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Press Pass, Sunday, August 28
Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas if elected
Abused and exploited, child migrants in Italy dream of better life
Red River Valley storms produce tornadoes, 3-inch hail
Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
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
Field day: Organic matter is ingredient for healthy soil
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Scoreboard of August 28, 2016
Oak Grove tops Heart River football
Dickinson State volleyball drops to 0-4
Midgets swimming qualifies 3 for state at first meet
Schnepf: As clear as the new video boards, one thing is certain: Bison just find a way to win
Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
Monke: Things are turning around at Dickinson State
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
good bad and ugly
Ilene (Hanel) Gill
George F. Anton
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
June 14, 2016
Sharpe and Homiston elected to Dickinson park board
A few votes separated three candidates competing for two seats on the Dickinson Park Board on Tuesday. Newcomer KC Homiston was the leader of...
June 14, 2016 - 11:30pm
Dickinson's outdoor pool draws more than 26,000 patrons
The outdoor pool at the West River Community Center drew more than 26,000 patrons throughout the summer. Matt Mack, facility operations manager for Dickinson Parks and Recreation, presented the data provided during a Park Board meeting Monday afternoon at the WRCC. Mack said the...
September 14, 2015 - 11:19pm
June 12, 2015
Dickinson Park Board hears proposals, sets population threshold for adding for new golf course in the future
The discussion about a new golf course in Dickinson is still on the first tee box. Developers vying to build a new golf course in the city made...
June 12, 2015 - 2:24pm
July 26, 2014
Dickinson Park Board to consider golf course feasibility study
The Dickinson Park Board will begin considering the possibility for an 18-hole golf course to be built in the city at its next meeting in August. A landscape planning firm submitted a 78-page analysis to determine the economic viability of the proposed Dickinson golf course to the...
July 26, 2014 - 9:40pm
June 27, 2014
New Park Board members sworn in
The Dickinson Park Board has some new faces after outgoing commissioner Kelly Cooper and President Mike Lefor formally left their posts Friday....
June 27, 2014 - 11:44am
June 9, 2014
Park Board considers second cell tower
The Dickinson Park Board is eyeing a second location for a possible Verizon cellphone tower, director James Kramer said at Monday’s meeting. A planned tower next to the West River Community Center was on the board’s agenda in mid-April public hearing and is already “to the...
June 9, 2014 - 9:49pm
April 30, 2014
Legality of Stark County fairgrounds LLC in question following meeting
The Stark County state’s attorney has raised concerns over the legality of a public-private LLC being formed to develop the county’s fairgrounds. Park Board President Arnie Binek conveyed attorney Tom Henning’s concerns during the county Fair Association’s Wednesday night...
April 30, 2014 - 11:11pm
December 9, 2013
Kramer: West River Community Center construction could be delayed
With the winter weather in southwest North Dakota becoming quite frightful lately, Dickinson Parks and Recreation director James Kramer said Monday that construction on the West River Community Center could be affected a bit in the coming weeks. Speaking at a Dickinson Park Board...
December 9, 2013 - 7:24pm
Lefor to seek District 37 Republican nomination
Dickinson businessman and Park Board President Mike Lefor announced Monday he’s seeking the Republican nomination to represent District 37...
December 9, 2013 - 10:08am
September 28, 2013
Dickinson Park Board lowers tax levy
As part of the 2014 Dickinson Parks and Recreation budget, the city's Park Board on Friday voted to do something unusual. In a move that Director James Kramer called a first in his 20 years as a professional, the board passed a tax levy that decreased by close to $4,000 from the...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2013
Expanding recreation: Park Board given updates on projects, fundrasing goals for additions to recreation facilities
Walkers and joggers using the trail around the West River Community Center encountered an interrupted path Monday, but the 400-foot stretch is...
August 13, 2013 - 12:00am
June 1, 2013
Stark County Veterans Memorial project could be finished by fall
If all goes according to plan, Dickinson will be home to one of the largest memorials to U.S. service members in North Dakota by later this year. Speaking...
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
May 14, 2013
New St. Joseph's complex walking trail to link to WRCC trails
The West River Community Center will be linked via a walking trail to the new St. Joseph's Hospital and office building grounds once the complex is completed. At Monday's Dickinson Park Board meeting, a unanimous 3-0 vote was taken -- two board members were not present -- to allow...
May 14, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Fairground site for Stark County 'on the road'
The Stark County Park Board will grant the fair association two easements onto 34 acres of frontage property the county owns west of Fairway Street that will go up for sale. "We finally got this on the road," said Arnie Binek with the Stark County Park Board after the board approved...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Stark County Fair Board offers $300K in start-up funding to establish fairground
The Stark County Park Board agreed to provide $300,000 in start-up money to establish a fairground with land south of Dickinson that was donated to the Dickinson State University Foundation. The funds will also help with other costs, including the purchase of another five acres from...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am