Dickinson Press Staff
The Dickinson Holiday Tour of Lights is being held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The tour is a ride around Dickinson to show some of the city’s best holiday light displays. The rides, provided by Dickinson Public Transit, cost $4. Seating is limited, but tickets can be reserved by calling 701-483-6564.
Areas of southwest North Dakota could receive up to 1 to 3 inches of snow Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Bismarck. Some areas of western North Dakota could receive patchy and light freezing drizzle prior to the snow, which could lead to slick roads. The heaviest snowfall is expected to fall along the Highway 200 corridor from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Beulah and as far east as Carrington.
Dickinson State University is hosting the 19th annual Yuletyme Gala on Saturday at the Biesiot Activities Center. This year’s gala features the atmosphere and culture of Mexico and provides a unique philanthropic experience for alumni and friends, allowing them to celebrate the holidays with DSU and the community. The evening begins with a social hour and silent auction. Guests will be invited to the private suites for a fully catered Mexican dinner in an intimate setting.
SOUTH HEART -- A 53-year-old Wishek man died around midnight Wednesday after rolling his pickup off Interstate 94 about 10 miles west of Dickinson, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The man, who has not been identified, was eastbound on I-94 in a 1995 Chevrolet pickup when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the south ditch, where the pickup overturned once before coming to a rest on its wheels facing southwest.
Light freezing rain is possible late Monday night into Tuesday morning across much of western and south central North Dakota, the National Weather Service said Monday. A thin glaze of ice and slippery conditions on roads and sidewalks is possible, according to a weather report. However, there is uncertainty as to how much precipitation will fall and where.
BISMARCK -- A well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bowman County about 6 miles south of Marmarth in Bowman County spilled about 213 barrels of sourced water, of which 33 barrels weren’t contained within the site.
An 81-unit, $15 million apartment complex built to provide affordable housing to older adults will host a dedication at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in Dickinson. The Heritage Hills Apartments, intended for households with people ages 55 and older, was built by Fargo-based affordable housing developer Beyond Shelter Inc., and funded in part by the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency through an allocation of Low Income Housing Tax Credits and an $800,000 award from the state agency’s Housing Incentive Fund.
WATFORD CITY -- Traffic will be reduced to one lane on U.S. Highway 85 approximately four miles south of Watford City on Tuesday as crews perform maintenance work. The lane closure will be in place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speeds will be reduced, traffic will be directed by flaggers and motorists should expect delays.
Mountain lion hunting season in western North Dakota closed Sunday with six cats taken from the 14-cat limit, according to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Game and Fish furbearer biologist Stephanie Tucker said one person from Dickinson was among the six to take a lion in the early season, and that all of cats were procured in the northern Badlands. The late season for the
Closed cases for Nov. 9-13 Actual physical control while under the influence — Joshua Bonham, Dickinson, $1,525, 30 days, 3 days suspended. Assault — Joshua Lea, Belfield, $600. Dena Koester, Dickinson, $625, 1 year, 1 year suspended. Care required — Amarachi Onouha, Dickinson. Antioco Arellano Tavares, Dickinson. Francis Atta Danquah, Dickinson. Cody Kadrmas, Dickinson.