Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins in 2014, as well as its national first-place honors for Community Leadership in the Inland Daily Press Association and contributed to the first-place Inland award for Investigative Reporting. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occasional Sunday column, is a member of The Press' Editorial Board, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and action movies, exercises whenever his schedule allows, and spends every minute he can with his wife and son.
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RICHARDTON — High school playoff football weather doesn't get much better than it did Saturday — and Kenmare-Bowbells-Burke Central quarterback Hunter Rodin took full advantage. The senior has been a nightmare for opposing defenses all season and showed Richardton-Taylor-Hebron why, totaling 546 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Honkers to a 38-8 victory in the second round of the 9-man playoffs at the Richardton-Taylor High School Field.
• Taco Bell reported around 7 a.m. Monday that money was found to be missing from its tills. No amount of money missing was listed on the police department's initial report. The case is under investigation. • A Dickinson resident reported the theft of a driver's license and credit card from an unlocked vehicle that was parked in front of residence on the 400 block of Seventh Avenue West early Monday morning.
Dickinson man arrested after fleeing police Law enforcement used road spike strips late Sunday night to capture a Dickinson man who fled an attempted traffic stop and then struck a Dickinson police car. Jerrod Greff, 26, of Dickinson, is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly fled from both Dickinson police officers, Stark County Sheriff's deputies and North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers, who all attempted to make traffic stops.
A 21-year-old Dickinson man was arrested after shooting a handgun and threatening multiple people early Sunday morning. Tyler Daniel Hendricks was taken into custody on Class C felony reckless endangerment...
A Dickinson man was arrested on drug charges after police were called to check on a suspicious man walking near Hagen Junior High at about 9:45 a.m. Thursday. Edward Greene, 46, was arrested for possession of a methamphetamine, Class C felony. • A 18-year-old Belfield man reported to the Stark County Sheriff's Office that his 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe was missing early Wednesday morning. The vehicle was found abandoned on the side of a road. Deputies are still investigating the incident.
Actress Shailene Woodley is a spoiled brat. She's also a prime example of the worst kind of Dakota Access Pipeline protester. Woodley is not a North Dakotan. She's not a Native American. She a 24-year-old Hollywood actress who grew up in the Los Angeles suburbs. She may "stand with Standing Rock" but she sure doesn't understand the law.
On this week's Insight, Dustin Monke and Brock White give viewers an update on the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, talk about the new Bear Creek natural gas processing plant and...
Dickinson man arrested on multiple charges A 19-year-old Dickinson man was arrested on multiple charges Tuesday night after a report of domestic violence at an apartment on 1500 block of 10th Avenue West. Police found the man under the influence of narcotics and arrested him ingestion of a controlled substance (marijuana), a Class B misdemeanor, as well as criminal mischief, disorderly conduct-alarming acts, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.
2 businesses report major thefts Two energy service companies reported major thefts late last week. On Oct. 6, Civeo reported to the Stark County Sheriff's Office that at least 18 1½-inch electrical cords were cut off and stolen from portable housing trailers they owned on the 3200 block of 110Z Avenue Southwest north of Dickinson. The cords are 100-feet to 150-feet long and are each worth approximately $2,500, bringing the total damages to at least $45,000.
BELFIELD—The company planning to build an oil refinery west of Belfield and just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park's eastern edge has submitted its permit application to the North Dakota Department of Health. Last Friday, Meridian Energy Group submitted its permit to construct the Davis Refinery as a minor synthetic source of air pollution, said Craig Thorstenson, an environmental engineer who handles permitting for the department's Division of Air Quality.