Sydney Mook started working as the multimedia editor for The Press in January 2016. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science in three and half years in December 2015. While at the USD, she worked for the campus newspaper, The Volante, as well as the television news show, Coyote News. She also interned at South Dakota Public Broadcasting and spent the summer before her senior year interning in Fort Knox for the ROTC Cadet Summer Training program. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys cheering on the New York Yankees and the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as playing golf. If you've got an idea for a video be sure to give her a call!
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A Dickinson man, who was arrested last summer for multiple alleged drug-related charges, including alleged delivery of a controlled substance near a school, pleaded guilty to some of those charges in Southwest District Court on Wednesday morning.
When Tania Brost and Tracey Deren lost their mother and a cousin to colorectal cancer in a timespan of three years, they knew they should be looking at getting colonoscopies. Wary of their genetic predisposition to the disease, the sisters decided to have colonoscopies Monday morning and to encourage others to be mindful of their own health.
Clear Creek Plumbing and Heating will help out anyone that needs service at all hours of the day and anywhere in the state. The company, which was originally known as Valley Heating and Plumbing before changing its name to Clear Creek, set up a location four years ago in Dickinson with its headquarters in Torrington, Wyo. They also have an office in Bozeman, Mont. The Dickinson office, the company's first in North Dakota, was started after an increasing demand for commercial work became apparent in the area.
SOUTH HEART—The Roller family's life changed forever in 2014 to the tune of several hundred kernels popping in a kettle at Alive at Five on Thursday night that summer. Now more than two years later, the family is grateful for everything the business has brought them.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump signed legislation that was introduced by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., on Thursday that will undo the previous administration's Stream Protection Rule. The Stream Protection Rule seeks to protect the nation's waterways from debris generated by a practice called surface mining, which is a category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit are removed.
Kate Kessel never imagined she would have a heart attack. She has never smoked and ate healthily, so when she had a heart attack last fall, she and everyone around her were shocked. According to the Centers for Disease and Control, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States.
• An adult male was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia-methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine following a traffic stop and subsequent K-9 search on Interstate 94 near mile marker 51 early Friday morning. • A 37-year-old Nevada man was arrested for driving under the influence on the 700 block of First Avenue Southeast on Saturday afternoon.
When 20-year-old Frank Zillich arrived home from World War II in 1946 he heard that the fire department in Taylor was looking for volunteers, so he joined. Seventy years later, he has no thoughts of slowing down. "I'll keep on 'til they put me in a box," Frank said. "I'll make it a point to drive the trucks, or if it really gets (to be where) there should be some younger guys that (should) to be climbing around (more) I'm going to back up a little bit, but not yet."
A teacher's job extends beyond the 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. school hours for nine months of the year. Teachers, like Laura Leiss at Lincoln Elementary School in Dickinson, work year-round and around the clock helping students. For Leiss, becoming a teacher was a "no-brainer." "I actually have always wanted to be a teacher," Leiss said. "I was fortunate. I had many teachers that made a positive impact on my life, and from a very young, early age I knew that I wanted to work with students and children, and I guess I just really have always enjoyed working with the youth."
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., met with President Donald Trump and a small group of senators on Thursday afternoon to discuss the importance of the Export-Import Bank, according to a release from Heitkamp's office. Heitkamp announced that Trump agreed with her on the need to get the Export-Import Bank up and running and said he will soon nominate someone to serve on the Export-Import Bank Board, according to the release. The Export-Import Bank is an independent federal government agency and the official export credit agency of the United States.