Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Coffee with Viagra-like ingredient recalled after FDA discovery
Spicer resigns, Scaramucci to be White House communications director
Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
Burundi relying on U.S. police to find missing robotics teenagers: official
China to Justin Bieber: We don't want you here
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Roughriders take one of two from Royals
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Entrance song fits Twins closer Kintzler's journey
Kolpack: Don't be thinking about hotel reservations in Minneapolis anytime soon
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Stanley Orin Oberg
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
February 25, 2016
Local SWA director wins state water award
Southwest Water Authority Board of Directors member Ray Bieber, who represents Hettinger County, received the 2016 Clark Cronquist Waterline Award at the 30th annual North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association EXPO on Feb. 17 in Fargo. According to a news release, the award is given...
February 25, 2016 - 10:00pm
February 21, 2016
Getting the lead out: F-M uses chemistry to keep heavy metal toxins out of drinking water
FARGO -- On the floor of the water treatment plant, next to a big metal vessel, is a pallet of large plastic bags labeled "polyphosphate." It's...
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am
February 9, 2016
Gladstone, Southwest Water projects get federal funding
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced that North Dakota received $24.8 million on Tuesday in Bureau of Reclamation federal funding to improve rural water infrastructure, the most of any state. In southwest North Dakota, the funding will help provide a new reservoir and mainline...
February 9, 2016 - 11:37am
February 7, 2016
Getting into the flow of things: Authorities discuss Dickinson, southwest ND’s water projects
It’s all around us. At home, at work and elsewhere, we all use it in our everyday lives, though we often take it for granted. It’s the presence...
February 7, 2016 - 6:10am
February 3, 2016
Southwest region looking at possible water capacity challenges in future, Peak consumption days rising in amounts, study shows
The southwest region faces a possibility of not having enough water to meet peak consumption days at its current storage capacity, according to a report presented to the Southwest Water Authority Board of Directors at a regular meeting Monday. The report was meant to show the directors...
February 3, 2016 - 5:49pm
January 20, 2016
Obama's Waters of U.S. veto does not end opposition
Opponents of the Obama administration's efforts to regulate small bodies of water and streams pledge to continue fighting. President Barack Obama vetoed a congressional resolution that would have prevented enforcement of the Waters of the U.S. provision. "We must protect the waters...
News/Nation and World
January 20, 2016 - 3:37pm
January 6, 2016
Brine spill reported north of Dickinson
Approximately 140 barrels of saltwater and 10 barrels of oil were released in spill Monday resulting from a pipeline leak approximately one-half mile north of Dickinson at a site operated by C12 Energy North Dakota LLC, the North Dakota Department of Health reported Wednesday. The...
January 6, 2016 - 11:25am
January 5, 2016
State approves oil pipeline to run under Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Tuesday a crude oil pipeline that will cross Lake Sakakawea. Commissioners, who supported the project unanimously, said Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is taking several steps to minimize potential impacts to the lake, including...
January 5, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 7, 2015
Pipeline leak causes source water spill in Bowman County
BISMARCK -- A well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bowman County about 6 miles south of Marmarth in Bowman County spilled about 213 barrels of sourced water, of which 33 barrels weren’t contained within the site. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has been notified of...
December 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
November 30, 2015
Pump leak causes saltwater spill near Watford City
WATFORD CITY – A pump leak caused an estimated 420 barrels, or 17,640 gallons, of saltwater to spill at a disposal well, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. The spill, which was contained to the well site and recovered, occurred at a location owned by True...
November 30, 2015 - 5:54pm
November 16, 2015
Saltwater release reported at Billings County tank battery
BISMARCK -- About 250 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered at a central tank battery about 13 miles north of Medora in Billings County, a North Dakota Oil and Gas Division release stated. White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC reported Friday that the saltwater leaked...
November 16, 2015 - 12:13pm
November 9, 2015
Brine water spills at MBI training facility
BELFIELD -- About 250 barrels of produced brine water spilled at the MBI Energy Services training facility three miles east of Belfield on Monday, the North Dakota Department of Health reported. The water was released when a pipe fitting broke. According to the report, a portion...
November 9, 2015 - 5:33pm
November 3, 2015
Senate rejects attempt to redo WOTUS
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday afternoon rejected an attempt to move forward with the debate on a bill that would block implementation of the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. A wide range of farm groups oppose WOTUS, under which the Environmental Protection Agency...
November 3, 2015 - 4:37pm
October 20, 2015
Update: Spill near White Earth River released 756,000 gallons of oil and brine water
WHITE EARTH, N.D. -- The amount of oil and brine recovered from an oil well near the White Earth River reached 756,000 gallons Tuesday, though officials said 99.9 percent of the contamination was contained to the well pad. An estimated 18,000 barrels of oil and brine water has...
October 20, 2015 - 5:33pm
Study: Fracking in Marcellus shale can cause nearby abandoned wells to leak methane
BOSTON -- Hydraulic fracturing can cause nearby abandoned oil wells to leak methane, according to a study published on Tuesday in the peer-reviewed Water Resources Research journal, marking a potentially large source of unrecorded greenhouse gas emissions. Researchers at the...
October 20, 2015 - 1:09pm