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At least 16 feared dead in fiery Texas hot air balloon crash
First methadone clinic to open in North Dakota
Little is known about cost of Burgum-Stenehjem contest
Montana's economy shrinks as energy, ag contract
City continues to expand water infrastructure
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
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
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
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
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
Stark County Sheriffs Office
August 4, 2013
Law enforcement, firefighters out for blood in Battle of the Badges
Local law enforcement and fire crews will be out battling for blood this week. Battle of the Badges, an annual blood drive pitting the Dickinson Fire Department and Dickinson Rural Fire Department against the Dickinson Police Department, the North Dakota Highway Patrol and the Stark...
August 4, 2013 - 12:00am
February 10, 2013
Law & Order: Taxpayers foot the bill for crime
Whether or not "crime doesn't pay," someone has to pay for crime. Unfortunately it often falls on the taxpayers to foot the bill. In a look...
February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
December 8, 2012
South Heart starts police department
The Stark County Commission agreed to terminate its agreement for extra patrol in South Heart beyond what the law requires per a request from City Council. Commissioner Ken Zander said Tuesday that the commission received a letter from South Heart Councilman Chuck Andrus requesting...
December 8, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Promoting Red Ribbon Week
Sixth-graders Dylon Twogood, left, and Justin Berger sit in the front seat of a Stark County Sheriff's Office SUV on Tuesday morning at Berg...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
Dial 911 for emergencies only: Non-emergency numbers available to public
Residents forgetting they left their garage door open, a man in a van yelling at skateboarders or a granddaughter coming home late from a movie are some of the calls the Dickinson Police Department have gotten in recent weeks and they don't mind responding to them. While the DPD...
July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 1, 2012
Fence damaged in Friday grass fire
The cause of a grass fire Friday evening is still under investigation. Dickinson Rural Fire Department Chief Andy Paulson said the fire department and the Stark County Sheriff's Office were called out between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday to a grass fire at 116th Avenue, about a mile...
July 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Report: Problems found within Stark County Sheriff's Office under Tuhy
Sheriff Clarence Tuhy has not only created a "toxic" environment at the Stark County Sheriff's Office, but he has left its employees literally sick, according to a workplace report filed Tuesday. "I have never worked in a place where it made me physically ill just knowing I had to...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Fireworks trouble in Dickinson
Dickinson Rural Fire Department responded to a fire caused by fireworks shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday at Patterson Lake Recreation Area, Fire Chief Andy Paulson said. Firefighters extinguished the blaze in about 15 minutes. DRFD stayed on site for an hour to make sure the area...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Spitting on an officer nets a felony charge; Dickinson police: Incidents are increasing but still rare
It might happen in a fit of rage and seem like a disrespectful but harmless way to show distaste, but spitting on a police or correctional officer carries jail time and a hefty fine, officials said. Two such incidents occurred in Stark County in the third week of June, according...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Illegal commission meeting?: Legality of Stark County assembly to ask for removal of sheriff questioned
Attorneys for the North Dakota Newspaper Association and Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy believe the Stark County Commission may have met illegally to request the dismissal of the sheriff, but the county state's attorney said Wednesday he thinks otherwise. The commissioners asked...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Great ball of fire: Dickinson rural firefighters fight blaze near Dickinson
Dickinson Rural Fire Department firefighters put out a blaze Thursday at an oil well site about three miles south of town. A valve in a treater...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Belfield man the target of harrasing letters about killing cats
A Belfield man is once again the target of several anonymous letters claiming he is a cat killer, Stark County law enforcement said Tuesday. Officials have not found proof to support this, and the author may face criminal charges for harassment and slander. This has happened twice...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Buffalo spooked, escape: Four break free of corral, killed near Dickinson
Nobody was injured when four buffalo escaped Thursday morning, except the buffalo, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Office. Det. Terry Oestreich said since the buffalo were close to Dickinson, it would have been more dangerous to try rounding them up alive. "They were just...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
State investigates Stark County sheriff; Bureau of Criminal Investigations also looking at Sheriff's Office
Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy is under investigation for an alleged theft he calls a mistake. In a seemingly unrelated matter, the Stark...
March 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Stark County residents to pay for law enforcement; Officials OK $2 per resident per month agreement
Stark County residents will pay $2 per resident per month for law enforcement if their city doesn't have its own police department, officials...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am