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U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after debate
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
James "Jim" Basic
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
May 12, 2014
New England teacher retiring after 30 years
NEW ENGLAND — After a celebrated 30-year career, partially devoted to teaching children about the joys of the tropical rainforest, New England...
May 12, 2014 - 7:48pm
April 24, 2014
Small schools struggle to hire: Officials say they’re not getting enough qualified applicants
GRAND FORKS — When Larimore Public School tried to hire a teacher who could teach both English and a foreign language last year, high school...
April 24, 2014 - 11:11pm
February 23, 2014
Dozens take layoffs at University of Minnesota: Duluth branch hopes to reduce budget by $9.4M
DULUTH, Minn. — Nearly 50 staff and 12 faculty members took part in voluntary layoff programs at the University of Minnesota Duluth as part of its budget reduction plan. Chancellor Lendley Black announced to faculty and staff in a letter Thursday that UMD hopes to reduce its budget...
February 23, 2014 - 12:09am
February 8, 2014
Growing pains: JDA hosts round table to discuss growth concerns
KILLDEER — Infrastructure, housing, child care and how to deal with growing schools were three of the biggest issues leaders of Dunn County...
February 8, 2014 - 11:27pm
January 16, 2014
Good help wanted: Dickinson Public to add classrooms, teachers as it continues to grow
In order to accommodate growth within its district, Dickinson Public Schools is planning to add at least five more teaching positions and is...
January 16, 2014 - 11:22pm
December 19, 2013
Area family has a history of looking good in blue
One of the marketing slogans used by Dickinson State University asks potential students if they are ready to “look good in blue.” A bunch...
December 19, 2013 - 10:46pm
November 16, 2013
Monke: Dickinson State can’t rely on only teachers, nurses
Find some Dickinson State University alumni and strike up conversation. Odds are you’re speaking with teachers, nurses or an 8-to-5 businessperson whose work domain is an office. The university offers a variety of majors — including some outstanding pre-professional programs...
November 16, 2013 - 10:43pm
October 25, 2013
Healthy Hagen: Perceivably high cancer rate causes ‘sick building’ concerns at Dickinson’s junior high school
There is no conclusive evidence that Hagen Junior High has “sick building” syndrome. After being prompted by community members — sometimes...
October 25, 2013 - 9:36pm
July 18, 2013
Letter: ND needs to use oil-impact monies to fund teacher pay
For years I have worked in early childhood education. For years my colleagues and I have received a well-below (national) average salary. We were told that North Dakota didn't have the money and that our cost of living was lower here, so we didn't need to be better compensated. Now...
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am
June 25, 2013
Teachers, board near agreement
Dickinson teachers are one step closer -- or further away -- to having two-year contracts in their hands. After the collaborative bargaining process between the Dickinson Education Association and the Dickinson Public School Board came to an impasse in May, the issue went to the...
June 25, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Tour helps teachers apply lessons on oil
NEW TOWN -- The next time Rita West's math students ask how they will ever use geometry, she'll have a real-world answer from North Dakota's...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
Dickinson coming up short on teachers: DPS to have 24 open positions
Teachers: please apply. Dickinson may be known for its plentiful number of jobs during this latest oil boom, but Dickinson Public Schools will soon be adding to that number at the end of the school year. Between opening a new school and teachers leaving or retiring, the school system...
March 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
FEMA trailers won't work for teachers in Williston
WILLISTON (AP) -- School officials in Williston have decided temporary trailers that were used for flood victims won't work for teachers. Assistant superintendent Pam Lambert says the school district purchased five of the units from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The district...
July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2011
DPS salary increase one step closer
Dickinson Public School administrators will get an 8.37 percent increase in their base salaries over the next two years if approved by the School...
May 27, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
Dickinson teachers celebrate retirement
Dickinson Public School Board President Kris Fehr, left, and Jefferson Elementary School principal Becky Meduna, center, present gifts to Mary...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am