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Inspired by life in the Bakken oil fields, Minnesota author Joe Field has written his latest thriller titled “Black Gold in North Dakota.” The story features Cooper’s research into the rougher side of the oil industry and the workers who temporarily called western North Dakota their home. “It’s the culmination of nine years of interest and three to four years of pretty intensive research,” he said.
Baking bread is becoming a lost art among the general population, but homemade bread is still available if you know where to look. Several vendors at the Farmers Market in Dickinson are baking a variety of breads and rolls. Among the bakers is Regina Martin, who specializes in Amish white bread, sourdough bread, quick breads and gluten-free breads.
The Dakota Breeze Band is making a return performance at the Phil Patterson Memorial Bandshell on Tuesday, Aug.1. In fact, the band has performed at the bandshell every summer since organizing 12 years ago. The show starts at 7 p.m. Bring a lawnchair or blanket for an evening outdoors. The band has developed a following of fans over the years -- fans who enjoy their style of classic country and Top 40 country, along with the old-time polkas and waltzes.
Sixty-four students from the DFy Studio came home with awards and new experiences when they competed at the 2017 Starpower Las Vegas National Championships, July 6-10.
Everyone to join Crystal Jahner for a walk or run on the Crooked Crane Trail just west of Dickinson. The course can be challenging, but more than that, it’s a fundraiser for a project near and dear to her heart. Crystal is helping to organize the third annual Dale F. Kilwein Memorial Run on Sunday, Aug. 27. Proceeds will be for the construction of a facility for hunter safety program.
BOWMAN, N.D.—Step into the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum for a lesson in history. You'll learn when the dinosaurs dominated North Dakota's prehistoric past, when the Native Americans hunted buffalo on the prairie, and when immigrants established homesteads and towns. The museum, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in June, is a point of pride for the people of Bowman "We did a party and open house," museum administrator Jean Nudell said. "We served pie and played games. We had a really great turnout."
Tigirlily -- Kendra and Krista Slaubaugh -- served dinner at Angel 37 Kitchen on Tuesday as part of their belief in community service. They were joined by their parents, Brenda and and Kendall Slaubaugh, who live in Hazen. Angel 37 is a “community kitchen” with everyone invited for dinner from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Queen of Peace community center.
Three graduating seniors from Dickinson High School returned home with national awards when they participated in the National Technology Student Association conference held June 21-25 at Orlando, Fla. Elizabeth Yoder placed third in the nation with a prepared presentation.Teammates Kara Hibl and Christopher Dean placed eighth in structural design and engineering (building a bridge).
“This is my song, my Dickinson song. This is my song, my Dickinson song...” And so Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez strums his guitar and starts singing the lyrics to “My Dickinson Song” that he recently wrote to bring attention to the city that he has adopted.
Longtime Dickinson residents Albert and Ann Sevela know the reason why their marriage has endured for 70 years. “He takes care of me and I take care of him,” Ann said while talking about their marriage. The couple moved into St. Benedict’s Health Center in early April after having lived in east Dickinson.