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April 8, 2009
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
Tractor vs. car accidents a reminder
A tragic accident that ended the life of two Hettinger residents on Monday and another crash involving a tractor over the weekend is a reminder to keep an eye out for farm equipment on area roads. Car vs. tractor crashes occur on average about once every other year and are usually...
April 8, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 7, 2009
2 killed in crash
Two Hettinger residents died Monday when the van they were in rear-ended a tractor, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Another person was injured. At 11:30 a.m. Monday a van driven by Merle Brattvet, 82, of Hettinger came over a hill in a van on Highway 22 south of Dickinson...
April 7, 2009 - 11:17pm
March 26, 2009
BAC bids about half a million
The Badlands Activities Center committee at Dickinson State University has two bids to consider for the construction of the synthetic track for the new stadium. When the bids were opened at the committee's meeting Thursday, Hellas Construction of Austin, Texas, and Beynon Sports...
March 26, 2009 - 11:35pm
March 20, 2009
Wind developer plans to add 170 megawatts
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's leading wind power developer intends to spend $300 million this year installing another 170 megawatts of generating capacity near two existing wind projects, the company's chief executive says. "This is one of the best places to go," said Mitch Davidson,...
March 20, 2009 - 11:03pm
January 25, 2009
2 Texas firefighters die from fall during training
Two firefighters died Sunday after falling from the roof of an eight-story building during training in east Texas. Kilgore police say 45-year-old Kyle Perkins and 28-year-old Cory Galloway fell from a dormitory building at Kilgore College.
January 25, 2009 - 8:15pm
Two students killed in Oregon nightclub shooting
A gunman opened fire outside an under-21 nightclub in Portland, Ore., killing two girls and wounded several other people in an apparently random act, police said. Six victims were exchange students going to The Zone club to celebrate a birthday. The man did not have any known relationship...
January 25, 2009 - 8:11pm
Two killed seven injured in Wichita shooting
Police say two people were killed and seven injured in a shooting at a wake in southeast Wichita. Deputy Police Chief Robert Lee told The Wichita Eagle and KAKE-TV that all the victims of Saturday night's shooting were adults but he did not know their ages or genders. One other...
January 25, 2009 - 12:53pm
June 28, 2008
Lifeguard shortage causes pool closings
DICKINSON - The Dickinson Park District is struggling to keep the required amount of lifeguards on duty, since the district has recently experienced a dramatic drop in lifeguards. Recreations and Facilities Manager Kevin Klipfel said that because of this issue, Dickinson's north...
June 28, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Two Dickinson public schools miss adequate yearly progress
DICKINSON - Even though the Dickinson Public School District met adequate yearly progress (AYP) goals as an overall district for the 2007-08 school year, Berg Elementary School and Dickinson High School have not met adequate yearly progress as required by federal law. The North Dakota...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Two Dickinson women face multiple drug charges
DICKINSON - Two Dickinson women are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. According to the criminal complaint filed with the Southwest District Court, Shanielle B. Hopkin, 21, and Stacey L.
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
AG is checking into two alleged illegal WSI meetings
BISMARCK -- The attorney general's office is investigating complaints that two committees of the Workforce Safety and Insurance Board may have violated the state open meeting law in the past month. In both cases, the committees have three members. Consequently, any time two members...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Two incumbents return to Dickinson School Board
DICKINSON - Two incumbents are returning to the Dickinson School Board as the result of Tuesday's election. Kris Fehr garnered 928 votes while Leslie Ross tallied 796 votes and newcomer Tom Dietz collected 597 votes from a total of 1,257 district patrons who went to the polls. Fehr...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Two Dickinson residents are arrested for possible drug charges
DICKINSON - The Stark County Sheriff Department reported on Thursday that two Dickinson residents were arrested for possible drug charges around 9:15 p.m. this past Wednesday. Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said an officer went to the residence of Bruce Damien, 29, and Melissa Wichlund, 23,...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Two stolen vehicles are recovered
DICKINSON - The Stark County Sheriff's Department reported Tuesday morning that a stolen vehicle had been recovered on the south side of Patterson Lake on Monday. A private citizen called the sheriff's department at about 7 a.m. to report the location of the vehicle. The vehicle...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am