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 has been a key member of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, as well as the Press' Sweepstakes win in 2013. As the newspaper's editor, he writes a Sunday column, contributes feature stories, designs pages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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Dickinson Public School has announced that its rural buses will run at 2 p.m. today, but all schools will remain in session until the end of the school day.
At just 29 years old, Dickinson native Marc Mellmer has found himself at the forefront of western North Dakota’s construction boom. As an operations coordinator for JE Dunn Construction, Mellmer is responsible for building the new St. Joseph’s Hospital in Dickinson and numerous other infrastructure projects. All told, Mellmer estimates he and his management team will oversee about $250 million in vertical construction in western North Dakota over the next three years.
Vast amounts of oil and natural gas are rising from beneath our feet, driving industry throughout southwest North Dakota. On the ground, there are hundreds of millions of dollars in infrastructure and construction projects. However, there remains one constant: the people who make it all possible.
A 29-year-old man from Missoula, Mont., died Thursday night in a head-on collision along Highway 85 in Divide County. The man was traveling south in a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox and...
Highway 85 was closed for all of Sunday afternoon after a morning rollover crash involving a flammable petroleum fuel being spilled on the road. The accident occured south of Belfield,...
On Thanksgiving night — or Gray Thursday, if you want to call it that — crowds of shoppers gathered inside of Walmart awaiting the proverbial 6 p.m. starting bell that allowed them to buy discounted items such as TVs, iPads, video games, vacuums and even Tupperware. Yes, Tupperware. But to be fair, at less than $7 for 30 items, any 1950s housewife will tell you it was a steal of a deal. And any 2013 gamer will say you’re crazy if you’re not in line for $30 copies of Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto V.
Lenny Johnson calls the sound similar to a “stampede of horses.” The co-owner of Starboard, an apparel store in the Prairie Hills Mall, has been a part of three Black Friday doorbuster sales pushes. Each one has been more interesting than the last, he said, as the mall doors open and customers flood in — some of them running — toward stores looking for deals. “It is absolutely the craziest thing you will ever see,” Johnson said. “You can literally hear the feet.”
Country music star Luke Bryan is coming to the Bismarck Civic Center on Saturday, March 1 as part of his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour.” Lee Brice and Cole...
As you have read through today’s newspaper, you have undoubtedly notice that our page arrangement has changed. Obituaries, Lifestyles, North Dakota and Markets are all now on different pages than...
When our publisher, Harvey Brock, asked me if I’d ever heard of No-Shave November and Movember, I laughed and told him of course I had as I consider myself at least somewhat tuned into trends. Then he asked if I’d ever tried it.