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Foundation may fall short of funds for Richardton nursing home
Nebraska man sentenced for sexually exploiting minors
South Dakota Highway Patrol to strictly enforce new 80 mph speed limit
New middle school designed with change in mind
North Dakota House approves legislator residency study
New rules take effect for Bakken crude: Will they improve safety?
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Holten: The reason barns are red
Letter: E-cigs need more restrictions
Jacobs: ‘ND exceptionalism’ explains much about state
Other Views: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
Dorothy P. Ficek
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Grinsteinner’s newest role: Longtime head boys basketball coach named athletic director
DHS collects 4 state qualifiers in first meet
Powers: Vikings option remain open as draft nears
Twins select final rotation spot
Dorn leaves a legacy in NDSU women’s athletics
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
June 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
local / news / water
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Senate confirms nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius won Senate confirmation Tuesday as the nation's health and human services secretary, thrusting her into the middle of a public health emergency with the swine flu sickening dozens of Americans. The 65-31 confirmation vote came after...
April 28, 2009 - 12:04am
Senate sends property-income tax bill back
BISMARCK -- Senators sent a combined property tax and income tax package back to the drawing board Tuesday, with several saying their vote was "a message to the House" that the proposed tax cuts are issues to be voted on separately. "We have a few days yet," said Sen. Connie Triplett,...
April 28, 2009 - 12:03am
$55,000 to bring pool up to code
While smaller outdoor pools in the area may only have to pay around $1,000 to be up to code with a new federal law, Dickinson's estimates are still much, much more. The outdoor North Pool in Dickinson will cost at least $55,000 to bring up to code, Dickinson Parks and Recreation...
April 28, 2009 - 12:01am
April 27, 2009
Schwab gets probation
A Dickinson man charged with selling drugs was sentenced to three years supervised probation at Stark County District Court on Monday. Justin Schwab, 22, delivered 10 pills containing a mixture of methamphetamine and MDMA, more commonly known by it's street name ecstasy, to a confidential...
April 27, 2009 - 11:26pm
Wilson's charges reduced
A Dickinson woman charged with selling cocaine had her charges lowered to possession Wednesday in Stark County District Court. Alexis Wilson was accused of selling about three grams of cocaine to a confidential informant for $300 in March last year, according to court records.
April 27, 2009 - 11:24pm
April 25, 2009
Iron Horse Saloon to have new owner
The Iron Horse Saloon in Medora is scheduled to change ownership on May 1, with Morey Bang and Brad Skachenko taking over. The pair plan to name the bar "Boots." Mark Shoemaker, who sold the bar, was supposed to have a suspended liquor license beginning next week.
April 25, 2009 - 11:52pm
April 24, 2009
Legislators toil in confrence commitees
With its 80-day deadline looming on May 6, the North Dakota Legislature has a lot to accomplish in just a few days. Over 100 bills still remain in conference committee and local legislators say it's time to buckle down and get the job done. "We've finally got really a sense of urgency...
April 24, 2009 - 11:24pm
Reinventing the onion
Twenty years ago, when Regent native Gary Greff saw fresh diced garlic in grocery stores that could withstand months of refrigeration, he wondered to himself what it would take to do the same with onions. "People hate chopping onions. It gets old in the refrigerator and when it...
April 24, 2009 - 11:20pm
April 22, 2009
After prom festivities planned
To keep area kids safe and to provide them with something to do after prom, some students will be participating in after prom activities, which will range from games to a hypnotist. In Dickinson, the Kiwanis Club, a local organization, will sponsor an after prom event for Dickinson...
April 22, 2009 - 11:11pm
April 21, 2009
United States Census Bureau workers have been knocking on doors all over North Dakota, including in Dickinson, for the last few days. The official census count is nearly a year away but workers are walking the streets with GPS computers to verify and update addresses. "It will...
April 21, 2009 - 10:58pm
April 17, 2009
Man accused in murder to be transported
A Texas man charged with murder in connection to a Dunn County shooting will be transported from Alabama by next week, Dunn County State's Attorney Ross Sundeen said Friday. Shane Patrick Miller, 39, was arrested April 11 in Gulf Shores, Ala., in connection with the shooting of Neal...
April 17, 2009 - 10:48pm
Medora prepares for flooding
With the Little Missouri River once again on the rise, the Medora City Council and the Billings County Commission held a joint emergency meeting...
April 17, 2009 - 10:34pm
April 15, 2009
Man involved in shooting was stepson
A man arrested in connection with a shooting death Friday has an extensive criminal record and was the victim's stepson. Police arrested Benjamin Orf Friday after 49-year-old Neal Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County. Orf is his former stepson, said Mary Giles, Matejovsky's...
April 15, 2009 - 10:24pm
April 11, 2009
Arrests made in shooting
Stark County authorities made arrests Saturday in connection with the death of a Dickinson man who had been missing for about 10 days. Dunn...
April 11, 2009 - 10:37pm