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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
February 11, 2017
Striving for their students
A teacher's job extends beyond the 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. school hours for nine months of the year. Teachers, like Laura Leiss at Lincoln Elementary...
February 11, 2017 - 10:02pm
May 23, 2016
School board agrees to reimburse district specialists
The Dickinson Public School Board agreed at a special meeting held Monday evening to grant some additional reimbursements to address grievances presented by a set of specialists employed by the district.
May 23, 2016 - 10:43pm
May 3, 2016
Dickinson teachers' negotiations reach tentative conclusion
After a meeting that ran nearly an hour over its time limit, the latest round of teacher negotiations reached a tentative conclusion Monday night. Dickinson Education Association President Lyle Smith said the teachers' bargaining group was "pleased with the outcome" and could possibly...
May 3, 2016 - 10:53am
April 29, 2016
Dickinson Education Association makes package proposal at teachers' negotiation
The latest round of the Dickinson teachers' negotiations came to an early close Thursday after the Dickinson Education Association made a proposal to address all remaining agenda items. "We want you to know we're not here asking for the bank," said DEA negotiator and Dickinson High...
April 29, 2016 - 5:43pm
January 4, 2016
More than 200 North Dakota teacher positions still unfilled after ‘community experts’ program falls flat
BISMARCK – Halfway through the school year, more than 200 teaching jobs remain vacant in North Dakota’s public schools after a “community experts” pilot program aimed at easing the state’s teacher shortage failed to fill a single slot. State Superintendent of Public Instruction...
January 4, 2016 - 3:18pm
November 12, 2015
N.D. teacher shortage spreads statewide
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota teacher licensing board learned Thursday that the shortage of teachers in North Dakota extends well beyond the Oil Patch. And while rural school districts have plenty of vacancies, urban ones also had unfilled positions when the school year started,...
November 12, 2015 - 11:25pm
October 15, 2015
New teachers’ contract ratified by school board Thursday, will be distributed to district’s teachers
The Dickinson Public School Board ratified the newly negotiated teachers’ contract at a special meeting Thursday at the district’s Central Administration Office. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep set out shortly after the meeting to distribute the new contracts to the district’s...
October 15, 2015 - 11:17pm
October 5, 2015
Omdahl: Why the teacher shortage is here to stay
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Kirsten Baesler moved quickly to deal with the state’s 200-teacher...
October 5, 2015 - 6:52pm
October 1, 2015
Harrisburg teachers tell students the school will be stronger because of shooting
HARRISBURG, S.D. -- Harrisburg High School sophomore Kira Snow hid in a closet in a photography classroom Wednesday after it came over the public...
October 1, 2015 - 11:48pm
September 24, 2015
Dickinson teachers and school board reach tentative contract agreement, await ratification
A tentative teacher contract agreement was reached Thursday morning between the bargaining teams from the Dickinson Public School Board and the Dickinson Education Association. The sides signed off on items regarding grievance procedure and payment for work hours completed beyond...
September 24, 2015 - 2:28pm
September 10, 2015
Teacher negotiations extended; no compromise yet on grievance procedure
Dickinson Public School teacher negotiations have been extended as teams stalled over grievance procedure, the sole remaining issue without agreement by the Thursday morning meeting. Dickinson Education Association representatives held to their bargaining position of requesting...
September 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
August 28, 2015
Dalrymple will approve ‘community experts’ to address teacher shortage, spokesman says
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple plans to sign a policy allowing school districts to hire “community experts” for hard-to-fill positions for the 2015-16 academic year, a spokesman said Friday. The state’s Education Standards and Practices Board met via conference call late...
August 28, 2015 - 11:27am
August 26, 2015
Governor seeks changes to proposed ‘community expert’ policy aimed at teacher shortage
BISMARCK – North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has asked the state’s teacher licensing board to make changes to a proposed policy that would allow school districts to hire “community experts” for hard-to-fill teaching positions. The proposed changes were sent to the Education...
August 26, 2015 - 12:13pm
August 25, 2015
Dickinson teachers, school board agree on tentative salary schedule
A tentative salary schedule agreement was made in the Dickinson teacher negotiations Tuesday at the district’s Central Administration Office. It would see an average salary increase of 5.5 percent across the board, with the average pay of a beginning teacher adjusted to $43,920. The...
August 25, 2015 - 11:59pm
Dickinson teachers, school board agree on tentative salary schedule
A tentative salary schedule agreement was made in the Dickinson teacher negotiations Tuesday at the district's Central Administration Office. It would see an average salary increase of 5.5 percent across the board, with the average pay of a beginning teacher adjusted to $43,920. The...
August 25, 2015 - 10:19pm