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 59-year-old man from Palm Beach, Fla., was arrested Friday for allegedly driving under the influence on Ninth Avenue West. • About $400 in cash was reported missing from the 200 block of Second Avenue in Gladstone on Saturday. The caller said the money was left on a laundry machine and when they went back it was gone. There are no suspects. • A 34-year-old Dickinson woman was cited for allegedly driving under the influence on the 500 block of Villard Street on Saturday.
While ND Pharmacy may have changed locations recently, owner Bob Treitline said that hasn't slowed them down. ND Pharmacy opened in its new location, inside Cashwise, on Dec. 18, 2017. Treitline said they shut everything down around 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and then spent the next couple of days moving things over to open on Monday morning. Treitline said the transition has been going well so far. He said they are typically busier at the end of the year, so that hasn't changed much with the move.
Life has been a journey for Steve Glasser. From teaching and coaching in Beach to leading a school through some of the hardest times in its history, it could be easy to be downtrodden about life at times, but Glasser doesn't view life that way. Glasser, president of Dickinson Catholic Schools, was born and raised in Mott and graduated from Mott Lincoln High School in 1976. He went on to the University of Mary as a freshmen but transferred to Dickinson State University graduating in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
Across North Dakota, hospitals and health professionals are doing what they can to help combat the ongoing opioid crisis. Here is a look at what some public health units and hospitals across the state are working on. Grand Forks-area
The opioid crisis has made an impact across the nation and across the state of North Dakota, affecting people from all walks of life. Combatting the crisis has proven to be a challenge for lawmakers, law enforcement, medical providers and everyone in between, but many are also working on preventing addiction through smart prescribing and making the life-saving drug naloxone readily available in communities across the state.
As we get ready to ring in the new year, local law enforcement want to encourage everyone to get home safely. The Dickinson Police Department will have extra patrol out for part of the weekend, Capt. David Wilkie said. By having a safe way to get home, people won't have to worry about getting a DUI, which could cost someone thousands of dollars in court costs. Chances also decrease to be involved in an accident when you drive sober.
No one was injured following a house fire which started late Wednesday night and went into the early hours of Thursday morning, Dickinson fire chief Bob Sivak said Thursday afternoon. The Dickinson Fire Department receive a call of a fire at 44 Fourth Ave. E. just before midnight Wednesday night and firefighters were on the scene until around 3 a.m. Thursday. Sivak said the interior of the home is a "total loss." There were two apparatuses and four utility vehicles on scene along with 26 firefighters who helped fight the blaze in subzero temperatures, Sivak said.
When Annette Krinke and her family were driving by their pasture 15 miles south of Scranton on Tuesday something caught her eye. The group turned around and got out of the pickup only to find tall "ice spikes" coming out of a small creek. Now it has grown to over 7 feet. "This is a fifth-generation farm and my father-in-law is 85 and he's never seen one ever," Krinke said. "I've talked to everyone I can think of, especially older people, and I've only ever been able to find one picture ... of one in Iowa."
• A 26-year-old Dickinson man allegedly ran away from work release on Friday. As of Wednesday afternoon Ryan Rupp had not been located. • A 49-year-old Dickinson man was arrested Friday on a Burleigh County warrant for alleged gross sexual imposition, possession of prohibited materials and creation of images. • Three individuals allegedly left El Sombrero without paying for their $45 bill on Friday. It is not known if it was done accidentally or on purpose. The individuals are not known at this time.
Dickinson Police Detective Sgt. Kylan Klauzer did something earlier this month that only four other Dickinson officers before him had done: graduate from the FBI's National Academy program.