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Press Pass: August 16, 2016

Here's some of our top stories from Tuesday's edition. It's your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. A place for visitors: Dickinson Convention and Visitors Burea...

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Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day.

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A place for visitors: Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau works to increase tourism during oil slowdown

With summer winding into fall, tourists will start making their way back home and waiting for another year to come for a relaxing break.

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The employees at the Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau, however, have to kick their work into overtime to compensate for the lack of tourism in the area the past year.

State Avenue bridge may be completed by mid-October

The State Avenue bridge project may be completed in about two months if all goes according to plan, an Ames Construction Inc. representative said at the regular Dickinson City Commission meeting on Monday.

Dakota Access pipeline developers sue protesters

Dakota Access LLC, a partner of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners, has countered a federal lawsuit filed against it to stop a major pipeline project under construction by filing a lawsuit of its own.

The lawsuit was filed Monday against Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault and several other protesters who have been actively opposing the project at a construction site.

Bees get on the loose in Sturgis, send 3 to hospital

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Stirred up bees from an apiary at a home in Sturgis during the motorcycle rally over the weekend sent three people to the hospital.

Sturgis police said the bees stung the beekeeper at his home where the bees were being kept and also two police officers who responded to the scene.

One officer was stung 47 times.

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