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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
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...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Area gearing up for New Year's
As people anxiously await the coming of 2010 and plan events to celebrate, area agencies are gearing up for New Year's Eve. Since the night carries with it a high likelihood of alcohol consumption, local law enforcement agencies are reportedly going to be working overtime. "We normally...
December 31, 2009 - 12:15am
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
Wrigley to announce plans to step down
BISMARCK -- Drew Wrigley, North Dakota's U.S. attorney for nearly eight years and the man responsible for bringing to justice the state's most notorious killer, will announce today his plans for stepping down later this year. The announcement is at 9 a.m. in Wrigley's office. Wrigley...
April 27, 2009 - 11:20pm
April 24, 2009
Pool drains to be replaced every 5 years
Pool drain covers cost thousands and new ones must be installed at the West River Community Center every five years, according to the Dickinson Park Board. They weren't aware of the federal law until recently, members said at Friday's Dickinson Park Board meeting. "There's really...
April 24, 2009 - 11:29pm
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
New teacher salaries may increase nearly $4,000
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, new teachers hired at Dickinson Public Schools may start at $31,000, nearly $4,000 more than last year's base salary of more than $27,000, school officials say. During Wednesday's meeting of the DPS Collaborative Bargaining team, preliminary...
April 22, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 16, 2009
Sawyer Brown to headline fair
The Roughrider Commission recently released an updated Roughrider Days Fair and Expo schedule that includes a concert by Sawyer Brown and Western Underground headlining this year's event. Throughout the event, set to be held June 26 through July 5, a variety of events, including...
April 16, 2009 - 11:16pm
April 11, 2009
Dickinson Tea Party encourages thinking about frustrating taxes
On Wednesday, people across the United States will draw inspiration from an event that took place more than 235 years ago. Inspired by the Boston Tea Party, more than 600 Tax Day Tea Party protests are scheduled for cities throughout the country, including Dickinson. Dickinson Tea...
April 11, 2009 - 10:39pm
April 8, 2009
N.D House changes voters' tobacco law
BISMARCK -- Backers of last year's successful tobacco control initiated measure say the state House is defying the will of voters by deleting part of the program passed in the November election. House members, insisting they're improving what voters approved, voted 57-34 along party...
April 8, 2009 - 11:18pm
Embracing the future by ignoring the past
The Congressional Budget Office, the economic forecasting arm of the Congress, now reports that the Social Security trust fund is almost in the red. They project that the fund's surplus next year will be a scant $3 billion. For perspective, CBO just 12 months ago projected that this...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
World War II hero gets out of jail after 8 years
BARTOW, Florida (AP) -- An 87-year-old World War II hero who has been behind bars for more than eight years for terrorizing one of his ex-wives...
March 4, 2009 - 8:32am
March 3, 2009
Rusher has final say
I began writing these columns 36 years ago and have come to the conclusion that it's time to bring them to a close. It's certainly not a problem of lacking subject matter. It's simply that I am 85 now, and the energy and creative juices are just not what they used to be. Anyone in...
March 3, 2009 - 5:11pm
February 16, 2009
Beaver sighted in Detroit River; first in 75 years
DETROIT (AP) -- Wildlife officials are celebrating the sighting of a beaver in the Detroit River for the first time in decades, signaling that efforts to clean up the waterway are paying off. The Detroit Free Press reports that a beaver lodge has been discovered in an intake canal...
February 16, 2009 - 8:20am
February 7, 2009
Stimulus bargain hard, debt bargain harder
For several years, a bipartisan group of think-tank deficit hawks has been meeting regularly and issuing loud alarms about the nation's long-term debt crisis. On Jan.
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am