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Press Photo by Dustin Monke Dickinson Fire Department fire inspector Mark Selle, far left, and Fire Chief Bob Sivak, far right, shows retired Dickinson Fire Chief Terry Wehner, retired fire Capt. Clyde Kerner and retired Fire Chief Joe Boespflug the fire department’s new truck bay inside the Public Safety Center under construction off North State Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

Dickinson Fire Department fire inspector Mark Selle, far left, and Fire Chief Bob Sivak, far right, shows retired Dickinson Fire Chief Terry Wehner, retired fire Capt. Clyde Kerner and retired Fire Chief Joe Boespflug the fire department’s new truck bay inside the Public Safety Center under construction off North State Avenue on Thursday afternoon. Boespflug served as Dickinson’s fire chief from 1976 to 1993. Wehner served from 1994 to 2005, and Sivak has been fire chief since Wehner retired. Kerner worked for the department from 1976 to 2001.

Dustin Monke

Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins in 2014, as well as its national first-place honors for Community Leadership in the Inland Daily Press Association and contributed to the first-place Inland award for Investigative Reporting. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occasional Sunday column, is a member of The Press' Editorial Board, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and action movies, exercises whenever his schedule allows, and spends every minute he can with his wife and son.

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