OPEC sees rivals boosting oil output despite weak prices
LONDON -- The North American oil boom is proving resilient despite low oil prices, producer group OPEC said in its biggest and most detailed report this year, suggesting the global oil glut could persist for another two years. A draft report of OPEC's long-term strategy,...
May 28, 2015 - 3:38pm
May 14, 2015
Caviar boom in Williston
WILLISTON — North Dakota is known globally not just for prolific oil production, but also, it turns out, for caviar.
May 14, 2015 - 12:19am
May 12, 2015
Boardings down at ND airports: Dickinson passengers numbers drop 8 percent
BISMARCK — The number of airplane travelers appears to have leveled off for North Dakota from last year, though most airports saw some decrease. Airports...
May 12, 2015 - 9:01pm