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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MANDAN -- North Dakota’s Congressional delegation announced $112,000 in federal funding to the Mott Municipal Airport Authority on Friday for the installation of airport beacons and other navigational equipment. The...
Rep. Kevin Cramer says his role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign "has been greatly exaggerated." The second-term North Dakota Republican—one of the first members of Congress to support the New York businessman's candidacy—said multiple reporters in Washington, D.C., hounded him for three weeks prior to Trump's visit to North Dakota in May, after it was learned Cramer was helping Trump write a speech about energy for the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. "Therefore, I'm going to be this secretary of something," Cramer said. "That's a big leap."
On this week's Insight, Dustin and Brock discuss the latest news around southwest North Dakota and the week ahead. They also sit down with Killdeer Parks and Rec Director James...
Dickinson leaders told U.S. Sen. John Hoeven on Wednesday that a federal law enforcement presence in the city may be necessary to help address the state's growing opioid epidemic. Drug crime has become increasingly more complex and organized in western North Dakota in the past three years, Dickinson Mayor Scott Decker said, relaying information Southwest Narcotics Task Force leaders told the Dickinson City Commission on Monday at their regular meeting.
North Dakota's Republican senator said Wednesday that he is maintaining his support of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Sen. John Hoeven, following a roundtable with Dickinson business and city leaders, lived up to his promise to support his party's presidential nominee despite being relatively quiet about Trump's candidacy.
Pheasant Country Golf Course Championship Men’s Club Championship Flight: Shawn Reisenauer def. Devon Schmeling, 2 and 1. Women’s Club Championship Flight: Janice Bartholomew def. Katie Keator, 3 and 2. Ladies...
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The cost to remodel the Dickinson Law Enforcement Center will be much less than the Stark County Commission anticipated at just less than $1 million, commissioners learned at their monthly meeting Tuesday. Rob Remark of JLG Architects told commissioners that bids for the project came in lower than expected, even with a high contingency percentage on the project—due to possible unforeseen "surprises" that contractors could find hiding behind walls and in the ceilings of the building, which was built in the 1980s.
WILLISTON, N.D. – Statoil announced a $50,000 donation to the Northwest North Dakota Community Foundation, the first oil and gas company to support the newly created nonprofit. The contribution will...
A new water tower built in east Dickinson is too tall and must be shortened, representatives from the engineering firm KLJ told the city commissioners on Monday. KLJ engineers admitted during the regular meeting that the 150-foot tower was built 78 feet too tall because of an error that happened early in the engineering process. The firm intends to completely absorb the cost of its error.