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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
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
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
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
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
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
good bad and ugly
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
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
November 14, 2015
Our View: Time is right to make Highway 85 four lanes
Between 2010 and 2014, there were 12 fatal accidents on the 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Watford City and Belfield. Though oil activity in the area has settled down recently, there’s no denying that stretch of western North Dakota highway remains busy. That’s why...
November 14, 2015 - 2:35am
November 7, 2015
Our View: The long rejection for Keystone XL
Why did it take President Barack Obama seven years to reject the Keystone XL pipeline? We’ll never know the answer to that question. What...
November 7, 2015 - 11:30pm
October 24, 2015
Our View: Good Bad and Ugly: Smart to get new DSU foundation off ground
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good New DSU foundation forms: The first steps in the process toward ensuring Dickinson State University maintains a working alumni foundation...
October 24, 2015 - 12:05am
October 18, 2015
Our View: Nobody ‘won’ the South Heart coal plant battle
In the long run, no one got what they wanted out of the coal testing plant south of South Heart. The plant, which removed water from lignite coal to make it burnable, began shutting down this month and will soon be a dormant facility in rural Stark County. Dickinson businessman...
October 18, 2015 - 5:00am
October 6, 2015
Our View: End of an era in Dickinson as Johnson steps down
Like most, we were caught off guard by Dennis Johnson’s resignation as Dickinson City Commission president and mayor on Monday. It makes us realize just how much the city, state and country have changed since when he took office in July, 1, 2000. That summer, Bill Clinton was...
October 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 3, 2015
Our View: Thank a veteran at Sunday’s memorial dedication
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Be proud of Veteran’s Memorial: This weekend, the Stark County Veteran’s Memorial will be dedicated. It’s a symbol and a site...
October 3, 2015 - 3:00am
October 1, 2015
Our View: New DSU president must bring pride, people back
Congratulations and welcome to Thomas Mitzel, the next president of Dickinson State University. Mitzel will become the newest leader in our community when he takes office in January, and a leader he will very much need to be. Expectations have never been higher for an incoming DSU...
October 1, 2015 - 1:00am
September 4, 2015
Our View: DSU Foundation paying for mess it created
When rumors began to circulate about financial problems at the Dickinson State University Foundation, our reporting on the subject was unpopular with many university and foundation supporters. We were asked by readers why we didn’t support the university and were told to stop picking...
September 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
August 26, 2015
Our View: North Dakota governor’s race is going to be good
Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s announcement Monday morning that he won’t seek re-election in 2016 was shocking to many, including some members of his own party. But, unlike many states, it’s unlikely the governor’s decision is foreshadowing a vast political shakeup in North Dakota....
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2015
Our View: Belfield street assessments should have been handled better
Belfield’s streets need to be fixed. There’s no doubt about that. Complaint after complaint is heaped on the city by both residents and visitors regarding the state of its streets, and clearly something must soon be done. A special assessment to property owners, offset by oil-impact...
August 22, 2015 - 12:00am
August 17, 2015
Our View: Dickinson State must identify its ideal president
Forty-seven people want to be the next president of Dickinson State University. Surely one of those applicants is the outstanding and strong-willed leader capable of revitalizing the university, growing enrollment, establishing consistency, clarity and honesty with the community,...
August 17, 2015 - 9:59am
August 7, 2015
Our View: Curbing panhandling and ‘monuments’
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Panhandling curbed: The Dickinson City Commission passed revised ordinances this week making panhandling illegal along Third Avenue...
August 7, 2015 - 11:31pm
August 4, 2015
Our View: Ozbun an ideal choice for DSU interim president
Dickinson State University was looking for a volunteer to serve as its interim president. The State Board of Higher Education found perhaps the best one in North Dakota for the job. On Tuesday, the board appointed Jim Ozbun as interim president of DSU a day after D.C. Coston announced...
August 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Other Views: Railroad inspection makes progress
FARGO -- There was little fanfare last week when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an agreement with the Federal Railroad Administration for a rail safety inspection program. It was an important step in promoting safety on railroads in North Dakota. Prompted by...
August 4, 2015 - 7:09pm
August 3, 2015
Our View: Bison fans will get their beer
FARGO — If alcohol sales are to be permitted in the Fargodome at North Dakota State University football games, the best option is a beer garden that keeps beer out of the stands. That appears to be the choice of the Fargo Dome Authority; and it looks like this time NDSU is not opposed....
August 3, 2015 - 6:21pm