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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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
planning and zoning
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
October 18, 2012
Tractor-trailer parking lot approved in Dunn County
MANNING -- Dunn County commissioners allowed a rezone, which gives the OK to a company to park tractor-trailers on 72 acres north of Manning. The commission approved ULM Corp.'s request though the Dunn County Land Development Corp. requires a property to be at least 120 acres to...
October 18, 2012 - 1:08am