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Clinton says steady leadership needed
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday the challenges facing Americans demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, contrasting her character with what she described as a dangerous and volatile Donald Trump.
In the biggest speech of her more than 25-year-old career in the public eye, Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination for the Nov. 8 election with a promise to make the United States a country that worked for everyone.
SBMC hosting benefit ride for Dickinson woman injured in motorcycle accident in March
When Savannah Romero’s motorcycle took a veer to the right while driving on Interstate 94 near the Painted Canyon Rest Area on March 6, the Dickinson woman’s life took an unexpected pause.
The 31-year-old was in a coma and had massive internal bleeding. While she was in the coma, doctors gave her only an 8 percent chance of surviving.
Since then, Romero has made tremendous strides in her recovery. But her medical bills have been adding up.
New speech therapy practice opens in Dickinson
A Dickinson Public Schools specialist is branching out to start her own private practice.
Dana Price, a speech-language pathologist who works in the district’s schools, has opened Simply Speech Services LLC to provide early intervention speech and language therapy services intended for younger children before they enter the school system.
Price, a 15-year employee of the school district, described early intervention as her passion and said she primarily works with preschool-aged children who have speech or articulation difficulties. Moving forward, Price hopes to secure contracting through the district to remediate speech errors before the children get to school.
Board may restore suspended grants as oil tax revenues rebound
A rebound in North Dakota’s oil tax collections could restore more than $7 million in oil impact grants that were suspended in February, but Land Commissioner Lance Gaebe said he won’t recommend a wholesale restart of the program.
“The best news is that we can fulfill the obligations we’ve already made in grants,” he told the Board of University and School Lands on Thursday.
Police Blotter: Transient man cited on multiple charges
A 41-year-old transient Dickinson man was cited for driving without liability insurance and for failure to register a vehicle on the 200 block of Second Avenue West Wednesday afternoon. A drug dog search of the vehicle revealed two used syringes and a spoon with burnt residue were in the car. The items were given to the Dickinson police officer. No charges were filed in relation with those items.