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Eight arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
Could Netflix raise prices even higher? There's room, survey says
Plane that looked like president's touched down in Fargo on Monday
N.D. man accused of stealing SUV with 6-year-old inside
Ward County plans sobriety checkpoint
crime and courts
nation and world
Bakken pipeline protest in Iowa leads to arrests
Port: Dakota Access Protester Chains Himself to Machinery at Pipeline Construction Site
255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
How to stop credit card fraud while traveling
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
UND to reinstate men's golf program
Midgets volleyball drops West Region opener to Demons
Lots of intriguing QBs out there on the market for Vikings
UND prepares for opener at Stony Brook
Prized Twins reliever might go to fall league
Holten: Behind the scenes with a pickup man
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
Other Views: TR National Park get OK today?
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
Richard "Dick" Hegge
Andrew J. Volesky
Anton "Tony" Leo Funk
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
September 4, 2014
Letter: Paradigm shift
The energy industry and towns within it that thrive have made great strides to achieve stability and optimism. It is time that our leaders begin a paradigm shift from the mentality of “what if our prosperity suddenly leaves,” and begin to act more prudently about managing risk...
September 4, 2014 - 11:13pm
August 27, 2014
S&P: Lifting U.S. oil export ban will lift sector credit scores
WASHINGTON — Producers, pipeline and storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Tuesday. Ratings for oil refiners, who have enjoyed...
August 27, 2014 - 4:29pm
August 8, 2014
St. Joseph’s reports increase in births
The catholic hospital in Dickinson has broken a record for births set 30 years ago. Sixty-one babies were born at CHI St. Joseph’s Health last month, the hospital reported Friday. It was the most born in a month at the hospital since a record of 80 babies were born in a month...
August 8, 2014 - 11:31pm
August 7, 2014
Education groups join push against outdoor fund
BISMARCK — If petitions delivered to state officials Monday check out, North Dakota voters will vote this fall on a politically divisive proposal to set aside some oil-tax money to protect natural areas and wildlife.
August 7, 2014 - 12:21am
August 1, 2014
Chronicling the oil boom: UND professors map dramatic changes to western ND landscape
GRAND FORKS — University of North Dakota professor Sebastian Braun points at a satellite map of Fort Worth, Texas, with small white lines and...
August 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 26, 2014
Ranch hand and poet has seen oil booms come and go
BAINVILLE, Mont. — If you give DW Groethe a subject, he can give you a poem and a song. It might be about cowboys, true love or the oil boom. “Words,...
July 26, 2014 - 9:33pm
July 19, 2014
The Bakken brand: Oil Patch-named products taking off
Oil isn’t the only item for which the “Bakken” name will move product. The popularity of Bakken-branded foods, souvenirs and clothing...
July 19, 2014 - 11:43pm
You Said It: Reader comments from the Press survey
More than 500 readers who participated in The Dickinson Press Reader Survey left comments in one of two comment sections. Here is a look of what some of them had to say. First names, last initials and cities were used for readers who left their information. The reader’s sex and...
July 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
July 15, 2014
Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town
FRYBURG — Companies specializing in housing for oil and gas workers plan to build a $12.8 million extended-stay hotel where the former Fryburg...
July 15, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 14, 2014
Oil boom brings more Border Patrol arrests
GRAND FORKS — The U.S. Border Patrol is reporting a big increase in arrests in the Grand Forks sector, much of it in North Dakota’s booming Oil Patch. From the beginning of the fiscal year on Oct. 1 to June 30, there were 514 arrests. That compares with the 284 arrested in the...
July 14, 2014 - 10:47pm
July 11, 2014
IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong
LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday. But the International Energy...
July 11, 2014 - 5:38pm
July 9, 2014
Killdeer Ambulance, filmmaker settle lawsuit
The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service has dropped its proposed injunction against a filmmaker who they allege recorded the service in action without permission. A Wednesday preliminary injunction hearing for producer Todd Melby, the documentarian behind the “Black Gold Boom” series...
News/crime and courts
July 9, 2014 - 10:51pm
July 6, 2014
LAST CHANCE: Are we better off? Take the survey by noon today
July 6, 2014 - 12:14am
Press asks the readers: Is Dickinson a better place than it was 5 years ago?
To take the survey click here: http://surveymonkey.com/s/Press1 For the past two weeks, Dickinson has been flooded with visitors for Roughrider Days and the Fourth of July, and it seems like most people who come to our area ask the same question in many different ways? “Do...
July 6, 2014 - 12:09am
July 4, 2014
Waiting for Dad to come home from the Oil Patch: Work in oilfields forces couples to manage separations
Big and bold on the chalkboard in the Duncombes’ family kitchen is a countdown. It’s in the heart of the home, a place where family members...
July 4, 2014 - 11:04pm