The Dickinson Press Editorial Board
From time to time, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Congratulations to County Commissioner Bucky Wolf on his retirement thank you for your service to our city, county and country during your career. Kudos to all of the local candidates who are running for local and state office it is speaks well of a community when multiple people are willing to serve their neighbors.
For years, Dickinson has been somewhat divided over its liquor license limits. One of the biggest sticking points on this issue has long been the connection between the number of licenses the city allows and its perceived connection to underage drinking and our youth's access to alcohol in the community—a worry only exacerbated by recent failures by 34 percent of businesses who underwent alcohol-compliance checks. Now, first-year City Commission President Scott Decker wants the city to fix both both issues.
Regarding the five measures on the North Dakota statewide ballot on Nov. 8: Constitutional Measure 1 requires members of the Legislature to live in the district they represent. This is little more than common sense. Vote "yes."
The fight for and against the Dakota Access Pipeline is a lengthy, controversial and complicated issue, as you can read in today's front-page story and corresponding timeline by Forum News Service reporter Amy Dalrymple.
If you took Scott Decker, Rod Landblom and Klayton Oltmanns and rolled them all into one, you’d have the perfect mayoral candidate for the city of Dickinson. Decker has spent...
The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library is a grand idea. Last week, business and city leaders around Dickinson got an idea just how grand it could be when Jim Kelly, the Theodore Roosevelt President Library Foundation CEO, made the rounds and showed various groups concept renderings of the library. To say the proposed design is impressive would be selling it short.
Two significant decisions made recently by Dickinson State University and the new Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation sent a strong message that the College on the Hill is finally taking a student-centered approach to how it conducts business. Like most, we believe closing the Strom Center is unfortunate and agree there may have been countless things that could have done differently to insure the center remained financially sustainable. But that is not the case.
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Republicans and Democrats conventions: The state’s Republican...
Medora won’t be the same without Sheila Schafer. It won’t be the same without her sitting on the porch of her log cabin home, greeting tourists with a wave and...