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New Rockford man admits guilt in murder at wedding dance
Blotter: Two Dickinson residents arrested for criminal trespassing
Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
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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
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
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
September 9, 2015
Extra patrols to target texting drivers
BISMARCK – Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota’s major cities will crack down on texting while driving with extra patrols through the end of this month, the state Department of Transportation said. Under North Dakota law, composing, reading or sending any electronic message...
September 9, 2015 - 12:01am
June 12, 2015
Killdeer woman accused of texting before fatal crash
BISMARCK — A Killdeer woman is accused of texting while driving, resulting in a collision on Interstate 94 that killed a Minnesota man Feb. 2. Ashley Lauren Birkle was charged in Southeast District Court in Stutsman County on Thursday with felony negligent homicide and misdemeanor...
June 12, 2015 - 11:09pm
March 18, 2014
Residents can call and text 911: GF, Polk, Cass and Clay counties starting new emergency service
GRAND FORKS — Emergency dispatch centers in the Red River Valley are starting to get the ability to receive text messages and photos from cell phones. Polk County recently started the text-to-911 service and Grand Forks, Cass and Clay counties expect to follow sometime this year. But...
March 18, 2014 - 11:45pm
November 21, 2013
Brock: Texting: Can’t live without it
These days, most folks wouldn’t be caught dead without a cellphone in their hand and using it to text is almost mandatory, which is OK, as long as you don’t text while driving. Watch a group of kids (anyone under 40) and they will be talking to each other while texting. I don’t...
November 21, 2013 - 8:09pm
September 27, 2013
Woman alleged to have been driving drunk and texting
FARGO -- A Fargo woman faces felony charges after being accused by police of causing a three-car crash Aug. 3 when she ran a red light while driving drunk and texting at the same time. Megan Marie Spiekermeir, 29, was recently charged in Cass County District Court with one count...
September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Don't text and drive in this state: Fargo's first texting sting nets 17 drivers
FARGO -- Officers wrote $100 tickets to 17 people for texting while driving this week during the Fargo Police Department's first such sting operation...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Letter: To Serve and protect
I was fortunate to have June 30 off from work. That gave me the opportunity to take my 3-year-old daughter to the Fourth of July parade in downtown Dickinson. There she had the chance to see police cruisers, fire trucks and many politicians, who were obviously campaigning to become...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
The fight against bullying
RED WING, Minn. -- Whether it's done in person, through texts or over the Internet, bullying causes more than 160,000 children across the nation to miss school every day. PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center said the fear of being teased or intimidated by fellow students...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Stark County adopts new electronic device policy
To ensure the safety of area motorists, a new distracted driver policy was recently adopted for Stark County employees. The policy prohibits employees from using electronic devices that would cause them to take their hands off the steering wheel or their eyes off the road. Ken Zander,...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 14, 2010
Traffic accident numbers spike
Area traffic accidents spiked in 2009 and though the act is not illegal, cell phone use while driving could be a factor. "It is a main contributor right now of accidents, is talking and texting on cell phones," said Dickinson Police Department Chief Chuck Rummel at a January Dickinson...
February 14, 2010 - 12:00am
January 28, 2010
Be careful out there driving
We are a car-driving culture and, in turn, cars drive the look and feel of what we see around us. They shape where and how we live and work, the places we go, and the appearance of our land, our cities, and our homes. It's hard to think of anything more American than the automobile....
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am