Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Landowner sues over spills: State officials side with oil companies in saltwater lawsuit
Shame still surrounds mental illness, slowly moving out of shadow
Griswolds of Dickinson: Residents show Christmas spirit with exuberant light shows
Interim lights to be installed at Highway 85, 23 intersections
Hub Convenience opening in January
Nation & World
Falling in love with the pen: California journalist sets out to document life in the Bakken
Hearing dates set for radioactive oilfield waste rules
More competing for jobs in the Oil Patch
In ND, countdown looms for $5.3B oil tax break: Low prices could trigger exemptions
Coal industry pleased with coal ash label
Monke: The best cake I’ll ever taste
Veeder: Sights bring back memories of songs
Omdahl: Common Core offers answer for STEM failure
Our View: Warm week of weather good, oil prices panic bad
Baumgarten: What ND should remember for 2015
Adams and Braun
Craftsmen install marble at St. Wenceslaus
Sharing culture, one cookie at a time: Exchange student attends DSU through partnership between U.S. and Germany
Celebrating Christmas in Medora: Events honor veterans, reflect traditional cowboy ways
'The Sound of Music': Trinity High to present classic musical
Dale J. Kostelecky
Elsie (Hutzenbiler) Kilzer
Helen Mihills Gabbert
Mike F. Miller
Growing for the community: Stevenson family uses new funeral home as a way to give back
Journeying the Narrow Path
Jackie Hope: Winter arrives at 4:03 p.m.
Patrick Hope: Think outside the ‘Box’
DHS students give back
Titans edge New England: Dickinson Trinity upsets No. 7-ranked Tigers for Roughrider championship
Turner’s NFL debut could come today
Midgets collect a pair of titles
Magicians roll past Midgets
March 14, 2013
College student from Killdeer witnesses pope election process in Rome
BISMARCK -- Students from a North Dakota college who are studying in Rome got an up-close look at the historic election of the first pope from South America. "To see it in real life is incredible," said Shane Dukart, a business and Catholic studies student from Killdeer. Dukart...
news / north dakota / religion
March 14, 2013 - 2:05pm
March 12, 2013
Boston's O'Malley, the 'cappuccino priest,' a hit in Rome
VATICAN CITY -- The archbishop of Boston, dressed more often in the humble brown robe of his religious order than a cardinal's regalia, has emerged as an unlikely star amid the drama unfolding in Rome. Vatican analysts for the leading Italian newspapers have repeatedly listed Cardinal...
news / religion
March 12, 2013 - 3:14pm
Area Catholic leaders surprised by Pope Benedict XVI resignation
The reaction in western North Dakota was largely the same as the reaction worldwide Monday after Pope Benedict XVI announced he would be resigning effective at the end of February. Benedict, the first leader of the Catholic Church to step down in nearly 600 years, sent shock waves...
news / north dakota / religion
February 12, 2013 - 12:09am
June 20, 2012
Catholic students travel to Rome
FARGO -- Eight Shanley High School seniors will leave today with about 80 other students from North Dakota's four Catholic high schools, including students from Trinity High School in Dickinson, for a two-week trip to Italy that includes two visits with the pope. The group will spend...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Pope names Fargo bishop as Denver archbishop
DENVER -- The new archbishop of Denver said Tuesday that he has a lot to learn about social issues in Colorado but God and gospel should be part of public debates. The Vatican announced that Monsignor Samuel Aquila will lead the Archdiocese of Denver, a post left vacant after Archbishop...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
December 17, 2011
Report: Sexual abuse rampant in Dutch Catholic institutions
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- As many as 20,000 children endured sexual abuse at Dutch Catholic institutions over the past 65 years, and church...
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
November 7, 2010
Pope defends family as Spanish gays hold 'kiss-in'
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI strongly defended traditional families and the rights of the unborn Sunday, directly attacking Spanish laws that allow gay marriage, fast-track divorce and easier abortions as he dedicated Barcelona's iconic basilica, the Sagrada Familia. It...
November 7, 2010 - 8:01am
April 25, 2010
Abuser's Catholic order awaits Vatican judgment
(AP) - One of the next tests for Pope Benedict XVI in the burgeoning clergy abuse crisis is deciding the fate of a once-prominent, strict religious order that now admits its late founder, the Rev. Marcial Maciel, fathered at least one child and molested underage seminarians. Results...
April 25, 2010 - 12:30pm
April 12, 2010
Vatican makes clear bishops must report sex abuse
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican responded Monday to allegations that it had concealed years of clerical sex abuse by making it clear for the first time that bishops and other high-ranking clerics should report such crimes to police if required by law. Victims have charged that the...
lifestyles / religion
April 12, 2010 - 11:12am
April 5, 2010
Priest accused of US abuse still working in India
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Roman Catholic priest was in his native India in 2007 when he was charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl at his former post in Minnesota. Three years later, he is still serving as a priest in India with the blessing of his local bishop. And the...
April 5, 2010 - 7:30pm
April 4, 2010
Vatican's Easter Mass infused with defense of pope
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- It was the Catholic calendar's holiest moment -- the Mass celebrating the resurrection of Christ. But with Pope Benedict XVI accused of failing to protect children from abusive priests, Easter Sunday also was a high-profile opportunity to play defense. "Holy...
April 4, 2010 - 5:19pm
April 2, 2010
Pope's preacher: Accusations akin to anti-Semitism
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- At a solemn Good Friday service, Pope Benedict XVI's personal preacher likened the tide of allegations that the pontiff has covered up sex abuse cases to the "more shameful aspects of anti-Semitism." But within hours, facing a storm of criticism at the comparison,...
April 2, 2010 - 5:45pm
March 21, 2009
Pope ignorant about AIDS
Pope Benedict's statement upon arriving in Cameroon was, "AIDS cannot be overcome by the distribution of condoms." This is one of the most horrifically ignorant statements made by a world leader since former President George W. Bush's promise to "smoke 'em out" in reference to terrorist...
March 21, 2009 - 12:00am