The Press Staff
Senior Derek Ferebee and the Beulah basketball team won the Region 7 championship 74-71 over Dickinson Trinity, granting the team a spot in the Class B State Tournament. The 6-foot-2 guard led the Miners with 28 and 27 points in the semifinal and championship games, respectively, as well as scoring 17 in the quarterfinal. Ferebee also contributed a team-high three assists and three steals in the championship game as well as six rebounds, seven assists and two steals in the semifinal game against Heart River.
Steffes, one of Dickinson's largest employers, will be expanding its manufacturing facility located four miles north of Dickinson on North Dakota Highway 22, the company announced in a recent press release. Steffes is a privately owned company founded in Dickinson more than 70 years ago. The company provides a variety of innovative, high-quality products for the energy, construction and agricultural industries. It currently has manufacturing operations in Dickinson and two plant locations in Grand Forks.
A Bleeding Control Basic course will be offered on Monday, March 26 at 2 p.m. at CHI St. Alexius Health-Dickinson in Conference rooms A/B. This course is free and open the public. Anyone interested in learning the basic, life-saving techniques involved in bleeding control is encouraged to attend.
Applications are now available for the District 8 American Legion Riders scholarship. This is the second year the district has offered the scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded to North Dakota students affiliated with veterans. This year District 8 American Legion Riders will be offering five $1,000 scholarships to students that are residents of North Dakota and are continuing their education.
Sameena Knopik, a senior at Hazen High School, was selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. She performed on the trumpet with the honors band in February. Earlier this year, Knopik auditioned for the Honors Performance Series and was accepted after a review by the Honors Selection Board. Acceptance to the elite group is a direct result of the talent, dedication and achievements in her application and audition recording.
Dawson Wilson, an eighth grader on the Dickinson High boys swim and dive team finished tenth in the 1-meter dive with a score of 325.9 at the state championships in West Fargo on March 2 and 3. He also swam on the 400-yard freestyle relay team which placed 13th with a time of four minutes and 5.55 seconds. DP: How long have you been swimming for? DW: "This is my sixth year." DP: How did you get into swimming? DW: "My mom was like 'Do you want to get into another sport in the winter?' and she picked swimming for me.
Kadara Marshall, a junior on the Dickinson State track and field team was one of eight Blue Hawks to travel to NAIA indoor track and field national championships in Pittsburg, Kan. on March 1-3. Marshall competed in the triple jump in which she finished 16th with a best jump of 11.29 meters or 37 feet and 0.05 inches. DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU?
CHI St. Alexius hospital in Dickinson has lifted visitor restrictions, the hospital said in a press release. The visitor restrictions were originally announced in January due to the severity of this year's influenza strain. Children were previously prohibited from visiting patient rooms/areas and visitation was restricted to immediate family. Visitors were also asked to wear a mask.
Tuesday Dickinson Press delivery may be delayed. City officials have issued a travel advisory for the City of Dickinson due to blowing snow, reduced visibilities, and slippery roads. Citizens are urged not to travel unless absolutely necessary. The Dickinson Press carriers will deliver Tuesday as soon as the ban is lifted. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
The city of Dickinson has issued a travel alert due to poor visibility, blowing snow and slippery road conditions. Residents are urged to use extreme caution while driving and allow extra travel time if driving is absolutely necessary.