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Federal government moves to block Sanford, Mid Dakota Clinic merger in Bismarck on antitrust grounds
Oilfield company fights illegal dumping fine at ND Supreme Court
Man who stopped traffic on I-94 in Minnesota dies while in custody
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Reissue of Prince's 'Purple Rain' with songs from his vault goes on sale Friday
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Things your wedding server will never tell you
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
Local golfers Myran, Geiss to compete at national tournaments
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Rookie scores winning goal in Minnesota United win over Portland
Twins to play Cleveland in Puerto Rico next season
Florida State forward may be 'perfect fit' for Timberwolves in draft
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
David J. Gross
Sister Adele (Verena) Wehri
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
planning and zoning
April 5, 2017
County worries about zoning precedent
The Stark County Commission discussed concerns that they would set a precedent in their recent zoning ruling at their meeting on Tuesday. The...
April 5, 2017 - 10:15pm
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