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March 28, 2018
City project aims to fill sidewalks, help property owners
The city of Dickinson hopes to fill gaps in its sidewalks in as many as 19 areas this summer while also funding sidewalk installation and repairs...
March 28, 2018 - 8:37am
January 1, 2018
Decker calls 2017 a success for city, sets sights on 2018
It was a year of successes and challenges in Dickinson. Mayor Scott Decker described 2017 as "a very productive year" for the city. Among the...
January 1, 2018 - 6:12pm
December 27, 2017
City water rates increasing in 2018
With the start of 2018, Dickinson's water rates will increase 17 cents per 1,000 gallons. This is a normal increase for the city, which purchases its water from the Southwest Water Authority, Linda Carlson, deputy administrator, said. "They're based on the Southwest Water rates,"...
December 27, 2017 - 8:22am
December 19, 2017
Half cent sales tax vote coming in 2018
Voters in 2018 could be asked to decide on a half-cent sales tax dedicated to public safety. A Half Cent Sales Tax Committee convened for the first time Tuesday to prepare to bring the issue to voters either in June or November. "We're going to establish some new advocates and bring...
December 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
July 30, 2016
City continues to expand water infrastructure
From filling glasses to flushing toilets, Dickinson's water infrastructure has significantly expanded through major municipal investments over...
July 30, 2016 - 5:37pm
July 27, 2016
Dickinson Museum Center builds regional exhibit with visitors’ help
The walls lining the regional history side of the Dickinson Museum Center are packed with more items than possibly ever before. From ancient...
July 27, 2016 - 9:42pm
June 28, 2016
Dickinson area will be host to major construction throughout summer
Summertime in North Dakota kicks off another major season—construction. Larry Gangl, North Dakota Department of Transportation Dickinson...
June 28, 2016 - 10:04pm
Newly elected City Commission members sworn into office
About two weeks after elections reshaped Dickinson's governing bodies, the city officially has its new commission. Newly elected Dickinson City...
June 28, 2016 - 10:02pm
June 21, 2016
City revenues sit lower than at same time last year
While Dickinson's budget reforecast incorporated a more sluggish economic reality into municipal plans, city coffers could still see a shortage in some accounts. City Accountant Robbie Morey delivered a financial report to the City Commission on Monday that identified the city's revenues...
June 21, 2016 - 6:04pm
June 20, 2016
City Commission discusses $93 million debt load
Dickinson has some debts to pay. The city is carrying almost $93 million in municipal debt—approximately $60 million of which is due to oil impacts—and is on track to pay it off by 2033, according to a long-term debt report presented to the City Commission by City Administrator...
June 20, 2016 - 10:00pm
June 18, 2016
Construction of Crooked Crane Trail around Patterson Lake ahead of schedule
The Crooked Crane Trail revival project on Patterson Lake could be completed sooner than first planned. Dickinson City Administrator Shawn Kessel...
June 18, 2016 - 9:57am
June 15, 2016
City Commission will likely address open seat in first July meeting
In the light of a new day and new leadership for the city of Dickinson, officials can now turn their eyes away from the campaign trail and towards consolidating a new government. City Commissioner Scott Decker’s successful run for commission president and mayor has added to that...
June 15, 2016 - 6:54pm
June 9, 2016
Six-year commission member Oltmanns talks finances, future planning
Klayton Oltmanns said it's been two years since he decided to run for mayor of Dickinson this year—no matter what. So when the time came,...
June 9, 2016 - 10:23am
Landblom cites career experience as main qualification for mayor
Rod Landblom is a native of Fargo, but after more than 40 years in western North Dakota, he figures he knows the area and its occasional volatility...
June 9, 2016 - 6:05am
City Commission member Decker talks military background, fiscal conservatism
City Commision member Scott Decker has a simple idea helping to guide his campaign to be Dickinson's mayor. "It's great to do studies and analysis,...
June 9, 2016 - 6:00am