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One year after juvenile center closes, officials push for residential re-entry center in Devils Lake
Lawmakers OK funding for flood control, other water-related projects
Divided Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage case
UPDATE: Name released in fatal Burleigh County car accident
A better start: Walsh County planting pace improves this spring
crime and courts
nation and world
Firefighters attend crude oil by rail emergency response training in Colorado
Court says ND can join Wyoming lawsuit over fracking rules
US Chamber of Commerce predicts federal coal regulations will go down
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption to 105 oil and gas wells
Whiting Petroleum works to mitigate fire losses
Eleven years later, subject of 2004 fight to go to ND prom after being caught smoking is married, raising kids--and wouldn't go through court battle again
Hope: It's a secret to everybody
Hope: The 39 Steps
Pulitzer Prize-winning history book focuses on Mandan people
James Corden a welcome addition to late-night TV
Wild’s expectations to beat Blackhawks
Positive reviews at Vikings practice
Blue Hawks sweep Presentation to end season
A competitive edge: DSU football spring game showcases new talent
Ahlin: Legislature did good thing, but then stumbled
Omdahl: Are lieutenant governors coming or going?
Letter: Take a drive and see wind turbines for yourself
Letter: North Dakota doesn’t need to build wind farms for SD
Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Elizabeth "Liz" Schwartz
Darlyn A. Larson
December 23, 2014
Top 10 stories of 2014: No. 6 is Projects, teacher contracts filled Dickinson Public School’s year
The Dickinson Press’ Top 10 Stories of 2014 series continues. Check each paper through Dec. 31 to see which stories made the cut. The past year was a big one for public schools in Dickinson, and we don’t just mean its record-breaking 3,521 students enrolled at the beginning...
news / local
December 23, 2014 - 5:40pm
December 12, 2014
Dickinson Public Schools approves teacher contracts
A day after members of the Dickinson Education Association voted to ratify a new teacher salary package, the Dickinson Public Schools board held a special meeting Friday to approve the 2014-15 contract. The board’s final offer, which the DEA ratified in a unanimous vote Thursday...
news / education
December 12, 2014 - 11:48pm
December 11, 2014
DEA votes to ratify contracts for teachers
Members of the Dickinson Education Association voted Thursday to ratify the 2014-15 teacher contracts, more than two months after the latest round of talks with the Dickinson Public Schools board began. About 90 members voted unanimously to accept the package put forth by the school...
news / education
December 11, 2014 - 11:07pm
November 14, 2014
Back to the table: Almost 2 years of talks behind Dickinson Schools, DEA contract negotiations
When negotiators from both the Dickinson Public Schools board and the Dickinson Education Association walked out of the cafeteria at Hagen Junior High School the evening of Nov. 5, they weren’t much closer to reaching an agreement over the 2014-15 teacher contracts than they were...
November 14, 2014 - 10:22pm
November 6, 2014
DPS board holds meeting to set ‘strategy’
A day after its latest meeting with the Dickinson Education Association to negotiate teacher contracts, the full Dickinson Public Schools board met in a special session Thursday to discuss “negotiation strategy,” board president Kris Fehr said. “The board needs to weigh in,”...
news / local
November 6, 2014 - 9:58pm
November 5, 2014
It’s not too late to patch up rift between school board, teachers
Dear Dickinson School Board, Take a cue from surviving Dickinson employers. It is EXPENSIVE to live here. Your employees need a raise. A large one. Larger than they are asking for. You recently told your teachers you would not adequately increase salaries because the cost of living...
opinion / letters
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 23, 2013
Contract negotiations may move to ND Supreme Court
In preparation to possibly take the case to the North Dakota Supreme Court, legal representatives for the Dickinson Public School Board and the Dickinson Education Association met via conference call with Judge William Herauf on Tuesday at the Stark County Courthouse in a hearing...
education / news
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am