Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
'Orange Is the New Black' Leak Shows: Hollywood Cybersecurity Lives and Dies With Third-Party Vendors
Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails
White House Has 'Looked At' Changing Libel Laws, Reince Priebus Says
Trump confers with Asia allies on North Korea nuclear threat
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
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Dickinson High boys golf finishes 12th at East-West Classic
DSU baseball settles for split after game one walk-off
Port: Heitkamp fundraising email calls Republicans radicals and extremists
Port: Hey Republicans, put Carlson and Wardner on the bench next session
ERICKSON: Don't just do something
HARROP: Can we think our way past robots?
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Frank H. @13@@10@Schafer, Jr.
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
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
April 1, 2017
Van Hook braces for drilling
VAN HOOK, N.D. — A fleet of earth-moving equipment rumbles across the black dirt at a multi-well oil pad very near Lake Sakakawea's busiest...
April 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
January 6, 2017
Former oilfield exec indicted on wire fraud charges
BISMARCK — A former oilfield executive is accused of falsely inflating company revenues by tens of millions of dollars and has been indicted...
January 6, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 8, 2016
Shell ditches West Coast rail plan for Bakken oil
HOUSTON—North Dakota oil producers were dealt another blow this week when Royal Dutch Shell said it would scrap plans to build an oil train...
October 8, 2016 - 7:51pm
September 30, 2016
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
KILLDEER, N.D. — An oilfield waste treating plant north of Killdeer with a history of not complying with state rules must close after state...
September 30, 2016 - 8:07pm
September 27, 2016
Two Williston hotels closing their doors
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The Missouri Flats Inn, once featured on a TV reality show “Hotel Impossible,” and the Marquis Plaza and Suites will be...
September 27, 2016 - 4:13pm
September 26, 2016
Watford City may rival Williston in size, some believe
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—With massive growth in population predicted in Divide, McKenzie and Williams counties over the next decade, some are...
September 26, 2016 - 6:08pm
September 23, 2016
RockPile gets bought out, expands
One of Dickinson's biggest oilfield employers has been bought out, but little is changing. It's even expanding. RockPile Energy Services, which...
September 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
Port: Landowner sells land used for #NoDAPL protests to pipeline company
The #NoDAPL protesters working to block the Dakota Access Pipeline haven’t camped on the land of the historic Cannonball Ranch, but at least...
September 23, 2016 - 10:38am
September 19, 2016
Family crisis shelter to triple in size in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Family Crisis Shelter Director Lana Bonnet receives a hard hat and golden shovel to commemorate the groundbreaking of a new facility that will triple the number of beds available. To some it may seem like broken earth but to others it is a dream that has been years...
September 19, 2016 - 10:31am
September 14, 2016
Heritage Day set at Watford City
The 18th annual Heritage Day in Watford City will be celebrated Saturday at the McKenzie County Heritage Park, 950 Second Ave. SW.The day is an opportunity to visit the food vendors, see the blacksmithing demonstration, see two horses from the Nokota Horse Conservancy, have your photo...
September 14, 2016 - 11:26am
September 7, 2016
Restraining order extended on Sacagawea Pipeline
BISMARCK – A temporary restraining order against the Three Affiliated Tribes has been extended until Sept. 19, preventing the tribe from blocking...
September 7, 2016 - 12:07pm
McKenzie County gravel roads restricted
WATFORD CITY -- McKenzie County has restricted all county and Watford city gravel roads to 12,000 pounds gross vehicle weight until further notice due to consistent rainfall.
September 7, 2016 - 11:02am
September 5, 2016
McKenzie County gravel roads under weight restriction
WATFORD CITY -- McKenzie County gravel roads will have a 12,000-pound weight restriction through 8 a.m. Tuesday due to rainfall.The county will re-evaluate the roads at that time.
September 5, 2016 - 2:45pm
August 30, 2016
Oilfield worker earns scholarship to continue education
BISMARCK—Chad Schoch thought he'd work in the North Dakota oilfields for two years, at most. He wanted to roughneck, make and save money,...
August 30, 2016 - 3:52pm
August 22, 2016
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—I'm sure I've mentioned it before, but one of my favorite parts about living back at the ranch is that my sisters have...
August 22, 2016 - 10:22pm