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ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Klein, Henningsgard highlight DSU’s NSAA awards
Dickinson High's Martin named to West Region team
Four of Region 7’s best on display for tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
planning and zoning
December 4, 2016
Devils Lake considers 'caregiver units' to help those needing medical care
DEVILS LAKE—Language drafted by Devils Lake city staff would allow the construction of "caregiver units" next to homes. An ordinance describing an "accessory dwelling unit" will have its first reading during a Devils Lake Commission meeting Monday in City Hall. Defined as a...
December 4, 2016 - 6:00am
July 5, 2016
Commission breaks ground on courthouse renovation
The Stark County Courthouse renovation took a symbolic step forward on Tuesday immediately following the regular meeting of the Stark County...
July 5, 2016 - 8:22pm
April 8, 2016
Hettinger County approves wind farm permit
MOTT -- Wind farm hearings seem to have been the norm for landowners in Stark and Hettinger counties for nearly a year. After Friday, however,...
April 8, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 11, 2015
Old St. Joseph’s Hospital sale nearing completion
The president of a development company in the process of purchasing the old St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center building in Dickinson said...
August 11, 2015 - 11:28pm
April 30, 2015
Wind project breezes on: After 5 hours of discussion, NextEra goes to Stark County Commission
A wind farm planned for Stark County cleared another hurdle, but not without extensive debate and a lot of attention. The County Planning...
April 30, 2015 - 11:38pm
March 9, 2015
Residents upset over potential landfill site
MANNING, N.D. -- The view from the west-facing window in the Dukarts' dining room faces lovely winter-brown hills that, as it turns out, are geologically a perfect location for a specialized waste landfill. Nick and Jessica Dukart built their home on family land 6 miles southeast...
March 9, 2015 - 6:12pm
March 7, 2015
Jacobson: Dickinson needs more affordable living areas
When I decided to come to Dickinson to explore the possibility of working here, my family was filled with fear and trepidation for me. The rumors of the quality of life here are pretty scary to outsiders. I was able to put that fear to bed as soon as I arrived. I got involved in...
March 7, 2015 - 7:42pm
Dickinson searching for new planning director
As the City of Dickinson searches for a replacement for former Community Development Director Ed Courton, it’s restructuring the department that has played a large role in overseeing the city’s growth over the past few years. Courton left his position in December after three-and-a-half...
January 7, 2015 - 9:43pm
October 15, 2014
City debates smaller lot sizes for Barons Vista
The Barons Vista development planned for Dickinson’s growing west side could push city officials to reconsider current ordinances on residential lot sizes. Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission members voted Wednesday to continue a rezoning petition for the 282-acre plot after...
October 15, 2014 - 9:20pm
January 30, 2014
Cell tower in Gladstone OK’d by zoning
Gladstone might get a giant telecommunications tower and, with it, improvements to bad cell service. The Stark County Planning and Zoning Board unanimously approved a 400-foot tower to increase cellphone coverage in the area. Multiple board members brought up personal experience...
January 30, 2014 - 9:22pm
January 25, 2014
Letter: Beach must deny zoning application for transloading facility
At a time when cities all across North America are jittery at having even a single train-load of Bakken crude pass within their borders, the city of Beach is facing the grim prospect of having massive quantities of this chemically volatile oil on its very doorstep, all day, every...
January 25, 2014 - 9:53pm
January 2, 2014
Stark County’s zoning board OK’s ‘Bakken Oil Express West’
Bakken Oil Express will expand to the west with an industrial rail park after its rezoning was approved for a site west of town Thursday. The Stark County zoning board also denied an agricultural-to-industrial rezoning request from Northern Improvement Company, which wants to relocate...
January 2, 2014 - 10:55pm
January 1, 2014
Two Stark Co. rezone proposals have public hearings Thursday
More development could be coming to land that’s currently zoned agricultural west of Dickinson. Two applicants for agricultural-to-industrial rezoning will have public hearings Thursday at the Stark County Courthouse. As oil and its related development has boomed in Stark County,...
January 1, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 27, 2013
Stark Co. zoning board OK’s controversial South Heart rail terminal
On the second go around, Stark County Planning and Zoning Board members approved a 686-acre agricultural-to-industrial rezoning request on Wednesday...
November 27, 2013 - 10:03pm
September 11, 2013
Medora demolition proposal grounded
MEDORA -- A plan to remove two of Medora's oldest buildings was grounded before it had a chance to be heard Tuesday.
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am