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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The first big-box store in Dickinson is closing its doors at the end of the year and a new supermarket is taking its place. Representatives for Kmart and the Prairie...
Last week, Dickinson lost one of its oldest restaurants. Not because business was bad. Not because the food was inedible. Not because of a fire or some other act of...
Harold Potthast with Pepsi stacks cans for the CanArtopia food drive sponsored by The Dickinson Press for the AMEN Food Pantry on Tuesday at the Dickinson Recreation Center.
BEACH -- Citing the absence of a council member, the Beach City Council tabled a rezoning decision regarding a proposed $7 million railroad expansion for the Beach Grain Cooperative following a public hearing at its regular meeting Monday night. Beach Mayor Walter Losinski said Tuesday that the council "didn't want to make a snap judgment" after about 20 people attended Monday's meeting and others provided letters and comments both for and against the rezoning of 156 acres on the city's east side from agriculture to commercial. The council's next meeting is Oct.
Derek Hoyt of Dickinson, left, flips an unidentified opponent’s car during a heat of the New England Demolition Derby on Saturday afternoon. Hoyt went on to win the derby.
Robin Reynolds owns a small business in Hebron, a southwest North Dakota town along Highway 10 about 2 miles off of Interstate 94. Like so many other small towns in...
One of the most interesting -- and mildly infuriating -- moments of my wife and I's recent trip to New York was our visit to the 9/11 Memorial. First, if you haven't been to New York, understand that there are a lot of tourists there. And it's not just Americans. People from all over the world visit the city every day, particularly in the summer. New York, especially Times Square, is very much the proverbial melting pot it's made out to be, and that extends to the tourists.
A beautiful weekend marked by high temperatures got southwest North Dakota's wheat harvest rolling, farmers said Monday. But, the momentum likely won't last long as frost-producing temperatures and rain in the forecast for the next three days look to slow the already-late production season. "It's finally feeling like harvest," Elgin-area farmer Harlan Klein said with a laugh on Monday afternoon.
After getting married in June, Sarah and I knew we weren’t going to be able to take a honeymoon immediately after the wedding. She didn’t have enough vacation time saved...
Hundreds of gulls congregated in the Prairie Hills Mall parking lot on Thursday morning in Dickinson. Two separate flocks of birds, one in the east parking lot and and another...