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Seasonal road restrictions coming back to Stark County
Minot bomb wing wins top U.S. honor
Johnsons ask for leniency in crop insurance fraud case
House committee hears testimony on anti-corporate bill
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
BNSF cars carrying oil derails, catches fire in Illinois: Unknown where crude originated
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone pipeline bill
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Holten: Our most valuable gift
Brock: Kill Senate Bill 2166 now
Letter: Taxpayer protection, not a ‘gag’
Schneider and Onstad: Democrats’ proposals make steady progress
Hoeven: Keystone XL about energy, jobs, economic growth and energy security
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Journeying the Narrow Path
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Anton "Mokey" Dinius
Patrick W. Kessel
Clementina "Tina" Ficek
Bruce William Foster
Blue Hawks send 8 to national tourney
DSU baseball looking for hot start
Watch Live: Dickinson Trinity vs. Thompson in Class B girls basketball state tournament quarterfinals
Dickinson swimmers ready for state meet
Titans move past Tommies: Trinity beats Thompson for first-ever semifinals appearance
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
Burlesque performer seeks exemption in proposed West Fargo ordinance
WEST FARGO - A proposed ordinance here requiring adult performers to be licensed is ruffling the feathers of at least one local burlesque performer. The ordinance is meant to curb illegal activities related to the business of stripping and escorts, but Gennifer Christianson says...
news / north dakota
December 6, 2013 - 9:49pm
August 30, 2013
Dickinson City Commission to hear employee housing ordinance
The cost of living in Dickinson is high. Property management companies routinely advertise rents for two- and three-bedroom apartments and condos at $2,000 per month or more. In an effort to find good employees, some businesses have created illegal apartments and living quarters...
Energy / news / north dakota
August 30, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Stark Co. Zoning Board supports land size, animal number changes: County Commission to consider ordinance recommendations Tuesday
Stark County Zoning Board members unanimously agreed to recommend several ordinance changes to the County Commission regarding land size and number of animals allowed on a property. The County Commission will consider the recommendations at its 8 a.m.
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Proposed man camp law in Morton County needs changes
Extra chairs had to be brought into the Morton County Planning and Zoning Commission room in Mandan on Thursday as more than 50 people attended a meeting, Chairman John Shafer said. Most of those who attended came to voice concerns over a proposed ordinance to regulate man camps,...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Belfield officials question new codes regarding definitions of homes, number people who can reside there
Belfield Planning and Zoning Board members want to define what constitutes a single home and establish a limit on the number of individuals who can live there. The board met Tuesday night at Memorial Hall to address concerns regarding revisions of the town's proposed zoning codes,...
local / news / oil
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
Dickinson crew camp housing ordinance passes, changes made before vote, alcohol allowed with owner's approval
Dickinson commissioners worked out the kinks to crew camp rules during Monday's meeting at City Hall and in good time as a Louisiana company has recently inquired about bringing in a 400 to 1,000-unit man camp.
Energy / news / oil
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
New city ordinance prohibits shortcuts
An ordinance passed by the Dickinson City Commission Monday prohibits taking shortcuts and avoiding traffic control devices, according to city documents. Local businesses -- especially those located on corners near traffic lights and stop signs -- have complained of motorists zipping...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
City examines liquor license laws
A local watering hole's liquor license may change and the city could choose to issue an additional after a new alcohol ordinance passed first reading during a Dickinson City Commission meeting at City Hall Monday evening. After local entrepreneur Jayne Ridl brought to the city's...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 6, 2010
Rapp violates city ordinance
A Dickinson city employee has received a written warning after violating a city ordinance. Skip Rapp, Dickinson public works manager, was disciplined April 15 for a violation that occurred in 2006, said Shawn Kessel, city administrator. Rapp accepted three $50 gift cards from a...
local / news
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am
March 7, 2010
Press Editorial: Shush if in South Heart
South Heart City Council members decided it can get a little too loud in their small town and are restricting noise between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. But what constitutes noise? Apparently, trains and snow removal noise are not noise in South Heart as the council exempted them...
editorials / opinion
March 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
Dickinson city ordinance prohibits the use of fireworks within the city limits
DICKINSON - Fireworks and the Fourth of July go hand in hand, but fireworks also go hand in hand with several regulations. Those responsible for enforcing the regulations, local law enforcement, said it's nearly impossible to catch everyone using fireworks in an inappropriate way,...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Latter - City commission candidates support Dickinson sales tax ordinance change
To the Editor: As we campaign for the two open city commission seats, we also listen to comments, pro and con, related to the upcoming vote to enhance the use our city's one-half percent sales tax.
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am