Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
North Dakota coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
'It could have saved lives': Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway barrier
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
Curiosity over bear in Grand Forks park contributed to its death, zoo official says
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Sanford drop-off site a boon for breast milk donors
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
Bracing for the best: Big Sticks end summer playing Souris Valley, Western Nebraska
Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
UND gets commitment from former WHL player Murphy Stratton
Roseau's Kacie Borowicz commits to UND women's basketball
UND women's basketball makes an in-state haul for 2019 recruits
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Submit a Political Letter
Eva M. Binstock
Frances Florence Elkins Goetz
Karen A. Farnsworth
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
RIVERDALE, N.D. – Extensive runoff from a combination of melting mountain snowpack and rainfall over the Missouri River drainage caused a rush of water to enter Lake Sakakawea the past several weeks. The surge pushed the level of Lake Sakakawea to less than a foot from spilling....
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 7, 2018
Bitten in the Badlands: A dog's brush with a rattler
MEDORA, N.D.—It was a gorgeous day for a hike in the Badlands. Not too hot, with some moody clouds that made the sky interesting and the...
July 7, 2018 - 8:19am
June 23, 2018
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
CHASE LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, N.D.—Nearly 40,000 birds are nesting this year on a 14-acre island that formed over the past two decades...
June 23, 2018 - 6:05am
June 22, 2018
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
Public health officials and business leaders like Bill Gates have long warned that the world is not ready for the next pandemic. Now an initiative...
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 21, 2018
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Koko, a beloved gorilla that learned to communicate with humans and then stole their hearts, has died. The Gorilla Foundation said the 46-year-old celebrity ape - a western lowland gorilla - died in her sleep this week at the organization's preserve in Northern California. The Gorilla...
June 21, 2018 - 12:43pm
June 6, 2018
River of lava destroys hundreds of homes in Hawaii, including one owned by mayor, officials say
The molten lava on the island of Hawaii has destroyed what officials said may be hundreds of homes, including a vacation home of the island's...
June 6, 2018 - 7:31am
June 4, 2018
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
A volcano erupted in Guatemala Sunday, June 3, spewing ash and sending streams of lava into rural areas, where at least 25 people were reportedly killed, according to the Associated Press and local officials.
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
May 18, 2018
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
I wasn't sure I wanted to go. A steady rain tapped on the porch roof. The temperature was 37 degrees on this early May morning. But I had told...
May 18, 2018 - 7:08am
April 30, 2018
A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately, and scientists can't explain why
The Steamboat Geyser at Yellowstone National Park can spout 300 feet of scalding water into the air, a feature of the world's tallest active...
April 30, 2018 - 11:14am
March 28, 2018
New peregrine in town in Grand Forks
There's a new female peregrine in town—possibly the second to show up at the UND water tower since Sunday—vying for the affections of Marv the male, but she's not Terminator, the matriarch of local peregrines since 2008 when nesting first was documented in Grand Forks....
March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
March 16, 2018
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
ALONG THE RIVER - The Mississippi runs the spine of America, touching 10 states and draining waters from 21 more, a vast waterway with a rich...
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
February 4, 2018
Camping in below zero temps
FARGO — Ask most people when camping season is, and they'll probably tell you May through early October. But to a growing community, these...
February 4, 2018 - 11:42am
February 1, 2018
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech, according to researchers who got her to squeak out convincing versions...
February 1, 2018 - 11:21am
January 25, 2018
Scientists discover the oldest human fossils outside Africa
An ancient jawbone uncovered from a collapsed cave on the coast of Israel is at least 175,000 years old, and it belonged to a member of our own...
January 25, 2018 - 4:17pm
January 22, 2018
Monarch butterfly migration was off this year. Researchers are worried.
Thanksgiving was right around the corner, and a sizable number of one of America's most famous migrants could be seen still sputtering south....
January 22, 2018 - 12:25pm