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Jackie Jahfetson

Jackie Jahfetson

News Editor

Jackie Jahfetson is a graduate of Northern Michigan University whose journalism path began in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as a freelancer for The Daily Mining Gazette. Her previous roles include editor-in-chief at The North Wind and reporter at The Mining Journal in Marquette, Mich. Raised on a dairy farm, she immediately knew Dickinson would be her first destination west as she focuses on gaining aptitude for ranch life, crop farming and everything agriculture. She covers hard news stories centered on government, fires, crime and education. When not fulfilling deadlines and attending city commission meetings, she is a budding musician and singer.

Her field of coverage includes government and politics, agriculture, crime and courts, education and features for the City of Dickinson.

Readers can reach Jahfetson at 701-456-1212 or jjahfetson@thedickinsonpress.com.

Languages: English

About 80 volunteers visited Medora on Saturday to help refresh the wooden children’s park downtown — which stands as a symbol for the power of volunteerism in Medora.
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“(So) less talk about purchasing school buses and putting shingles on roofs… Not that those don’t matter, but we’re all here for kids,” Superintendent Marcus Lewton said.
Following the May 4 announcement that Chet Wollan would be stepping away from his role as co-host, the "Medora Musical" secured a replacement to fill his shoes for the summer-long show.
Teacher negotiations between Dickinson Public School Board and Dickinson Education Association are ongoing, with PTO language for educators taking center stage.
Joe Jordan, a much-loved, long-time Trinity Catholic Schools custodian was honored in a dedication Wednesday to his years of service to the school.
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Hollie Wilson is in the process of repairing some barns on her property near South Heart after the recent blizzards left some devastating damage to the 1970s structures. After a Facebook post went viral during the storm, Wilson has received endless comments from around the world, which has prompted an individual to start a GoFundMe page to support her barn repair costs.
A snow operations report from the City of Dickinson's Public Works Department.
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