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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
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
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July 13, 2016
Press Pass: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. State...
July 13, 2016 - 8:55pm
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
June 22, 2016
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
The North Dakota Public Service Commission could vote on the 72-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center II project proposed for northern Hettinger County as soon as next month. Commissioner Brian Kalk said the PSC's first work session on Tuesday to discuss the wind farm "went very smoothly"...
June 22, 2016 - 4:24pm
June 15, 2016
Incumbents Elkin and Kuntz, Franchuk win Stark County Commission primary
Voters put two Stark County commissioners on a path toward re-election during Tuesday's primary, while another commission primary race fell in favor of a county sheriff's deputy. Incumbents Pete Kuntz and Jay Elkin soundly defeated Clarence Tuhy and Leslie Ross in the District 1 and...
June 15, 2016 - 3:54pm
May 12, 2016
Stark County Commission debate ranges from wind farm to mental health
Five of the six candidates vying for three seats on the Stark County Commission met to discuss the region’s current status and options for...
May 12, 2016 - 10:10pm
May 3, 2016
Rural development’s gravel roads a concern
Stark County’s road superintendent and a homeowner at a rural development north of Gladstone told county commissioners Tuesday during their...
May 3, 2016 - 6:46pm
April 23, 2016
Dickinson city and Stark County government debates set
The Dickinson city election ballot is complete. Let the debates begin. The Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce is holding debates for City Commission...
April 23, 2016 - 8:43pm
February 2, 2016
Sheriff’s Office planning interior renovations for new space
The Stark County Sheriff’s Office could be increasing renovations to part of its future home after numerous issues were discovered in the Dickinson Law Enforcement Center. Stark County Sheriff Terry Oestreich appeared before the Stark County Commission at its Tuesday meeting to...
February 2, 2016 - 6:42pm
January 5, 2016
Stark Co. commissioners discuss LEC ownership details
The Stark County Commission discussed the county’s ownership nature of the Law Enforcement Center Tuesday morning at its regular meeting. Commissioner Duane “Bucky” Wolf brought up the issue, which concerns the fact that while the county owns the facility, the city of Dickinson...
January 5, 2016 - 6:55pm
December 29, 2015
Stark Co. places moratorium on wind farm applications: Permits will not be considered until 2018
The Stark County Commission voted unanimously to stop accepting applications for wind farm conditional-use permits for a period of two years at a regular meeting Tuesday at Stark County Courthouse. The move comes after the commission approved the 87-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center...
December 29, 2015 - 10:54pm
December 22, 2015
Wind farm approved: Stark County approves 87-turbine wind farm despite division among officials, residents
A muffled groan could be heard from members of the audience as Stark County Commissioner Jay Elkin voted “aye,” the third and deciding vote...
December 22, 2015 - 11:04pm
Stark County approves permit for wind farm
Both the Stark County Planning and Zoning Board and the County Commission approved a conditional use permit for a wind farm to be erected in southern Stark County on Tuesday morning during their respective regular and special meetings at the Stark County Courthouse. The planning and...
December 22, 2015 - 12:33pm
December 1, 2015
Stark County commissioners move forward with future courthouse expansion
The Stark County Commission reviewed the results of a “Phase 1” pre-design study for a new addition to the Stark County Courthouse on Tuesday...
December 1, 2015 - 6:58pm
November 11, 2015
Ross lawsuit against Stark County moves to federal district court
BISMARCK -- A lawsuit concerning the firing of former Stark County Veterans Service Officer Leslie Ross by the Stark County commissioners last December has been removed from the state’s Supreme Court and accepted into U.S. District Court. The county motioned the case to federal...
November 11, 2015 - 8:06pm
October 6, 2015
2016 Stark County budget unveiled: Oil and gas revenues still face low projections
The Stark County Commission is projecting oil and gas revenues to remain low in 2016 despite an increase in overall spending by the county for that year. The commission discussed this and other points about its 2016 budget, which it approved unanimously Tuesday at its regular...
October 6, 2015 - 6:43pm